Mark SimsDirector, Funds at British Business Bank
Director of Funds at British Business Bank, a government-owned business development bank dedicated to making finance markets work better for small businesses in the UK at all stages of their development: starting up, scaling up and staying ahead. Leading on the Enterprise Capital Fund (ECF) programme, which has a specific focus on the “equity gap” of early stage UK venture capital, primarily the Seed to Series A stage. The programme has invested over £900m as an LP in funds with total commitments over £1.5bn. A qualified Accountant by background, Mark worked across M&A, Restructuring and Hedge Fund Administration before joining the Venture Solutions team at British Business Bank eight years ago.