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Peter takes the lead on Piper’s deals and is an expert in unpicking the innovative ways in which brands grow
Chris has over 25 years of experience in private equity, having joined Piper in 1988 to raise its first fund and help manage Piper’s fledgling business Pitcher & Piano
Libby heads up Piper’s added value team, which answers Piper’s key commercial questions during due diligence and post-investment helps our brands better understand and communicate with their customers
Crispin founded Piper in 1985 originally as a consumer-focused strategy consultancy, having left his position as MD at Fitch & Co, the UK’s leading commercial design consultancy
Dan has over 15 years experience in the consumer sector working with entrepreneurs and management teams to help them build the leading brands in their sectors
Rory has 10 years of experience in the consumer sector working with entrepreneurs and management teams to help build profitable business models that are attractive to future buyers
Jax has 25 years’ experience in brand strategy, marketing and business planning through a combination of board level and senior operational roles
Leon uses his knowledge, network and expertise to support our brands in creating world-class ecommerce platforms and industry-leading digital marketing
Annabel works with our brands to build industry-leading management teams that have the capability of growing big brands and yet staying entrepreneurial in spirit.
Having joined Piper in September 2018, Saskia focuses on leading the commercial due diligence process, unpicking the market dynamics that will drive growth and why customers love the brand
Having joined Piper in 2016, Fergus is responsible for the origination, evaluation and execution of new investments.
Peter joined Piper in 2017 as Head of Finance. Peter has 11 years’ experience in financial services
Flora joined Piper in 2018 and is responsible for sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, as well as supporting the investment and due diligence process.
Yasha joined Piper in 2012 and leads on Piper’s commercial due diligence in assessing the growth potential of investments
Natalie has been at Piper since 2010 and leads on Piper’s commercial due diligence in evaluating the potential of future investments
During his 15 years on Fleet Street, George held senior editorial posts on two of Britain’s largest national newspapers.
Francesca joined Piper in 2019 as our Office Manager. She is also PA to partners and assists with investment research and administration.
Amy joined Piper in 2016, and works as a PA to Peter Kemp- Welch, Dan Stern, Leon Hughes, Rory Gibbs and Jax Unsworth.
Sophie joined Piper in 2014 to work with our partner brands in helping them to better understanding who their customer is.
Georgia, our part-time receptionist, joined Piper in 2017. As well as welcoming guests and helping to keep the office running smoothly, Georgia assists with event organisation and research.
Adam is a co-founder and director of Innocent Drinks. It was whilst setting up Innocent that Adam first got to know Piper
John Brady has worked with Piper since 1987, when he was at global management consultancy McKinsey & Co.
Julian joined the Piper Advisory Panel having experienced Piper first hand as an investor in Boden.
Jane joined the Piper Advisory Panel in 2016. Jane has extensive knowledge of the leisure space as Managing Director of Yellowwoods
A seasoned retailer, Alan has served on the Boards of Marks & Spencer, Kingfisher and Mothercare