Graham Wade


Graham is co-owner of Z Investment Management having joined as CEO in April 2015. He headed research for the firm’s bank capital fund as well as working in an advisory capacity on a number of regulatory and structured finance projects. He also acts as part time Finance Director for an Education business. Prior to ZIM he spent more than 13 years at Barclays Investment Bank where he was a member of the Markets Management Committee.

Graham was Global Head of Structured Capital Markets from January 2012 until its closure in 2013 and subsequently Head of the Strategic Transactions Group and Head of Structuring (EMEA). Graham led several significant structural reform projects during his time at Barclays including a wholesale reorganisation of its structuring business.

Graham oversaw the development of Z Investment Management’s proprietary bank capital database and is now focussed on projects in the Fintech space. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant at Deloitte and has a Mathematics degree from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.