Jan joined the Group in 2018 and is Investment Manager for the North East Venture Fund before moving to the VCT funds in 2022. Jan has led on a number of transactions across SaaS, IT services, B2B services and consumer. Jan is based in Newcastle, but works predominately across the North East, Yorkshire and Scotland. He works with the wider team in sourcing, transacting, and managing investments across all sectors and regions.
Jan is a Chartered Accountant (CA) qualifying with EY Bristol before moving to PwC Newcastle and working in their audit and advisory teams. He has a range of experience from working with owner-managed businesses, equity-backed and large listed businesses across the North, UK and internationally. Prior to that he completed a legal conversion course at the College of Law York and holds a Masters in International Politics and BA in Economics and Philosophy from Queen’s University Belfast.