CapitalStackers Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN:722549). Registered in England (Co. No. 7361691). Investment through CapitalStackers involves lending to property developers and investors. Your capital is at risk. Investments through this and other crowdfunding platforms are not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. To read more about risks, click here.

Our People

CapitalStackers brings together a small, highly experienced team from a range of backgrounds including financial services, property and construction. The background of our people gives us a broad knowledge base of the property sector, so we can take a well-rounded view of every proposal.

Our Board of Directors combines a mix of financial, technical, creative, commercial and management expertise allowing us to give unparalleled support to borrowers and investors alike.

Who’s behind CapitalStackers?


  • Nigel Bennett FCA, Chairman is a qualified accountant who has worked advising businesses at a board level for over 25 years. As Managing Director of Hallidays Ltd, a multiple award winning accountancy practice, he has considerable commercial and financial experience and has contributed to the success of a wide range of businesses.

  • Steve Robson ACIB, Managing Director and founder of CapitalStackers, has worked in property finance for almost 30 years and has a broad and deep understanding of development and investment lending. He is also the founder director of pi-FRAME Ltd, a property risk analysis software house and a non-executive director of property development and construction companies.

  • Lida Weng M.Sc., MBCS, Technical Director is primarily responsible for the creation, maintenance and further development of the CapitalStackers platform. His computing degrees were gained in China and at Warwick University. After gaining extensive experience in industry, he set up his own software consultancy a few years ago.

  • Val Wain FCCA, Finance Director is also a director of Hallidays and handles the ongoing financial management for each company. Her multi-faceted knowledge of regulatory issues makes her a considerable asset when dealing with FCA matters. Her main role is overseeing client account compliance and the relationship with Capitalstackers Trustees Ltd.

  • Tony Goldrick BA, ACIB, Director has spent his career in banking, the last 20 years of which specialising in property lending. He is skilled in loan risk assessment and loan performance monitoring, bringing huge property sector experience to the business, along with an impressive list of professional contacts.

  • Philip Eagle FCA, CTA, TEP, Director is a qualified Chartered Accountant, member of the Institute of Tax and also a director of Hallidays.  He has specialised in corporate and personal taxation for 25 years, which are great skill sets to have at board level in a business of this nature.

  • Sylvia Bowden BSc (Hons), MRICS, Director is a qualified surveyor and has worked in real estate for 36 years in a career spanning fund management, property development, construction, agency and property finance. Latterly, she has led real estate structured lending teams at Barclays and Clydesdale and brings to the team a breadth of experience, risk assessment and risk management skills.