Our Team

Lee Birkett

Lee Birkett | Executive Chairman & CEO

  • Lee Birkett is the Founder of JustUs. He qualified as a Financial Adviser with BAT Industries 1990-1993 and was the original founder and CEO of the AIM-listed financial services business, Prestbury.com.
  • Between 1994 and 2008 this business originated in excess of £5BN of Loans and Insurance, with full regulatory oversight.
  • In 2013, Birkett presented the Peer-to-Peer lending and investing opportunity, securing 2,000 investors and £12M of investment.
Thomas Adalbert

John Gray ACA | Finance Director

  • John was appointed Finance Director March 2016.
  • Before joining JustUs, John held a number of senior finance roles over a 12 year period at Rolls Royce plc.
  • John began his career with Arthur Andersen and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Mike Moroney

Mike Moroney | Chief Operating Officer

  • An accomplished Sales and Compliance Manager.
  • Mike joined us from Santander UK plc where he spent 9 years supervising regulated sales teams.
  • 1995-2008 Mike was a member of the senior leadership team with Lee Birkett at the AIM listed financial services business Prestbury.com.
Thomas Adalbert

Sir John Hegarty | Creative

  • Founding partner of Saatchi and Saatchi 1970.
  • Helped start the London office of TBWA as Creative Director 1973.
  • Co founder of Bartle Bogle Hegarty (BBH) 1982.
  • Knighted in 2007 and was the first recipient of the Lion of St Mark award at the Cannes Festival of Creativity in 2011.
  • Admitted to the US AAF Hall of Fame 2014.
Thomas Adalbert

Richard Farr | Compliance

  • An accomplished FS risk and compliance consultant.
  • Sun Bank Group Business Manager 2005-2003.
  • Head of Marketing Communications Portman Building Society 2003-2007.
  • Director of Association of Mortgage Intermediaries 2007 -2008.
  • 2008 to date CEO of Telos Solutions Ltd a multi disciplined management consultancy appointed to FCA/PRA Skilled Persons Panel.
  • Appointed NED to eMoneyUnion Board 2014.
Thomas Adalbert

David Newns | Investor

  • Serial Entrepreneur and Investor.
  • David's recent successes include the sale of his business to a FTSE 100 returning High Multiples to a VC within 18 months.
  • David joined the Board of eMoneyUnion in 2014 following a substantial investment in the business via the companies oversubscribed Crowdcube equity placement.
Thomas Adalbert

Thomas Adalbert | Chief Marketing Officer

  • Former Global Principal at Google, responsible for Fintech unit offering financial comparison in EMEA and USA.
  • A member of founding team for beatthatquote.com, a leading fintech comparison site in the UK sold to Google in 2011
Thomas Adalbert

Tom Teichman | Investment

  • Serial tech and web investor.
  • Board member of many disruptive businesses such as lastminute.com, Kobalt Music, Moshimonsters, notonthehighstreet.com.
  • His portfolio companies have already exited over £1 billion in IPOs on NASDAQ, LSE, AIM and via trade sales to Financial Times, France Telecom, Dell, Oracle and Thompson Corp.

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