Meet The Team | Knight

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team

Together, we bring a mix of skills and experience thanks to skills and experience working in operational, commercial and advisory roles.

This means we’re in tune and better equipped to listen, understand and help you achieve the success you deserve.

Adam Zoldan

Founder

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Adam Zoldan

Founder

Adam is a founder and Director of Knight, developing the business alongside Paul from inception to a market leading corporate finance boutique, and personally leads transactions from preparation through to completion. Prior to this he had over 15 years experience in the telecoms and technology sector. He was a founder shareholder of V Networks a reseller which was acquired by Opal Telecom in September 2008 and prior to this he worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers Corporate Finance as lead advisor for telecommunication transactions. Adam is also a Director of Knight R&D, a R&D tax relief consultancy, and Advisory Board member of fund:tmt, a small TMT investment fund.

Paul Billingham

Founder

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Paul Billingham

Founder

Paul is co-founder and Director of Knight with Adam, who have together established Knight as a market leading corporate finance boutique focused on telecoms and technology. Paul leads transactions from preparation through to completion. Prior to co-founding Knight he was Commercial Director at Talk Talk Business and has held various operational and finance roles in the telecoms industry at Martin Dawes Telecommunications, Opal Telecom and Talk Talk. Paul is also a Director of Knight R&D, a R&D tax relief consultancy, and Advisory Board member of fund:tmt, a small TMT investment fund.

Chris Collins

Associate Director

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Chris Collins

Associate Director

Chris joined Knight in May 2019 from a Manchester-based Corporate Finance firm where he advised owner managers on the disposal of their businesses. Prior to this Chris worked for a North West boutique advising high growth technology and biotechnology companies on capital raises.

Ethan Devine

Corporate Finance Manager

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Ethan Devine

Corporate Finance Manager

Ethan joined Knight having spent the previous three years in the audit department of a large accountancy firm, and is a member of the deal execution team providing transactional and accounting support across the lead advisory and transaction services businesses. He is also studying towards his ICAEW qualification alongside working at Knight.

Dom Lillie

Associate Director

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Dom Lillie

Associate Director

Dom is a member of the execution team; his role is to provide in-depth financial review and analysis and is the day-to-day contact during a project, working with entrepreneurs to prepare their business for marketing and to manage the due diligence process. Since joining Knight Dom has worked on a number of transactions in the IT and telecoms sector and has gained significant experience of the overall sale process. He graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2013, with a degree in Accounting and Finance BA (Hons) and joined Knight in December 2018, having previously qualified as a chartered accountant with a national firm.

Charlotte Timmis

Office Manager

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Charlotte Timmis

Office Manager

Charlotte has worked for Knight Corporate Finance since 2011 as Office Manager for the Warrington office. Prior to joining Knight, Charlotte worked within the telecommunications industry for 15 years.

Jack Burgess

Senior Corporate Finance Manager

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Jack Burgess

Senior Corporate Finance Manager

Jack is a member of the deal execution team, joining in 2022 from Clairfield International, a global mid-market M&A firm. He has advised on a range of corporate finance and fundraising transactions, predominantly in the Technology and Telecoms sectors, for public and private clients, as well as private equity houses. Prior to Clairfield, Jack held positions at HSBC and BNP Paribas. He graduated from the University of Warwick with a BsC in Mathematics and Economics.

Judith Robinson

Associate Director

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Judith Robinson

Associate Director

Judith is a member of the execution team and leads transactions from preparation through to completion. Prior to Joining Knight Corporate Finance Judith worked initially as a Lead Adviser and then as Assistant Director for a Sell-side M&A consultancy. Over 14 years Judith has led transactions across many sectors including MedTech, SaaS, Software Security, Energy Monitoring, and Data-Centre Design. Judith has a BA (hons) in History, Politics and English and studied for an MBA with the Open University.

Jacob Pattison

Corporate Finance Manager

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Jacob Pattison

Corporate Finance Manager

Jacob is a member of the deal execution team, providing financial analysis, working with entrepreneurs to prepare their business for marketing and assisting in the due diligence process. He graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2019 with a degree in Accountancy and joined Knight in July 2022, having previously qualified as a chartered accountant with a Big 4 Firm.

Kelly Edwards

Office Manager

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Kelly Edwards

Office Manager

Kelly joined Knight Corporate Finance in 2009 having previously worked as the Office Manager at V Networks for 3 years. Her role at Knight is to manage all accounts and HR matters.

COMING SOON

Corporate Finance Manager

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COMING SOON

Corporate Finance Manager

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