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Jo Parfrey

Non-Executive Director, Babraham Bioscience Technologies Ltd

Jo Parfrey is an experienced and successful investment professional with more than 10 years in the private equity industry. A qualified accountant, ACA, by training, she has worked in the corporate finance departments of FTSE 100 and FTSE 250 companies. She is a Non Executive Director on Octopus AIM VCT plc and Babraham Bioscience Technologies Ltd (BBT), at the Babraham Research Campus. She is also a mentor on the Accelerate Program at the Judge Business School, Cambridge. Jo has had significant board exposure, having held a number of non-executive posts. Having been a member of the Investment Committee of a leading private equity house, Jo is experienced in investment appraisal. Skilled in the evaluation of businesses, her strengths include identifying value creation opportunities at both a revenue and profit level. She has supported businesses in growth through investment and cost management, with a wealth of experience of developing business plans and working with businesses to secure appropriate financing. Passionate about growing businesses, Jo has worked closely with entrepreneurs/management teams. She has a wealth of experience of arranging, working with and managing complicated shareholder structures, including a broad range of stakeholder groups. She has a proven track record of working with businesses to drive strategic initiatives and deliver outstanding financial results.  Previous non executive roles include Classic Hospitals Ltd, a group of ten private acute hospitals, IDH, the largest provider of NHS dentistry in the UK, and Verna Care, a manufacturer of infection control products. She has a chemistry degree from Oxford University. 

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Babraham Bioscience Technologies Ltd
Babraham Research Campus
CB22 3AT, United Kingdom

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