The Investment Manager

Gresham House is a specialist asset manager providing funds, direct investments and tailored investment solutions, including co-investment across a range of highly differentiated alternative investment strategies. Its expertise includes strategic public equity, private equity (private assets), forestry, renewable energy, housing and infrastructure. Through a combination of acquisition and organic growth, the team has significantly grown the Gresham House business, with assets under management now exceeding 3.0 billion*, providing a strong and scalable platform from which to continue to grow. For further information, please visit the Gresham House website:

*As at 26 March 2020

The VCT Team

The senior members of the VCT team are set out below.

Ken Wotton

Ken Wotton joined Gresham House in November 2018, having previously spent 11 years with Livingbridge leading the Equity Funds investment team managing AIM and other listed investments on behalf of the Baronsmead VCTs, LF Gresham House UK Micro Cap Fund, and LF Gresham House UK Multi Cap Income Fund. He had previously spent two years at Evolution Securities where he worked in equity research, specialising in the telecoms and technology sectors, focusing on smaller companies with significant experience of AIM market fund raisings. Prior to that, he spent five years in the equity research department of Commerzbank Securities where he focused on the pan-European telecoms sector. Ken qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG in London.

Steve Cordiner

Steve Cordiner joined Gresham House in November 2018 having been at Livingbridge since 2010.   Steve has led the VCT unquoted investment team investing on behalf of Baronsmead VCTs since that date.  Notable investments include Happy Days Nurseries, Carousel Logistics and Symphony Ventures , along with successful realisations such as Kingsbridge.  Steve is a qualified Chartered Accountant and prior to joining Livingbridge he spent five years advising Corporate and Private Equity clients on a range of corporate finance and due diligence matters.

Bevan Duncan

Bevan Duncan joined Gresham House in November 2018 having previously been at Livingbridge since 2005.  Bevan has overall responsibility for all portfolio management activities for the Baronsmead VCTs. He also directly manages portfolio investments and has been an active board member of several Baronsmead investee companies including MLS, Eque2, Key Travel and Pho. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG in New Zealand, where he provided consultancy services to fast growing small businesses.

Tania Hayes

Tania Hayes joined Gresham House in November 2018 having been at Livingbridge for 13 years.  Tania has worked on the Baronsmead VCTs since she joined, progressing from administration assistant to Finance Manager in 2011 and qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in 2012 while working for Livingbridge. Previously she had worked at a Chartered Accountancy practice in New Zealand for eight years where she commenced her accounting training