Ian Smith

Head of Investor Partnerships, CPI

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Ian is the Head of Investor Partnerships at CPI Enterprises, having joined CPI in 2017. Leading the Investor Engagement function of CPI Enterprises, Ian’s focus is on the Deep-tech investor community and ecosystem aligned to CPIs capabilities and offerings.

Developing relationships supporting CPI, Investors, deep-tech companies and technologies and the associated stakeholders to maximise impact for all concerned is at the core of Ian’s day to day.

Ian has a PhD in Chemistry from Durham University, a MSc from Cranfield University, and a BSc from King’s College London. Additionally, Ian has over 10 years of entrepreneurial experience running a company that made sales and implemented projects across the globe.

Travel, as a result, is a passion and to date, Ian has travelled to ca. 100 countries worldwide. However, the UK is where his heart lies with his wife and three children and of course, his beloved Liverpool.

Ian Smith - Head of Investor Partnerships, CPI
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