Founders and Managing Partners
Financier and investor Jamie Reuben founded the investment firm Melbury Capital in 2011 - an emerging market investment house. He was one of the early investors of Metro Bank and sat on its board until 2016. Jamie has also previously sat on the board of Queens Park Rangers Football Club.
Jamie’s primary focus is real estate investment, development, and financing for Reuben Brothers, including managing Burlington Arcade, the redevelopment of Carrington House, and developing a proposed luxury hotel at 94 Piccadilly, formerly the In & Out Club.
Jamie is also involved in an expanding hospitality business acquiring and developing 10 hotels, including an upcoming boutique property in Grosvenor Square, and the Mondrian Hotel in London. European projects include Pacha Hotel in Ibiza, Experimental Chalet in Verbier, Il Palazzo Experimental in Venice.
Andrew Danenza is a seasoned entrepreneur, investor, philanthropist, and founder with over 20 years of experience in building successful teams and companies.
Andrew currently runs his family office as well as Atrum, Melbury Capital and other portfolio companies. He co-founded Melbury Capital in 2011 alongside Jamie Reuben. As an emerging markets investment firm, Melbury Capital has built Mongold, a 700-employee gold mining platform that specialises in buying, building, and operating gold mines.
Melbury and Mongold have also made substantial contributions to charitable and community outreach programs. A remarkable achievement was at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where Mongolia secured four medals, with two being earned by judokas sponsored and employed full-time by Mongold.
In 2016, Andrew co-founded Atrum with Brandon Green, an investment platform focused on venture and growth equity. Atrum has cultivated a philanthropic community of over a hundred members and is in the process of establishing a fellowship program. This initiative aims to mentor and provide grants to young individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact on the world.
David Reuben is a well-known international investor, industrialist and philanthropist. David and his brother, Simon, were at one time the biggest foreign investors in the former Soviet Union and their company Trans World Group controlled 5% of the world’s aluminium output. Today, their business revolves around Real Estate, Private Equity and Venture Capital. Well known for their charitable contributions, they established the Reuben Foundation with an endowment of $100million.