MINTUS IS POWERED BY Expert Minds.

From globally-renowned artworld talent to international fund managers and AI architects, our experience combines insight with innovation to deliver our market-leading platform.

Gerhard Richter's Abstraktes Bild painting.Gerhard Richter's Abstraktes Bild painting.
Gerhard Richter - Abstraktes Bild
Purchase Price £25.8m

our Company

Mintus is an online art investment platform offering a new way to buy shares and invest in exceptional contemporary art.

The team behind Mintus has a wealth of experience in the creation, development and management of globally recognised enterprises.

our Team

Maarten Slendebroek
Chairman

Maarten served as Chief Executive of Jupiter Fund Management and prior to Jupiter, he was with Blackrock. Maarten also serves as the chairman of Robeco, a €200bn AUM EU-based asset management firm.

Tamer Ozmen
Founder & CEO

Tamer ran Microsoft’s Services in the UK. Prior to Microsoft, he ran Orange’s Online Channels. He was in the team that started, launched and then floated Priceline.com on NASDAQ (now Bookings Inc.).

Chris Kaladeen
Board Member

Chris heads Rothschild & Co’s insurance and asset management investment banking business.

Daglar Cizmeci
Board Member

Daglar is an Executive Chairman of Mesmerise, AR/VR and Metaverse company. He also invests in funds focusing on life sciences and other exponential technologies.

Tad Smith
Advisory Board Member

Tad Smith was President & CEO of Sotheby’s. Prior to Sotheby’s, he was the President & CEO of Madison Square Garden, and previously CEO of Reed Elsevier.

Brett Gorvy
Advisory Board Member and Chief Curator

Brett was Christie’s’ Worldwide Chairman and International Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art from 2000 to 2016. He co-founded the Lévy Gorvy gallery in 2017. He is regarded as one of the leading influences in the art market.

Simon Cooke
Advisory Board Member

Simon formed APAM, a real estate and asset management company, in 2010 and built a £2bn business that became part of Scandinavian public company Catella AB in 2018. He was formerly MD of Morgan Grenfell Property Asset Management.

Bevan Duncan
COO

Bevan was previously the Managing Director of the Strategic Equity division at Gresham House. Prior to that he was part of the Value Strategy Group at mid-market private equity firm Livingbridge. Bevan qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG.

Vedat Mizrahi, PhD
CFO & Chief Economist

Vedat Mizrahi was with Deutsche Bank as an investment banker for over 12 years. He then joined Bank J. Safra Sarasin's Wealth Management team. Vedat has a PhD in Finance and has been lecturing in Corporate Finance and Valuations at King's College in London.

Simon Webber
Chief Development Officer

Simon has been a Director in a number of high-profile fund managers, funds services businesses and investment firms, helping them to develop, implement and manage innovation in highly regulated environments.

Fatih Bilgin
CTO

Fatih is responsible for the development of the Mintus platform. Fatih has experience in building proprietary trading platforms, scalable systems, and specialises in distributed technologies.

Emir Baltepe
Product Director

Prior to joining Mintus, Emir was the founder/owner of a design and development agency that built Mintus's online platform. Emir's agency acted for global brands such as IKEA, BBVA, Paypal, and Universal Music. He has worked with corporations to define their digital strategies and build best-in-class experiences.

Graham Tomlinson
Head of Product

Graham has led product / UX teams at multiple US and UK companies, and has specific expertise working within the financial sector with companies such as Countrywide, Virgin Money, and Masthaven Bank. Previously, he worked as a Vice President in alternative assets valuation at Duff & Phelps.

Rahul Popat
UX Designer

Rahul has several years of experience in designing innovative industrial and digital products working with a variety of brands. He graduated from Coventry University with first-class honours in MDes Product Design.

Yunus Ozcan
Senior Software Engineer

Yunus is a software engineer with 10+ years of experience in development, shipping and maintaining software products with a plethora of diverse engineering skills. He recently built two start-ups. Yunus holds a Computer Education degree.

Merlin Evans
Client Success Manager

Merlin has worked within the financial sector for several years in both wealth management and financial communications. He holds a BA in Politics & Classics from Loyola Marymount University, and is working towards his Level 4 (IAD) from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.

Gloris Allkja
Client Success Representative

Gloris graduated with a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Brighton and joins us having previously worked in Business Development at an international wealth management consultancy.

Anthony Pulsford
Research & Operations Manager

Anthony specialises in Modern, Post-war and Contemporary Art, having worked at both auction houses and galleries such as Christie’s and Olivier Malingue in a research capacity for several years. He has a BA in History of Art from UCL and a MA Art Business from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art.

Kaan Yardimci
Analyst

Kaan is an analyst with Mintus. Prior to joining, he worked in the shipping sector at Galbraith’s London where he covered investment and brokerage activities. Kaan holds a BSc from King’s College London and is earning his MFin degree at Cambridge University.

Martin Gilbert
Executive Council Member

Martin is chairman of Revolut, vice chairman of Standard Life Aberdeen and chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments. He was chief executive (CEO) of Aberdeen Asset Management, an international investment management company, which he co-founded in 1983. He was chairman of FirstGroup from April 1995 to January 2014. He became a patron of The Aberdeen Law Project in 2010.

Janet Goldsmith
Executive Council Member

Former MD of Universal Studio's Digital. Founding Partner of Mediatique M&A Advisory.

Marcus Watson
Executive Council Member

Marcus is an experienced corporate adviser, entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. Marcus began his career in private banking and wealth management, initially in sales and marketing and later as an investment analyst, at private merchant bank Duncan Lawrie. He later co-founded Edison Interactive Group, Deepself, Adoreum and Autonomy.

Maarten Slendebroek
Chairman

Maarten served as Chief Executive of Jupiter Fund Management and prior to Jupiter, he was with Blackrock. Maarten also serves as the chairman of Robeco, a €200bn AUM EU-based asset management firm.

Tamer Ozmen
Founder & CEO

Tamer ran Microsoft’s Services in the UK. Prior to Microsoft, he ran Orange’s Online Channels. He was in the team that started, launched and then floated Priceline.com on NASDAQ (now Bookings Inc.).

Chris Kaladeen
Board Member

Chris heads Rothschild & Co’s insurance and asset management investment banking business.

Daglar Cizmeci
Board Member

Daglar is an Executive Chairman of Mesmerise, AR/VR and Metaverse company. He also invests in funds focusing on life sciences and other exponential technologies.

Tad Smith
Advisory Board Member

Tad Smith was President & CEO of Sotheby’s. Prior to Sotheby’s, he was the President & CEO of Madison Square Garden, and previously CEO of Reed Elsevier.

Brett Gorvy
Advisory Board Member and Chief Curator

Brett was Christie’s’ Worldwide Chairman and International Head of Post-War and Contemporary Art from 2000 to 2016. He co-founded the Lévy Gorvy gallery in 2017. He is regarded as one of the leading influences in the art market.

Simon Cooke
Advisory Board Member

Simon formed APAM, a real estate and asset management company, in 2010 and built a £2bn business that became part of Scandinavian public company Catella AB in 2018. He was formerly MD of Morgan Grenfell Property Asset Management.

Bevan Duncan
COO

Bevan was previously the Managing Director of the Strategic Equity division at Gresham House. Prior to that he was part of the Value Strategy Group at mid-market private equity firm Livingbridge. Bevan qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG.

Vedat Mizrahi, PhD
CFO & Chief Economist

Vedat Mizrahi was with Deutsche Bank as an investment banker for over 12 years. He then joined Bank J. Safra Sarasin's Wealth Management team. Vedat has a PhD in Finance and has been lecturing in Corporate Finance and Valuations at King's College in London.

Simon Webber
Chief Development Officer

Simon has been a Director in a number of high-profile fund managers, funds services businesses and investment firms, helping them to develop, implement and manage innovation in highly regulated environments.

Fatih Bilgin
CTO

Fatih is responsible for the development of the Mintus platform. Fatih has experience in building proprietary trading platforms, scalable systems, and specialises in distributed technologies.

Emir Baltepe
Product Director

Prior to joining Mintus, Emir was the founder/owner of a design and development agency that built Mintus's online platform. Emir's agency acted for global brands such as IKEA, BBVA, Paypal, and Universal Music. He has worked with corporations to define their digital strategies and build best-in-class experiences.

Graham Tomlinson
Head of Product

Graham has led product / UX teams at multiple US and UK companies, and has specific expertise working within the financial sector with companies such as Countrywide, Virgin Money, and Masthaven Bank. Previously, he worked as a Vice President in alternative assets valuation at Duff & Phelps.

Rahul Popat
UX Designer

Rahul has several years of experience in designing innovative industrial and digital products working with a variety of brands. He graduated from Coventry University with first-class honours in MDes Product Design.

Yunus Ozcan
Senior Software Engineer

Yunus is a software engineer with 10+ years of experience in development, shipping and maintaining software products with a plethora of diverse engineering skills. He recently built two start-ups. Yunus holds a Computer Education degree.

Merlin Evans
Client Success Manager

Merlin has worked within the financial sector for several years in both wealth management and financial communications. He holds a BA in Politics & Classics from Loyola Marymount University, and is working towards his Level 4 (IAD) from the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment.

Gloris Allkja
Client Success Representative

Gloris graduated with a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Brighton and joins us having previously worked in Business Development at an international wealth management consultancy.

Anthony Pulsford
Research & Operations Manager

Anthony specialises in Modern, Post-war and Contemporary Art, having worked at both auction houses and galleries such as Christie’s and Olivier Malingue in a research capacity for several years. He has a BA in History of Art from UCL and a MA Art Business from the Sotheby’s Institute of Art.

Kaan Yardimci
Analyst

Kaan is an analyst with Mintus. Prior to joining, he worked in the shipping sector at Galbraith’s London where he covered investment and brokerage activities. Kaan holds a BSc from King’s College London and is earning his MFin degree at Cambridge University.

Martin Gilbert
Executive Council Member

Martin is chairman of Revolut, vice chairman of Standard Life Aberdeen and chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments. He was chief executive (CEO) of Aberdeen Asset Management, an international investment management company, which he co-founded in 1983. He was chairman of FirstGroup from April 1995 to January 2014. He became a patron of The Aberdeen Law Project in 2010.

Janet Goldsmith
Executive Council Member

Former MD of Universal Studio's Digital. Founding Partner of Mediatique M&A Advisory.

Marcus Watson
Executive Council Member

Marcus is an experienced corporate adviser, entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist. Marcus began his career in private banking and wealth management, initially in sales and marketing and later as an investment analyst, at private merchant bank Duncan Lawrie. He later co-founded Edison Interactive Group, Deepself, Adoreum and Autonomy.

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