London Team

In creating and shaping Augusta we have looked to some of the industry’s top experts to provide their invaluable expertise.

David Cheyne


David has 40 years of deal making experience from his time with Linklaters LLP, where he was most recently the firm’s Senior Partner, and prior to that, Global Head of the firm’s Corporate Department. Throughout his career David has played a central role in a wide range of corporate transactions incorporating M&A, joint ventures, flotations and general corporate finance. For more than 10 years he was jointly ranked as the UK’s highest-rated M&A lawyer according to the Chambers UK Directory. In September 2011 David was awarded City A.M.’s Lawyer of the Year award.

Boris Mavra


Boris Mavra is the founder and Managing Director of Riskpoint. Prior to Riskpoint, Boris worked in the financial sector as a quantitative analyst for Arthur Andersen and derivatives risk manager for Credit Agricole / Lazard Bank. As a risk-consultant he continued working in quantitative finance in a variety of projects and roles including reinsurance analysis, hedge funds and derivative pricing. He has an extensive knowledge of financial IT systems and technologies. Boris has a BSc in Mathematics from Imperial College, London and a PhD in Mathematics from Oxford University.