John Simpson opts for Enterprise Ventures

Enterprise Ventures, the Northern-based venture capital management company, has appointed John Simpson as finance director and as executive director to the boards of Enterprise Ventures and Enterprise Ventures Group.

Simpson has over 20 years’ experience in managing all aspects of venture capital and private equity, including investment, fund raising and portfolio management.

A chartered accountant, he previously spent 15 years with Murray Johnstone Private Equity as portfolio director and as a member of the executive management team. He has held a number of non-executive director appointments on behalf of institutional investors and client funds and has advised private equity investors and fund investors on due diligence and investment management.

Simpson is a former member of the British Venture Capital Association Hi-tech Committee and the VCT Fund Managers’ Forum.

Marc Barber

Marc Barber

Marc was editor of GrowthBusiness from 2006 to 2010. He specialised in writing about entrepreneurs, private equity and venture capital, mid-market M&A, small caps and high-growth businesses.

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