Stephen Welton

Stephen was appointed to the Board as a Non Executive Director in 2017.

Stephen’s role:

  • Responsible for providing independent oversight of, and challenge to, the Company’s executive management

Stephen has over 25 years’ experience in the development capital and private equity industry as well as angel investing. He has been the Founder and Chief Executive of the Business Growth Fund (BGF), the UK’s largest growth capital investor, since its launch in 2011 until July 2020, having previously spent over 10 years at CCMP Capital. He started his career in banking and has also worked as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of various growth companies.

His current Executive Chairman role of BGF and deep investment experience mean that he is well placed to contribute to the Board on matters relating to strategy and business development.

ICG Committee memberships

Other directorships

  • Business Growth Fund and a number of subsidiaries