Sir Tom Hunter

Sir Tom Hunter is a serial entrepreneur and philanthropist. Tom started his first business selling trainers from the back of a van. He went on to build Sports Division, which…

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Sir Tom Hunter

Sir Tom Hunter is a serial entrepreneur and philanthropist. Tom started his first business selling trainers from the back of a van. He went on to build Sports Division, which became Europe’s largest independent sports retailer, which he sold in 1998 for £290m. He was knighted in 2005 for services to entrepreneurship and philanthropy and he received the prestigious Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy in 2013.

Paul Davidson

Paul is our Managing Partner, having joined us in 2006 after spending a number of years in corporate law and in the oil industry. He now sits on the board…

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Paul Davidson

Paul is our Managing Partner, having joined us in 2006 after spending a number of years in corporate law and in the oil industry. He now sits on the board of many of our investments including Dynamic Action and Winchburgh Developments.

Jim McMahon

Jim was a founding partner in West Coast Capital in 2001. He spent sixteen years as a Tax Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers and was recognised as one of the UK’s leading…

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Jim McMahon

Jim was a founding partner in West Coast Capital in 2001. He spent sixteen years as a Tax Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers and was recognised as one of the UK’s leading advisors to entrepreneurs. Jim also sits on the Board of Trustees of the Hunter Foundation.

Peter Cummings

Peter is the Chairman of West Coast Capital. He is also the Chairman and Trustee of The Hunter Foundation and holds various directorships and consultancies in private health care, hotels…

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Peter Cummings

Peter is the Chairman of West Coast Capital. He is also the Chairman and Trustee of The Hunter Foundation and holds various directorships and consultancies in private health care, hotels and construction. Prior to joining West Coast Capital, he spent many years with the Bank of Scotland as Senior Loan Office and Chief Executive of the Corporate Division and held various directorships in real estate, hotels, and private equity participations.

Sharon Seales

Sharon is our Chief Operating Officer. Sharon joined West Coast Capital in 2003 as Financial Controller and over the years she has carried out a number of roles including finance…

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Sharon Seales

Sharon is our Chief Operating Officer. Sharon joined West Coast Capital in 2003 as Financial Controller and over the years she has carried out a number of roles including finance director, asset management and corporate finance and has represented West Coast Capital on the board of investee companies in both executive and non-executive roles.

Alex Lu

Alex is an Investment Director at West Coast Capital responsible for assessing new investment opportunities and supporting existing portfolio companies. Prior to joining West Coast Capital in 2014, she spent…

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Alex Lu

Alex is an Investment Director at West Coast Capital responsible for assessing new investment opportunities and supporting existing portfolio companies. Prior to joining West Coast Capital in 2014, she spent 9 years in investment banking trading fixed income derivatives.

Stewart Carlile

Stewart joined West Coast Capital in 2017 as an Investment Manager after completing his MBA at Strathclyde Business School and is primarily responsible for supporting our investment in Winchburgh Village…

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Stewart Carlile

Stewart joined West Coast Capital in 2017 as an Investment Manager after completing his MBA at Strathclyde Business School and is primarily responsible for supporting our investment in Winchburgh Village as well as our other existing portfolio investments. Previously, he spent 12 years as a corporate lawyer advising on private equity and energy and infrastructure transactions.

Alan Young

Alan joined West Coast Capital in 2018 to head up the Financial Team. He is a qualified accountant and has held various positions within the accountancy profession, latterly as an…

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Alan Young

Alan joined West Coast Capital in 2018 to head up the Financial Team. He is a qualified accountant and has held various positions within the accountancy profession, latterly as an audit and accounts partner in a leading firm of Chartered Accountants.

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