Jan has over 30 years of general management experience. Serving as Executive Chairman and CEO of several Nova portfolio companies. He has been an Operating Partner since 2011 responsible for businesses in the Shell, Argent and Wildcat portfolios opening Nova’s Chicago office in 2012.
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Global Administration Manager
Jane joined Nova in 2003 as an Executive Assistant to the Managing Partners and Chairman. Jane currently provides full administrative support on office management, including project management, IT, marketing, HR as well as executive assistant support to the wider team.
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Founder, Chairman & Managing Partner
David founded Nova in 2002 and has been involved in private equity for over 30 years, and also has significant general management experience. A qualified lawyer, he spent almost 20 years at Granville building up its mid-market private equity activities prior to becoming CEO of the group in 1995.
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Chief Financial Officer
Neelam has over 23 years of finance and administration experience within private equity firms, and is a qualified accountant and Fellow with the ACCA. She has been at Nova since 2008, joining as a Senior Fund Controller, focusing on fund management and administration with other areas of finance, regulatory compliance, and new fund formation. She took over responsibility for all the management company reporting in 2016 and has been Chief Financial Officer for the entire Nova Group since 2019.
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Barnaby has over 12 years’ experience in senior financial and general management. A qualified accountant, and with an MBA, Barnaby worked in M&A at KPMG and has built up relevant industry experience in corporate finance, as a finance director and in private equity.
Barnaby joined Nova in 2020.
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Pavlos joined Nova in 2019 with 40+ years experience in finance and Private Equity. He was chairman and CEO of NBGI Private Equity which he founded in 1999 and chaired the firm’s investment committees, with AAM of around €900m.
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Omiros joined Nova in 2019 and has 25 years experience in Private Equity and Investment Banking. Between 2004 and 2009 he headed NBGI’s Corporate Finance.
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Ralph has over 30 years senior financial and general management experience with General Electric, Honeywell and developing early stage electronics technology companies, and subsequently has worked in Private Equity for the last 20 years.
Ralph joined Nova in 2005 as an Investment Partner responsible for the CIPI portfolio which was fully realised in 2013. He now acts as a consultant to the firm supporting our investment in Sterling Thermal Technology.
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Guilherme advised on the formation of Nova in 2002. As a corporate and commercial lawyer with nearly 45 years qualified experience in corporate, M&A, Private Equity and commercial law Guilherme has acted on a number of the firm’s acquisitions and investments and has been closely associated with Nova since inception.
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Ron has over 30 years of relevant industry experience with the last 15 in CEO and Operating President roles. Ron has an MBA from Hamilton College and has had a diverse marketing and operations career with the likes of Black & Decker, Masco Corporations as well as Atrium Windows and Doors where he ran multiple divisions.
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