Established SVGIM and launched Strategic Equity Capital plc and the Strategic Recovery Funds. Former CEO of SVG Advisers (Schroder Ventures London), Chair of Downing Active Management investment committee and a member of the UK Investment Committee at PDFM. Currently NED of JP Morgan Private Equity Plc and an adviser to LDC through Gresham House.
Former Strategic Planning and Corporate Development Director at Paypoint plc. Previously Director of Strategic Investments at SVGIM and a Director within the Corporate Finance department at JPM Cazenove.
Pardip is an Investment Director in the Gresham House Strategic Equity Division and is responsible for sourcing and supporting both public and private equity transactions across a range of sectors.
Pardip has a Bachelors Degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Manchester and qualified as a UK Chartered Accountant with KPMG where she spent time in Audit, Transaction Services and Global Tax Advisory.
Previously Pardip worked at LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group, where Pardip assumed Board positions on uSwitch (Price Comparison Website) and Bluestone (Financial Services). Previous to this Pardip spent five years at Lloyds Banking Group where she worked in the Global Corporate Business Support Unit executing several large restructurings and spent two years directly supporting the Managing Director of Global BSU to manage distressed assets in the UK, US, Ireland, Europe and Australia, which at its peak comprised a portfolio of c£80bn.
Laurence is a part of the Investment Team at Gresham House, working on both public and private equity transactions across a range of sectors for Gresham House Strategic. For the Gresham House Real Assets division, he supports fund-raising and investment activities.
Laurence has a Bachelor’s Degree in Politics with Economics from the University of Warwick. During his studies and previous to joining Gresham House, Laurence interned at Rothschild’s, working on the Mergers and Acquisitions Team in the Industrials sector and Barclays Capital on the Equities trading floor.
Over 25 years experience in Private Wealth and Asset Management. Former CEO and CIO of Schroders Private Bank and was instrumental in driving organic growth in AUM which doubled between 2008 and 2012 from £4.5 to more than £9bn. Prior to Schroder Rupert was Head of UK Wealth Management at Rothschild Asset Management.
Bruce is Chairman of Moneysupermarket.com Group plc. He is also Vice Chairman and Lead Independent Director of Banco Santander S.A. and a Non-Executive Director of Santander UK plc. Until November 2015, he was Chairman of AON UK Ltd. Bruce was previously Managing Partner of 3i Quoted Private Equity and a member of the 3i Group Management Committee and prior to that CEO of Marsh Ltd and President of the European insurance division of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. He worked for JP Morgan in a variety of senior roles in the UK and Asia, including Chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Securities Asia, Senior Credit Officer for JP Morgan Europe and Head of European and Asian Debt Capital Markets.
30 years VC & banking experience. Founded Spark in 1995. Former Investment Committee member at Brandt’s, Credit Suisse, Bank of Montreal and Mitsubishi Finance London. Start-up investor/director of lastminute.com, mergermarket.com, Chairman of Kobalt Music, notonthehighstreet.com, ARC, MAID, amongst others. Investor/director in System C Healthcare, Argonaut Games, World Telecom. Delivered various disposals to trade, P-E, and through IPO. B.Sc.Econ(Hons). NXD Market-Tech.
The team can draw upon the considerable experience
and expertise of the Gresham House plc Advisory Group
Chairman of Serco plc, the Senior Independent Director at William Hill plc, a Non-Executive Director of Willis Group Holdings Limited and Chairman of Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd. He is also a Senior Advisor to Credit Suisse.
Former Chairman of Compass Group plc, Chief Executive of Centrica plc and Chairman of Manchester United plc