Tim Colchester is a qualified chartered accountant. He joined Prodrive in 2013 as group finance director and in January 2018 assumed the role of chief operating officer. He has overall responsibility for the financial management of the business – and the management of our finance teams and processes. He has an extensive background working in finance within automotive and other sectors.
13:30 - 14:45
Pitching for Success – Afternoon Session
John Henry Brookes Lecture Theatre
Pitching for Success will be to an audience that includes investors, support organisations and individuals.
Each session will include a panel made up of professional funding organisations; including speakers from crowd investment (Peer2Peer, equity, loans), venture capital and public sector funding. Each investor panel speaker will give an overview of what they look for when investing or funding a company followed by Q&A with the audience.
As well as the live pitches and investor panels, the companies from both sessions will be available in the foyer of the John Henry Brookes Lecture Theatre for networking.
Panellists: Tim Colchester – Prodrive, Caroline McGuirk – Anjost Investment, Andrew Muir – MidVen and Rebecca Todd – Longwall Ventures
Chaired by Eileen Modral – OION
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