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Stephen Welton CBE, Chair of the British Business Bank | Fintech Finance News

Stephen Welton

Chair

About Stephen Welton

Extensive investment, business building and commercial experience for listed and unlisted companies, in the UK and internationally, both as an executive and non-executive Director. Founder, CEO and Chair of a range of different businesses including BGF (Business Growth Fund) in 2011, today the UK & Ireland’s most active equity investor in scaling businesses. Broad experience working with Government in the UK and abroad including other public bodies, as part of the drive to foster stronger and more effective public private partnerships. A passionate supporter of the growth economy, in particular entrepreneurship and innovation, strongly evidenced in my professional investment career, the wider causes I have championed from a business and policy perspective, and as an angel investor. Actively engaged in the drive to increase long term investment in the UK from the pension fund and insurance sector. Broad involvement in the charitable sector, both directly through the BGF Foundation and personally.

Awarded a CBE in the King’s birthday honours in June 2023 for services to small businesses and entrepreneurship.

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