Alex is responsible for managing Nesta’s portfolio of direct investments in early stage UK technology companies, as well as Nesta’s fund of fund investments.

Alex is Senior Investment Director in Nesta’s investment team, with a focus on backing investments that align to the Sustainable Future mission. Alex also manages Nesta’s technology venture investment portfolio.

Alex has worked in venture capital for 20 years making and managing investments into early stage businesses, from seed stage ideas to larger rounds into more established companies (Series A/B). Prior to Nesta, he worked as an investment manager at Foursome Investments, the direct investment vehicle for a high net worth family, which is now called Frog Capital. Alex started his career in the design & marketing industry, working as an account manager for Conran Design Group and others.

Alex is a Board Director for Nesta Investments Symetrica and Crowdfunder as well as holding Observer roles on the Boards of five further portfolio companies including Featurespace.