David Whileman - Partner - Inflexion

Judge for The Inflexion Entrepreneur of the Year

David leads Inflexion’s Partnership Capital team which specialises in investing for a minority stake in high growth entrepreneurial businesses to provide innovative and flexible solutions to shareholders and their business, without taking a controlling stake. The Partnership Capital team is currently investing from its £400m Fund; they recently invested in CloserStill Media, the UK’s fastest growing media and exhibitions business, to accelerate global growth and support add-on acquisitions.

Previously, David worked at 3i for 16 years where he was Head of UK Private Equity and led numerous successful minority investments into entrepreneurial businesses. He also worked in Corporate Turnaround and Insolvency for PwC where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. David has judged the National Business Awards numerous times and is looking forward to announcing this year’s winners.