Lorna Tilbian has been Chairman of Dowgate Capital since January 2019. Lorna was formerly an Executive PLC Director (2005-2018) and Head of Media (2001-2018) at Numis Corporation PLC. After a distinguished career as a No. 1 ranked Media analyst by Institutional Investor and Extel from 1987-2012, Lorna headed the Numis Media Investment Banking franchise from 2012 until her retirement from Numis in 2018. Lorna is a founder of Numis after acquiring a stake in the newly launched broker in 2001 following a career at Sheppards (1984-1988), SG Warburg (Director, 1988-1995) and WestLB Panmure (Executive Director, 1995-2001). Lorna sits on the Advisory Board of TechNation's Future Fifty programme and also serves on the boards of Rightmove Plc, Finsbury Growth & Income Trust Plc and ProVen VCT Plc.