Energiser Investments PLC

Board Of Directors

John Depasquale


John has almost 30 years’ financial services experience working in the areas of corporate finance, equity capital markets and financial regulation.
John started his career at the London Stock Exchange plc in equity capital markets where he focused on vetting and approving equity transactions for listed companies. Later John moved into corporate finance, predominantly working with Main Market and AIM quoted companies, where he has held senior roles at a number of firms including Seymour Pierce, ZAI Corporate Finance and Zeus Capital. To date, he has worked on over 50 IPOs across a range of sectors and jurisdictions.
John currently works at Allenby Capital Limited.

Stephen Wicks

Non-executive Chairman​

Stephen has worked in the construction and residential housebuilding sector all of his career and has extensive knowledge of local and national real estate planning policies. He is currently the CEO of Inland Homes Plc (£123.7m market cap at 12 July 2016) having founded the company in June 2005. Prior to this, Stephen was the founding shareholder and chief executive of Country & Metropolitan Plc, which floated on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in December 1999 with a market capitalisation of £6.9m. He directed the growth of Country & Metropolitan Plc until its disposal in April 2005 to Gladedale Holdings Plc for approximately £72m.​

Nish Malde

Executive Director

Nish qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985 with KPMG and specialised in advising owner managed businesses. He left KPMG in 1989 to set up a consultancy firm where he was the partner responsible for the affairs of Country & Metropolitan Plc. Nish joined Country & Metropolitan Plc as finance director and company secretary in November 1998. He was actively involved in the preparation for its flotation in December 1999 and its further development (which included acquisitions and disposals) until it was acquired by Gladedale Holdings Plc in April 2005..He is now Financial Director of Inland Homes Plc which he founded together with Stephen and floated on AiM in April 2007.​