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Richard GroganNon-Executive Chairman
Richard has over 20 years of venturing experience both in Europe and the USA. He graduated from Harvard College in 1975, Harvard Business School in 1979, and became the director of the US Senate Judiciary Committee. He joined Bain and Company in 1981 and served as a senior partner in their London office.
Richard was a founder of Talisman Management, an investment and management company. Richard started a strategic advisory practice within Talisman, Talisman Advisors, as an adjunct activity in 1991.
Richard is the founder shareholder of the Company and has served as Chief Executive Officer since incorporation.
Richard qualified as a chartered accountant in 1989 and between 1994 and 1996 he ran his own specialist research house, Amber Analysis, which provided a risk management service for UK institutions managing over £100 billion. From 1996 until 1999 he was an equity analyst at Schroders Securities Limited.
Quentin SoltNon-Executive Director
Quentin is a legal consultant and deal mediator, as well as a Member of the Remuneration Committee. Until 2003 Quentin was a senior equity partner at a top London law firm where he specialised in corporate finance transactions.
Quentin is also an adviser to the Investor Relations Society and lectures on corporate venturing at Cranfield University’s highly prestigious MBA course.