Alex Macpherson

Chief Executive Octopus Ventures

Alex takes overall responsibility for investments made by Octopus Ventures. He founded Katalyst Ventures in 2000, creating the private angel network which would later be known as the Octopus Venture Partners. Before Katalyst, Alex worked for ten years at SG Warburg as a trade and risk manager in equity derivatives. Alex is also chairman of the Octopus Ventures Investment Committee, is a non-executive director of portfolio company Calastone, and a board member of Graze.