Tim Whittard


Tim joined BGF in September 2011 and is based in Birmingham. His main role is to identify and successfully execute investments for the fund. He sits on the board of a number of portfolio companies.

Tim has 15 years’ experience in private company investing and has been involved in or led investments into over 16 businesses. His investment experience was gained initially at Natwest Equity Partners, Gresham Private Equity and then at Sovereign Capital, where he was involved in a number of growth capital and management buyout transactions, across multiple sectors and throughout the UK. Tim began his career at Coopers & Lybrand starting with the Business Services team before moving into Corporate Finance both in the UK and in Continental Europe.

Tim has a BSC (Hons) in Biochemistry and Biotechnology from Birmingham University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant. He is married with two children and lives in Hertfordshire. When he is not working Tim enjoys leisurely cycling, competitive motorsport and clay pigeon shooting.

“At BGF I have the privilege to meet, work with and support many exciting, growing companies and high-quality entrepreneurial management teams and to help them to deliver their vision for the future of their businesses.”


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Phone Number:
Birmingham: 0121 233 8710
Mobile: 07557 923 209
Email Address: tim.whittard@bgf.co.uk