Our investor members comprise a wide array of experienced practitioners engaged in investment selection and oversight.
Andre is formerly the Global Head of Equity Trading at Deutsche Bank. Andre holds numerous investments and board/advisory positions
Andy is the former Global Sales Director of Diageo, and more recently was CEO of health drinks company Little Miracles. He has extensive experience in both domestic and international sales growth.
Bill is the co-founder of SThree plc, a global IT specialist recruitment company.
Brian is a Founding Partner of Cinven, a leading global private equity firm.
Charlie is formerly a Partner of Candover Investment Partners. He has particular expertise investing in the Financial and Support Services and Leisure sectors.
Chris is a Co-Founder of Exponent Private Equity and is a former Director of 3i plc. Chris has a wealth of investment experience across a number of sectors.
Christophe was the founder of Satellite Ice Belgium, a market leader in the Ice rink rental industry. Christophe is the current founder and CEO of Event Management Organisation, organizer of large public events and Christmas Markets
David is a former Partner of TDR Capital, prior to which he was Global Head of Financial Sponsors at Merrill Lynch.
David is the Founder and former Chief Executive Officer of Astron. David led the company’s sale to RR Donnelley and has extensive experience in Business Process Outsourcing.
David is the former Vice Chairman of Information Services Group. He was previously CEO of Compass Consulting Group and Managing Partner of the Andersen EMEA Audit and Business Advisory business.
Dylan was formerly the Global Head of Equities at ICBC Standard Bank plc and has over 20 years of experience in the investment banking industry.
Gilbert is the Chairman of Castle Private Equity. He is formerly the Chairman of the Baring English Growth Fund and prior to that the Managing Director of Hambro European Ventures (subsequently Duke Street Capital).
Hugh is the Chairman of Phoenix equity partners, a leading UK mid-market private equity firm.
Ian was formerly London senior partner of KPMG and now serves on the boards of Smith and Nephew Plc, Foxtons Plc Urban & Civic Plc and Brunner Investment Trust Plc and the Goodwood Estate
Ian is the co-founder of Dublon Capital. He was a non-executive Director of Meantime Brewery and is formerly of SThree plc
Ian is a former Partner of Candover, prior to which he was a Managing Director at the Bank of Scotland. His investment experience spans multiple industry sectors.
Jamie was formally the founder and CEO of JBW Group an outsourced business process organisation and the founder of Hito a financial services technology company.
Jean-Lou is a former Partner of Silverfleet Capital with extensive experience in a number of industries particularly in Specialty Retail, Leisure and Business Services.
Jim is the former Group Strategy Director of Diageo and has a wealth of experience in the consumer goods sector.
John is the Chairman of Mintel Group and of sporting goods retailer Intersport PSC Holding AG
Julian is a former Managing Director of both JPMorgan Cazenove and Goldman Sachs has a wealth of experience in the financial services sector.
Lindsay is a Founding Partner of HgCapital, where he established the healthcare investment practice and led more than 15 investments across the healthcare value chain.
Lindsay is the former Managing Partner of JPMorgan Partners Europe. He also worked at Cinven, Prudential Venture Managers, and Candover during his career.
Marek is the former Chairman of Candover Investment Partners. He has over 25 years of private equity experience across a variety of industries.
Mark was a Deals Advisory partner and Supervisory Board Chairman at PwC with a focus on the Retail, Consumer and Leisure industries. Previous to this he was a Trading Director at Iceland and Welcome Break and a Strategy partner at Bain
Matthew has founded, managed and sold technology and biotech companies in Australia, the US and the UK and has deep experience in the information security sector.
Nick is the former CFO of Diageo plc. He has a wealth of experience in growing and internationalising businesses in the industrial and consumer sectors.
Norbert is the former Chief Executive Officer of Clondalkin Group. He has extensive experience in high-value added packaging and manufacturing.
Paul is the founder of Safetynet and Netstore plc and has extensive experience in the IT services sector. Paul most recently founded the charity Fredericks Foundation.
Paul is the CEO of 24Haymarket. He previously worked in private equity at The Carlyle Group and CCMP Capital.
Peter is a former Managing Director at Warburgs, Goldman Sachs and Lazard and was Chairman of European Investment Banking at Canaccord. He has over 30 years of advisory experience in a wide variety of sectors.
Richard is a Co-Founder of Exponent Private Equity and is a former Managing Director of 3i plc. Richard has a wealth of investment experience across a number of sectors.
Richard is the former Managing Partner of Sullivan & Cromwell’s London Office where he was head of the European M&A practice and founder of the Private Equity practice.
Richard is a former Partner of Exponent Private Equity and Apax Partners. He has specific investment experience in e-commerce, business and financial services and aviation.
Robert is the former Chairman of M&S plc and is on the UK Government Investments board. Robert has spent over 30 years in investment banking and was previously on the board of The British Land Company plc and 3i plc.
Roger is the former CFO of Mulberry Group plc and has expertise in supply chain management, brands and omni-channel retailing and distribution
Simon is a former Partner of Candover Investment Partners where he had a particular focus on investing in the media sector.
Stuart is the former CEO of Bupa prior to which he was the President of Diageo International.
Sylvia is formerly the Chairman and CEO of IPC Media and was instrumental in the acquisition of IPC by Time Warner. She has extensive experience in the media and publishing industries.
Tom is the former CEO of Intermediate Capital Group plc and is the current Chairman of HgCapital.
Tom is currently COO and CFO of Coalition Development, a leading business intelligence provider. Previous to this, Tom was the Global Chief Operating Officer for JP Morgan’s Fixed Income business.