Calum Paterson is Managing Partner and co-founder of Scottish Equity Partners (SEP), a leading growth equity firm, which invests in innovative technology companies in the UK and other European countries. He has led SEP since its inception in 2000, working from its offices in London and Glasgow, and chairs its investment committee. He has been closely involved with many of SEP’s portfolio companies and was a member of the Board of Directors at Skyscanner. Calum trained as a Chartered Accountant with EY. Prior to SEP, he was part of the senior leadership team at Scottish Enterprise and managed its investment arm, Scottish Development Finance. He is a former Chair of the British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA).