Management

Management

management

ADAM SOMMERFELD

Managing Partner

  • MSc & BSc University College London
  • Previously CEO of DRS-Commodities
  • Member of the Institute of Directors: British Venture Capital Association, Worshipful Company of International Bankers

Interests: Rugby, Cross Fit, Sports Tech

RECENT MANDATES:

  • US drug development company focused on Type II Diabetes.
  • Australian Biotech developing a new class of anxiety drug.
  • Asian gene therapy company focused on muscular dystrophy.
  • German Bundesliga football team seeking an acquisition partner.
  • US E&P developing unconventional Oil & Gas resources.

Lauren Standridge

Senior Associate

  • MSc Stanford Business School
  • Previously Associate at DRS-Commodities
  • Member of the Worshipful Company of International Bankers

RECENT MANDATES:

  • European pharmaceutical company developing targeted anti-Cancer drugs.
  • Canadian Biopharmaceutical company targeting treatments for Autoinflammatory Orphan Disease.
  • US therapeutics player creating treatments for muscular diseases.
  • Leading British Rugby team seeking stadium financing.
  • Canadian Oil & Gas developer building a large, low-decline, liquids-focused asset base.

Interests: Hockey, Antique restoration

Guy Newman Allen

Senior Associate

  • MSc INSEAD
  • Previously Associate Partner at DRS-Commodities
  • Member of the British Venture Capital Association

RECENT MANDATES:

  • Australian oncology company pioneering a new therapy for solid tumor cancers.
  • European pharma company focused on memory and cognition disorders trialling in Alzheimers.
  • US med tech developing hand-held diagnostic devices for head injury and stroke assessment.
  • English Premier league football team seekingan equity partner.
  • ASX listed international explorer developing acreage in the Caribbean.

Interests: Creative writing, Ultra marathons