• Peter Dunphy

Peter worked in financial and business services internationally before joining Gizmo in 2012. He has extensive experience of corporate finance and managing funding processes and has successfully concluded a number of private equity and sophisticated private individual investments. He was CEO of a highly successful global business services company and has worked as a Management Consultant for an international firm working in the creative and digital media sectors. For Gizmo he is responsible for finance, financial management and investor relations. He is also a member of the Council of the Corporation of the City of London where he is the Chairman of the Licensing Committee.


  • Charlotte Arden

Executive Producer Charlotte Arden has extensive marketing, events management and film making experience which includes casting, publicity, fundraising and investor relations. She has successfully produced a number of feature length documentaries including ‘War of Words’ and feature films including ‘Mad to be Normal’ with David Tennant & Elisabeth Moss and ‘Funny Cow’ with Maxine Peake, Stephen Graham & Paddy Considine.


  • Gene Echols

Gene is Gizmo Films’ technology, data and marketing partner. He has a consulting architect and services background in manufacturing, retail, media, utilities, government and financial services. He has more than 25 years’experience working with Microsoft, IBM and Fujitsu across the US, UK and Asia Pacific, as a Chief Technologist and Principal Consultant. He has a strong focus on innovation & disruption, cloud strategy, online and technical architectures, data design, development and mobile technology. He is based in Connecticut in the United States.


  • Paul Betts

Paul is Gizmo’s Independent Financial Adviser and has worked in Financial services for over 20 years. After starting his career as a Trainee Financial consultant and progressing up to Area Manager Paul decided to become an Independent Financial Adviser and has worked for major advisory companies in London where he moved in 1996. Paul advises on Mortgages, Protection, Pensions and Investments. In 2017 Paul made the move to start Assure Wealth Management Ltd and became an Appointed Representative of Manning and Company. Offering a fresh approach to looking at financial planning needs. Paul offers full and comprehensive advice, or alternatively can focus on a specific area of need, depending on individual requirements Out of the office Paul enjoys spending time with his family, friends and very often seen out on the local golf courses.