Kevin joined Turquoise in 2008. He is responsible for coordinating activities relating to the Low Carbon Innovation Fund, in addition to being one of its investment managers and board representatives for portfolio companies including iSotera, TeraView, Syrinix and AMIHO.
Prior to joining Turquoise, he was a director at CiFG and Investec Bank. Kevin is a qualified Chartered Accountant and graduate of Edinburgh University. He also studied Business at Griffith University, Australia on a Rotary Foundation Scholarship
After leaving Warwick University with a degree in Pure Mathematics, Marek qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse prior to joining Candover at the end of 1986. Over the next 25 years, he led over 30 deals with an aggregate value of over £8bn. He has operated in a wide range of sectors including insurance and financial services, energy, leisure, support services and industrials. He retired as Chairman of Candover/Arle Capital partners at the end of 2011. He was a founder member of 24 Haymarket a group which comprises 60 former senior private equity executives/Chairman/CEO’s and Investment bankers who actively support small
He retired as Chairman of Candover/Arle Capital partners at the end of 2011. He was a founder member of 24 Haymarket a group which comprises 60 former senior private equity executives/Chairman/CEO’s and Investment bankers who actively support small start-up businesses with their own funds.
For 12 years until 2014, Chris Banks was an Executive Director of Scottish Water, the UK’s fourth largest regulated water utility, where his responsibilities included procurement, supply chain management and business development.
Since leaving Scottish Water, Chris has remained active in the UK and European water utility sectors advising Boards and senior management teams on a range of matters including contracting structures, technology adoption and strategy within regulated environments.
With more than 18 years experience in the utility sector, James joined Syrinix as CEO in 2010. Formerly a City lawyer and a graduate of the London Business School, James has significant experience in senior positions in the corporate utility sphere, as well as in successfully leading smaller utility-related businesses through significant growth.
Prior to joining Syrinix, James founded and successfully exited his own renewables business. Now at Syrinix, James is driving the business’s growth in terms of continued R&D excellence and accelerating international sales, positioning Syrinix as a leader in the provision of intelligent pipeline monitoring solutions
Paul is a leading specialist in signal processing technology who has specialised for many years in water leakage including work with Anglian, Yorkshire and Thames Water. An electronic engineer, Paul worked initially in the defence industry before studying for his PhD at the University of East Anglia in Norwich (UEA). Subsequently he applied signal processing techniques to leak detection in water mains.
After acting as a consultant for Thames Water and other companies in the leakage field, Paul formed Syrinix as a university spinout company.