The Team

With Harbour’s team of professionals backed by the experience and counsel of its Investment Committee and Non-Executive Directors, claimants financed by the Harbour Funds benefit from a unique perspective and unrivalled knowledge.

With our team on your side we provide an unparalleled means to enhance the prospects of success.

Ellora MacPherson
General Counsel
Previously, EMEA General Counsel at Warnaco Inc (Calvin Klein).
Nigel Jones QC
Investment Committee Member
Queen’'s Counsel and Joint Head of Hardwicke Chambers.
Frances Emerson
Director of Litigation Funding
Previously, in-house lawyer for Harrods Ltd.
Susan Dunn
Head of Litigation Funding
Previously, a commercial litigator in the UK and US and Vice-Consul Investment for the British Government in the US.
Peter Rees QC
Investment Committee Member
Queen's Counsel and counsel and arbitrator for 39 Essex chambers. Previously, Head of Legal for Royal Dutch Shell.
Pauline Raballand
Executive Assistant and Office Administrator
Previously with the Institute of Directors.
David Palmer
Chief Executive Officer
Previously, Practice Head of the Private Client Group of Shoosmiths and Managing Director of loyalty business, Affinion International Ltd.
Stephen O’Dowd
Senior Director of Litigation Funding
Previously, Head of Commercial Litigation at British Telecommunications plc.
David Gerhard
Operations Comptroller and Commercial Analyst
Previously, Senior Analyst, Lloyds Banking Group.
Nicola Mumford
Non-Executive Director
Non-Executive Director, Royal Bank of Canada. Previously, London Managing Partner of Wragge & Co.
Billie Peel
Office Manager
Previously at global auction house, Christies.
Ruth Stackpool-Moore
Director of Litigation Funding / Head of Harbour Hong Kong
Previously Managing Counsel for the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.
Mark King
Director of Litigation Funding
Previously, Senior Associate with London-based Mayer Brown.
Mary Jordan
Associate Director Litigation Funding
Previously at Simmons & Simmons and Grant Thornton UK
Rene Levesley
Compliance Manager
Previously at NatWest and HSBC.
Grant Elliott
Finance Manager
Previously at Deloitte.
Michael Napier QC
Lead Non-Executive Director
Queen's Counsel and previously President of the Law Society and Senior Partner of Irwin Mitchell.
Darryl Davies
Financial Controller
Previously Financial Controller Arcus Investment and TFP Ltd
Robert Howe QC
Investment Committee Member
Queen’'s Counsel with Blackstone Chambers.
Evette Palmer
Assistant Accountant
Previously, worked in finance across the legal sector.
Kiran Sanghera
Director of Litigation Funding
Previously Counsel at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre.
Diogo Gouveia
Litigation Funding Associate
Previously, worked with London law firm, Fladgate.
Lucy Pert
Director of Litigation Funding
Previously at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan.
Peter Yam
Corporate Counsel
Previously Legal Counsel at The Sumitomo Trust & Banking Co. Limited.
Martin Tonnby
Founder, Chairman and Investment Committee Member
Previously, partner at hedge fund Sagamore Hill and founding partner of investment company, MKM Longboat.
Ria Murphy
Finance Director
Previously, accountant at subsidiary of Associated Press
Silvia Van den Bruel
Business Development & Marketing Manager
Previously BD & Marketing Manager at Advent International, Monckton Chambers and Devereux.