Our Team

The Angel Business Club Management

João de Saldanha

Managing Director

Having graduated in hotel and tourism management from Centre International de Glion in Switzerland in the 80's and worked for over 12 years in management positions in the hospitality industry as well as in the fast food industry and in franchise development, in 2004 João started to cooperate on a freelance basis with sales companies and has built large international sales organizations with thousands of distributors and hundreds of thousands of clients. João believes that the Angel Business Club is an outstanding opportunity for people to build a solid private equity portfolio and to access that very attractive asset class, with some exciting companies.


João is Portuguese, has lived and worked in eight countries and is fluent in 5 different languages.
 

Soraya Anderson

Head of Customer Support

Soraya has over 20 years experience in various companies.

Soraya is a Director of Anderson Property Developments Ltd. and Chairperson of Business over Breakfast Heathrow.

Janne Wallgren

Club Secretary

Based in the Stockholm office

Janne has substantial experience of performing office management, recordkeeping and accounting tasks of club / member management. Janne has in-depth knowledge of the Clubs administrative controls and their implementation including the club’s website management.

Janne's core responsibility remains the fiscal management of the Club finances

The Advisors

Angel Business Club works with a carefully selected team of business professionals who continuously add value to our client companies and assisting them in reaching their goals faster and in a more effective way. In our evolving community we will invite people with core and special competences to grow our team and collective expertise.

Philip Reid

Chairman - Capital Plus Partners

Philip Reid has over 35 years experience of financial services, specialising in the selection and funding of early stage companies.

He was a Chief Executive of the National Research Development Corporation, a UK Government backed venture capital organisation which oversaw the exploitation of many of the leading UK innovations. He was later a Senior Vice President of Merrill Lynch and in recent years has been Chairman of some five AIM or Plus Listed public companies.

Dominic Berger

Chief Executive Officer - Capital Plus Partners

Dominic has extensive experience in developing, building, and leading global digital media companies. An entrepreneur that brings his wealth of experience in developing and financing high growth potential businesses. Dominic has also been instrumental in the listing of a variety of businesses on Global stock markets

Dominic began his career in media in the film Industry as an assistant director. In 1994 he was awarded the Colombia Studios scholarship to the National Film and Television School (NFTS). On leaving the NFTS he went on to successfully produce a number of feature films and adverts, finally selling his production company to the K Media Group Limited.

In 1998 Dominic co founded Switch2.net, pioneering one of the world’s first online TV platforms. In 1999 he joined BlackStar Associates, the largest online video and DVD retailer in the UK, as Managing Director. BlackStar was awarded British Video Association Best Online Retailer Award in 2000.

Dominic was appointed Managing Director of Europe for Umbro.com, a specialist sports oriented dotcom headquartered in London and owned by Doughty Hanson & Co, one of Europe's largest independent private equity fund managers. In 2003 he founded Venue Solutions, a strategy consulting business targeting the sports, arts and leisure markets to improve management of any type of venue. In 2005 Dominic lead the flotation of Venue Solutions Holdings Plc on to the AIM market.

He founded Tangibal Group Plc in 2008 which he listed on the German stock exchange in 2009. He exited the business in 2012 when he sold the business to Universal Outdoor.

Since 2013 he has worked in Corporate Finance advising businesses on their corporate development.