Updated: May 14
Leigh is an experienced CFO with a background in multinational technology businesses. Prior to 2001, he held a series of FD roles in large telecommunication businesses, including spells in the US and in Europe as Senior Finance Director for DSC’s EAME region (T/O $250m).
Since 2001 Leigh has focussed on developing VC-backed SME’s for growth & exit. These have included Conclusive Logic (data encryption), Native Networks (telecommunications), successfully sold to Alcatel in 2005, OB10 Ltd (SAAS e-invoicing), Onzo Ltd (energy data analytics), successfully sold to SSE in 2012, 7digital (music technology platform) Aim-listed in 2014, and MWR InfoSecurity. Three of these companies were Sunday Times Tech Track Top 100.
In total Leigh has supported 11 fundraising events, drawing over £61m from more than 30 VC’s and partners, and overseen 3 successful exit events valued more than £80m.