British Smaller Companies VCT2 Plc

Board of Directors

Peter Waller

Chair, appointed 01 November 2010

Peter is an experienced chairman and director with extensive UK and international executive experience in the IT technology, software and services sector. He initially worked with IBM and Hitachi then with Spring plc, at that time one of the UK’s largest recruitment and training businesses. He was appointed as Chair of BSC2 in May 2019. Peter is also Chair of KeyPoint Technologies (UK) Limited and the Director and Founder of Turnberry Management Company Limited. Over the past two decades Peter has worked as a board member with multiple private and public companies. His particular skills are in sales and marketing and working with companies to develop successful sales growth strategies.

Robert Pettigrew

Appointed 16 November 2000

Robert has more than 30 years’ experience in the development of emerging businesses and, in particular, the commercial exploitation of new technologies. He co-founded The Generics Group of companies (renamed Science Group plc) in 1986, which is one of the country’s leading technology consulting and investment groups and was a key member of the team that took the company public in December 2000. He retired from The Generics Group at the end of 2002 to pursue independent investment activities. He is currently an investor-director and non-executive chairman of 4 T 2 Sensors Limited and Pervasid Limited.

Roger McDowell

Chair of the Audit Committee, appointed 06 March 2019

Roger has considerable experience as a chairman and non-executive director of a wide range of technology, business services and manufacturing businesses. Following the flotation of his family’s business and subsequent trade sale, he began his plural career in 2000, when he took board roles in three private equity backed technology businesses. He is chairman of Hargreaves Services Plc and Avingtrans Plc and non-executive director of Tribal Group Plc, Proteome Sciences Plc, Augean Plc and Brand Architekts Plc. Roger is Chair of the audit committee at Tribal and Proteome Sciences.

Corporate Governance

Please find below links to the terms of reference for the Committees of the Board of British Smaller Companies VCT2 plc.

Advisors

Investment Adviser

YFM Private Equity Limited
5th Floor, Valiant Building
14 South Parade
Leeds
LS1 5QS

Bankers

Santander UK plc
44 Merrion Street
Leeds
LS2 8JQ

Registrars

Link Asset Services
The Registry
34 Beckenham Road
Beckenham, Kent
BR3 4TU

linkassetservices.com

VCT Status Adviser

Philip Hare & Associates LLP
Hamilton House
1 Temple Avenue
London
EC4Y 0HA

www.philiphareassociates.tax

Solicitors

Howard Kennedy LLP
No.1 London Bridge
London
SE1 9BG

www.howardkennedy.com

Financial Adviser

Brewin Dolphin Securities Limited
34 Lisbon Street
Leeds
LS1 4LX

www.brewin.co.uk

Independent Auditor

BDO LLP
55 Baker Street
London
W1U 7EU

www.bdo.co.uk

Company Secretary

The City Partnership (UK) Limited
110 George Street
Edinburgh
EH2 4LH

www.city.uk.com

Stockbrokers

Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited
One New Change
London
EC4M 9AF

www.panmure.com

Registered Office of British Smaller Companies VCT2 plc: 5th Floor Valiant Building, 14 South Parade, Leeds LS1 5QS. Registered No: 04084003. Corporate Governance: A full section on corporate governance is available in the latest BSC2 Annual Report which can be found in the Investor Information section of this website. British Smaller Companies VCT2 plc is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority as a small registered UK AIFM, No. 659172.
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