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20 - 23 September 2021
InterContinental O2London

Ian Connatty
Managing Director, Funds at British Patient Capital


Ian manages the Funds activity of British Patient Capital. He is responsible for developing British Patient Capital’s investment strategy and investment process, as well as supervising all investment transactions – especially at the advanced due diligence stage and legal completion.

Ian joined British Patient Capital from the British Business Bank, which he joined at its formation in late 2014. Prior to that, he was part of the Bank’s predecessor, Capital for Enterprise Ltd. He brings with him a wealth of experience, including close involvement in the development of the Venture Capital Catalyst and Enterprise Capital Funds portfolios which have invested in 41 funds to date, facilitating more than £1bn of investment in over 400 smaller businesses. He previously worked in corporate finance at technology company Infinity SDC and in financial modelling at the Royal Bank of Scotland.

Agenda Sessions

  • The resurgence of European venture: a stable opportunity or entering a bubble?