Spring Ventures executives have in depth experience across its target sectors. Spring Ventures draws on the experience and insight of a sector advisory board to originate and support specific opportunities.

John Hudson Managing Partner
Peter Ralph Investment Director

Advisory board
Jon Richards IT
Matt Cooper Financial services
Kevin Wilson Industrial products
Lindsay Dibden Healthcare
John Turner Industrial products
Matthew Pontefract IT
Charlie Cottam Business services

Lisa Fielder PA to Senior Management

Matthew Pontefract


Matthew is a technologist with experience in trading and portfolio management platforms at investment banks and hedge funds and high performance distributed computing in visual effects. He has worked as CTO of two Index Ventures backed businesses, Glasses Direct and onefinestay. He currently runs his own technology business ReThought and is a non-executive director of Phoebus software. Matthew has a PhD in Astrophysics from University College London.

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