John Simpson

Finance Director

John joined Enterprise Ventures as Finance Director and Compliance Officer in 2006 where he is responsible for all of the financial aspects of the business.

A Chartered Accountant, he spent eleven years with Murray Johnstone Private Equity, followed by four years with Aberdeen Murray Johnstone Private Equity as Portfolio Director and a member of the Executive Management team. He has 30 years’ experience in managing all aspects of private equity as an investor, portfolio director and in fundraising.

John has held a number of Non-Executive Director appointments on behalf of institutional investors and client funds and has advised private equity investors and fund investors, in the private and public sectors, in the UK and overseas, on due diligence and investment management. He is a former member of the British Venture Capital Association Hi-tech Committee and the VCT Fund Managers’ Forum