Antony Ross


Antony Ross, Partner

Antony leads the firm’s growth business and the outcomes contract investment strategies. He is a member of the Bridges board, investment committee and is actively involved in the acquisition and management of the Bridges portfolio. He is also a trustee for the Bridges Impact Foundation. 

Antony has over 20 years of private equity and venture capital investment experience in a wide range of businesses from early stage development opportunities to later stage management buy outs.  He joined 3i in 1988 and led a number of successful MBO investments before managing 3i’s Newcastle office in 1995. He then managed 3i’s Cambridge office before leading 3i’s healthcare team which invested in medical technology and biotechnology businesses across Europe.

Antony is a Teaching Fellow at London Business School and lectures on financing entrepreneurial business in London, Dubai and India. He is also Director of the North East based seed fund, NorthStar Ventures, and was previously a director of two other early stage technology spin out funds and a founder director of the Cambridge Network. He studied Mechanical Engineering at Bristol University and has an MBA from London Business School.

Antony was awarded an OBE for services to social enterprise and social investment in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours.