Anne Glover (venture capitalist)

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Anne Margaret Glover (born 6 February 1954[1]) is CEO and co-founder of Amadeus Capital Partners, a venture capital firm that invests in European high-technology companies. Prior to founding Amadeus in 1997, she was with Apax Partners & Company Ventures, where she was a member of the investment team. She also has experience as a business angel, investing in UK-based information technology start-ups. Glover has also had significant operating experience with Virtuality Group plc, where she was COO of the virtual reality peripherals company.

Glover also was a manager and consultant with Bain & Company in Boston for five years. Earlier in her career, she held a variety of management positions with Cummins Engine.

She is a former chairman of the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA), which represents approximately 165 UK-based private equity and venture capital firms. She is also on the Technology Strategy Board of the UK's Department of Trade and Industry.

Glover earned a master's degree in management from Yale School of Management and a master's degree in metallurgy and materials science from Clare College, Cambridge.

Glover was awarded a CBE in the 2006 Queen's Birthday Honours list "for services to business".

She was elected Chair of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association in June 2014.[2]

Anne Glover along with Dervilla Mitchell, Professor Sarah Harper, Professor Fiona Murray and Professor Philip Bond was appointed to the Council for Science and Technology in March 2014.[3]

References

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  2. Nicholson, Lynn. "EVCA announces 2014-2015 Chairman". European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association. EVCA. Retrieved 23 June 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Prime Ministers Office. "Prime Minister appoints new members of the Council for Science and Technology". gov.uk. Retrieved 23 June 2014.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>