Grove’s team of professionals has a wide range of prior investment, finance, consulting and domain specific experience.
Our teams target new opportunities, work with creditors to develop deal structures, manage collection strategy and activity in coordination with our servicing partners and ultimately work to optimise investment returns.
Prior to founding Grove, Kevin was part of the founding team at TDX Group where he ran advisory, product development and international expansion and helped grow the business to £20m+ turnover in 5 years. Previously he was an investment manager at Blenheim Chalcot and started his career in management consulting. Kevin graduated with a BSc in Economics from George Washington University.
Prior to joining Grove Steve was responsible for analysing and executing private equity investments, most recently at Pacific Investments Plc. Before that he held numerous financial services positions at EY, RBS Hoare Govett and the UK Listing Authority. Steve graduated from Kings College London with an Honours Degree in Law and is a Chartered Accountant.
Credit Risk Director
Prior to joining Grove, Elliot spent nine years on the management team of TDX Group taking the company from near start up through to a £200m acquisition by Equifax in 2014. Elliot has extensive credit risk experience having also worked at Capital One for six years, during which time he headed their sub-prime lending policy and the direct mail customer acquisition channel. He has a BSc in Natural Sciences from Durham University.
Juan Pedro Churruca
Prior to joining Grove Juan Pedro was CIO Iberia at Equifax, a global information solutions company. Before that, he was Global CIO of Havas Media, a global media management group. He also held numerous technical positions at Accenture. Juan Pedro has an MBA from The George Washington University and BA in Business Administration from the University of San Diego. Juan Pedro has contributed to various entrepreneurships in Digital Marketing, eCommerce and Mobility.
Managing Director, Spain
Prior to joining Grove Jon was Head REOs Management, Corporate Recoveries and Restructuring at Barclays Spain. He previously held the Head of Consumer and SME Collections and Recoveries role for Continental Europe countries. He also has 7 years Capital One experience in credit and risk functions across different countries. Jon graduated with a BSc in Economics and Business Management from Universidad Comercial de Deusto and holds an MBA from Deusto Business School.
Business Development Director
Prior to joining Grove, Reuben spent 6 years working in the debt industry in lead Business Development roles for PRA Group and TDX Group. Fluent in Spanish and French, Reuben also has experience fulfilling International Business Development Roles across Barclays, Barclaycard, Logica and Land Rover. Reuben graduated with a BSc in European Business from Cardiff University.