Charles started his career with Greenwich Capital Markets in New York and spent a total of fourteen years working in Capital Markets in the areas of trading, sales, operations and project management. A love and flair for growing companies developed over a 10-year period, where Charles operated as the CEO of a number of high growth companies in the gaming and lottery spaces. Charles is passionate about creating collaborative work environments which bring out the best in people and lead to superior outcomes. Being raised as the only boy amongst four girls, Charles is passionate about the gender balance issue and knows it delivers benefits to men as well as women. He has an MA in Economics from University College Dublin, a BA in Economics from University College Dublin, Series 7 Certification from The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and is a qualified PRINCE2 Practitioner in Project Management.