Peter Harkness (Chairman)
Peter Harkness is a media entrepreneur who has worked closely with institutional investors for over 30 years. He is co-founder and chairman of the specialist publishing and e-commerce business MyTime Media Holdings which is an investment of Chrysalis VCT plc. He is also chairman of the travel publisher, Ink, which produces more than a quarter of the world's in-flight media, and is a non-executive director of the AIM-listed global data provider, Progressive Digital Media PLC. Peter is vice-chairman of The Cheltenham Trust which manage's a portfolio of cultural and leisure venues in Cheltenham, including the iconic Town Hall, the historic Pump Rooms and The Wilson, Cheltenham's art gallery. He has been a Director of Chrysalis VCT plc since April 2005 and Chairman since September 2008.
Julie Baddeley (Non-Executive Director)
Julie Baddeley is Chairman of Harvey Nash Group plc, and of Sustain, a privately owned carbon reduction company, and is a non-executive director of AIM-listed data analytics business Ebiquity plc. She has been a director of Greggs plc, the BOC Group, Camelot Group plc, Spice plc, the Yorkshire Building Society and executive director of the Woolwich where she was responsible for e-commerce and information technology. Earlier in her career she was partner in charge of a substantial part of Accenture’s change management practice in Europe and was managing director of Sema Group plc’s consulting group in the UK. She has been a Director of Chrysalis VCT plc since October 2000.
Dr. Martin Knight (Non-Executive Director)
Dr Martin Knight is Chairman of two quoted investment businesses, LMS Capital Plc and Imperial Innovations Group plc, the AIM-quoted technology transfer company. He is also Chairman of Toumaz Limited, the quoted consumer electronics and healthcare business, and Cambridge Mechatronics Limited. Martin began his career with Morgan Grenfell & Co Ltd, becoming a director in 1982. He has advised and acted for a number of major public and private companies on project and corporate finance transactions and on financial and investment strategies. He is a Fellow of Imperial College, of which he was a Governor from 1992 to 2010. He is a Trustee of the Royal Institution and the Haberdashers' Aske's Hatcham Federation of schools. He has been a Director of Chrysalis VCT plc since October 2008.