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The Team

FundsTech is produced by a dedicated team of professionals with experience of reporting on developments in the European funds technology sector stretching back over many years.
Nick Fitzpatrick, Group Editor
Nick_FitzpatrickNick became editor of Funds Europe in May 2007, having previously been deputy editor on another financial title. He has spent seven years in financial journalism – most of that at FTBusiness – and three years in general news. He also worked as a researcher on the book ‘Great Parliamentary Scandals’ by Matthew Parris. He has a degree in Spanish and spent one year studying at the University of Havana.
Benjamin David, Deputy Editor
Benjamin_DavidBenjamin joined Funds Europe in July 2022. Benjamin has been an editor, writer and marketing expert for various online and print magazines for over seven years and has experience in report and news writing, marketing analysis, digital content strategies, website development, sales and publishing.
Nicholas Pratt, Operations & Technology Editor
Nicholas_PrattNik has been a financial journalist since 1999, starting as a reporter for Banking Technology and has written for Funds Europe since 2005. As technology and operations editor, Nik also edits the FundsTech report and is a presenter at FundsTech events. He has a master’s degree in Modern and Contemporary Writing and a degree in Philosophy and English Literature from the University of Sheffield.
David Wright, Head of Business Development
David_Wright2David has been involved in the media industry for over 20 years having previously held positions with Nielsen Business Media, Trinity Mirror and Reed Elsevier. He has been involved with a number of financial companies and has covered on-line media, recruitment, display and sponsorship marketing. He was previously the Advertising Director of The Bookseller, the UK’s leading publication for the publishing industry.
Steve Dimitrov, Associate Director, Head of Digital
Steve_DimitrovSteve has been with Funds Europe since January 2011. He’s an experienced digital professional with a demonstrated history of working in the publishing industry. Skilled in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Web Project Management, Content Management Systems (CMS), Web Design, and Email Marketing. Strong media and communication professional with a MSc focused in IT from Technical University of Gabrovo.
Michael Fennessy, Associate Director, Publications & Digital
Michael_FennesyMichael joined Funds Europe in February 2013 as a database administrator. He is now responsible for the overall digital marketing and audience strategy for Funds Europe and associated titles.
Kasia Stawirej-Brzezinski, Ad Operations Executive
Kasia_StawirejBrzezinskiKasia joined Funds Europe in January 2021. She is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of Funds Europe’s sales activity by providing planning, materials and support for all elements including print, digital and events sold by the Funds Europe sales team. Kasia previously worked in events industry delivering awards gala dinners, conferences, roundtables, sports tournaments and mobile technology studios.
Alejandra Bernal, Events Coordinator
AlejandraBernalAlejandra joined Funds Europe in February 2022. She is responsible for the management and co-ordination of the events organised by the Funds Europe business of CAMRADATA as well as management and co-ordination of the surveys organised by the business as a whole. Alejandra is an experienced client relationship and event coordinator with expertise across not-for-profit and professional services.
Carolina Ribeiro, Digital Production Executive
Carol_RibeiroCarolina joined Funds Europe in July 2022. Skilled in social media management (SMM), search engine optimization (SEO) and content creation, Carol brings digital knowledge to help the company transition to the digital world. Carol has spent the past few years building strong and reliable social media content for different companies.

THE PUBLISHER


Funds Europe is published by CAMRADATA Analytical Services Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CAMRADATA, a member of the Punter Southall Group.

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The funds industry is looking at adopting new types of technology, from automation to ESG reporting, blockchain and tokenisation. A FundsTech roundtable in March explored how these will revolutionise the sector.

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The industry accepts the need for more rigour in ESG fund reporting, but the work will be pointless if investors don’t understand the end result. Nicholas Pratt reports.

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While crypto currencies forge onwards, access for investors who prefer to invest through regulated vehicles remains muted. A wait-and-see stance by regulators lies at the centre of this, finds Nicholas Pratt.

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