Our Team

Our team of investment bankers, longstanding specialists in trade finance and IT professionals is dedicated to providing sustainable and easily operated financing solutions that improve the profits of both distributors and vendors. Every team member brings decades of experience and specialist skills to help craft solutions that meet each customer’s needs.

Levantor Capital Limited strives to build structured financing plans for distributors in a range of sectors, providing improved access to working capital. Our operating platform is configurable to support tailored solutions. We aim to improve relationships at every step of the supply chain, enabling increased sales for both suppliers and distributors.


The team pictured at Cloud Expo Europe in March 2018. From left to right: Mike Humphreys, David Frye, Tim Young, Edward Till, Nigel Bottrill and Sameer Sehgal.

Mike Humphreys

Mike is an experienced capital markets professional with over 25 years’ relevant financial services experience. He has worked for leading banks such as RBS, Bank of America and Credit Suisse across London, Hong Kong, New York and Geneva. His most recent role was as MD/Business Head level for Credit Suisse’s global structured finance team.

Subsequent to this he has arranged financing for a number of companies in the trade finance and renewable energy fields whilst continuing to work as a senior advisor for Credit Suisse. Mike holds a degree in banking from Bangor University.

Tim Young

Tim has enjoyed a career lasting over 25 years in the global financial services industry. He was previously Global Head of the Strategic Transactions Group at Swiss Re Capital Markets, designing and implementing complex cross-border transactions for its client base worldwide. He has also worked in senior positions in the structured finance groups at Bank of America and
RBS.

He has recently been consulting with several global financial institutions on the correct regulatory capital treatment of a range of financial products, particularly in the areas of credit correlation, derivatives, real estate and trade finance. His main role has been to devise strategies for the efficient use of regulatory capital under Basel III/CRR for assets that were effectively trapped on the bank’s balance sheet.

Tim holds a degree in economics from Kingston University and is a qualified member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

Edward Till

Edward has 20 years’ experience in all aspects of trade and supply chain finance, having worked for Citibank and HSBC between London and Warsaw. He has held a variety of senior roles, including Head of Trade Central and Eastern Europe, European and African Regional Head of Trade Product and Global Product Head of Receivables Finance.

He has managed large trade credit insurance policies, managed a specialised global technology platform and established a regional asset distribution desk. He is an economics graduate from King’s College, Cambridge. He is also a Distinguished Toastmaster with Toastmasters International.

Sameer Sehgal

Sameer is a veteran banker with almost 22 years’ worldwide experience and is recognised as one of the seniors in the Global Trade Finance banking community. He helped establish both Citi’s Trade business in India & the Middle East/North Africa and the SME and commercial banking business for Citi India. Sameer has held several senior roles at Bank of America and Citi both locally in-country and regionally.

Most recently, Sameer headed Citi’s trade business in EMEA, during which time Citi became the largest trade bank in EMEA. He's been a Board member and speaker on various Trade committees and forums. Sameer is a Wharton Business School, Faculty of Management Studies (Delhi) and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur alumni.

David Frye

Dave has 17 years’ experience helping clients enable sales, managing working capital and efficiently financing assets. Throughout his career, Dave has worked closely with clients to structure innovative solutions across technology, telecoms, healthcare, consumer products, industry, oil and gas, financial services and other sectors.

His experience includes roles at Citibank, State Street Global Markets and McKinsey & Co. Dave holds an MBA from London Business School, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Middlebury College (USA) and is a CFA charter holder.

Nigel Bottrill

Nigel has over 25 years’ experience working within banking, specialising in trade and customer sales finance. He is seasoned veteran, having started his career in NatWest before holding a number of senior positions at Bank of Boston later Citibank, where he spent 17 years.

During this time, he has been instrumental in developing a number of client facing businesses in EMEA and globally. His latest position was Global Head of Sales Finance Origination at Citi. Throughout this time, he has shown consistent understanding of client needs and developed tailor-made solutions to meet them. Nigel holds an MBA from Exeter University.

Mike Humphreys

Mike is an experienced capital markets professional with over 25 years’ relevant financial services experience. He has worked for leading banks such as RBS, Bank of America and Credit Suisse across London, Hong Kong, New York and Geneva. His most recent role was as MD/Business Head level for Credit Suisse’s global structured finance team.

Subsequent to this he has arranged financing for a number of companies in the trade finance and renewable energy fields whilst continuing to work as a senior advisor for Credit Suisse. Mike holds a degree in banking from Bangor University.

Tim Young

Tim has enjoyed a career lasting over 25 years in the global financial services industry. He was previously Global Head of the Strategic Transactions Group at Swiss Re Capital Markets, designing and implementing complex cross-border transactions for its client base worldwide. He has also worked in senior positions in the structured finance groups at Bank of America and
RBS.

He has recently been consulting with several global financial institutions on the correct regulatory capital treatment of a range of financial products, particularly in the areas of credit correlation, derivatives, real estate and trade finance. His main role has been to devise strategies for the efficient use of regulatory capital under Basel III/CRR for assets that were effectively trapped on the bank’s balance sheet.

Tim holds a degree in economics from Kingston University and is a qualified member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.

Edward Till

Edward has 20 years’ experience in all aspects of trade and supply chain finance, having worked for Citibank and HSBC between London and Warsaw. He has held a variety of senior roles, including Head of Trade Central and Eastern Europe, European and African Regional Head of Trade Product and Global Product Head of Receivables Finance.

He has managed large trade credit insurance policies, managed a specialised global technology platform and established a regional asset distribution desk. He is an economics graduate from King’s College, Cambridge. He is also a Distinguished Toastmaster with Toastmasters International.

Sameer Sehgal

Sameer is a veteran banker with almost 22 years’ worldwide experience and is recognised as one of the seniors in the Global Trade Finance banking community. He helped establish both Citi’s Trade business in India & the Middle East/North Africa and the SME and commercial banking business for Citi India. Sameer has held several senior roles at Bank of America and Citi both locally in-country and regionally.

Most recently, Sameer headed Citi’s trade business in EMEA, during which time Citi became the largest trade bank in EMEA. He's been a Board member and speaker on various Trade committees and forums. Sameer is a Wharton Business School, Faculty of Management Studies (Delhi) and Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur alumni.

David Frye

Dave has 17 years’ experience helping clients enable sales, managing working capital and efficiently financing assets. Throughout his career, Dave has worked closely with clients to structure innovative solutions across technology, telecoms, healthcare, consumer products, industry, oil and gas, financial services and other sectors.

His experience includes roles at Citibank, State Street Global Markets and McKinsey & Co. Dave holds an MBA from London Business School, a Bachelor of Arts degree from Middlebury College (USA) and is a CFA charter holder.

Nigel Bottrill

Nigel has over 25 years’ experience working within banking, specialising in trade and customer sales finance. He is seasoned veteran, having started his career in NatWest before holding a number of senior positions at Bank of Boston later Citibank, where he spent 17 years.

During this time, he has been instrumental in developing a number of client facing businesses in EMEA and globally. His latest position was Global Head of Sales Finance Origination at Citi. Throughout this time, he has shown consistent understanding of client needs and developed tailor-made solutions to meet them. Nigel holds an MBA from Exeter University.

Daniel O'Hanlon
Daniel has over 27 years in the tech industry, during which he has pioneered breakthrough IT solutions and systems for companies in Switzerland, the UK and the US. Recently he spent 15 years as Chief Information and Technology Officer for leading global venture capital firm, Index Ventures – a lead investor and visionary in the FinTech industry. During his time there, he was responsible for defining, establishing and implementing IT strategies which supported the operational requirements of the business and positioned the firm as a trailblazer in innovative and cloud-oriented solutions.

He applies this forward thinking to all aspects of IT, from data management, encryption and security, to providing solutions to complex issues through the implementation of enterprise software, global networking and communications, video conferencing, unified communications, SAAS and mobile management.