About Us

ETF Stream is the leading media brand for everything ETF-related in Europe. Through our website, publications and events, we ensure all ETF industry participants stay up-to-date and informed on the latest trends in the space.

Our team of dedicated journalists cover the latest news, provide expert analysis and share informed opinions on a range of issues across the ETF ecosystem. We are also dedicated to educating all investors while informing wealth and institutional managers through our events, guides, features, analysis and data tools.

Alongside our sister media brand, AltFi (www.altfi.com), which serves the alternative finance and fintech communities, we are making the most exciting parts of the investment industry more transparent and accessible to an increasingly wider audience.

Read ETF Stream’s editorial policy here.

The Team

Sam Ridley, Managing Director

Sam is the Managing Director of ETF Stream, and joined in September 2018. His primary responsibility is to oversee the company’s strategic objectives, and to develop and grow the services that ETF Stream offers to its clients and readers. Prior to joining ETF Stream, he was responsible for the business development and client engagement across Europe, for the Institutional Forums team at Markets Group. Prior to this Sam was the Commercial Manager for Perspective Publishing, covering Pensions Age, European Pensions and Charity Times.

Phone: +44 (0)203 9220871

Email: sam.ridley@etfstream.com

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Manny Sehmi, Business Development Executive

Manny is part of the business development team at ETF Stream. He helps manage client relationships and ensures their KPIs are met through ETF Stream’s services. In his spare time, he enjoys watching football and UFC.

Phone: ‪+44 (0) 20 3321 5246‬

Email: manmeet.sehmi@etfstream.com

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Tom Eckett, Editor

Tom is editor of ETF Stream. He joined ETF Stream as a senior writer in March 2019 before being appointed deputy editor in January 2020 and subsequently editor in March 2021. He started his career at Investment Week in August 2016 as an asset management correspondent covering ETFs. Outside the office, he is a big boxing, football and cricket fan and can be found most weekends at Victory Road supporting Leiston FC.

Phone: +44 (0)208 6115963

Email: tom.eckett@etfstream.com

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Theo Andrew, Senior Reporter

Theo joined ETF Stream as a senior reporter in September 2021. He has over four years of investment writing experience spanning pensions and retail investments, most recently at Citywire where he was a senior reporter covering environmental, social and governance investing.

Phone: +44 (0) 2039220874

Email: theo.andrew@etfstream.com

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Jamie Gordon, Reporter

Jamie started at ETF Stream as a reporter in January 2021. Previously, he was a senior journalist at the UK Investor Magazine, Investment Observer, UK Startup Magazine and UK Property Journal. He holds an undergraduate degree in politics and international relations, and a postgraduate degree in ethics. His interests include hiking, pubs, and David Hume.

Phone: +44 (0) 2080780319

Email: jamie.gordon@etfstream.com

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Sophy Moyes, Head of Marketing

Sophy is head of marketing at ETF Stream. She joined as audience development and marketing events manager in June 2019, before becoming head of marketing in February 2020. She now works across both ETF Stream and sister company AltFi. Having worked in various industries in the events space, she continues to grow our marketing and events strategy across both brands. 

Phone: +44 (0) 20 3922 0877

Email: sophy.moyes@etfstream.com

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Yasser Jamil, Digital Marketing Manager

Yasser is the Digital Marketing Manager at ETF Stream & AltFi. He has previously worked in the Enterprise Tech Publishing industry. He brings his content and digital marketing experience to further grow the company. He also holds a master’s degree in Strategic Marketing. In his spare time, he enjoys watching cricket and listening to metal.

Phone: +44 (0) 20 3922 0873

Email: yasser.jamil@etfstream.com

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Carla Andrei, Head of Events

Carla is head of events at AltFi and ETF Stream. Previously she studied business administration, marketing & public relations in Romania and worked in finance for several multinational companies including Hewlett Packard and Honeywell.

After moving to London she discovered her passion for planning and logistics which led to several years of experience in organising self-development events. She now has the perfect balance mixing her financial background with events and marketing.

Phone: +44 (0) 2080780317

Email: carla.andrei@etfstream.com

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Lea Pastot, Events Manager

Lea is the events manager at AltFi and ETF Stream. She previously worked 3.5 years in Geneva, Switzerland, as director of operations for a venue finding company. Before that, she worked for several creative events agencies in London. In 2015, Lea was awarded a master’s degree in Conference and Events Management from the University of Westminster. Lea gained a wealth of knowledge and diversity from her previous positions, and always aims to find innovative solutions to create successful events.


Email: lea.pastot@etfstream.com

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Karolina Bzikot, Marketing & Events Coordinator

Karolina joined ETF Stream as a Marketing & Events Coordinator in February 2020. She previously worked at Advance HE, a training and development provider for higher education institutions. In her spare time she enjoys cooking and going to the gym.

Phone: +44 (0) 20 8148 3111

Email: Karolina.Bzikot@etfstream.com

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Afzal Miah, Lead Graphic Designer

Afzal Miah is a Lead Graphic Designer for ETF Stream and AltFi. He’s an experienced designer having worked at many roles within various types of organisations. He enjoys taking complex problems as a challenge and turning them into minimal and engaging designs. If you don’t find him designing, then you’ll be sure to find him traveling with a camera by his side.

Phone: 02080780950

Email: afzal.miah@etfstream.com

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David Stevenson, Columnist

David trained as a quantative economist before moving into financial journalism where he has written about investing and finance for many years. David is the chairman of ETF Stream and columnist for the Financial Times (the Adventurous Investor), Investment Week and Money Week. David is an experienced media entrepreneur (he’s set up a number of online media companies focused on online TV and viral videos) and investment expert of retail repute.



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