Peter Dicks - Chairman
Peter Dicks was a founder director, in 1973, of Abingworth plc, a venture capital company. He is currently a director of a number of quoted and unquoted companies, including Miton UK MicroCap Trust plc, SVM UK Emerging Fund plc and Foresight Solar Fund Limited.
Jeremy Hamer is a chartered accountant who spent 16 years in industry before spending five years as a VCT investment manager. Currently, he is the non-executive chairman of Uvenco plc and a non-executive director of Access Intelligence plc. He is also a qualified executive coach.
Jocelin Harris is a qualified solicitor and runs Durrington Corporation Limited, where he has worked since 1986. Durrington provides management and financial support services to small and developing businesses. He is currently a director of Foresight VCT plc and also a non-executive chairman or director of a number of private companies in the United Kingdom and the USA.
Charlotta Ginman is a chartered accountant with experience in investment banking and the technology and telecoms industry. She is currently a non executive director and audit committee chair for Polar Capital Technology Trust plc, Pacific Assets Trust plc, Motif Bio plc and Keywords Studios plc, and also sits on the board of Consort Medical plc. Given half of her commitments are with investment companies that typically only have four or five meetings a year, and therefore take up less time than a trading company NED role, she has enough time to ensure she remains as effective as needed in each of her roles as well as having spare time to devote to any unforeseen corporate issues that may arise.
Tim Woodcock qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers and Lybrand and subsequently worked as Finance Director for companies including Urban Dining PLC and Capital Management and Investment PLC as well as roles at Punch Taverns PLC and Sun Capital Partners. In 2008 Tim co-founded Oakfield Capital Partners, a private equity firm investing in fast growing UK smaller companies. After investing the first Oakfield Fund in 7 portfolio companies and completing 2 successful exits, Tim left in 2016 to focus on his private business interests. He is currently Director of Jolly Fine Pubs Ltd and Secure Parking and Storage Ltd. He is also an elected Councillor for the London Borough of Richmond Upon Thames.