Oliver Hemsley

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Oliver Hemsley is the CEO and founder of institutional stockbrokers and corporate advisors Numis Corporation.


In 1990 Hemsley founded Hemsley & Co Securities, the business was sold in March 2000 meaning Hemsley could concentrated solely on Numis Corporation.[1]

Letter to the Telegraph

On 1 April 2015 Hemsley was one of 103 business leaders who wrote to the Telegraph praising the British Conservative Party's economic policies and claiming a Labour government would 'threaten jobs and deter investment' in the UK.[2]

Political donations

Recorded by the Electoral Commission:[3]

Date Name of donor Amount Donated to Subsidiary (parties only)
13/03/2008 Oliver Hemsley £5,000.00 Boris Johnson MP
07/07/2008 Oliver A Hemsley £25,000.00 Conservative Party Central Party
27/02/2010 Oliver A Hemsley £50,000.00 Conservative Party Central Party



  1. Miles Costello Business big shot: Oliver Hemsley Times', 3 May 2012, accessed 2 April 2015.
  2. Peter Dominiczak, 100 business chiefs: Labour threatens Britain's recovery, Telegraph, 2 April 2015.
  3. Electoral Commission, Donation Search, accessed 2 April 2015.
  4. Numis Directors, accessed 2 April 2015.