Wayne Thomas

Fund Principal, Senior Management Team


Wayne joined the Group in 2006 and is the Fund Principal of the EV Growth Funds Team where he is responsible for originating and investing into high-growth SMEs across the UK. He also manages a portfolio of companies from the EV Growth Funds spanning sectors from manufacturing to online retail.

Previous experience

Previously, Wayne was an investment director with Aberdeen Asset Managers Private Equity, investing in a broad range of sectors across the north of England. Prior to that, he was in the corporate finance teams at both Ernst & Young and BDO where he advised companies, management teams and investors on a wide range of mid-market transactions. A Chartered Accountant, Wayne has spent the last 20 years of his career advising and investing into SMEs and larger corporates.