Specialising in growing businesses through funding, geographical expansion, and “preparing for the ultimate exit”, Shimi Shah has a unique track record as both an entrepreneur with successful exits and a fund manager/investor focussed on growing SME companies across the UK and EMEA.
Shimi established the Partnerships UK PLC equity business and is responsible for all its investment activities. She was previously CIO of Hanson Capital Investments and Hanson Internet Partners, and a technology investment executive with 3i PLC. Shimi serves on the board of the Royal Mint (UK) as well as several other companies globally.
With a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from King’s College, London and a Master of Philosophy in Management Studies from Queens’ College, Cambridge, Shimi’s main focus today is on startups and small-to-medium enterprises in Europe, the UAE, and the US. She is also interested in angel networks and advises early-stage investors on how to maximise value from their portfolios.