Control of risk is the primary driver of success in EIS-based investments in start-ups
Edward co-founded Oxford Capital in 1999 to broaden access to venture capital for wealthy families and corporations around the world as well as for institutional investors.
He chairs the Investment Committee at Oxford Capital. With over 30 years of experience as a business leader, practical manager, investor and company director, Ted has worked with both mature listed businesses and younger high growth companies across a multitude of sectors. He has also led a wide range of infrastructure projects. Following an early career in the US with Corning Glass Inc. where he was involved with the first commercialisation of fibre optics, he then pursued a career in investment banking with American, European and Asian banks in corporate finance, emerging markets and structured finance, before heading HSBC’s capital markets division based in Hong Kong. He later served the wealth manager GAM in London with responsibility for both institutional and private clients before founding Oxford Capital. Ted is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and an INSEAD MBA, and is fluent in French and German.
Ted is also a keen sailor and gardener.