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alex leigh

Alex Leigh

Technology ventures team

Alex is an investment executive in the technology venture investments team.

Alun Lister

Alun Lister

Business development

Alun manages in-bound enquiries for business finance.  

Alun Thomas

Alun Thomas

New investments team

Alun is the new investment regional manager for west Wales.

alwyn thomas

Alwyn Thomas

Property development team

Alwyn is a property development executive based in our West Wales office.

Amy Carpenter

Amy Carpenter

Equity portfolio team

Amy provides admin support to our equity portfolio team.  

Anna Bowen

Anna Bowen

Micro loans team

Anna is an investment executive in our micro loans team. She works across north Wales.

Ashley Jones

Ashley Jones

New investments team

Ashley is an assistant investment executive in the new investments team.

Bethan Cousins

Bethan Cousins

New investments team

Bethan is a deputy fund manager in our new investments team. 

Beverley Downes

Beverley Downes

Management team

Beverley leads our communications and marketing, ICT and facilities teams here at the Development Bank of Wales.

Carl Griffiths

Carl Griffiths

Technology ventures team

Carl manages our Wales Technology Seed Fund.  

carol bell

Carol Bell

Board of directors

An experienced industrialist and financier, Carol started her career in the oil and gas industry before moving into banking.

Carol Hall

Carol Hall

Angels Invest Wales

Carol is our Angels Invest Wales regional manager in south east Wales.

Caroline Devereux

Caroline Devereux

Angels Invest Wales

Caroline provides administrative support to our Angels Invest Wales team.

Cenydd-Rowlands

Cenydd Rowlands

Property development team

Cenydd manages our property fund and team. 

chris dhenin

Chris Dhenin

New investments team

Chris is an investment executive in the new investments team. 

chris griffiths

Chris Griffiths

New investments team

Chris manages our new investments team.

Chris Hayward

Chris Hayward

New investments team

Chris is an investment executive in north Wales.    

Claire Sedgwick

Claire Sedgwick

Property development team

Based in St. Asaph, Claire works with developers and contractors across north and mid-Wales.

Colin Lucas

Colin Lucas

Angels Invest Wales

Colin is our Angels Invest Wales regional investment manager in south west Wales.

Dave Perez

Dave Perez

Loan portfolio team

Dave is a senior portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team. 

David Knight

David Knight

Micro loans team

David is an investment executive in the micro loans team.

David Roberts

David Roberts

Loan portfolio team

David is a portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team. 

David Staziker

David Staziker

Board of directors,
Management team

David leads the Development Bank of Wales’ internal finance and administration teams.

diane

Diane White

Property development team

Diane is a property development executive in our dedicated property team.

Donna Strohmeyer

Donna Strohmeyer

Loan portfolio team

Donna is a portfolio executive in the portfolio monitoring team.

Duncan Gray

Duncan Gray

Technology ventures team

Duncan is a deputy fund manager in our technology venture investments team.

elise coalter

Elise Coalter

Property development team

Elise is a property development executive based in our Cardiff office. 

Emily Jones

Emily Jones

Technology ventures team

Emily offers admin and operational support to our technology investment executives. 

Emily Wood

Emily Wood

Micro loans team

Emily is an assistant investment executive in our micro loans team.

Emma Phillips

Emma Phillips

Angels Invest Wales

Emma is operations manager for Angels Invest Wales.

Gareth Bullock

Gareth Bullock

Board of directors

As well as being chair of the Development Bank of Wales Board,  Gareth currently holds a number of non-executive directorships and advisory roles.

Gaynor Morris

Gaynor Morris

Micro loans team

Gaynor is an investment executive in the micro loans team

giles thorley

Giles Thorley

Board of directors,
Management team

Giles has over 20 years senior management and private-equity experience. He is also a business angel and a member of the Bar Council of England & Wales.

guy bates

Guy Bates

Management team

Guy is our portfolio director, he works with portfolio managers to shape our follow-on investment strategy.

Heather Abrahams

Heather Abrahams

Micro loans team

Heather is an investment executive specialising in loans between £1,000 and £50,000 in north Wales. 

Huw Morgan

Huw Morgan

Board of directors

Huw is an FCIB qualified banker with over 25 years’ experience in the banking sector.

Iraj Amiri

Iraj Amiri

Board of directors

Iraj heads up the Development Bank of Wales' audit committee.

Janet McDonald

Janet McDonald

Loan portfolio team

Janet offers admin and operational support to our portfolio executives. 

Jo Thomas

Jo Thomas

New investments team

Jo is an investment executive working across south Wales. 

John Mihell

John Mihell

Equity portfolio team

John manages our equity portfolio team.  

Judi Oates

Judi Oates

Management team,
Board of directors

Judi is the Development Bank of Wales’ company secretary and group compliance officer.

Karl Jones

Karl Jones

Property development team

Based in Cardiff, Karl works with developers and contractors across south Wales.

Kelly  Jones

Kelly Jones

Loan portfolio team

Kelly is a portfolio executive in the portfolio monitoring team.

Laura James-Mowbray

Laura James-Mowbray

Angels Invest Wales

Laura is our Angels Invest Wales regional investment manager in north Wales.

Leanna Davies

Leanna Davies

Equity portfolio team

Leanna is the portfolio development manager in our equity portfolio team. 

Margaret Llewellyn OBE

Margaret Llewellyn OBE

Board of directors

Margaret is a non-executive director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee.

Mark Morgan

Mark Morgan

Property development team

Mark is a property development executive based in our north Wales offices. He covers north and west Wales.

matthew wilde

Matthew Wilde

New investments team

Matthew is an assistant investment executive in the new investments team.

Mike Owen

Mike Owen

Management team,
Board of directors

Mike is our group investment director, managing teams who deal with over £1bn in funds.

Natalie Hughes

Natalie Hughes

New investments team

Natalie provides administrative support to our new investments team. 

Natalie Woods

Natalie Woods

Property development team

Natalie offers admin support to our property development executives. 

Navid Falatoori

Navid Falatoori

New investments team

Navid is an investment executive in the new investments team.

Neil Maguinness

Neil Maguinness

Management team,
Board of directors

Neil is our director of risk, compliance and legal. 

Nick Stork

Nick Stork

New investments team

Nick is a deputy fund manager in our new investments team. 

Nicola Crocker

Nicola Crocker

Property development team

Nicola is a senior property development executive in our dedicated property team.  

Nicola Edwards

Nicola Edwards

Micro loans team

Nicola is the fund manager for the micro loans team.

Nicola Griffiths

Nicola Griffiths

Loan portfolio team

Nicola is a portfolio executive in our equity portfolio team. 

Paul Lee

Paul Lee

Technology ventures team

Paul leads a team of investment executives focused on investing in intellectual property-rich companies.

Philip Barnes

Philip Barnes

Technology ventures team

Philip is an investment executive in our technology venture investments team.

Rachel Miles

Rachel Miles

Loan portfolio team

Rachel manages our pan-Wales loan portfolio team.

Becki BD

Rebecca Rowden

Business development

Rebecca manages the business development and analysis team.

Rhian Elston

Rhian Elston

Management team

Rhian is one of our investment directors, managing our technology, micro loan and equity portfolio teams.

rhian jones

Rhian Jones

Loan portfolio team

Rhian is a portfolio executive in the portfolio monitoring team. 

Rhiannon Brewer

Rhiannon Brewer

Micro loans team

Rhiannon is a senior investment executive in the micro loans team.

Rhodri Evans

Rhodri Evans

New investments team

Rhodri is our deputy fund manager in north Wales. 

Richard Easton

Richard Easton

Loan portfolio team

Richard is a portfolio executive in our loan portfolio team. 

Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson

Technology ventures team

Richard specialises in equity investments for technology-rich companies.

Rob Hunter

Rob Hunter

Management team,
Board of directors

Rob is our director of strategy, leading on future fundraising and strategic planning.   

roger jeynes

Roger Jeynes

Board of directors

Roger Jeynes is an independent non-executive director for the Development Bank of Wales.

Ruby Harcombe

Ruby Harcombe

New investments team

Ruby is an investment executive in the new investments team.

Sam Macalister-Smith

Sam Macalister-Smith

Equity portfolio team

Portfolio executive Sam works in our equity portfolio team. 

Sarah Ryan

Sarah Ryan

Micro loans team

Sarah provides admin support to the micro loans team. 

Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith

Technology ventures team

Sarah is an investment executive specialising in seed investments for technology companies.  

scott hughes

Scott Hughes

New investments team

Scott is an investment executive in the new investments team.

Stephen Elias

Stephen Elias

Loan portfolio team

Steve is a senior portfolio executive working across south Wales. 

Stephen Galvin

Stephen Galvin

New investments team

Steve is a senior investment executive within our new investments team. He specialises in succession deals. 

Steve Holt

Steve Holt

Angels Invest Wales

Steve is our Angels Invest Wales director.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Technology ventures team

Steve manages a team of dedicated technology investment and portfolio executives. 

Stewart Williams

Stewart Williams

Loan portfolio team

Stewart is a portfolio executive based in our north Wales offices.    

Tara Lee-Fox

Tara Lee-Fox

Micro loans team

Tara is an investment executive in the micro loans team.

 

Zoë Reich

Zoë Reich

Technology ventures team

Zoë invests in technology-rich early growth and start-up companies here in Wales.

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