Hubert Velge (MSc Business Administration 1984)
Attended the Catholic University of Leuven where he qualified as a civil engineer. He also holds an MSc in Business Administration from the University of Bath.
In 1986, Mr Velge pursued his interests in the city as an investment banker: first at Merrill Lynch, then at Dillon Read and finally at Baring Brothers as a corporate finance specialist. In 1995, he left Barings to set up a technology investment bank, Quartz Capital Partners, which he sold in 2000 to Knight Securities, the leading US market maker.
Since then, Mr Velge has been involved in a number of start-ups. His latest ventures are GowithYamo, an art exhibition platform, and Pinssar, a diesel particulate matter monitoring system.
Nick Wood (BSc, MEng Electrical and Electronic Engineering 1989)
Nick is a financial entrepreneur with over 30 years business experience covering hedge funds, venture capital, investment banking, specialised insurance, technology, and energy and the environment.
Nick is the founder of Resonance Asset Management, an alternative asset management firm focused on originating, distributing and managing real asset investment funds for institutional investors. As investor and board director, Nick works with a number of high growth technology businesses, including Linkdex Limited and GroundSure Limited.
Specialties: Industries - Alternative investment management (hedge funds, private equity, insurance risk as an asset class); Renewable and alternative energy and related environmentally themed businesses. Internet/communications/software.