Hazel works as a freelance consultant and provides support as Chief Financial Officer to a number of early stage companies. Hazel brings considerable financial experience to the Board, having worked as Chief Financial Officer for a number of years, most recently for a healthcare technology business but also within the property lettings sector and the renewable energy sector. Her experience is largely around fundraising, mergers and acquisitions, and managing company growth. Prior to her roles as CFO, Hazel was Mergers & Acquisitions Director for a consolidator in the insurance broking sector, where she led the acquisition of 30 companies. She also spent 20 years in banking and private equity. Hazel joined The Yard Board in January 2020.