About FITZ Partners
FITZ Partners Ltd is a London-based fund research company specialising in the detailed calculations of fund fees and expenses and delivering Pan-European fund fee benchmarks.
In 1996, in the Fitzrovia area of London, Hugues Gillibert developed Fitzrovia International alongside its founder, Paul Moulton. They were pioneers in fund cost calculations. Fitzrovia International introduced Total Expense Ratios to Europe and produced the first UK and European investment funds fees databases. In 2004, Fitzrovia was acquired by Thomson Reuters before its rebirth as FITZ Partners in 2013.
Meet the Team
At FITZ Partners, we understand the value our people bring in helping our clients make accurate data-driven decisions. That is why we have the best mathematical and investigative minds generating, reviewing, and analysing our fee data.
With data accuracy at the heart of everything we do, we are passionate about building a culture of collaboration and continuous learning. All new starters and current team members receive intensive training and support to ensure that all are confident to contribute effectively to our growth and make a difference that serves our clients. Our team is ever-growing in numbers and expertise as we look to expand our client portfolio and develop our products and services further.
Hugues, the founder of Fitz Partners, started his career in the industry in 1996 when he joined Fitzrovia, introducing fund fees benchmarking in Europe. He has supported many industry working groups on fund expenses both in Europe and the UK and has become a regular commentator in the European Financial media. Hugues gained an MSc in Finance from Strathclyde University and degree in European Business Studies from KEDGE business school in France. He spends his spare time with his family and nothing will beat a bout of skiing, sailing or traveling with his teenage crew.
Darren is the Operation Director at Fitz Partners, ensuring the delivery of high quality data to clients. He began his career in the fund industry when he joined Fitzrovia International in 2003, prior to its acquisition by Thomson Reuters and its subsequent relaunch as Fitz Partners. Darren holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and Management Studies from the University of Sussex. In his spare time Darren enjoys football and boxing, property development and game/software development.
Laura joined Fitz Partners in 2017 and oversees the research team, client research and Board Reporting services. Laura graduated from UCL with an MSc in Mathematics and has previously worked in various research roles – in finance, academia, advertising and television. In her spare time, Laura enjoys going to the gym, practising yoga and reading about psychology.
Matthew joined Fitz Partners in 2016 as a member of the Data Operations team, shortly after graduating with a BSc (Hons) in Finance, Investment and Risk from the London Institute of Banking and Finance. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys a round of golf and performing/recording with his band.
Pamela is a Financial Data Analyst and has been working at Fitz Partners since 2018. She joined Fitz Partners after graduating from the University of Kent with a BSc (Hons) in Financial Mathematics. She loves going to the cinema and trying out new restaurants.
Desi joined Fitz Partners in 2018 and is currently working as a Senior Research Analyst and Business Manager. She holds an MSc in International Business Management with Entrepreneurship from Kingston University, the CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership as well as AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting – Level 3. She is also currently studying towards completion of her AAT qualification, doing AAT Level 4 Diploma in Professional Accounting. She loves going to amusement parks, spending time in nature, BBQs and garden parties.
Zhaomin joined Fitz Partners in 2017 as a Financial Analyst after graduating from King’s College London with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics. In her spare time, she enjoys shopping, painting and yoga.
Nam joined Fitz Partners in 2018 as a financial data analyst. He graduated from Kingston University with a BSc in Mathematics with Business. His position at Fitz Partners has allowed him to expand his knowledge about the complex world of finance and further enabled him to navigate his personal finance. He enjoys spending time with his growing family in his spare time.
Samira joined Fitz Partners in July 2022 as a Data Analyst. She obtained her MSc Banking and Finance degree from Kingston University after completing a placement year at Fitz Partners. She enjoys trying new restaurants, swimming and visiting museums.
Barry joined Fitz Partners in 2022 as a Research Analyst, after graduating from the University of Exeter with a BSc in Accounting and Finance. In his spare time, he enjoys watching football, Formula 1 and training Jiu Jitsu.
Tomek joined Fitz Partners as a Data Analyst in 2023 after graduating from City, University of London. In his spare time Tomek enjoys watching football and basketball, as well as producing music and DJ’ing.
Will Joined Fitz Partners in 2023 as a Research Analyst, after graduating with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Exeter. Outside of work, Will is a keen rugby player and fan as well as enjoying a round of golf and watching the football on the weekend.
Amanda joined FITZ Partners in 2023 and manages the marketing and communications. Amanda graduated from the University of Auckland in New Zealand with a BCom in Marketing and International Business and has previously worked with companies in security, construction, and health. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys travelling and experiencing new cities.
Conor joined Fitz Partners in September 2023 as a Research Analyst, after graduating from the University of Birmingham with a BSc in Economics. Outside of the office, Conor is an avid supporter of his local football team and enjoys taking a catch on the cricket field.
Miranda joined Fitz Partners in 2023 as a Research Analyst. She graduated from the University of Warwick with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics. In her spare time she enjoys playing the piano, learning languages and travelling.
We would like to thank our clients, who often have had to wrestle with legal agreements and strict internal trademark policies to allow us to post their logos on our website. In return, we are happy to make the following disclaimer visible: “Our Clients make no representations or warranties regarding the advisability of the use of any service offered by FITZ Partners. Our clients have no obligation or liability in connection with the operation, marketing, trading or sale of any product or service offered by FITZ Partners.”
To all the Asset Managers, Consultants, Legal Firms, Economists, and Partners working with us, we would like to thank you for your continued support!