Keith is the Chairman of BGF portfolio company Cennox.
He is also currently Chairman of a number of VC backed businesses; having sold his own VC backed Engineering Group in 1996. These appointments include Viscose Holdings Ltd, and Frontglass Ltd
He has Chaired over 20 companies since 1996, in Manufacturing, Telecoms, Healthcare, Construction Services, Electronics, Management Consulting, and Internet Hosting/Services, with turnovers ranging from £2m to £230m. He has also worked with a number of UK private equity and venture capital firms.
BGF portfolio company: Cennox
Mark has a portfolio of business interests, leading or advising a wide range of companies across multiple sectors. As both the founder and Chairman of Bluesky, an award winning transformation business, he holds extensive situational experience in improving business performance and stakeholder value.
Mike is Chairman of BGF portfolio company Cussins Limited.
Mike runs his own property development consultancy, and is also currently Chairman of Skipton Properties Limited and a Trustee of Dementia UK.
Previously he was CEO of a FTSE 250 company, and has held a portfolio of Director and Chairman positions within the private, public and private equity sectors.
BGF portfolio company: Cussins
Mike is Chairman of BGF portfolio company VTL Group.
He is also currently Chairman of the Board of SMMT Industry Forum Limited (the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders’ Industry Forum), Non-Executive Director of TT Electronics plc and a non-executive Director of ACAL Energy Ltd. Awarded a CBE in 2004 for services to the automotive and engineering industries in the UK. Previously held senior executive roles with companies including Caterpillar Inc, Perkins Engines Company Limited and Tenneco Inc.
BGF portfolio company: VTL Group
Paul has spent much of his working life in 3 large businesses: Westland Helicopters, Loctite UK and the US-based ITW Inc.
Initially, Paul gained a strong technical foundation. In Loctite, he progressed through a series of commercial roles before moving into general management. Paul’s scope and responsibility grew rapidly in ITW from a UK subsidiary to a group of 14 businesses Europe, North America, South America, Asia Pacific and Russia.
Paul has consistently delivered profitable growth. He’s led acquisitions, start-ups, major growth initiatives, capital investment programmes, product and brand development as well as business restructure.
Paul is now involved in a number of businesses, either as an advisor or an investor. His advisory work ranges from non-exec roles to working alongside the senior team on specific projects – mostly related to business growth. He is a Director of Walker Morris LLP and gained an MBA from the International Management Centres Association in 2001.
BGF portfolio company: Molecular Products Group