Daniel Roddick – CFA


Daniel Roddick founded Ely Place Partners in 2018, an independent private equity placement and second advisory specialist. Prior to this, he ran the placement business of EPIC Private Equity. Daniel has 20 years of experience in corporate finance and private equity advisory. Daniel formerly worked at Campbell Lutyens where he assisted in raising private equity funds, on the sale and restructuring of private equity assets, and led the marketing of funds across the Nordic region. Before Campbell Lutyens, he was at McKinsey and Co., working in the Corporate Finance and Strategy Practice. Daniel read Engineering, Economics, and Management at Oxford University has an MA from the Royal Academy of Music, and is a CFA charter holder.

Francois Bouillon


François has 12 years of private equity experience. His latest position was as Principal within ODDO-BHF Private Equity investing in secondary opportunities. Prior to that, he worked for BNP Paribas Capital Partners as a Senior Associate in the FoF team and Allstate Investment Management as an Associate. He began his career as an analyst at BNP Paribas Private Equity. He holds an MSc in International Management from EM Lyon and graduated with a degree in Law from Panthéon-Assas Paris II University. Languages: French and English.

Adrián López de Armentia

Vice President

Adrian previously worked as Vice President at Altment CP, advising international GPs on alternative assets and co-leading the distribution of private market funds in Southern Europe and Mexico. Prior to that, he focused on financial valuations and investment analysis, having started his career in Investment Banking at BBVA. He graduated with a degree in Business from the University of Navarra, holds an MBA from ESADE, led the financial sector initiatives as the President of the ESADE MBA finance club and is a certified European Financial Advisor (EFA). Languages: Spanish and English.

Gareth Morgan

Head of Research

Gareth supports Ely Place’s clients in identifying the right investor base and on other GP advisory services. Gareth was formerly director of investor marketing at Brackendale Consulting, advising private markets GPs on marketing best practice. His seven years of experience in private markets includes leading LP and fund research at Unquote and overseeing private company research at The Sunday Times Fast Track. Holds a BA in English Language and Linguistics, and an MA in Applied Linguistics, both from The University of Sheffield.

Support and Senior Advisers

Nick Parry

Finance Director

Nick has over 25 years of experience in financial services, 17 of which are in private equity. Nick led the London business of a US family office for the majority of his 12 years with Belmont Global Advisors.
He also managed the finance and operations of the firm’s suite of private equity fund of funds and other private capital investment vehicles. Nick was the director of the family’s international investment vehicle.
Prior to this, Nick spent five years at PPM Capital (now Silverfleet) as a Senior Investment Accountant, with responsibility for both captive and external clients’ vehicles. More recently Nick has provided accounting and consultancy services to a range of organisations including a Fintech business, a start-up Venture Capital Fund, and several charities.
Nick is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant and holds a Practicing Certificate. Nick has a degree in Mathematics with Management from the University of Liverpool.

Roberta Nataf

Senior Adviser

Private equity investor in Europe since 1987, initially with Quilvest for its own account and then with the TCR third-party funds. Partner at TCR since 2001. From 2001, private equity investments focused on France. TCR took active majority positions in French SMEs, primarily through buy-out transactions, with a strong emphasis on build-up strategies. Held several non-exec Board positions over the period. From 2007 handled Investor Relations for TCR in addition to general management functions. Prior to private equity, completed the Bank of Boston Loan Officer Development Program and continued as a commercial banker, initially in Boston, then in Paris. Financed several buy-out transactions while working from Boston. From 2007-2019 significant involvement including a Board position, with APIA a French association dedicated to promoting professional and independent governance practices within SMEs. Born and educated in the USA, BA from Middlebury College (Vermont) and MA from New York University (NY and Paris).

Winston Roddick CB KC

Senior Adviser


Born Caernarfon. Educated Tal Handaq, Malta, and Sir Huw Owen Grammar School, Caernarfon, University College London (LLM). Barrister, Queen’s Counsel, former Leader Wales, and Chester Circuit, member of Bar Council and the Professional Conduct Committee of the Bar Council, Recorder of the Crown Court, Honorary Recorder of Caernarfon, Bencher of Gray’s Inn, Chairman of the Bristol and Cardiff Chancery Bar Association, Counsel General National Assembly of Wales, Police and Crime Commissioner North Wales and an independent chair of the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners for England and Wales, founding member of the Association of London Welsh Lawyers, Honorary Fellow Aberystwyth University and former Vice President of the University.