Investment Team 2017-03-13T10:04:40+00:00

Investment Team

Tony Dalwood

CEO of Gresham House and Chair of the Investment Committee.  Prior to Gresham House he established SVGIM and launched Strategic Equity Capital plc and the Strategic Recovery Funds.  Tony is the former CEO of SVG Advisers (Schroder Ventures London), former chair of Downing Active Management Investment Committee and a former member of the UK Investment Committee at PDFM.  Currently non-executive director of JP Morgan Private Equity Plc (JPEL).

Graham Bird

Graham leads the Strategic Equity division of  Gresham House Asset Management Ltd (GHAM). He was previously Director of Strategic Investments at SVGIM having helped launch the Strategic Public Equity strategy with Tony Dalwood.  Graham has considerable experience as a fund manager and an adviser to quoted companies having previously been a Director within the corporate finance department at JP Morgan Cazenove.  More recently Graham held senior positions in industry at Paypoint plc including Strategic Planning and Corporate Development Director and PayByPhone President & executive Chairman managing a growing technology business

Nick Friedlos

Nick joined the GHAM team in August 2016, having previously joined  LMS in 2012 to oversee the realisation strategy and was instrumental in structuring the Company’s new arrangements with GHAM. Nick is a Chartered Accountant by training and was a partner at PriceWaterhouseCoopers. For the last 20 years Nick has worked as a consultant to and as CFO and CEO in alternative asset investment businesses including real estate, private equity and renewable energy

Tony Sweet

Tony joined the GHAM team in August 2016 having previously joined LMS Capital in April 2006 as Chief Financial Officer. In addition to his finance responsibilities, he participates actively in investment activities, particularly supporting portfolio companies in formulating strategic plans and funding requirements.  Prior to joining the Company, he was the CFO of Systems Union Group plc, an AIM-quoted international software business, where he was responsible for the group finance function and was also involved in a number of cross-border acquisitions. Before that, Tony was a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he gained experience of a variety of sectors and geographies.

Pardip Khroud

Pardip is Investment Director at Gresham House. She has 13 years experience in audit, private equity transactions and global tax restructuring at KPMG, as a Senior Manager at Lloyds Banking Group and most recently as an Investment Manager at Lloyds Development Capital (LDC) where she managed numerous investments and was also appointed to the Board of portfolio companies uSwitch and Bluestone.

Laurence Hulse

Laurence joined Gresham House after graduating in Politics and Political Economy from Warwick University.  He supports the investment team with quantitative analysis and due diligence.  Prior to Gresham House he interned with the M&A team at Rothschild and on the Equities trading floor at Barclays Capital.

Investment Committee

Tony Dalwood

(Chairman)

CEO of Gresham House and Chair of the Investment Committee.  Prior to Gresham House he established SVGIM and launched Strategic Equity Capital plc and the Strategic Recovery Funds.  Tony is the former CEO of SVG Advisers (Schroder Ventures London), former chair of Downing Active Management Investment Committee and a former member of the UK Investment Committee at PDFM.  Currently non-executive director of JP Morgan Private Equity Plc (JPEL).

Graham Bird

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Graham leads the Strategic Equity division of  Gresham House Asset Management Ltd (GHAM). He was previously Director of Strategic Investments at SVGIM having helped launch the Strategic Public Equity strategy with Tony Dalwood.  Graham has considerable experience as a fund manager and an adviser to quoted companies having previously been a Director within the corporate finance department at JP Morgan Cazenove.  More recently Graham held senior positions in industry at Paypoint plc including Strategic Planning and Corporate Development Director and PayByPhone President & executive Chairman managing a growing technology business

Tim Farazmand

Tim has a strong background in UK mid-market Private Equity with over 30 years in the industry working with a broad variety of companies such as LDC, 3i, RBS PE and Catalyst Fund Management during that time.  Most recently Tim was a MD at LDC, the private equity subsidiary of Lloyds Bank plc.

Robert Rayne

Robbie has expertise in a wide range of sectors including real estate, media, consumer, technology and energy. He established LMS Capital’s investment activities in the early 1980s as Investment Director and later Managing Director and Chief Executive of London Merchant Securities..

Robbie is Non-Executive Chairman of Derwent London plc. and Chairman of Weatherford International plc as well as a number of charitable trusts and foundations.