Chris Baker

Non-Executive Director, Angel CoFund

Chris is a NED of the Angel CoFund (www.angelcofund.co.uk/) since its foundation in 2011. The CoFund is a £100M fund, supported by the British Business Bank, to provide matched funding to UK early-stage businesses alongside business angel investors. It has invested more than £37M across a broad range of sectors, alongside a further £180M from business angels and other investors, providing support for more than 75 companies. He has also managed angel investment networks based in Oxford whose angels invested £10M in more than 100 businesses over 10 years. Previously he has been the finance director at two private equity funded businesses, both with successful investor exits through trade sales to UK-listed acquirers. He is a graduate engineer and chartered accountant with a master’s degree from the London Business School.