Value Creation

Scaleup support for growing businesses

We provide portfolio companies with a range of networks, services and tools, specifically designed around your key value drivers.

Non-Executive & Executive talent

Throughout our investment, we can provide you with talent advisory, search and recruitment support across our extensive board-level talent pools – having spent over a decade building one of the UK and Ireland’s most active networks of business leaders dedicated to entrepreneurial growth.

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BGF Expertise On-Demand Manager, John Coburn, networking at the 2023 BGF Growth Forum

Business growth specialists

Our in-house team of operating specialists offer support across a range of growth areas, from mapping out digital transformation projects to executing targeted sustainability strategies. We can also connect you to pre-qualified consultants and fractional talent, quickly getting to the heart of your growth objectives.

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BGF's Head of ESG, Roshni Bandesha, speaking at our 2022 Portfolio Day

Peer networking

The BGF portfolio comprises hundreds of companies, across a mix of stages, sectors and regions, giving you regular knowledge sharing and cross-selling opportunities. These include:

  • In-person and virtual events, like our annual portfolio day
  • Exclusive access to a mobile app connecting leadership teams
  • Tailored introductions to other members of the portfolio
BGF Portfolio Exchange app mock up
  • “BGF’s support was invaluable in helping us run a successful COO search.”

    Claudia Harris OBE, CEO at Makers
  • “Whatever we’ve needed in terms of professional advice and support, BGF has found it for us.”

    Michele Dematteis, CEO of Joloda Hydraroll
  • “BGF helped us recruit our CFO. It worked perfectly.”

    Mattias Kaneteg, Founder of Miss Group

Meet the team

Our dedicated Value Creation team works with portfolio businesses across the UK, providing a sounding board for ideas or more in-depth support. Interested in joining our non-executive network? Please get in touch below.

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  • Jane Vinson
    Leadership
    Jane Vinson

    Head of Value Creation

    LinkedIn
  • Sophie Birch
    Value Creation
    Sophie Birch

    Talent Network

    LinkedIn
  • Andy Watts
    Value Creation
    Andy Watts

    Expertise On-Demand

    LinkedIn
  • John Coburn
    Value Creation
    John Coburn

    Expertise On-Demand

    LinkedIn
  • Mo Alexander
    Value Creation
    Mo Alexander

    Talent Network

    LinkedIn
  • Maire McKay
    Value Creation
    Maire McKay

    Talent Network

    LinkedIn
  • Roshni Bandesha
    Value Creation
    Roshni Bandesha

    Head of ESG

    LinkedIn
  • Simon Steward
    Value Creation
    Simon Steward

    Head of Digital

    LinkedIn