Chief Executive and Co-founder
Anne co-founded Amadeus Capital Partners in 1997 with Hermann Hauser. Building on her scientific training and operating experience, Anne has been an active venture capitalist for over thirty years.
Early in her career Anne lived in the US, working in manufacturing with Cummins Engine Company and in strategy consulting with Bain & Co, before returning to the UK to join Apax Partners in 1989 to invest in early stage companies. She became Chief Operating Officer of one of her investee companies, Virtuality Group, after it listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1993, and then returned to investing as a business angel before founding Amadeus in 1997.
A former Chairman of the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (2004/05) and Invest Europe (formerly EVCA) (2014/15), Anne was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of the Court of the Bank of England in 2018. In 2019, Anne became a member of the Investment Committee of Yale Corporation (the endowment) and, in January 2021, Anne was appointed as an external member of the Venture Capital Investment Committee of CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution.
Anne holds an MA in Metallurgy & Materials Science from Clare College, Cambridge, and a Masters in Public and Private Management from Yale School of Management. She was awarded a CBE in 2006 for services to business and is an honorary fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. Her past successes at Amadeus include Optos (OPTS:LN).
Meet Anne at:
9th November 2021
Anne Glover will be a panellist at SuperVenture 2021 in Berlin. Anne will be speaking on Internationalisation: optimal structures and tactics for portfolio extension alongside other industry experts. The discussion will consider the perceived and real ‘headaches’ for VCs when looking to expand in the US and Asia, how important it is for European VCs to have boots on the ground in new markets and the impact of US and Asian VCs entering Europe.
18th November 2021
SVC2UK – (Silicon Valley Comes to the UK)
Anne Glover and Amelia Armour will be speaking at SVC2UK in London. Now in its 16th edition, the four-day summit will bring together the tech community, leading entrepreneurs, investors, and global thought leaders from the US & UK (and beyond) to discuss international scaling, the game-changing ideas of the future, and the role technology can play in solving some of the greatest challenges of our time.
30th November 2021
The Sunday Times Annual Business Party
Anne Glover will be attending The Sunday Times Annual Business Party in London. This networking event will bring together experts from the business community to discuss the latest topics and events in the industry.
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Video: 3rd September 2020