Robert Drummond (Chair)
Robert is a former chairman of the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA), bringing to the Board a wealth of experience in venture capital. His former roles include a period as managing director of NatWest Ventures, Grosvenor Venture Managers and as a regional director of 3i.
Sir David Chapman (Deputy Chair)
Sir David's extensive stock-broking and corporate finance experience with Wise Speke, Merrill Lynch and Union Bank Switzerland is combined with a strong background in venture capital.
Richard is a former chairman of the BVCA with more than 20 years' experience of managing private equity funds, investing in unquoted companies and fundraising. He is co founder and executive chairman of August Equity.
Peter has many years' experience in venture capital, including roles at 3i (director and partner of growth capital business) and Endless (niche private equity company specialising in turnarounds) where he serves as chairman.
Alastair qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse in Newcastle, and then co-founded NVM Private Equity, where he was managing director from 1988 to 2008. He has 30 years' experience of managing venture capital funds and is a non-executive director of Northern 2 VCT PLC.
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