Our People

Since inception, we have focused on bringing together a group of talented leaders from across the alternative investment and corporate world. Our firm draws upon the experience of former private equity managers, corporate executives, capital markets professionals, financiers, lawyers and founders.

Corporate and Advisory Board

William currently acts as Non-Executive Chairman, having founded Venture Capital Partners, which subsequently became VCP Advisors, in 2009. William also founded BITE Alternative Investments, a financial technology business owned by the VCP Advisors Group. William currently acts as Chairman for the VCP Advisors Group and sits on both the Advisory and Corporate Boards. Previously, William spent a number of years in corporate finance and investment banking, specialising in advising and raising capital for both corporates and alternative asset managers. William previously held various positions at Grisons Peak, HSBC and Danske Bank.

Henry currently acts as CEO. having founded Venture Capital Partners, which subsequently became VCP Advisors, in 2009. Henry also founded BITE Alternative Investments, a financial technology business owned by the VCP Advisors Group. Henry currently acts as Chief Executive Officer for the VCP Advisors Group and sits on both the Advisory and Corporate Boards. Previously, Henry worked at Grisons Peak, a London based investment banking firm. Before moving into corporate finance, Henry worked as a Barrister, having qualified in London at the Inner Temple.

Michael is a member of VCP’s advisory board and a shareholder in the business. Michael founded Rutland Partners, one of the pioneers of turnaround private equity in the UK, in 1986 after a career with Price Waterhouse where he specialised in investigative, consultancy and corporate finance work for large multinational clients. Michael is currently Rutland’s Chairman and has been central to determining both its investment strategy and its transition from a quoted industrial holding company into a UK focused mid-market private equity fund manager.

Howard sits on VCP’s advisory and corporate boards. Howard formerly sat on the board of directors at JP Morgan’s American Investment Trust and The Murray Emerging Growth and Income Trust. Prior to joining stockbroker Phillips & Drew (now UBS), he qualified as an accountant at Price Waterhouse (PWC). After working for Jardine Fleming in Hong Kong, he ran international manufacturing firm, Rothsay Holdings, serving as the CFO and largest individual shareholder.

Guy sits on VCP’s corporate and advisory board and served as chairman of the corporate board for 10 years through to 2019. Guy is currently the Chief Executive Officer of L.O.M. Laboratories, an innovative medical devices businesses. He was formerly the CEO of Leaders in Oncology Care, a prominent healthcare provider within the HCA International network and on the back of its success became CEO of all their Cancer Operations. Prior to that he worked in both public and private M&A at Linklaters before joining the Credit Suisse Corporate Finance and Equity Capital Markets team.

Piers is a member of VCP’s advisory board. Since 1987, Piers has run his own consultancy practice focused on providing strategic advice to ultra-high net worth families and entrepreneurs.

After working as an investment banker for Williams & Glyn's (acquired by Royal Bank of Scotland in 2017), Piers established a private bank in London, co-owned by two Singapore UHNW families, and sold it to Paine Webber (now part of UBS) in 1987.

Pantheon Asset focuses on comprehensive asset allocation and wealth management for High-Net-Worth families. With 8 asset centers globally, Pantheon is one of the largest multi-family offices in China.

Senior Management

Henry currently acts as CEO. having founded Venture Capital Partners, which subsequently became VCP Advisors, in 2009. Henry also founded BITE Alternative Investments, a financial technology business owned by the VCP Advisors Group. Henry currently acts as Chief Executive Officer for the VCP Advisors Group and sits on both the Advisory and Corporate Boards. Previously, Henry worked at Grisons Peak, a London based investment banking firm. Before moving into corporate finance, Henry worked as a Barrister, having qualified in London at the Inner Temple.

Mark joined VCP in 2019 as Managing Director and is based in New York. Mark brings over 20 years of industry experience, having previously held positions in capital raising, high net worth client advisory, portfolio management and trading at Morgan Stanley, LOM Securities, The Blackstone Group / GSO Capital and Alliance Bernstein.

Feng is a Managing Director in VCP’s London office having spent many years working in investment management in North America, Asia and Europe. Previously, Feng was responsible for institutional capital raising at Octopus Investments in London. Prior to that, Feng was a client portfolio manager at JPMorgan Asset Management equity division in New York and later in charge of cross border capital raising for its joint venture in Shanghai. Feng earned her B.A. with honours from Hamilton College and an MBA from Oxford University. Feng is a CFA Charter Holder.

Jim is an Operating Partner of VCP. In 2010, Jim co-founded VCP’s JV partner, GI Capital Management, based in Tokyo and currently serves as its CEO and Managing Partner. Previously, Jim was a Managing Director and co-head of the Equities Division for Deutsche Bank Japan. Before joining Deutsche Bank Japan, Jim spent four years at UBS Japan managing the Japanese equities sales business as the Managing Director. He also worked for Goldman Sachs for 13 years, both in Japan and in the U.S., managing the Japanese cash equity business as a Managing Director. Jim also spent two years working for The Bank of Tokyo Ltd. in New York. Jim received a BA in International Relations from Tufts University in 1984, and an MBA from Columbia Business School in 1988.

Fei Wu is an Operating Partner of VCP and also a professor at the Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF), teaching on Principles of Finance and Private Wealth Management. Professor Wu has strong relationships with, and advises, some of the leading wealth managers in China. He was selected for “Outstanding Talents in the New Century” by the Ministry of Education and was a Board Member of Asian Finance Association (AsFA).