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Team

We believe in high quality relationships, formed from day one.  Throughout an investment partnership with GCP you will deal with senior decision makers from our experienced and driven team. Each member of our team makes a significant personal investment in every deal we do – each business we invest in is therefore incredibly important to us both professionally and personally.

Garrett Curran

Managing Partner
Garrett is one of the Founding Partners at GCP and is involved in all aspects of the business, including origination, portfolio management and investor relations.
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James Blake

Managing Partner
James is one of the founding partners at GCP and before his 24 years of investing experience had an operational background working with growth businesses.
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Kirsty McDonald

Partner
Kirsty has over 18 years’ investing experience and has an engineering and strategy background. She leads Investor Relations and fund raising at GCP.
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Richard Shaw

Partner
Richard leads GCP’s investment activities in the Technology sector and has over 20 years’ experience working with growth companies across the UK.
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Alex Thomson

Partner
Alex has developed a successful track record of supporting businesses operating in digital transformation, technology services and consulting, through his 15 year’s growth company experience.
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Ravi Monteiro

Partner
Ravi leads GCP’s ESG initiatives and has spent his whole career working with UK growth companies. He currently supports our investment partnerships with Bridewell, Container Solutions, and 101 Ways.
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Jay Salter

Investment Director
Jay has built over 13 years’ experience of working in Corporate Finance and Private Equity. He plays a key role in technology sector origination and currently works with the boards of Plenitude Consulting, Indigo and AMG.
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Emily Henderson

Investment Director
Emily joined GCP in 2021 and has over 12 years’ growth company experience as an advisor and an investor. She currently supports the team at Flint Global and has a range of specialist services sector experience.
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James Handley

Investment Director
James has supported several investment partnerships across our funds and has over 11 years’ experience as an advisor and an investor. He has significant buy and build experience and currently works with the board of Hippo Digital and Container Solutions.
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Heidi Farley

Investment Manager
Heidi has over 11 years’ experience of working in financial and commercial roles. She currently supports the board at Bridewell with their strategic growth initiatives.
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Liam Bennett

Investment Manager
Liam has played a key role in several of our investment partnerships and currently supports the teams at GTS, JKR and John Henry. Originally from Australia he has over eight years’ transactional experience.
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Dan Lee

Investment Manager
Dan has spent over 11 years in the technology ecosystem as both an advisor and investor. He currently works with the board of Robiquity.
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Joe Kennedy

Investment Manager
Joe has over nine years’ experience working with growth companies as both an investor and an advisor. He currently works with the board of First Mile.
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Dominic Judd

Investment Executive
Dom joined in 2022 having spent time as an advisor on both private equity and trade transactions. He currently supports the team with new opportunities and the existing portfolio businesses.
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Richard Penston

Operational Partner
Richard has built experience by working in multinational companies, private equity and family businesses across several countries and sectors. His role is focussed on portfolio value growth.
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Paul Driver

Operational Partner
Paul is an independent NED for GCP and has worked with three past investment partners. He has a large range of experience supporting Technology and Services sector businesses.
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Michael Gray

Origination Director
Michael has spent over 13 years’ within the Private Equity industry. He leads our origination activities covering advisory relationships, prospective investment opportunities and follow-on M&A portfolio activity.
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Hazel Cameron

Network Director
Hazel leads the GCP Growth Network and has extensive experience of helping with the development of high quality boards and valuable international industry connections.
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John Marsh

Finance Partner
John leads on all aspects of business operations, fund finance, tax and portfolio reporting. He plays a key role in developing peer to peer relationships and sharing best practice across our investment portfolio.
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Zoe Davison

Financial Controller
Zoe is responsible for financial reporting across GCP’s funds and portfolio companies. She joined the team in 2023 with experience in private equity finance.
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Bunmi Unegbu

Accounts Assistant
Bunmi is part of the GCP finance team and responsible for management accounts preparation, finance processing and operational support.
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Param Barodia

Communications Executive
Param leads on all communication activities for the firm. Joining GCP in 2023, he has worked across private equity communications.
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Lucy Shah

Executive Assistant
Lucy plays a key Executive Assistant role for the partners and investment team and leads all front of house activities, supporting with office management and events planning.
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Diva Hollands

Executive Assistant and Investor Relations Coordinator
As Executive Assistant and Investor Relations Coordinator, Diva supports the partners and investment team, as well as leading all investor events, supporting with office management and origination.
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