Our Team


Tony De Nazareth - Director, Crowd for Angels
Tony De Nazareth Founder & Director
Tony is the founder of Crowd for Angels. He is a director of several companies in the finance and the social media space.
He has considerable experience of loans, private investment in public entities (PIPEs) and corporate finance and additionally is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, an associate member of the Corporate Treasurers and a member of the Association of MBAs.

Danesh Varma - Director, Crowd for Angels

Danesh Varma Director
Danesh is a chartered accountant and is a member of several institutes around the world such as the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has been involved in the financing and banking sectors for the past 25 years and in that has gained knowledgeable experience within these fields. Additionally, Danesh served in senior positions in merchant banking and portfolio management which included management of precious metals companies.


Dr John Collins - Advisor, Crowd for Angels
Dr John Collins Advisor

John is the Commercial Director of a UK National Centre for commercialising new technologies based at Imperial College London. For several years John ran the UK’s ‘Emerging Technologies and Industries’ programme and was tasked with taking new, disruptive technologies and promoting them to Government for supporting the industries of tomorrow. John owns Innovation Foundry Ltd.
Professor Wilson NG, headshot
Professor Wilson Ng Advisor

Professor Wilson Ng, PhD, MBA, MA, CDipAF, FHEA is Professor in Innovation & Entrepreneurship Studies at the University of Roehampton, London. His current research projects involve an exploration of knowledge transfer processes in biotechnology ventures that are located in north-western Europe and China, and a study of opportunity formation among blind entrepreneurs in "extreme" sports and recreational activities in the UK.

Professor Ng is a former City investment banker who read Mathematics at Trinity College Cambridge on an open scholarship. On graduation he joined the UK investment bank NM Rothschild, specialising in the financial reconstruction of publicly listed ventures, initially in the European Union and then in Southeast Asia. Wilson subsequently joined the Singapore-quoted specialist engineering firm, L&M Group Investments, as Group Director of Treasury. He then returned to Cambridge where he completed a doctorate in Management Studies (entrepreneurial family firms) at the Judge Business School.

The Team

Andrew Adcock - Chief Marketing Officer, Crowd for Angels
Andrew Adcock Chief Marketing Officer

Andrew previously worked at NinetyTen, a web application developer and provider of private social networks. At NinetyTen he was responsible for marketing and business development. With over 5 years’ experience in creating and managing websites, Andrew holds a degree in International Business from the University of Westminster, London. Andrew is committed to combining his passion for social media and business in providing high levels of client satisfaction and understanding.

You can email Andrew at andrew@crowdforangels.com

Richard Gill - Business Development & Compliance Officer

Richard Gill, CFA
Compliance Officer

Richard achieved the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) qualification in 2012 and is a regular member of the CFA Institute as well as a member of the CFA Society of the UK. Aside from this he holds the CISI Level 3 certificate in investment securities, Unit 1 of the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and CISI Level 4 UK Regulation & Professional Integrity. He has a background focused on analysing small cap companies and for the past 5 years has been a judge at the Small Cap Awards.

Kenrick De Nazareth - Finance and Administration Officer, Crowd for Angels
Kenrick De Nazareth Finance Officer

Kenrick is the Finance and Administration Officer at Crowd for Angels and holds a BA Honours degree in Business Management and Finance from the University of Westminster. Previously, Kenrick worked as an assistant accountant at E.C Capital and had a stint as an intern a NinetyTen Ltd.

Risk Warning

Investing in small public listed or private companies involves risks, including illiquidity, lack of dividends, loss of investment and dilution, and it should be done only as part of a diversified portfolio. Investing in debt pitches through Crowd for Angels (UK) Limited involves lending to companies and therefore your capital is at risk and interest payments are not guaranteed if the borrower defaults. Crowd for Angels is targeted exclusively at investors who are sufficiently sophisticated to understand these risks and make their own Investment Decisions. You will only be able to invest via Crowd for Angels once you are authorised. Please click here to read the full Risk Warning.

This page has been approved as a Financial Promotion by Crowd for Angels (UK) Limited (Company number: 03064807) , which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (Reference number: 176508). Investments can only be made on the basis of information provided in the Pitches by the Investee Companies concerned. Crowd for Angels takes no responsibility for this Information or for any recommendations or opinions made by the Investee Companies.

Pitches may contain forward looking statements and financial forecasts or projections. Forecasts are not a reliable indicator of future performance. Crowd For Angels makes no judgement or opinion of the likelihood of targets being achieved. Investments made in companies listed on the Crowd For Angels platform are not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS).

The availability of any tax relief, including EIS and SEIS, depends on the individual circumstances of each investor and of the company concerned, and may be subject to change in the future. If you are in any doubt about the availability of any tax reliefs, or the tax treatment of your investment, you should obtain independent tax advice before proceeding with your investment.