YFM Yorkshire & North East


David Gee

Director of Investments

0771 083 5674
Leeds

David Gee

Director of Investments

0771 083 5674
Leeds

Joined: 1988

Responsibilities: Sits on the Investment Committees and Portfolio Panels of all YFM Private Equity funds as well as making direct investments.

Experience: Over 26 years of investing in fast-growing businesses.

Interests: A fearsome, competitive table tennis player and Leeds United season ticket holder.

Mary Broadhead

Investment & Portfolio Director

0781 841 2469
Sheffield

Mary Broadhead

Investment & Portfolio Director

0781 841 2469
Sheffield

Joined: 2001

Responsibilities: New investments and portfolio management, including reporting responsibility for South Yorkshire Investment Fund. Mary is based in Sheffield.

Experience: Initially in the manufacturing sector, where she qualified as an accountant. She moved into the venture capital industry in 1991, spending 10 years with UK Steel Enterprise.

Interests: Jogging and skiing (whilst the knees hold out), learning to play golf; Sheffield United supporter.

Ian Waterfield

Investment Director

07771 578416
Leeds

Ian Waterfield

Investment Director

07771 578416
Leeds

Joined: 2007

Responsibilities: New and existing investments. Ian is based in Leeds and works across Yorkshire and the Midlands.

Experience: Ian has been investing in growing businesses at YFM Equity Partners since 2007.  Prior to this, Ian spent five years supporting private equity-backed and listed businesses on a wide range of transactions in a senior transaction services role with KPMG in Leeds. Ian also spent two years in Vancouver, working predominantly with hospitality and property development businesses.

Interests: Running and cycling.

Nigel Owens

Investment & Portfolio Director

0787 634 5378
Sheffield

Nigel Owens

Investment & Portfolio Director

0787 634 5378
Sheffield

Joined: 2005

Responsibilities: New and existing investments.  Nigel is based in Sheffield and works across Yorkshire, the North East and Scotland.

Experience: Nigel has been investing in growing businesses at YFM Equity Partners since 2005.  Prior to this he spent 5 years at Deloitte in London, supporting technology, software and telecoms businesses across Europe with transactions and restructuring. He started his career in production engineering and logistics.

Interests: Running and eating cakes, usually in that order.

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