Our Team

Global Team. World Class Results.

Director of the University of Southampton Science Park, and Cantina Goccia.
Former director of Redlux and ex-CEO of Xyratex, sold in 2014 for $374 million.

Steve Barber

Co-Founder and former CEO of Blue Prism – leading from a 2-person start-up to an £1bn+ category creating plc.

Alastair Bathgate

Senior Sales Executive at FIS and former Director at RegTech21. Created Impendium Systems in 2005, acquired by Deutsche Borse in 2014.

Stuart Clark

Executive Coach, Board Director and Investor at IESQUARED Ltd., Non-Executive Director at UoE Knowledge Gateway, Co-Founder and Chair of Global iLabs. Former CxO at BT.​

Paul Excell

DIRECTOR

Partner at the Gorilla Factory, Chairman at Veeqo, Scoro, Blackcurve and SHE Software. Former CEO at LANSA, a B2B software with 8000 customers in 65 countries.​

Martin Fincham

Chairman at ActiveOps and Avvio, Non-Executive Director at Capsticks Solicitors. Held senior leadership positions at IBM, HP and EDS.​

Sean Finnan

Co-Founder of leading communications and PR agency Brands2Life representing over 50 technology companies. Former Managing Director at Hill+Knowlton.​

Giles Fraser

Chairman of Board at Fairlsail. Former Chairman of Salesforce.com EMEA, former VP at Siebel and Oracle.​

Dr Steve Garnett

Non-Executive Director at IMMJ Systems and InfoShare, Board Advisor at IonaTech. Former CEO at CGI UK.​

Tim Gregory

Chairman of the Scaleup Institute and Arctic Shores, Board Member at Orbus Software and E-Days, Non-Executive Director at Unit 4. Former CEO at Fairsail, sold to Sage in 2017 for £110 million.​

Adam Hale

Chairman Of TechMarketView, former Director of Allianz Technology Trust and Regents Partners.

Richard Holway

Founder and former CEO of Kashflow and Staffology, both sold to IRIS Software in 2013 and 2021. Founder of Supdate acquired by Crowdcube in 2018. Co-Founder of Code 4000 and Patron at The Prince's Trust.​

Duane Jackson

Executive Chairman at Cylynt, Former CEO of Irdeto, a Dutch B2B technology media software supplier, and Conga Ltd.​

Graham Kill

Partner at Amadeus Capital, Non-Executive Director at Brytlyt, DirectID, XZY Reality and Kingsbury Ventures. Leader of Software and Internet at 3i, Former Chair of Accumuli exited for £63 million in 2015.​

Nick Kingsbury

Chairman of FISCAL Technologies, Managing Director at IFS Former Executive at Sage, Avaya and Oracle.​

Alan Laing

Director of Porchester Associates, former VP at Oracle. FCA with 30 years of experience in every continent.​

Graeme Mair

Co-founder and Managing Partner of Silverpeak and Chairman of Worksmart. Former MD Cobalt Corporate Finance and Corporate Capital Structures.​

Paddy MccGwire

Co-Founder and Managing Partner of TechMarketView. Former Board Member of TechUK and former Partner at Arete Research.

Anthony Miller

Chairman of ActiveNav, former Chairman of Avvio and ActiveOps. Founder of Staffware, sold for $200 million. Investor of software companies, including Opta Sports.​

John O'Connell

CHAIRMAN

Director at Conscient, former CRO and CMO at RealVNC, former CCO at Avanti Comms. 20 years Senior Global Marketing and Sales leadership experience in organisations large and small.​

Craig Penfold

Award winning FinTech entrepreneur and experienced Insurance executive. Founder and ex CEO of Fresh sold to the Vantage Group in May 2018.​

Lisa Powis

HEAD OF INSURTECH

Qualified chartered accountant, author, mentor. Founder of Smith & Williamson’s Entrepreneurial Services Group. Listed in the top 50 movers and shakers in the financial world by Economia.​

Guy Rigby

Director at Bonforth, former CFO at Loot, former Finance Director at Staffware and Filanet. Co-Founder of Imagesolve, successfully sold in trade deal.​

David Rose

FINANCE DIRECTOR

Director at Alternative Capital Advisors. 15 years in global Financial Services, raising funds and tax advisor. 3 Masters in Business Admin, Tax Law and Civil.​

Natascha Scholten

Barrister-At-Law with Investment Banking/M&A experience, successfully executed over 25 deals worth in excess of $90bn. Former VP at MBU Capital and former Strategy Advisor at Accenture.​

Shaun Scoon

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - INVESTMENT

Marketing and Journalism honours graduate with a track record of successful delivery of growth campaigns and digital content generation.​

Barbara Sike

MARKETING & BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EXECUTIVE

CEO of Inchcape, Non-Executive Director at Agilisys and BiTC. Advisor to the Valuable 500, former VP and CEO at Fujitsu, MD at Unysys and Director at Hewlett-Packard and Compaq.​

Duncan Tait

Founder of Thorp & Partners, Founder Member Firm at Tinzon Group. Partner at The Curzon Partnership. 30 years of experience providing senior executive search to founders, investors and boards.​

Malcolm Thorp

Founder of Tobin Ventures, Chairman at EdgeConnex, Audioboom, and multiple other businesses. Philanthropist, technology Pioneer and author. Former CEO of Telecity, took from £6m- £1.5 billion.​

Michael Tobin

Chairman at Six by Nico, VRTuoso, RightIndem, PlayMob and multiple other businesses, Managing Partner at Ningen. Involved in £600m+ exits and £150m+ fundraising in last 10 years.​

Rob Wirszycz

Director at Kimmeridge Consulting, former Board Member Staffware plc and former VP Technology at Tibco Software Inc.​

Paul Young

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