Our team

Established in December 2010 and independently owned, the RM Capital team are committed to developing core business values to ensure long lasting client relationships.

 

Henry Chaplin
Chairman


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Henry Chaplin

Henry has 26 years of experience in corporate finance advisory, capital markets and fund administration.

Chairman of NCM Fund Services which he led as a buy-out from Noble Group in 2009. Under his stewardship, assets have grown to in excess of £2bn.

A Non-Executive Director of N + 1 Singer, a leading European investment bank, and Board Member of UKFTF a £200mn Private Equity Fund.

Henry was an officer in the Royal Green Jackets for 5 years and has also worked in management consultancy.

In the charitable sector, Henry is on the trustee board of Save the Rhino International, and has completed two Himalayan expeditions with Walking With The Wounded.

Asif Godall
Non Executive Director


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Asif Godall

Asif has 18 years of experience in trading and risk management across credit and fixed income markets.

Until late 2015, Asif was Global Head of Traded Credit at HSBC, where he was directly responsible for a $20bn diversified credit portfolio and over 100 traders. He sat on the Global Debt Underwriting Committee and the Global Markets Risk Committee.

He is the outgoing chairman of the ICMA (International Capital Markets Association) Trading Practices Committee.

Robbie Douglas Miller
Non Executive Director


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Robbie Douglas Miller

Robbie brings a wealth of corporate and retail experience to the Board of RM Capital Markets and RM Funds.

Formally the Chief Executive of Jenners, the independent retail business founded in 1838. Robbie and the family sold the business in 2005 to House of Fraser.

The Douglas Miller family maintain a range of commercial interests largely based in the Edinburgh area, and principally in property. Robbie farms in East Lothian and is a keen conservationist, sitting on the Boards of several conservation charities.

James Robson
Chief Investment Officer


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+44 (0) 131 603 7069
James.Robson@rm-capital.co.uk

James Robson

James has 17 years of bond and loan trading experience, having initially spent 12 years working for global investment banks in the City trading credit and loan products.

In 2010, James founded RM Capital Markets which has grown to become a well-respected financial services business, advising on and executing corporate credit, government bonds and currencies.

During 2015, James launched the RM Funds business which utilised the existing infrastructure and relationships RM Capital Markets have developed over the last 6 years to work with investors around Europe to help make the most of the market opportunities.

Pietro Nicholls
Head of Sourcing and Origination


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+44 (0) 203 697 1768
Pietro.Nicholls@rm-capital.co.uk

Pietro Nicholls

Pietro has 10 years of experience in investment banking, capital markets, project finance and corporate lending, including experience advising publicly listed, unlisted, government related entities on investment, financing, M&A and liability management solutions.

Over the last 18 months, Pietro’s team have advised on, sourced and or arranged over €1bn of debt finance transactions located within Western Europe.

Pietro is a member of the credit & investment committee, but retains only veto voting rights.

Thomas Le Grix De La Salle
Analyst


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+44 (0) 203 697 1772
Thomas.Legrixdelasalle@rm-capital.co.uk

Thomas Le Grix De La Salle

Thomas joined the Capital Markets & Advisory team in London 2 years ago as an Analyst. His work has been focused on corporate credit as well as structuring and executing energy infrastructure transactions.

He holds a Master’s degree in Finance from ISG Paris and is a CFA level 3 candidate.

David Watts
Associate


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0131 603 7064
david.watts@rm-capital.co.uk

David Watts

David is responsible for working with the origination team to source high quality opportunities requiring debt funding. David deals with all aspects of deal sourcing and borrower client relationship management. He has 4 years of Corporate Tax Experience with HMRC and 2 years of relationship management, currency and debt product experience with RM Capital. David holds a degree with honours in English Literature and Journalism.

James Olanow
Executive Director


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0203 697 1771
james.olanow@rm-capital.co.uk

James Olanow

James has 12 years experience in structuring, arranging and the analysis of debt transactions with a focus on Direct Lending and Leveraged Loans. Previously James worked at New Amsterdam Capital as an analyst supporting a 1.5 billion euro credit fund with responsibility across both primary and secondary opportunities along with subsequent loan monitoring. James has a degree in Economics as well as an MBA from the London Business School