Michelle Kinnaird

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Head of Investment Management, Scottish Enterprise

Michelle Kinnaird

Michelle Kinnaird is the Head of Investment Management in the Team responsible for Growth Investments at Scottish Enterprise. Growth Investments directly manages several funds in house including various early stage equity fund, the Energy Investment Fund (“EIF”) and the Scottish Loan Scheme (“SLS”); has invested in four externally managed funds and has also developed a various unique funding mechanism including– the Scottish-European Growth Co-Investment Programme (“SEGCP”) in partnership with the European Investment Fund and grant convertible loan note hybrids as part of the COVID response.
Michelle has worked across several areas of the business heading up the EIF, the Transaction and Portfolio Teams. She currently leads a team responsible for several key Growth Investments areas, the transaction team, interaction with the Scottish National Investment Bank, SE’s interests in it’s fund of funds businesses, and Growth Investments Finance and Reporting Team. She has an ongoing role in extending the diversity of international investors Scottish SME’s interact with. At present her responsibilities includes leading some key outputs from the Scottish tourism taskforce and COP 26 work.
Michelle joined SE in 2007 from Ernst & Young and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Scotland.

Michelle Kinnaird

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