Nelson Gray, BA, CA MBA, is a Chartered Accountant with an entrepreneurial background, who, following the sale of his own business, became a ‘hands on’, business angel investor, mentor, non executive director and fund manager.
He has been involved as a non executive and board adviser to a wide range of companies, as diverse as a PCB and Biotech manufacturing, diagnostic platforms, software, medical devices, call centers printing and construction.
In addition to general management and strategic development, Nelson provides assistance to companies looking to secure outside funding from both banks and equity providers.
He acted as the fund manager for Scotland's leading angel investment syndicate and later, managed two early stage investment funds, investing in over 50 Scottish companies. He has provided advice on funding to Scottish Enterprise, the Scottish Executive and the Enterprise Committee of the Scottish Parliament as well as a number of internationally based development agencies.
As a Business Angel Investor Nelson has made over 20 personal investments in new and developing companies.