Ed Wass

Ed Wass

Portfolio Partner

Ed brings nearly 20 years’ experience of helping SMEs to create and realise shareholder value to his role leading the management of our Growth portfolio. He has been working with our management teams since 2017 to help them achieve their ambitions for growth and has overseen several notable exits in that time, including Automated Systems Group, Access-IS and Auction Technology Group. He also led the successful IPO of Virgin Wines in 2021. He represents us directly on the board of several businesses, including Virgin Wines, RotaGeek and Vivacity Labs.

Key sector experience


Geographic focus

Works across the UK.

He used to work at

Catapult Ventures, as Chief Investment Officer
PwC, in Assurance and Business Recovery Services

Education and achievements

BA (Hons), Ancient History, University of Nottingham
Chartered Accountant, ICAEW
Named as one of Real Deals' Future 40 Investment Leaders in April 2021

18 months in review

All our new investments. follow-ons, IPOs and exits from the last 18 months.

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