Our Senior Management Team

Learn more about Aurium’s team, which combines rich finance expertise with a passion for innovative sector solutions

Steven Blase

Blending his corporate background with rich expertise in solar and biomass, Steven is involved with several investment companies that manage solar, waste-to-energy and anaerobic digestion assets.

Steven boasts over 30 years of experience in investment banking and asset finance. He was previously the global head of UBS´s Fixed Income structured capital markets activities and held similar roles at Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital and Deutsche Bank.

He’s also a renowned speaker, having presented at multiple industry events, such as the Berlin Global Infrastructure conference.

Jotty Dhillon

Partner, ACA
Jotty is involved with several investment companies that manage waste to energy and energy efficiency assets.

Jotty’s specialisms include biomass, grid flexibility, and waste management.

Before setting up Aurium back in 2011, Jotty was Managing Director at Barclays Capital and Head of the EMEA Structured Capital Markets client business, having previously worked at Deutsche Bank London and Sydney.

His financial expertise plays a key role in guiding growing energy solutions businesses.

Nimesh Kamath

Partner, MBA
Nimesh leverages his background in law, structured finance and investment management to provide a holistic perspective on energy solutions and infrastructure investment, including social and sustainable housing.

After qualifying as a lawyer at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, he later moved to Deutsche Bank to work in structured finance before joining Aurium.

Nimesh is involved with a number of investment companies managing social housing and energy efficiency assets, leveraging his strong, active relationship with policymakers at BEIS and extensive deal origination experience.

Andrew Apps

Chief Financial Officer, ACA
Andrew specialises in financial control and business management within the banking and fund sector.

A qualified Chartered Accountant who trained with Coopers and Lybrand (now PwC), Andrew has previously held a number of product control and COO roles at leading banks, including Deutsche Bank London and Merrill Lynch.

He’s spent the past decade focussing on asset-based investment management.