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Our partners each have 20+ years of experience of founding, growing, operating and successfully exiting technology-biased businesses.

Paul Reid

Paul has operated in both CTO and CEO roles during the colourful journey from start-up through to acquisition of a pioneering Scottish-based international software business, which he founded in 2000. 

The experience gained during this period helps Paul to advise and mentor the founders and executives of a number of technology start-up businesses.

Simplicity, first-class customer service, and agility are attributes that he aims to root within the businesses that he leads or operates within. 

Get in touch with Paul if you need help with: 

  • Establishing and scaling a technology business
  • Recruiting and leading technical teams
  • Building a positive employee-led culture

Paul Chowdhry

Paul has spent his 25 year career being the person to whom colleagues turn to tackle tough challenges and solve problems. He has led large teams, product developments, acquisitions and integrations, transformation programmes and strategy / planning processes – and has played a key role in several corporate investment and sale transactions. 

Now an advisor and non exec director to several businesses, Paul’s interest areas are in customer focus, people, leadership, strategy and innovation.

Get in touch with Paul if you need help with:

  • Strategy and product development
  • Change and culture
  • Exits and acquisitions

Roland Brinkman

Roland is an experienced private equity investor with a background in strategy consulting and corporate finance. For two decades he has worked with private equity firms and portfolio companies to drive value creation and improve returns. He is currently active as a business mentor and non-executive.

Previously a partner at SL Capital Partners, the private equity business of Standard Life Investments, Roland has also worked with strategy consultants Bain & Company and Swiss Bank Corporation (UBS Group).

Get in touch with Roland if you need help with:

  • Developing funding relationships;
  • Business improvement;
  • Mentoring & coaching.

Les Gaw

Les has spent 27 years in senior roles including both CEO and COO roles, leading the growth of technically focused businesses. This has involved leading fund raising, acquisitions, driving international growth, and leading the successful exit of one of those businesses.

Throughout this time Les has focused on product and strategy development successfully commercialising both hardware and software products.

Les is an advisor to a number of spin out and start-up businesses, with a particular focus on product strategy, commercialisation and organisational development.

Get in touch with Les if you need help with:

  • Product development and commercialisation
  • Strategy development and implementation
  • Organisation and board development

Kenny Fraser

Kenny is an experienced board level mentor and advisor specialising in the technology and telecoms industries.

He has worked in more than 40 countries and advised companies ranging from Fortune 500 to early stage startups. Every business is a unique project with its own opportunities and challenges.

By taking a practical, innovative, human approach, Kenny helps his clients achieve business growth, improvement and change.

He has a passion for developing the potential of leaders and teams.

Kenny is an advisor to Augmentors Partners.

Get in touch with Kenny if you need help with:

  • The business of technology and telecoms
  • Understanding and improving financial and operational metrics
  • Personal growth as a leader or for your team