The Rockpool team consists of highly experienced private company investment specialists. Our investment experts focus on finding, researching and monitoring private companies. Our relationship team work with our investors to ensure that they have all the information they require to make an informed decision to invest.
22 years working with private companies at 3i, Morgan Stanley, IKB Deutsche Industriebank and 11 years as a senior partner of Foresight.
Head of Investment
Andrew joined Rockpool in 2011, shortly after the firm was founded. He previously worked in equity fund management at Aviva and Société Générale.
Andrew holds a degree in PPE from the University of Oxford.
Head of Client Services
Over ten years in Client Services, including five years working with high-net worth investors and over five years working with senior marketing clients at blue chip companies.
Darran joined Rockpool in 2014, having previously worked for an overseas private equity investor and Terra Firma Capital Partners.
Darran has an MBA from the University of Cambridge and degrees in law and finance.
Guy joined Rockpool in 2018, having previously worked in private equity at Alcuin Capital and Goldman Sachs, and in management consulting at Deloitte.
Guy holds a BSc in industrial economics from the University of Nottingham.
Ben joined Rockpool in 2016 after working at BDO, RSM and Deloitte in transaction services, audit and corporate finance.
Ben holds a degree in business economics and finance from Loughborough University.
Guy joined Rockpool in 2017, having previously spent five years at PwC.
Guy is a chartered accountant with a degree in mathematics from the University of Bath.
Tom joined Rockpool in 2017, having worked for five years at Lloyds Banking group and LDC.
Tom is a qualified accountant with a degree in economics from the University of Nottingham.
Simon joined Rockpool in 2018 after seven years at RBS leveraged finance providing debt to support private equity transactions.
Simon holds a BA in Economics from Durham University.
Oliver joined Rockpool in 2019 from Swire Group’s London family office having previously trained as a chartered accountant at EY.
Oliver holds a degree in economics from the University of Liverpool.
Will joined Rockpool in 2020 after four years at PwC in transaction services.
Will is a chartered accountant and holds a degree in mathematics from the University of Bristol.
Toby joined Rockpool in 2020 after two years at an investment firm focused on growth and venture investments.
Toby holds a MSc in applied and financial economics from the University of Nottingham.
Senior Relationship Director
Nick joined Rockpool in 2013. He has 14 years’ experience in private equity and fund management, including working with institutional and private investors at Invesco Asset Management.
Six years’ experience in senior relationship management with HNW private clients and intermediaries.
Alex joined Rockpool in 2014 and has over 7 years’ experience in private equity and investor relations.
Alex also holds a BA degree in International Business with modern languages.
Charles joined Rockpool in 2017, with experience in private equity sales to intermediary and private clients.
Charles has achieved the IMC and holds a BSc degree from the University of Reading.
Two years’ experience in private equity, working with investors and intermediaries.
Scott joined Rockpool in 2020, he has 3 years’ experience working with HNW investors in the UK and Middle East.
Scott is a CFA level II candidate and holds a degree in financial economics