David Bagley

David is a Partner. He joined Larchpoint’s predecessor, SVG Capital, in 2008. Prior to that he worked for Atkins, ERM, Oliver Wyman, and Expedia. He has an MBA from London Business School, an MSc from Heriot-Watt University, and an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University.

Stuart Ballard

Stuart is the Chief Executive Officer. He joined Larchpoint’s predecessor SVG Capital in 2002. Prior to that he worked for Schroder Ventures and he started his career in legal private practice. Stuart qualified as a solicitor and has degrees in Law and English Literature from Victoria University, New Zealand.

Gilles Crouspeyre

Gilles is a Partner. He joined Larchpoint’s predecessor, SVG Capital, in 2008. Prior to that he worked at the Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (UBC, Vancouver, Canada) as a Research Assistant. He has a MSc. of Engineering from CY Tech, France, and a MSc. of Applied Mathematics from UBC.

Catherine Haumesser

Catherine is a partner. She joined Larchpoint’s predecessor SVG Capital, in 2005. Prior to that she worked at Deka Investments, as an investment manager. She has a Master of Science in Management from the HEC Business School, Paris and is a CFA charter holder.

April Leahair

April is the Executive Assistant and Office Manager. She joined Larchpoint’s predecessor SVG Capital, in 2011.

David Lindstrom

David is a Senior Adviser and is chairman of Larchpoint’s Investment Committee. He joined Larchpoint on a part-time basis in 2020. He spent 23 years at MetLife in New York and London, serving as Managing Director and Global Head of Private Equity. He is currently a non-executive director of Permira, an independent investment committee member at Moonfare, and was previously a board member of InvestEurope. David has a degree in economics from Duke University (USA), an MBA in finance from Rutgers University (USA) and is a CFA charterholder.

Laurence Lum

Laurence is an Investment Professional. He joined Larchpoint’s predecessor, SVG Capital, in 2009. Prior to that he worked at Apple Inc as a Finance Analyst. He has a degree in Mathematics from the University of Hertfordshire.

Richard Mathieson

Richard is an Investment Associate. He joined Larchpoint in 2020 after graduating from university. He has a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London.

Sidharth Shah

Sidharth is the Finance Officer. He joined Larchpoint’s predecessor, SVG Capital, in 2014. Prior to that he worked at UBS and Grant Thornton UK. Sidharth is a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) and holds a BSc (Hons) degree in Economics from City University, London.

Ed Williamson

Ed Williamson is the Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer (SM16 and SM17). He joined Larchpoint’s predecessor, SVG Capital, in 2011. Prior to that he worked in the compliance and legal sectors of RBS and Credit Suisse. Ed has a degree in law, post-graduate diploma in legal practice and the Securities Institute diploma in regulation and compliance.