Angela joined the Group in January 2019 as Head of Portfolio and Platform. The newly formed Platform team offers support to both the Group and investee companies in areas such as recruitment, corporate finance, research and legal.
Prior to joining Mercia, Angela had over 20 years’ experience in venture capital and private equity. She started her investment career at NatWest Development Capital and has since worked at North West Equity Fund, Barclays Ventures and, immediately prior to joining Mercia, as a partner at YFM Equity Partners where she specialised in portfolio management including trade sales, secondary buyouts and fundraisings. She has held board positions at companies involved in the software, support services, manufacturing and communications sectors.