Richard Wilson is a Non-Executive Director on our board of directors. Mr. Wilson is a private investor in growth stage companies as well as a co-investor with private equity firms. He was previously a Senior Executive at Apax Partners LLP, a leading private equity firm. Joining as an Associate, Mr. Wilson became an Equity Partner, leading the global Tech & Telecoms sector team and serving as a member of the Investment, Exit and Portfolio Review committees.
He has extensive experience in growth capital and buyout investing, ranging from software companies to mobile, fixed line and satellite operators. Other previous appointments include Non-Executive Director of PA Consulting Group; Chairman of the European Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (EVCA) and the Public Affairs Executive (PAE); council member of the British Venture Capital Association. Mr. Wilson holds a degree in Engineering from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from INSEAD.