The North East Finance team comprises highly experienced people who have been involved in building, investing in and developing successful innovative businesses.
Our people have expertise in regulatory, legal and tax issues that help to shape the investment industry, as well as a deep understanding of the various European and UK government rules and regulations. The team has a wide range of contacts with venture capital firms and investors across the UK and internationally.
Andrew Mitchell - Chief Executive
Andrew was educated at Oxford and INSEAD. Following an early career in the oil industry, investment banking and management consultancy, he founded and ran his own business for almost 10 years. More recently, he was an executive director and shareholder in one of the UK's most successful university spin-out companies, which was sold in 1997 to a large US corporation.
He also established a £25m venture capital fund - targeted at early stage technology businesses - and has served as a non-executive director for a number of high growth companies. For five years, until 2008 he was chief executive of VC business development company NStar.
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