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Helen Sinclair – Chairman (appointed 1 March 2008)

assets/1a BSC website 2015/Helen_Sinclair.jpgHelen has an MA in Economics from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from INSEAD Business School. After working in investment banking Helen spent nearly 8 years at 3i plc focusing on MBOs and growth capital investments. She later co-founded Matrix Private Equity (now Mobeus) in early 2000 raising Mobeus Income & Growth 2 VCT plc (formerly Matrix e-Ventures VCT plc). She subsequently became managing director of Matrix Private Equity before moving to take on a portfolio of non-executive director roles in 2005. She is currently a non-executive director of The Income & Growth VCT plc, Mobeus Income & Growth 4 VCT plc, Gresham House Strategic plc, Downing One VCT plc and Future Thinking.

Philip Cammerman (appointed 28 February 1996)

assets/1a BSC website 2015/Philip_Cammerman.jpg Philip has an engineering degree from Imperial College and an MBA from Stanford University. He has over twenty years of industrial experience in engineering and technology orientated industries and has worked in both the USA and the UK. He has spent the last thirty years in the venture capital industry and was chairman of YFM Private Equity and a director of YFM Group (Holdings) Limited until he retired in April 2008. He has been responsible for a wide range of venture capital deals in a variety of industries including software, computer maintenance, engineering, printing, safety equipment, design and textiles. He is a non-executive director of Pressure Technologies plc and Hargreave Hale AIM VCT 2 plc and a number of private businesses.

Edward Buchan (appointed 22 September 2010)

assets/1a BSC website 2015/Edward_Buchan.jpg Edward is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, starting his career with Deloitte before moving to Hill Samuel Bank Limited where he became Head of Corporate Finance and a member of the Bank Executive Committee. He subsequently joined Close Brothers Corporate Finance Limited and then West LB Panmure, specialising in the transport and logistics industry sectors. He is currently a senior adviser in corporate finance at Edmond De Rothschild Securities and is a non-executive director of Wallem Group Limited, an international ship management and shipping services company based in Hong Kong.