About Us

Meet The Team

Working with Harbour Solutions Group

Martin Tonnby

Chief Executive Officer

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Martin is the leader of the Harbour Solutions Group of businesses setting their direction and ambition as well as being responsible for all aspects of the businesses.

From 2004 to 2008, he was a partner at $2bn hedge fund Sagamore Hill and a founding partner of MKM Longboat, a $3bn investment company. Martin was formerly Head of Distressed Credit Research at Deutsche Bank, the leader in the sector, and was Head of European Value Investing at Cargill.


Martin holds a BA in Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Ellora MacPherson

Chief Investment Officer

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Ellora is responsible for the management of Harbour Litigation Funding’s investment and origination activities and a key member of the team that engages with the investors in the Harbour Funds.

Previously,  Harbour’s General Counsel, Ellora now manages Harbour’s Investment Team comprising the investment managers who undertake case sign-up and ensure the best balance of risk and reward through their case management and originators who bring investments to the Investment Committee.


Between 2001 and 2015, Ellora held senior international positions with a FTSE 250 corporate, in FCA regulated business advisory sectors and in the media and fashion retail industries.


Ellora is called to the UK Bar and has an MBA from Bath University School of Management as well as a BSc (Hons) in Banking and International Finance from CASS Business School.

Darrell Porter

Senior Director, Business Development

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Darrell focuses on helping corporates and portfolio managers manage litigation related financial risk.

Darrell has over 25 years’ experience in finance, primarily focused on the development of bespoke risk management and financing solutions for corporate clients.


He has held senior positions at Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank and most recently as a Managing Director within the Risk Solutions Group at Nomura, which was awarded Risk Solutions House of the Year 2018 by Risk Magazine.


Darrell has an MBA from City University Business School and is a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Stuart Hanbury

General Counsel

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Stuart is the senior legal officer in the Harbour group of businesses advising on all matters relating to investment, operational, investor and compliance activities.

Stuart has spent his career working within the private equity and asset management sector. Qualifying with Allen and Overy, Stuart has acted in counsel roles for Baugar Group, Axiom Global and, most recently, with Vision Capital.


Stuart is a graduate of Balliol College, Oxford and of Cranfield School of Management where he completed the Executive Business Programme for In-house Counsel.