Our Team

We bring many decades of retail experience, ideas and innovative solutions. We speak the retail language and relate to the challenges retailers face

Meet the team

Joseph Price

Managing Director


  • Extensive experience of direct investment and advisory services to a variety of small-cap and large multi-jurisdictional retail clients
  • Previously Director at Kroll, having spent 2 years at AlixPartners in Turnaround and Restructuring
  • Commenced career within Investment and Finance team at Gordon Brothers
  • ACA and CFA qualified

Steve Curtis



  • Over 40 years’ retail sector experience as an operator, turnaround professional and investor
  • Experienced, multi award-winning Chairman with a proven track record of building and developing teams to grow businesses
  • Successful transactions include Jigsaw, Paperchase, Feather & Black, Rolling Luggage and Tie Rack

Luke McGread

Investment Director


  • Extensive experience advising corporates, lenders and sponsors on navigating mid-market restructuring situations across retail, consumer and other sectors
  • Previously Associate Director at Teneo Financial Advisory, having spent 5 years at Grant Thornton Restructuring and Debt Advisory
  • ACA qualified

Jamie Cairns

Investment Manager


  • Four years’ experience in Kroll’s Restructuring Advisory practice, with a specific Retail / Consumer focus
  • Sell side experience on both M&A and AMA transactions
  • Buy side experience in executing transactions and operating portfolio companies
  • ACCA qualified

Joel Bullivant



  • Three years’ experience in EY’s
    Assurance practice, working with
    clients in the FMCG and retail
  • Experience spanning from large
    cap UK and US listed groups to
    mid-sized Private Equity owned
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant

Jamie Constable

Investment Advisor


  • Founder of Rcapital and serial entrepreneur
  • Multi award-winning investor, including the IFT’s Investor of the Year
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Certified Accountants and advisor to the Flight & Partners Recovery Fund launched by Lord Flight in 2008
  • Advisor to and investor in Quilam Capital, Blazehill Capital and numerous direct investments in UK companies

Alex John

Investment Advisor


  • Previously Partner at mid-market M&A advisory firm, Arrowpoint Advisory
  • Over 15 years’ experience in M&A and fundraising, and has completed over 70 transactions, including sell-side M&A, buy-side M&A and private equity buyouts
  • Qualified chartered accountant, having begun his career at KPMG

Sophia Phouli



  • Sophia is responsible for the smooth running of Modella Capital events, office management and the administration side of the business
  • Prior to joining Modella Capital, Sophia enjoyed a career in events management as an event manager and account executive
  • Sophia has a BA (Hons) degree from the Academy of Live and Recorded Arts