Paul Ress

Managing Director
Paul Ress founded Right Capital in 2012 to help bring liquidity to owners of high value assets through innovative financial products with an initial focus on the fine art sector which is particularly poorly served by the banking community. He is an internet entrepreneur who founded DigitalPeople, an internet software developer in 1995, raised three rounds of venture capital, and eventually transformed the company into the Internet Applications Group which was sold in 2005 along with it’s PeopleCube product to a US corporation that adopted the name. He is particularly interested in the application of technology in the development of next generation financial products and has a post-graduate degree in Mathematical Statistics from the University of Cape Town. Paul is a member of PAIAM.

Eleni Markopoulioti

Client and Business Development Director
Eleni joined Right Capital early on in 2012 realising its potential to define the financial services sector for the art market. She focuses on developing new art dealer and collector clients while also working on the overall business strategy. She heads the Art as an Alternative Investment course and also lectures on the MA in Art Business at Sotheby’s Institute of Art. Previously, she worked as the Communications Director of the innovative e-commerce art company Fabulous Noble and also handled the PR strategies for contemporary London artists. She has an MA in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art with a specialisation in art market research and an MA in History of Art from UCL. She holds a BA in History of Art from the University of Warwick. Eleni is a member of PAIAM.