Peter Dines

Chief Operating Officer & Head of Life Sciences & Biosciences

About

Peter joined the Group in 2015 as Head of Life Sciences & Biosciences, with over 20 years' experience in this sector, and in addition became Chief Operating Officer in 2018. He is responsible for a number of the life science portfolio investments including Native Antigen, EYOTO, Concepta plc, Sense Biodetection and Axis Spine Technologies. Peter is also the Fund Principal for Mercia EIS Funds and leads the Senior Management Team.

Previous experience

Peter has been involved with a number of turnarounds and exits within the sector, including the acquisition of Surgicraft’s loss-making business where, as managing director, sales quadrupled within three years and the business was subsequently sold to a private equity backed business and Diagnostic World, a fast-growing diagnostic provider to the NHS.