Ken Cooper, Managing Director of Venture Capital Solutions at British Business Bank

  • Ken Cooper is responsible for the design and delivery of a range of British Business Bank programmes that support the flow of venture capital based investment into smaller UK businesses.

    From April 2008, Ken held a similar role as part of the senior management team at Capital for Enterprise, designing and managing a range of UK government-backed equity support programmes, including many that are now part of the British Business Bank, such as the Angel Co-Fund, the Enterprise Capital Funds and the Aspire Fund. Prior to that, he spent six years with the government’s Small Business Service where he was responsible for SME finance policy.  Until recently Ken was also a Director of the UK Business Angels Association and before that the British Business Angels Association.