Justin Sumner

Justin Sumner

Chief Commercial Officer

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Justin gained a scholarship to Ashville College, Harrogate before signing for Leeds United Football Club at 17 years of age, playing professional soccer for two years.

Three years with Aviva and the Willis Group, gaining a Chartered Insurance Institute qualification, he moved to City, University of London, to read business law. Graduating to trade derivative options at Fraser McGowan with Richard Lane, he then spent fifteen years in the financial markets, including building an inter-dealer broker business in derivative futures and options markets at Schneider Trading Associates.

Private equity and venture capital interests commenced in 2011 including work with MicroPower Global, spending five years in a senior consulting role with the company and as Chief Operating Officer.