Elected: 2013
Discipline: Private Sector Leadership
Mr John McLaren Ogilvie Waddell FRSE

Adviser, Archangel Informal Investments.

John Waddell stepped down as CEO of Archangels in September 2015, having held the role for 10 years. He continues to act as an adviser to Archangels and sits on the boards of three Archangels’ portfolio companies, namely MGB Biopharma, Indigo Lighthouse and NCTech. He is also on the advisory boards of Amadeus & Angels Seed Fund and Seraphim Capital and is a director of Northern 3 VCT PLC.

John’s interests include all aspects of seed capital funding, including tax and government policy, where he seeks to influence; life sciences in Scotland (Archangels are a major investor); contemporary art; economics; law and current affairs; reading; helping in the garden; skiing; and shooting.