We are led by a highly experienced and accomplished team of business people who have been instrumental in shaping the UK business world. They share a passion to help develop entrepreneurship in the UK.
Founder and Chairman
Oliver is the London-based Chairman of Korn Ferry’s Board Services Practice, focusing on chairman, non-executive and executive board appointments, succession management and leadership development. Prior to his current position, he was a Vice Chairman of UBS for 10 years. Oliver began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers, moving into corporate finance with Barings in London and New York.
Co-Founder and Trustee
Dee is senior advisor to Amitis Partners – an international family office – and to the founders of a number of world-leading tech companies. She previously founded two businesses after an early career in executive search.
Andrew was a founder of Cinven, where he spent 21 years as a senior partner. He is chair of the Biotech Growth Trust, former chairman of the British Venture Capital Association, and director of its European equivalent, the EVCA. He is now a senior advisor to the Stonehage Fleming, the largest international family office in EMEA.
Andy is a serial entrepreneur and investor. He co-founded Active Hotels – which became booking.com – and Revoo. He is the former chairman of Toptable and sits on the board of The Train Line and Cambridge Angels. Andy lectures at London Business School and INSEAD.
Joseph is managing director (UK and Nordics) for Keller Group – the world’s largest independent geotechnical contractor. He is a former McKinsey partner and previously spent 10 years at ICI.
Masha is a partner at McKinsey, having joined the firm in 1997. Since 2003, she has worked primarily in healthcare, focusing on hospital transformation, operational improvement, strategy and organisation.
Sam is founder and chief executive of FinnCap, the largest broker for companies listed on AIM and a top five broker for the London Stock Exchange. She remains the only female CEO of a City broking firm.