Clive has spent his career leading high growth venture and growth equity backed businesses as Chairman, CEO, COO and Finance Director. His sector experience includes AI software for autonomous vehicles, ASIC enabled intelligent battery cells, fuel cells and automotive engineering. Clive was, until 2014, CEO of Prodrive, an international automotive technology, motorsport and composite materials company, and his earlier career included 5 years with BOC Group plc.
Currently Chairman of Aceleron, Clive specialises in leading the Board of disruptive technology working alongside international investors, founders, and management teams. Clive supports those stakeholders with his knowledge of development and scaling process for new technologies; his understanding of venture and growth capital investment processes; his background in building product, market and customer strategies and his experience in building high performing leadership teams.
What you don’t know: Clive collects antique café menus and enjoys spending his weekends racing his Peugeot 307cc WRC car through his Somerset vineyard.
Favourite quote: “We’re in the stickiest situation since Sticky the Stick Insect got stuck on a sticky bun.” - Blackadder