About Nutmeg


Advisory team

Advisory team

Nutmeg is advised by a world-class team with a combined 100+ years of experience in finance, investment, regulation and communications.



Todd Ruppert

Todd Ruppert

R. Todd Ruppert is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Ruppert International Inc. In 2012 he retired from the T. Rowe Price group, a $700 billion global investment management firm at the time of his retirement. He was Board Member and President of T. Rowe Price International and member of the operating steering committee of the T. Rowe Price group.

During 27 years at T. Rowe Price, among other responsibilities, he initiated, established and led the institutional and intermediary businesses internationally. He also initiated the firm’s intermediary business in the US and led the US institutional business.



John Kay

John Kay

John Kay chaired the Review of UK Equity Markets and Long-Term Decision-Making which reported to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills in July 2012. He is a visiting Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, a Fellow of St John’s College, Oxford. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. He is a director of several public companies and contributes a weekly column to the Financial Times. He is the author of many books, including The Truth about Markets (2003) and The Long and the Short of It: finance and investment for normally intelligent people who are not in the industry (2009) and his latest book, Obliquity was published by Profile Books in March 2010.



Andrew Clare

Andrew Clare

Andrew serves on the investment committee of the £3.2 billion GEC Marconi pension plan, and has recently been appointed as a trustee to the Magnox Electric Group pension scheme. He also serves as Professor of Asset Management at Cass Business School, Europe’s largest M.Sc. programme. Previously, Andrew served as Senior Research Manager in the monetary analysis wing of the Bank of England supporting the work of the Monetary Policy Committee. Andrew recently ranked as the world’s ninth most prolific finance author of the past 50 years.



John Beshears

John Beshears

John is an Assistant Professor of Finance at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. He conducts empirical research on the financial decisions of firms and households, with a particular focus on understanding how economic outcomes are influenced by the institutional environment in which choices are made.



Jane Fuller

Jane Fuller

Jane Fuller is co-director of the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation, an independent think-tank in financial services. She is also the director of Fuller Analysis, an independent consultancy that she founded after leaving the Financial Times in 2005. She spent 18 years at the FT, including as Financial Editor and Lex writer, and still trains FT journalists. Her advisory work focuses on savings and investment, and corporate governance. She is a member of the FRC's Audit and Assurance Council and a Fellow of CFA Society of the UK. She is also a columnist with Accounting & Business magazine and writes on organisational and ethical issues in banking.



Caneel Joyce

Dr. Caneel Joyce

Caneel works with the London School of Economics Department of Management’s Employment Relations and Organisational Behaviour Group. Prior to entering academia, she made a splash consulting in the marketing and technology industries. Caneel earned her Ph.D at the University of California, Berkeley, Haas School of Business, where she also served as an instructor in Organisational Behaviour.



Brian McRitchie

Brian McRitchie

Brian has spent over 20 years handling the financial affairs of some of the world’s wealthiest individuals. Most recently at Credit Suisse, working with entrepreneurs and corporate executives, he was formerly Head of Private Clients at PricewaterhouseCoopers and CEO of Banque Financière de la Cité.



Maria Molland

Maria Molland

15+ years experience in digital media, former CEO of Lipper and Digital Ventures, a division of Thomson Reuters, former General Manager of Marketwatch.com and Barron's Online, two subsidiaries of Dow Jones, former Head of Strategy and Business Development for Yahoo Finance, BA, Northwestern University; MBA, Harvard Business School.



John Thirlwell

John Thirlwell

John has worked in the financial services industry for over 30 years, serving on the boards of a number of banking and insurance companies in both executive and non-executive capacities. He was chairman of the UK Financial Services and Insurance Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce and sits on advisory groups on risk management for the Financial Services Authority, Financial Services Skills Council, Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment and Lloyd’s Market Association. He is also a respected author and internationally known speaker. John is a Fellow of the Institute of Operational Risk and of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, and graduated from Oxford University.



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