Russell Copley is owner and Director of Greenborough Management, a business development and project management company with a team of eight across central England, founded fifteen years ago. He is also Chief Executive of the East Midlands Incubation Network; Regional Manager of Angels Den (Europe’s largest network of business angels); and has been managing a number of business support initiatives across England in recent years, including the Lincolnshire Investment Network (LIN) and a range of various grant funds. He has worked with a large number of companies to help them to raise investment from business angels and equity funds. In addition to helping others, Russell is also a private equity investor having invested in a few early stage businesses himself.
He is currently the Chair of the Regional Advisory Board of the Midlands Engine Investment Fund, a new £250M debt and equity “fund of funds” designed to support business growth across the midlands region of the UK.