Meet the Investor…Jessica Zoutsos

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Jessica Zoutsos works in BGF’s London office, covering London and the South East

Describe yourself in three words

Older and wiser (than I look)

What was your first job?

My own little company called MystMedia, which built websites for SMEs

Who’s your business hero?

Ruby McGregor-Smith

Name one person who you would like to have dinner with.

Assuming Benedict Cumberbatch was unavailable…Samantha Cameron

Give us one positive prediction for UK entrepreneurs.

There is an enormous amount of will to support entrepreneurship in the UK, from government, investors, corporations and universities, leverage it as much as you can

What’s the best thing about your job?

Meeting and working with inspirational business leaders from all walks of life

What’s the best quality in a leader?

The ability to enable other people to do great things

What’s your favourite music/musician?

Depends on my mood. Generally anything catchy!

What skill would you most like to have?

I’d love to be able to play the piano

What’s your greatest personal achievement?

Rubik’s cube in under two minutes…epic, no?

What deals have you worked on at BGF?

3Sun, Broadband Choices, Flowline, Camino, PTS, Thames Card Technology, Abacus, Workshare

Which word or phrase do you overuse?

‘Sorry’, plus a variety of BGF catchphrases that my husband moans about