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 has two decades of experience investing across a multitude of sectors and regions, initially working extensively in the financial sector in close collaboration with high-tech public companies and running IPO processes. Having overseen the growth and consolidation of a property and serviced office group in the UK and Europe, Andrew went on to launch a consortium focused on investing in and developing data, telecoms, and infrastructure projects in Southeast Asia as a lead investor, achieving a significant multiple on exit for all stakeholders.
In 2013, Andrew co-founded Melbury Capital which ultimately developed the gold mining build, buy, and operate strategy, leading to the creation of Mongold, a gold mining platform which now has over 700 employees, is the largest tax payer in the region and has delivered exceptional value to shareholders.
Most recently, Andrew co-founded Atrum Group, an investment platform that operates globally across the technology, private equity, venture, and growth spaces.
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.