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Ben Barker

Portfolio team


Ben joined BGF in 2016 to support investee companies in the North of England and Scotland. Ben has more than 15 years’ experience of equity funding gained, most recently, as a director at Caird Capital where he worked on several successful transactions.


Ben began his career at HSBC and held senior roles at Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group, where he worked for eight years.


“Before joining BGF, I admired its evolution from start-up to the most active growth capital investor in the UK. It is great to be working with so many ambitious companies and entrepreneurs.”

Board Positions


Board Director

Springfield Healthcare Group

Board Director

Mono Consultants

Board Director

Horbury Group

Board Observer

Kids Planet

Board Observer

Hobs Group

Board Director


Board Observer

St Pierre Groupe

Board Director



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