Mitch Scherr, CEO

Mitch is a co-founding partner at Vauban and has been successfully implementing internet strategies for companies for over 23 years. Mitch is named in two US Patents, relating to big data. He has extensive experience in USA, UK and The Gulf.

Matthew Clarke, Non Executive Director

Matthew is a co-founding partner at Vauban, and also founder of corporate finance house Merlin Partners LLP. He has over 25 years’ experience of business transformation and growth especially for IPOs and the public markets in London, New York and Hong Kong.

William Egerton LVO, Chief Strategy Officer

Bill leads Vauban’s Advisory Board. With 11 years service at the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, he has also advised senior management of major consulting organisations in strategic market & political risk analysis, cyber strategy, information security and assurance. Bill is a Lieutenant of the Royal Victorian Order.

Chris Ford, VP Business Development & Government Liaison

Chris has over 31 years experience in UK law enforcement and also served as UKTI’s first Police & Security Trade Adviser abroad, based in Qatar. Chris brings deep knowledge of security and intelligence issues and a wealth of experience in trade relations globally, particularly in Qatar.

Maria Wood, General Counsel

Maria has nearly two decades of legal experience, joining Vauban from Clyde & Co. At Vauban, Maria focusses on compliance, corporate development, and advising Vauban’s clients on cyber-related legal issues.

Jeston Na Nakhorn

Jeston is the Chief Operating Officer at Vauban. A Classics graduate from Bristol University, he commissioned from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 1997 and spent 16 years in the British Army working worldwide. In 2013 he joined the UK retailer Sainsbury's working in retail operations.