Bill is the principal fund manager for the six Maven managed VCTs and has 35 years' experience in banking and private equity. He is based in the Glasgow and London offices, with overall responsibility for all aspects of the Maven business, including strategy, new investment activity, client management and business development.
In the mid-1990s Bill was Head of the UK private equity business at Clydesdale Bank plc, a subsidiary of National Australia Bank, before joining Aberdeen Asset Management plc in 1999. In 2004 he was appointed as principal fund manager for all Aberdeen managed VCTs, responsible for the UK investment team. In 2009 Bill and his senior colleagues led a buy-out from Aberdeen to form Maven Capital Partners.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland and obtained an MBA from Strathclyde University in 1996.