AlbionVC has named Paul Lehair as an investment manager. Previously, he worked at Citymapper where he was financial director.
AlbionVC, the technology investment arm of Albion Capital, has appointed Paul Lehair as an investment manager.
Paul joins Albion from Citymapper where he was finance director for five years having joined when the company had less than 10 employees. Prior to this he worked in business operations at Viagogo and in M&A covering the TMT sector at Citigroup.
In his role, Paul will work with AlbionVC’s promising portfolio of over 40 early stage tech companies while seeking new prospects with exceptional growth potential.
Ed Lascelles, Head of Technology Investment, AlbionVC, says: “Paul has joined AlbionVC as an investment manager, bringing with him a wealth of experience in tech both in investment banking and as an entrepreneur.
“We welcome Paul to the team and look forward to working with him at what is an exciting time in the technology investment world. We are seeing fantastic opportunities in innovative early stage companies across areas of B2B software and tech-enabled services including AI, digital health, cyber security and data analytics. Our current portfolio is an excellent showcase of the thriving tech landscape and Paul’s appointment reflects our ambition to attract the talented individuals that will help us identify and support exceptional growth stories.”
The Albion technology team invests from seed through to Series B in high growth companies, predominantly in the UK, with a particular focus on B2B software and technology enabled services. Albion has 20+ years’ experience investing in technology, has c.£450m of venture funds, with over 40 tech investments within its portfolios. AlbionVC is the technology investment arm of Albion Capital Group LLP, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.