"Technology has made communication simpler, but there's nothing better than meeting in person."
I'm the Partner responsible for our client relations programme, specifically managing our investor relationships and fundraising initiatives.
I joined Primary in early 1996 just before we closed our very first fund, so something of a veteran. Feels like a lifetime ago now!
I started my working life on the trading floor of a French bank before moving to a small corporate advisory firm, Botts & Company, and spent a short spell before joining Primary at a law firm with a focus on PE.
Blue Latitudes by Tony Horwitz
The author retraces Captain James Cook's epic journey around the globe in the modern day. And I love his strapline "Boldly going where Captain Cook has gone before"
Anything by Angela Lambert
Her writing is stylish, tender and very realistic to how life actually unfolds
Recent Series / Documentary
People had been telling me for ages I should watch it, but it took me forever to get round to it as I'm not great at sitting still and watching TV. Loved it!
Favourite Series / Documentary
Life on Mars
Beacuse it is a great window on how much things have changed in a relatively short time, and it also leaves you wondering whether it was all a fantasy or not
Just a classic
South Africa… or the East Coast, US
Either the Garden Route in South Africa where we had our honeymoon or the drive down from Montreal to Boston through New England in the Fall as the leaves turn - both are stunning
A cheap and cheerful taverna we found in Oia, Santorini
We had just moved house and hadn't slept for over 72 hours, then had an awful journey. It was nothing more than greek salad, octopus and moussaka but it tasted like the best thing ever