Caroline studied Economics and Management at Pembroke, Oxford. She has ben an investor for 13 years, beginning her career as a Private Equity investor at RBS, focusing on consumer, healthcare and financial services. Since then she has worked in the Venture arm of a historical British family, investing in early-stage technology businesses in Europe. Caroline now works for a family office in Liechtenstein and Oxford, where she is establishing a direct private investment fund. She invests in a wide range of sectors from early stage start-ups all the way through to later growth rounds. Caroline is also a director of a UK production engineering company.
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
Director, Clusters and Harwell Campus Business Development, UKRI-STFC
Co-founder and Chief Scientific Offer, Oxford PV
Managing Director, Ricardo Energy & Environment
Managing Director, Oxford Instruments NanoScience