Spring Ventures executives have in depth experience across its target sectors. Spring Ventures draws on the experience and insight of a sector advisory board to originate and support specific opportunities.

John Hudson Managing Partner
Peter Ralph Investment Director

Advisory board
Jon Richards IT
Matt Cooper Financial services
Kevin Wilson Industrial products
Lindsay Dibden Healthcare
John Turner Industrial products
Matthew Pontefract IT
Charlie Cottam Business services

Lisa Fielder PA to Senior Management

Jon Richards


Jon Richards is Chairman of Amtech, a software supplier to the M&E building services industry, CSC Ltd, a software supplier to Structural Engineers, LowCostTravel Group, a high growth internet based Tour Operator and also of Testplant Ltd, a supplier of automated test software.

In recent years he has chaired to exit a number of companies including CityMeeting Ltd, Redsky IT Ltd, MM Group, Propero Ltd and Quadstone Ltd. Jon has a wealth of experience in the UK IT industry and was CEO of Anite Group Plc from 1989 to 1997. He was Chairman of the National Council for Education & Technology reporting to the Minister of State from 1992 to 1995.