Gareth is responsible for transacting new early-stage private equity investments across the South and South West of England and Wales. He joined Maven in 2018 after eight years at the Development Bank of Wales, where he latterly managed the equity portfolio team, providing equity and debt funding to SMEs in Wales to finance their growth plans.
Prior to this Gareth spent 14 years as a Corporate Financier in London. While working at NatWest Markets (Hawkpoint), ABN AMRO and Landsbanki he advised on many UK and cross-border M&A transactions, fund-raisings and IPOs across a wide range of industry sectors, including acting as Nomad to a number of public companies quoted on the AIM market.
Gareth has a BA in Chemistry and an MA from Oxford University, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, having qualified while working at PwC.