React Group appoints Steven Metcalfe as director
Mr. Metcalfe is a former stockbroker with more than 28 years' experience in the financial industry.
In 2005, as Head of UK Equities at Hichens Harrison, Mr. Metcalfe was involved in the management buyout and then subsequent sale to Religare Capital Markets.
For the last seven years, Mr. Metcalfe has been involved with institutions, hedge funds and high net worth individuals within the regulated arena.
Since leaving Investment Banking in mid-2016, he is now using his substantial background and history within the financial and corporate world and has set up a consultancy business that advises SMEs on finance, strategy and growth within their chosen area.
In addition, non-executive director Simon Woolley has stepped down from the Board.
Mr. Woolley is a qualified solicitor having been a partner at DLA Piper from 1993 to 2009.
He has been appointed in February 2016. This included acting as Managing Partner of DLA Piper's Manchester office from 2006 to 2009, and sitting on the DLA Piper International LLP main board from 2005 to 2008.
Mr. Woolley left DLA Piper to found EOS Law LLP.
More recently, he has been providing corporate finance and strategic advice to entrepreneurial businesses. ■
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