Lawrence is a Co-Founder and Principal of Elipses. He is the former CEO of Innovate Finance, the UK not-for-profit FinTech members association. He was previously the Chair of NEF Asset Management, a fund manager specialising in investments in energy, managed futures, and global markets. Lawrence has worked in the venture capital and private equity markets and has experience owning, running and advising investment managers and technology start-ups. He has an MBA and over 20 years’ experience as an advisor, executive, board member working with start-ups to global brands in the financial services, TMT, and energy sectors in Europe, Asia and North America.