Advisory board

The advisory board is a group of well-connected business people with direct experience of building successful small and medium sized businesses. Panoramic’s investment team works closely with this board of advisors to support the companies that it backs.

Jim Calder

Jim is an ex Scottish rugby international. He worked for a number of global businesses including Johnson & Johnson and Ernst & Young, prior to setting up his own executive search business in 2005. Jim has an extensive network throughout the UK.

Tim Linacre

Tim has over 30 years experience in the City as a stockbroker and investment banker. He worked at Panmure Gordon for over 20 years and was Chief Executive for eight years. He was previously with Hoare Govett. Tim has advised many companies across a wide range of sectors and sizes from FTSE 100 to fast growing AIM stocks. He is currently Senior Managing Partner Corporate and Capital Markets at Instinctif Partners, the global communications firm,

Tony Lochery

Tony built up his own company over 12 years, prior to selling it to Kwik Fit PLC. He subsequently joined the Board of Kwik Fit, taking on the role of Group Managing Director and overseeing a turnover of £800m across 7 countries. He also managed the transition of the business after its sale to Ford. Tony subsequently became CEO of City Holdings, before leaving to take up a number of non-executive and chairman positions in private equity backed companies.