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Experienced leaders with a demonstrable track record of success

How we work

We work with a strong core team and a network we know and trust

Our core team, led by Nick Friedlos is responsible for all aspects of running the Company and works with our investment professionals and management teams in our investee businesses to deliver the investment strategy in accordance with the decisions and oversight of the Investment Committee and the Board.

The team comprises finance professionals, compliance expertise plus individuals with a background in private equity investment.

The Company appoints non-executive advisory groups (“Advisory Groups”) in respect of the principal sectors in which it makes investments.

These Advisory Groups provide additional sector knowledge and an external perspective in the sectors to which they relate.

OUR TEAM

Five directors, including three
independent non-executives

Non-Executive Chairman

Managing Director

Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director

Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee

Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee

Advisory groups

We have specialists Advisory Groups in each of our three areas of focus, real estate, energy and late stage private equity. These groups comprise a combination of individuals with whom we are working on our investments and third parties with sector expertise. The groups add an additional external perspective and guidance for the Company.

Real estate

Chris Dancer

Property Development – development manager for Cavera, previously joint founder of Voreda.

Steve Dykes

Property Development – development manager for Cavera, previously joint founder of Voreda.

Anthony Wardle

Property Investment – asset manager at George Capital, previously a director of Ashtenne Investments and with Property Fund Management plc.

Ben Young

Property Investment – Founder George Capital LLP, previously with Delancey and British Land.

Private equity

Richard Fidler

Strategic and M&A adviser to private businesses. Has previously worked for Rothschild and Deutsche advising in energy, utilities and TMT sectors.

Keith Holdt

Joint managing Partner Voyager Capital Partners. Previously director at LDC leading the Value Enhancement Team.

Pardip Khroud

Joint managing partner Voyager Capital Partners. Previously investment director Gresham House and prior to that LDC and KPMG.

Chris Wetherhill

Experienced investor in and adviser to private businesses. Chairman of Oakley Capital Investments Ltd. until September 2018.

Energy

Andy Becnel

Experienced energy industry executive and adviser to a number of private projects. Previously CFO of Weatherford International.

Bernard Duroc Danner

Previously CEO Weatherford International and currently consultant, adviser and investor in a number of energy projects around the world.

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