Chris joined BGF in August 2013 and is based in Leeds. His role is to identify and execute investments for BGF, primarily across Yorkshire and the North East of England. As part of his role, Chris retains an active involvement with a number of our portfolio companies.
Prior to joining BGF, Chris spent a number of years at Barclays, working in their acquisition finance team where he provided debt funding to privately owned, listed and PE backed businesses across a wide range of sectors. Chris had earlier gained experience in banking with The Royal Bank of Scotland which he joined as a graduate.
Chris graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2005 with a degree in History.
“It is hugely exciting to be working with some of the brightest entrepreneurs in the UK as they look to grow their businesses through long term, patient equity financing.”
Latest investments/Board positions:
- Total Recycling Services
- Cussins (Board Observer)
- J&B Recycling (Board Observer)
- Moda in Pelle (Board Observer)
- Springfield Healthcare (Board Observer)
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