The DSW Ventures team

Our experienced and growing investment team is responsible for the origination, diligence and management of our investments.

Founding Partner

Former head of the North-West Fund for Digital and Creative

Founding Partner

Software engineer turned tech investor and corporate finance adviser


Life sciences operator and CFO turned early-stage investor

Investment Manager

KPMG-qualified ACA and former programmatic media trader, responsible for deal sourcing and execution

Investment Intern

Undergraduate at Loughborough University and current intern on the DSW Ventures Intern Programme

Executive Advisory Team

PHD Partner and DSW Group Chief Executive

Strategic head of the DSW Group and senior group member of our Investment Committee

PHD Chief Executive and DSW Group Partner

Director of PHD Industrial Holdings Ltd and strategic adviser to the partners of DSW Ventures

Finance & Operations Team

Regulatory Compliance Consultant

Regulatory guru and former COO at Strand Hanson

Chief Financial Officer, DSW Group

Former Director at Deloitte and head of Corporate Development for the DSW Group

Marketing & Business Support

Giovanna Jackson

Head of Business Support

Catherine Priestly

Head of Recruitment

Katie Walton

Head of Marketing

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