Richard Shaw - GCP Partner

Richard is a member of the investment committee and leads GCP’s investment activity in the Technology sector, playing a central role in new deals and portfolio management across the firm.

In Fund V he led the recent investment in Bridewell Consulting, an end to end cyber security consultancy and managed security services specialist.

Fund IV investments include CubeLogic, Infinity Works, Indigo Telecom Group and Arrow Business Communications where he supported the business with eight acquisitions and the successful exit in January 2020.

Richard also led the Fund III investment in FLYdocs, a SaaS provider of aviation records management and online aircraft transition services, and managed the successful exit to Lufthansa Technik. He was also involved in the etc.venues, and Fishawack investments.

Richard has 18 years’ experience of working with UK growth companies, having previously been a corporate finance advisor at Clearwater International and prior to that at Grant Thornton where he also undertook a secondment to Lloyds Banking Group. Richard is a Chartered Accountant having started his career in Corporate Recovery and has a BSc in Accounting and Finance from Warwick

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