Alex Hambro has been in the private equity industry both in the UK and USA for most of his career, during which time he has acted as a principal investor, manager and sponsor of private equity and venture capital management teams and adviser to high net worth families on their private equity investment strategies. Alex is an active investor in small, growth-oriented private and public companies. As well as his role at IWP, Alex is Chairman of AIM-listed Judges Scientific plc, Falanx Group plc and OTAQ plc. He is also a Director of Octopus Apollo VCT plc. In addition to his responsibilities at these companies, Alex is also a NED of Whitley Asset Management Ltd, Crescent CapitalLtd, Time Partners Ltd and FIRST Strategic Ltd.