Dedicated to catalysing growth and innovation through funding, strategy and network. Advisor on business optimisation at various stages of development with a focus on the capital raising process. Co-founder of the business advisory and impact investment house Byron Ventures, board director of a regional NFP organisation supporting startups and facilitating angel investment, NRCF Investment Committee member, and mentor at Sourdough Business Pathways and LEAD.
Previously co-founded Kingsgate Capital, an investment company that delivered an IRR in excess of 40%, and founded the MSSEC Group, managing investments since 2005. Experienced in various asset classes and establishing, developing and exiting a number of businesses over a 20+ year career in the United Kingdom, Australia and the Caribbean. Sectors include Tourism (2002 IRRA Gold Palm Award, 2005 National Geographic Award), Real Estate, Construction and Asset Management in the London Investment Industry (2010 Britain’s Young Business Leader Award).
Also a Course Director at the Professional Association of Diving Instructors, training SCUBA Professionals since 2001 (2019 PADI Silver Course Director Award, 2018 Elite Instructor Award, 2018 Recognition of Excellence). Cert IV in Training and Assessment.