Our People

An expert team who deliver exceptional returns

The Leadership Team at MAIV


Nicolas Taggart

Founder & CEO

Nicolas qualified from Queens University with an MSc in Construction and Project Management, his experience lies in real-estate development, overseeing the completion over 600 homes across England and N.I,  and delivering successful returns for investors of the projects involved. This experience, coupled with a passion for blockchain technology led Nicolas to the vision for MAIV – to make high-yield, secure investment vehicles accessible to all.

Sáne Stewart


Sáne gradauated from University of Ulster with a MSc in Management & Corporate governance.  Sáne had a 10 year career in technology consulting for a Big 4 consulting practice working with many large government and financial institutions across UK and Europe.  Sáne has a huge passion for digital technologies and start up enterprises – he is the founder and director of two separate start up businesses across the industries of hospitality and construction.  He is passionate and confident about MAIVs vision and ambition to disrupt the RE funding landscape through the power of blockchain technologies.

Alan Graham

Construction Analyst

Alan brings over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry gaining experience as a Site Engineer, Site Manager and Contracts Manager in previous roles. He is a Graduate of Queen’s University Belfast with a Degree in Civil Engineering and subsequently completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Construction Law and Contract Administration at Trinity Dublin. Alan has proven experience in the delivery of a wide variety of construction projects including industrial, commercial, residential, leisure and educational facilities. Alan is responsible for overseeing the construction management teams to ensure that projects are delivered on programme, safely, within budget and to the highest possible standards of workmanship.

Ryan Duffy

Commercial Analyst

Ryan qualified with a BSc degree in Quantity Surveying with a 1st class honours degree from Liverpool John Moores University. Subsequently he obtained a Master of Laws qualification in Construction Law and Adjudication from Robert Gordon University. Ryan’s role includes: Producing detailed costings for use in site appraisals; Certifying and costing work completed; Liaison with independent monitoring surveyors; and, oversight and control of the financial outcomes of projects.
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Pranav Agarwal


Head of Capital at Foundership Ventures. Former CFO at Essar (New Trinity Coal Inc.) and 14+ years ​of ​experience in M&A, business operations. Pranav is refining and executing MAIV’s strategy for expansion throughout the UK, UAE and India.
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Mona Tiesler


Experienced in strategy consulting, venture building/growth. Co-founded and led companies in Fintech, Edtech, and Foodtech. Mentors at leading accelerators – Brinc’s ZKAdvancer & Consensys Fellowship. Part of the Entrepreneurship Network at Oxford University. Mona holds a professional certificate in Distributed Ledger Technology and multiple certifications in Financial Services. 

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Andy is an experienced web3 advisor with a passion for driving innovation and growth in the blockchain industry. With over 6 years of experience, Andy has advised numerous startups and established companies on their web3 strategies, helping them navigate the complex world of decentralized technologies. As a thought leader in the web3 space, Andy is committed to staying up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies, and is always looking for new and exciting opportunities to help shape the future of the blockchain industry.

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Community Manager

Zeus has been in the web 3 space for over 4 years now. Zeus brings experience in advising, social media management & community management. Passionate about Web 3 he thrives off of helping others. Having experience in over 10 Web 3 projects he brings his passion, drive and enthusiasm to the Maiv team, spreading the knowledge and understanding of MAIV throughout the wider Web 3 community.

We partner with the best

PixelPlex is an award-winning custom software development company with a proven track record, a mix of broad technology expertise, innovative business culture and over 100 talented developers. Founded in 2007, PixelPlex has delivered over 300 projects in Blockchain, AR/VR, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, Mobile, Game and Custom Software Development with over $500 billion successfully readied through products.
Luna PR is a multiple award winning, global marketing and PR agency focusing fintech, space tech, emerging tech, medtech, e-sports and green tech. They work with businesses to bring the right exposure to their brand, increase awareness and reputation in markets worldwide.
Foundership is an emerging tech accelerator & fund that specializes in supporting early stage web3 projects. Foundership has an extensive global network of coaches, ecosystem partners & investors that back the project in their programs.