Advisor on strategy optimisation at various stages of business with a focus on the capital raising process. Co-founder of Byron Ventures, an impact focus venture fund, and board director of a regional NFP organisation supporting startups and facilitating angel investment. Previously co-founded Kingsgate Capital, an investment company that delivered an annualised rate of return (IRR) in excess of 40% to investors over a 5 year period, 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).