Paul Newey Co-Founder

Paul is one of Britain’s most successful entrepreneurs. He led Ocean Finance from its foundation in 1991 up to its sale in 2007 and stood down as CEO in 2009.

Paul was a co-founder of New Wave Ventures in 2010 and has served as a director of a number of portfolio companies.



Tim Bullock Co-Founder

Tim spent 26 years in banking and finance with 14 years as a Managing Director with Lloyds Bank Group.

Since 2005 Tim has pursued his private business interests, co-founding new Wave Ventures in 2010.

Tim serves as chairman or director of a number of portfolio companies.



Clare Twemlow Chief Financial Officer

Clare is a PricewaterhouseCoopers qualified chartered accountant with particular experience in working with high growth companies.

Clare held a number of CFO and Board positions with healthcare start up companies prior to joining New Wave Ventures in 2012.

Clare evaluates investment opportunities and serves as a director of a number of portfolio companies.

Ian George Chief Scientific Officer

Ian started his career at Unilever Research after completing a PhD at Roslin Institute. He co-founded Enigma Diagnostics in 2004 and led its business development activities until 2013.

Previously he worked as a consultant at The Technology Partnership and prior to that at the Defence Science Technology Laboratory where he was responsible for the formation of several spin-out companies. Ian joined New Wave Ventures in 2013 and serves as a director of a number of portfolio companies.


Gareth Shilton Advisor

Gareth has 24 years experience in the mortgage and consumer credit markets, serving as a Director on the board of Ocean Finance from 2007 and then as CEO from 2009.

Prior to becoming an adviser to New Wave Ventures, Gareth continued as a Director of the Ocean business following it’s sale in 2012.




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