Executive Chairman, InvestUK
Rupert graduated in Law and, following operational service in the British Army, has built a distinguished career in corporate finance and venture capital. His 25 years’ experience have given him a far-reaching insight into investment into innovative, viable and scalable companies across multiple sectors.
In 2012 Rupert founded the InvestUK Group and remains as Executive Chairman. InvestUK is a Foreign Direct Investment platform helping international entrepreneurs and innovators establish successful companies in the UK. Diversity and sustainable investment are underlying themes in advice to clients in over 300 transactions.
Rupert is a published thought leader on Foreign Direct Investment. He is a regular speaker at international conferences, a TEDx speaker and, in normal times, spends 4 months a year in Asia, Russia and the Middle East meeting investors into the UK enterprise economy. He acts pro bono for the Department for Education and is an independent trustee specializing in change management, focused on improving educational outcomes for disadvantaged children.
fireside chat: weds 25 Nov, 10:00 – 10:30
How Embracing Diversity Opens Global Opportunity
Join Rupert Gather founder of InvestUK in a fireside chat with Lord Nat Wei, Baron Wei of Shoreditch as they discuss how creating a diverse and open society helps the UK to attract top international talent and capital from around the world.