James Pinner
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James Pinner

NZ Growth Capital Partners

Chief executive (acting)

  • Appointed in 2019 to establish the Elevate NZ Venture Fund and support the Aspire NZ Seed Fund.
  • More than 20 years of corporate finance experience.
  • Spent 15 years in London, worked in North America, Europe, Africa and South-East Asia, and more recently for a large family-owned conglomerate in NZ.
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, holds a BSc (Hons) from Leeds University, and is a member of the NZ Institute of Directors.

Career

Religare Capital Markets
Director, Corporate Finance
May 2007 - Feb 2012
VSA Capital
Director
Mar 2012 - Apr 2013
Hydrocarbon Capital Limited
Owner
May 2013 - Dec 2018
Todd Corporation
Manager, Strategy and Corporate Development
Apr 2014 - Aug 2019
NZ Growth Capital Partners
Acting Chief Executive Officer, Investment Director
Aug 2019 - Present

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