British Smaller Companies VCT2 Plc

Board of Directors

Barbara Anderson

Chair, Appointed 01 October 2020

Barbara is an experienced Non-Executive Director and Chair who has worked extensively with SMEs, third sector and PLCs in regulated sectors, international private companies and venture capital specialists. Amongst other roles, Barbara is currently Chair of the Energy Saving Trust, Independent Board Member and Chair of Audit & Risk at SmartDCC Ltd and Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee at British Business Bank plc. Her expertise includes innovation for growth and sustainability including ESG, strategic planning, start-up acceleration and business transformation.

Roger McDowell

Chair of the Audit & Risk 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, Avingtrans Plc, Flowtech Fluidpower Plc and Brand Architekts Group Plc and non-executive director of Tribal Group Plc and Proteome Sciences Plc. Roger is Chairman of the Audit & Risks Committee at Proteome Sciences.

Arif Ahmed

appointed 13 June 2024

Arif is a serial entrepreneur and private equity investor in technology, e-commerce, B2B media and healthcare companies. Early in his career he co-founded, grew and exited a software company that scaled a NHS proof-of-concept pilot into a multi-year government contract covering over 1m NHS staff. He now advises family offices and private equity firms on their healthcare and technology investments. Past roles include turnaround CEO of an inventory management software company, operating partner at a PE firm, lead at a NHS venture capital firm and chairman of a healthcare software buy-and-build. He is currently a non-executive advisor at GV Healthcare, deputy chairman at PHL Group and partner at Greystoke Advisory Services.

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 Manager

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

The City Partnership (UK) Limited
The Mending Rooms
Park Valley Mills
Meltham Road
Huddersfield
HD4 7BH

01484 240910

bsc-funds.cityhub.uk.com/

[email protected]

VCT Status Adviser

Philip Hare & Associates LLP
6 Snow Hill
London
EC1A 2AY

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
The Mending Rooms
Park Valley Mills
Meltham Road
Huddersfield
HD4 7BH

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.
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