MSIF appoints new Tech lead to their investment team

Thu, November 28th, 2019

MSIF have appointed experienced tech-specialist, David Walters...

MSIF have appointed experienced tech-specialist, David Walters, to their Investment Management team.

David has over 20 years’ experience working within the tech sector and has been involved in a number of trade exits; placing technology and data at the heart of the business to create rich IP. David was also one of the UK’s first data and digital investment directors at NorthEdge Capital and supported Fund:TMT as a member of the advisory board, helping with the technology analysis of potential investments.

More recently, David led a fast-growing Manchester AI practice, where he remains as an advisor, he also remains an investor and Non-exec Director/Chairman of Fund:TMTs first investment, Run2 Digital.

By appointing David to the team, MSIF aims to support and fund more tech-based, AI and Data Science businesses.

David Walters, MSIF Investment Manager, commented on his appointment; “I’m delighted to be back in Merseyside where I spent many years as a director at LDPE as well as stints at Mercers and RSA. I’m hoping to be a tech ambassador for Merseyside on behalf of MSIF and I look forward to immersing myself in the AI and Data Science meetup community; meeting the incubators and building out an eco-system of digital partners to support the MSIF portfolio businesses.”

Mark Borzomato, CEO of AFM [fund manager responsible for MSIF] added; “We are thrilled to have David on board. His experience throughout the technology sector will bring further strength to the existing MSIF team. We are looking to support some really innovative businesses across this space and David’s knowledge will ensure we are best equipped to do so.”

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