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The Income & Growth VCT


The Income & Growth VCT plc, with total assets of c. £80m, is a listed Venture Capital Trust advised by Mobeus Equity Partners LLP. The trust’s policy is to invest primarily in a diverse portfolio of young unquoted UK companies for the purpose of their growth and development. The company sought a Chairman who had prior non-executive experience, experience in venture capital / private equity investment and working with fast-growing UK SMEs ideally in the technology sector.

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Through Nurole they found an ideal candidate in Maurice Helfgott, former Managing Director of Marks & Spencer Ventures, Chair of Brightpearl, Oliver Sweeny, Amery Capital, Long Tall Sally Ltd and former Chair of Myoptique Group Ltd.

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Maurice Helfgott

Chairman, Brightpearl Ltd

(Successful candidate)
"The experience of applying for an opportunity through Nurole was simple and efficient and I quickly found a new and interesting Chair role which I very much doubt I would otherwise even have been aware of."

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Helen Sinclair

Director, The Income & Growth VCT

"One of the highest quality shortlists I’ve seen for any board I’ve sat on. Every one of the shortlisted candidates would have been hireable."


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