Meet Our Team

Craig Slattery - CEO

Craig has more than 12 years’ experience within the financial services industry, and during his career worked for one of the largest Independent Financial Consultancy Firms in the world. His experience has seen him broker deals on a national and international scale. Including successful capital raises for ground-breaking Med Tech projects along with many others across multiple sectors.  Craig has established a sound reputation in securing, packaging, and implementing investments.  His skills set includes Due Diligence Operations, Risk Management, Investment Strategy and Compliance. Craig has exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with sound business sense and an ability to see the bigger picture. With a keen interest in helping to make a change in the world for the better, Craig is fully aligned with the mission statement of Earth Investments.

Louise Van Der Velde
Louise Van Der Velde Founder & Partner
A world leading human behavior specialist, who has been providing life and relationship coaching to entrepreneurs and industry leaders for over 20 years. As well as running a number of very successful private businesses Louise has built an extensive global network of investors committed to making a difference. She now uses all of her skills, contacts and divine guidance to make positive changes to our planet.
Louise has organised global prestigious events throughout her career. Such as Living Well Marbella.
Steve Gill
Steve GillCommercial Consultant
Steve Gill is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants “FCCA” and holds the Certified Internal Auditor “CIA” qualification in addition to having the Joint Insolvency Exam Board – Personal Insolvency paper and has recently completed his qualifying law degree at the University of Brighton. Steve also has a bachelor’s Degree in accounting sciences.
Mark Pollard
Mark PollardRevenue Consultant
Mark Pollard has over 33 years of experience working for HMRC as a fully technically trained inspector and has gained invaluable and unique experience across HMRC’s lines of business.
Paul Carvell
Paul Carvell Finance Consultant

Paul is a chartered accountant and a business strategist who is always looking for ways to improve businesses and maximise results. This encompasses both the creation of time and money. He loves getting to know my clients, learning what they want out of their business, then helping them achieve that.

Zena Shepherd
Zena Shepherd Head of PA Team - United Kingdom
Zena started her career as a Professional Secretary at The Yorkshire Regional Health Authority for the Finance Director. 
Zena then moved to work on events for product launch as well as at various conferences and exhibitions for a wide range of companies, for example Volvo, Mercedes, Nokia, Red Bull, Guinness, Strong Bow, Bacardi and many more. Zena now works as Louise Van Der Velde’s personal assistant as she runs the Directors’ PA Services Department. 
Lance Haggith
Lance HaggithHead of charitable operations
Lance has been the driving force behind the charity, Sports Traider for the last 10 years. Lance’s role means he connects with funding partners, high profile supporters, volunteers and beneficiaries, all on the same day! His passion is to engage with more of each group to increase the impact. BBC sports personality of the year winner 2010 (Unsung Hero)
Lance is working to help build the earth investments charity arm.
Tracey Ward
Tracey WardNon for Profit Coordinator
Tracey Ward is a Complementary Therapist  specialising in meditation
She has over 20 years experience of working within Mental Health.  Compassion and empathy is integral to Tracey’s beliefs and she works to raise awareness of mental health. Tracey has just published a self-help book “A Darker Shade of Blue” which is also an anthology of over 200 poems written by people struggling and has given them a much needed voice.  Moving forward Tracey will be instrumental in the Earth Investments mission of giving back to help create a better planet for us all, through lifting people.