New Hires For Debrett’s

09 October 2023

Debrett’s Private Finance (DPF) has announced the appointment of two new recruits to join its expanding team. 

Leigh Wells is a seasoned business leader with a background in data, technology and finance. In 2015 he founded his own consultancy business, Comma Group, and grew it to an international scale, employing over 50 people in the UK and US. In 2021 he sold the business to US-based Amplifi Group and joined the board of the combined business as Chief Growth Officer. Leigh joins DPF as COO and will assume responsibility for all operational matters as well as the day-to-day running of the business. 

Luke Knight is an experienced financial analyst and adviser. He is a member of the Chartered Insitute for Securities and Investments, a graduate of Lancaster University and holds a first-class degree in Theoretical Physics with Mathematics. Luke joins from Zeus Capital where he was an Investment Banking Analyst. Luke joins DPF as a Senior Analyst responsible for all aspects of transaction analysis and supporting work. 

Darryl Eales, DPF Chairman said, “It is fantastic to be able to welcome Leigh and Luke to the business. They join us during a rapid growth phase and their expertise and learnings from other sectors and settings will be invaluable”.