"Were delighted to welcome Anna to Augusta"
London, 5th August 2019, Augusta, the UK’s largest litigation and dispute funding institution by case volume - today announces the appointment of Anna Malek as Head of HR, based in London. Anna joins from software and services group Editec where, as Global Head of HR, she managed the full range of people related functions.
Anna’s recruitment is the latest addition to Augusta’s management team following the recent arrivals of Proskauer’s Director of Professional Resources Polly Bahl as Chief Operating Officer (COO) and FTI Consulting Managing Director Leor Franks as Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). These hirings reflect Augusta’s growth and investment in professional functions to support the increasing demand for dispute and litigation funding.
Commenting on the appointment, Louis Young, Managing Director at Augusta, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Anna to Augusta. With her broad experience of human resources strategy and tactics, Anna will play a key role around our most important asset, our people, who are critical to this important phase of our growth”.
Anna Malek commented: “I’m excited to become part of the continued expansion of Augusta’s operations, given the potential for the business to grow in the UK and internationally. I’m looking forward to working with Augusta's capable management team and to support the development of a leading player in litigation and dispute funding”.
About Augusta Ventures:
- Established in 2013, Augusta is the largest litigation and dispute funding institution in the UK by # cases with a team of 70 in London and 85 worldwide. Augusta’s scale enables us to make decisions in market-leading timeframes and fund cases of any size.
- Augusta is organised into specialist practice groups: Arbitration, Class Action, Competition, Consumer, Intellectual Property and Litigation, and sectors: Financial Services and Construction & Energy.
- By the end of H12019, Augusta had funded 213 claims with a market-leading win ratio of over 80%.
- Augusta recently announced £25m funding deals with international law firm Pinsent Masons and leading litigation law firm HFW.