Managing Director

Fionnuala is MD for investment at Goldacre, leading on strategy and origination. Fionnuala brings over 25 years experience of corporate advisory, investment and financing to Goldacre, with previous senior roles spanning larger corporates and start-up environments, both real estate and technology. Fionnuala was a Senior Director of the team that grew Hypo Real Estate from start-up to DAX listed, while as MD and Joint head of Restructuring for the Deutsche Pfandbrief, her team led on developing alternative asset management and exit strategies for the European and Australian non core balance sheet. At Kleinwort Benson, Fionnuala was part of the team leading the first listings of software companies on the UK Stock Exchange working with the Stock Exchange to develop the listing rules and was subsequently Head of Business Operations of one of the earliest financial services B2B financial comparison platforms, Xelector plc.


Passionate about the power of the arts and education to change lives, Fionnuala also works as an independent consultant with growing creative organisations on business strategy, organisational growth and funding. She is a governor of the Southbank Centre, a trustee of East London Dance, a fellow of the RSA and was previously a trustee of Tomorrow’s Warriors.