Meet the team

Flagstone is led by Andrew Thatcher and Simon Merchant, entrepreneurs with extensive corporate, financial services and technology experience.

Andrew Thatcher

Managing Partner
Andrew founded Flagstone in 2013 after a 15-year career in Banking and Hedge Funds working for Merrill Lynch, Citigroup, GLG Partners (Principal, Co-Head of UK) and MAN Group (Executive Director, Asia) in the UK and Hong Kong. He has significant experience of a wide range of financial instruments and has successfully managed teams to develop and launch a number of products for both institutional and retail clients.

Simon Merchant

Managing Partner
Simon started his career with ten years at Morgan Stanley as an investment banker in Europe and the United States. In 2000, he cofounded and built a market-leading financial technology business that was sold to a US public company in 2005. Since then, Simon has worked as an entrepreneur and investor in the European media and technology market, as well as the private equity market in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Award Shortlisted

Flagstone shortlisted for MoneyAge Innovation in Consumer Finance Award 2018

Flagstone has been shortlisted for the Money Age Innovation in Consumer Finance Award 2018, acknowledging the company's innovative use of technology to deliver excellent consumer outcomes and customer experience in the cash deposit market. Flagstone’s simple, secure online platform is empowering its clients to earn more interest income, reduce risk and eliminate hassle, by providing them with access to hundreds of deposit rates from 25 banks at the click of a button.

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