We’re pleased to announce that Tom Wrenn has been promoted to ECI’s Investment Committee. Steve Tudge will become ECI’s non-executive Chair as of 1 October 2020.
Tom joined ECI in 2006 and quickly built up a strong track-record partnering with growth companies in the TMT space. Over the last 14 years, Tom has worked on a string of successful investments including healthcare software provider CliniSys, telecoms provider XLN, and most recently the successful realisation of Auction Technology Group, which operates a portfolio of digital marketplaces. Tom is currently on the board of Send For Help, MiQ and Content+Cloud.
Steve Tudge’s appointment as non-executive Chairman caps a 26-year career with ECI. Steve has been a member of the firm’s Investment Committee for nearly 18 years after being made a partner in 1998. Steve’s past investments have included escorted travel company Great Rail Journeys, CarTrawler the car rental aggregator, SME compliance service provider Citation and late-availability hotel provider Laterooms.
Before joining ECI, Steve spent eight years at Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, and specialised in advising small and medium sized businesses.