Roger Wood

Roger Wood

Director, Midven

Roger joined Midven in June 2004 and a Director of the Company. He is Fund Principal, and  Investment Committee member, for the MEIF West Midlands Equity Fund. Roger also has responsibility for Compliance and was previously Fund Principal for the Advantage Growth Fund, which turned a string of SME investments into highly successful exits.

He trained as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse. Following a secondment into their Corporate Finance department he spent 7 years as a Corporate Finance adviser with Ernst & Young and Bentley Jennison, focusing on small and medium sized private company transactions. Roger has a degree in Industrial Economics from Nottingham University.

Roger has particular expertise in positioning businesses for exit and identifying the right time to sell.

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Panel: thur 26 Nov, 14:30 – 15:30

The Midlands, an Engine for Investment

The Midlands is the economic heartbeat of the UK, a region of excellence in connectivity – regionally, nationally and internationally. Join our panel of investment industry leaders as we explore the Midlands from East to West across 5G test beds, advanced manufacturing, e-commerce, fintech and life sciences, and learn more about how initiatives like the Midlands Engine Investment Fund are accelerating growth and driving innovation.

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