Sir Trevor Chinn on the role of a Chair in a VC-backed business

Smedvig Capital is delighted to support Directorbank on a video series that explores the role of the Chairman in a venture capital backed business. Directorbank has worked with Smedvig Capital on the appointment of a number of high-calibre Chairmen and NEDs through both pre-deal and portfolio management stages.

In the first of a 3-part video series we hear from Sir Trevor Chinn, a leading figure in the automotive industry and ex Chairman and CEO of Lex Vehicle leasing (now RAC).

Click here to view video – Sir Trevor Chinn

Sir Trevor was Chairman of RAC Plc until 2003 when he retired from the board after 48 years of service. He is currently Senior Adviser to CVC Capital Partners, and was Chairman of the AA and Kwik-Fit, both former CVC portfolio companies. Sir Trevor has been on the board of three Smedvig Capital investments; ITIS, Streetcar and Tusker. He is currently Chairman of Tusker, the market leader in salary sacrifice cars.

The video series aims to provide an informative overview of VC Chair best practice and we hope you find it interesting.