Kerry Sharp (Scottish Investment Bank)

May 25, 2017, 5:00 – 8:00 PM

CodeBase, 38 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH3 9DZ

Kerry Sharp is Director of the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), the investment arm of Scotland’s main economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise.

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About this event

Kerry Sharp is Director of the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), the investment arm of Scotland’s main economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise.

Kerry has a background in corporate banking and Venture Capital from her career with Bank of Scotland and 3i plc before joining Scottish Enterprise in 2006. Kerry joined Scottish Enterprise to manage one of SIB’s co-investment funds and then established and managed SIB’s investment management function before taking over as Head of the Scottish Investment Bank in 2013.

SIB’s role is to grow Scotland’s private sector funding market, ensuring both early stage and established SME’s with growth and exporting potential have adequate access to growth capital to reach their full potential.

Kerry leads a team responsible for SE’s direct investment activities, fund investment, portfolio management, market intelligence and research and provision of financial readiness support to companies to help them access the most appropriate growth finance.

SIB directly manages three funds – the Scottish Co-Investment Fund, the Scottish Venture Fund and the Renewable Energy Investment Fund. SIB has also invested in two externally managed funds; Epidarex Capital’s Life Sciences Fund and the Scottish Loan Fund, which is privately managed by Maven Capital Partners.

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  • Kerry Sharp

    Scottish Investment Bank



Thursday, May 25, 2017
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM UTC


Welcome & Networking
Fireside Chat with Kerry Sharp
Networking & Drinks


  • Dec McLaughlin

    Startup Grind Scotland


  • Nick Murray

    Startup Grind Scotland


  • Caro Melendez

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  • Emma Loedel

    Startup Grind Glasgow

    Director - Startup Grind Glasgow

  • Amy Kelly

    Startup Grind Scotland | AK Marketing

    Head of Marketing

  • Oluwaseun Olabode

    Startup Grind Aberdeen

    Director - Startup Grind Abedeen


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