Dr Alistair Forbes

Investment Director, Head of Software & the Internet


Alistair joined the Group in 2017 and leads the Software & the Internet Investment Team, which focuses on investments in artificial intelligence, cyber security, marketing technology and software as a service.

Previous experience

Alistair brings extensive technical and business leadership experience in software businesses to the team. He has created, built and sold start-up software businesses and held general management roles in larger companies that have attained global leadership positions in their industry sector. He has extensive connections in the software industry in the UK and internationally, extending from the start-up space through scale-up businesses and into larger corporate organisations. As a private investor and advisor, he has worked both formally and informally with numerous software businesses in the UK and internationally, helping them to develop and execute their growth strategies.