Board of Directors

Paul Lester

Paul Lester

Non-Executive Chairman

Paul Lester CBE was appointed as independent Non-Executive Chairman of Knight Square in March 2012. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of Invensys, John Laing Infrastructure Fund and Survitec.

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Nigel Howell

Nigel Howell

Chief Financial Officer, Knight Square and Chief Executive, FirstPort

Nigel joined Knight Square in January 2013 with a wealth of experience in senior roles, most recently as Chief Financial Officer of property maintenance business Morrison Facilities Services Ltd.

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Alex Fortescue

Alex Fortescue

Chief Investment Partner
Electra Partners LLP

Alex is Chief Investment Partner at Electra Partners which he joined in 2011. Alex leads the investment team and sits on the investment committee. His Electra deals include Davies Group and Park Resorts.

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Alex Cooper-Evans

Alex Cooper-Evans

Investment Partner
Electra Partners LLP

Alex is an Investment Partner at Electra Partners which he joined in 2006. He was involved in the fund raising of Electra Partners Club 2007 investment fund and his deals at Electra include Lil-lets, Premier Asset Management and Daler-Rowney.

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Jane Crawford

Jane Crawford

Managing Partner
Chamonix Private Equity

Jane is Managing Partner of Chamonix. She chairs the Boards of portfolio companies Leafield Environmental, Search Consultancy, and Shorterm.

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Andrew Hartley

Andrew Hartley

Partner
Chamonix Private Equity

Andrew is a partner of Chamonix. He was a founder and managing partner of August Equity, a UK mid market buyout firm, having joined its predecessor at Kleinwort Benson in 1995. Prior to this Andrew spent eight years at 3i.

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