Rebecca Carr

Rebecca joins Progressive as a generalist research analyst, as well as working in a project-based role across the broader business. She brings a wealth of experience from her role as an analyst at Puma Investments. Her time on the buy-side was spent analysing and investing in AIM-listed small and mid-caps across a broad range of sectors. Prior to Puma Investments she worked in a variety of public and private companies. With a degree in English Literature and an art-based background, Rebecca is well-placed to help companies communicate with their investors and wider audiences. She also holds the CFA UK Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the CFA certificate in ESG Investing.

Rebecca Carr

Gavin is an accomplished analyst with over twenty years’ equity research experience, covering a broad range of sectors, including UK and European small and mid-caps, UK investment trusts and global mining stocks.  Prior to joining Progressive, Gavin spent seven years at Edison Investment Research. After graduating from the University of Exeter with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Gavin went on to qualify as a chartered accountant with PwC. His earlier research experience includes time working at Cazenove, Williams de Broë and Nomura, and he has featured in top five-ranked teams in a number of City surveys.

Gavin Wood

Ian has over two decades of experience in the smaller companies and technology sectors working as investor, analyst and advisor.  Ian Started his career by qualifying as a chartered accountant before moving onto roles in corporate finance at EY and then fund management at Gartmore and RSA.  Ian then moved across to sell-side equity research at HSBC and subsequently worked at a number of UK small cap specialist brokers, including Altium, Evolution and Seymour Pierce. 

Ian Robertson

Jonathan has been an equity research analyst for over 30 years, focused on the huge evolution of the global TMT sector over this period. He has covered the industry globally, on a pan-European basis, and as a UK specialist over this period, ranging from large cap to small cap companies, and working for a number of sell-side institutions including JPMorgan Cazenove, Goldman Sachs, HSBC James Capel, Panmure Gordon, and Berenberg. He has been top-3 rated in Extel and Institutional Investor on a number of occasions, and recognised as a leading stock picker by Starmine. Jonathan has an Honours degree in Chemistry from Oxford University.

Jonathan Helliwell

Jon, an Economics graduate of the University of York, has been researching stocks since 1995, including time spent as an Investment Analyst within Clerical Medical, and subsequently as Assistant Head of Research for Insight. He was then appointed a Director of EEA Group, a successful fund management business. He has covered stocks across most areas of the market, and has a good understanding of Technology and Media stocks, as well as the Business Services and Consumer sectors.

Jon Fieldsend

Tessa is an accomplished analyst with over fifteen years’ equity research experience, covering a broad range of sectors.  Her analyst experience includes time working at Investec, Unicredit, Seymour Pierce and Charles Stanley. Tessa is a chartered engineer and has the added advantage of an industry background. During her career, she spent a number of years managing a successful building services and renewable heating business which she co-founded.