Senior appointments at Scottish Equity Partners

Tony Robison, Keith Davidson and Sarah Roughead

Venture capital firm Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) has strengthened its investment and operational teams with three senior appointments.

Tony Robison, who joined SEP in 2011 and previously worked with a number of high growth technology companies, has been made a partner.

Robison is primarily focused on portfolio management and deal support and works closely with portfolio companies.

Keith Davidson has also been made a partner.

Davidson has been at SEP since 2015, having spent the previous decade in the private equity industry, and focuses on new growth capital investments across the information technology sector.

Sarah Roughead has joined SEP as director of fund reporting with responsibility for reporting and accounting across all funds under management.

Roughead was previously head of the private equity audit team at KPMG in London.

Other new recruits include Verena Rathgeber, principal, focused on renewable energy investments and Tim Ankers, investment analyst who joined the firm from Deutsche Bank.

SEP’s managing partner Calum Paterson said: “We place great emphasis on building and maintaining strong relationships with both the management teams in the companies we invest in and the investors in our funds.

“These recent appointments and promotions reflect the high quality of our team.

“Their experience, professionalism and commitment justify our standing as the UK’s leading venture capital investor for high growth technology companies.”