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Empowered Minds, Precision Insights

Meet Our Data Maestros Pioneering Data Analytics and Visualisation

Our people drive our business.
Here's how.

Our team of data scientists, analysts and consultants are essential partners to our clients, and are driven to tackle challenges that generate substantial value. 

Quiela Curiel

Data Science Lead

Alejandro Moncada

Head of Data Visualisation

Amanda Goodman

Head of Risk Analytics

Murali Menon

CTO & Head of Data Science

Dominique Nelson-Esch

CMO

Peter Griffiths

Co-Founder & CEO

Martin Potgieter

Interim COO

Jordan Berkowitz

Strategy Advisor

Calimere Point have helped our clients gain value from the data revolution.

Quiela Curiel

Data Science Lead

Quiela helps drive Calimere Point’s data science practice, delivering industry leading data analytics, AI and Machine learning solutions to our clients.

Leveraging her quantitative background and deep coding experience allows her to stay at the cutting edge of developments in applied data analytics to help drive value for our clients.

She possesses strong communication skills in English, Spanish and French gained through international collaborations throughout her career.
Quiela has a BSc and MSc in physics from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and a PhD in physics from Paris-Sud University (Paris XI) and joined Calimere Point in 2017 from CEA – Commissariat à l’énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives / CERN.

Alejandro Moncada

Head of Data Visualisation

Alejandro leads Calimere Point’s data visualisation practice. He has extensive experience in delivering cutting edge data visualisation solutions that bring our client’s data stories to life. His expertise covers both data analytics and visualisation disciplines; this combination enables him to provide the context to the data which drives the value for the client.

Alejandro has an unparalleled track record of translating complex data sets into clear and intuitive visualisation solutions which drive effective decision making with our clients.
Alejandro has a BSc in Actuarial Sciences from the University of Kent; he joined Calimere Point as a graduate in 2013.

Amanda Goodman

Head of Risk Analytics

Amanda leads Calimere Point’s Risk Analytics practice, combining her extensive financial markets experience with cutting edge data analytics to deliver comprehensive risk solutions to our clients across Investment Banking, Asset Management and Commodity Trading.

Amanda recently supported a large UK based Asset Manager as interim Investment Risk lead, driving both day-to-day management of the function and leveraging data analytics and visualisation techniques and technologies to drive enormous process enhancements via automation.

Amanda has a BSc in mathematics from the University of Bath and is a qualified accountant (ACA qualification) she joined Calimere Point in 2015 from UBS where she oversaw the interest rates derivatives valuation team.

Murali Menon

CTO & Head of Data Science

Murali is the CTO and Head of the Data Science practice at Calimere Point, responsible for delivering industry leading data analytics, AI and Machine learning solutions to our clients.

Murali’s quantitative and computer science background, combined with his extensive asset management experience, enable him to design, implement and deliver client solutions which are both cutting-edge but also pragmatic, allowing clients to rapidly capture value.

Murali has an MSc (Mathematical Finance & Trading – Distinction) from Cass Business School, a MEng (Computer Science) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and a BSc (Mathematics) from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi. He joined Calimere Point in 2013 from his previous role as a currency portfolio manager at Aviva Investors.

Dominique Nelson-Esch

Chief Marketing Officer

Dominique is a multi-disciplinary visual designer, communications and brand strategist, with a two-decade journey in collaborating with startups and SMEs. Her portfolio includes consulting for over 100 businesses globally, where she managed branding, design, and digital communications.

Dominique’s extensive background in financial services equips her with a nuanced understanding of our industry landscape, including 14 years in financial services, holding key roles such as Head of Portfolio Risk Audit and Niche Portfolio Management for major Insurers.

In her current role as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Calimere Point, Dominique focuses on strategically positioning and promoting the firm. Her goal is to enhance brand awareness and establish market leadership through innovative marketing strategies that highlight Calimere Point’s expertise in delivering impactful data-driven solutions.

Peter Griffiths

Co-Founder & CEO
Peter is the co-founder and CEO of Calimere Point and has been with the firm since its inception in 2009. Prior to founding Calimere Point he spent the first 15 years of his career in Investment Banking, working within trading, structuring and risk management disciplines across a number of asset classes. Peter has a Masters in Finance from London Business School, a BSc in Economics and Finance from Oxford Brookes University and is a qualified accountant (CIMA qualification).

Martin Potgieter

Interim COO

Martin is Calimere Point’s interim COO, responsible for supporting the operational and project management function and has extensive experience in managing complex programmes of work across industry verticals.

He has led the delivery of many of Calimere Point’s large-scale data analytics programmes, sitting at the intersection between stakeholder groups to help drive seamless delivery of the solution.

In addition to his programme management experience, Martin has extensive experience of designing, implementing and delivering complex data analytics and visualisation solutions, often working collaboratively with business functions to drive delivery.

Martin has a BCom in Finance and post graduate degree in Investments and Securities from the University of Johannesburg and has worked with Calimere Point since 2013.