Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Playfair Promotes Jeevan Sunner to Principal & Andrew Sheffield to Affiliate | by Chris Smith | Playfair Capital Weblog

TL;DR In keeping with our strategy of hiring for the long run, working exhausting to develop our group, and selling internally, we’re delighted to announce the promotions of Jeevs and Sheff with instant impact.

Jeevs joined us as an Affiliate in September 2020 from PwC and has had a outstanding journey to this point. She has lead 4 investments and brought board seats in Materials Evolution, Qureight, TTO and Sourcerie. These founders all reward her exhausting work, dedication and strategy to supporting them.

From the skin, Jeevs’ success appears easy, however the reality is that it has required excessive ranges of grit, willpower and exhausting work. The primary few offers didn’t go the best way she wished — such is the character of enterprise — and the best way she reacted to these preliminary setbacks is one thing she needs to be very pleased with. It has set the foundations for an extended, profitable investing profession.

Jeevs has performed a key position in increasing our Feminine Founder Workplace Hours, been proactive in optimising our inside processes, and brought the lead on our newly fashioned social committee (self appointed 😂). It’s no surprise she was named one in all probably the most highly effective feminine VCs in UK tech by UKTN.


Join with Jeevs: LinkedIn | Twitter | Jeevan Sunner

Sheff joined us a bit over a 12 months in the past from the the intriguing world {of professional} poker and latterly B2B gross sales in our first full-time analyst position. As the primary individual to undergo our two-year analyst programme, it’s honest to say that he has completely smashed it. I imply, he did it in 13 months!

Closely concerned in each facet of what we do, Sheff has turn into grasp of managing our pipeline and been concerned in driving corporations from first name by means of to IC. The truth is, the 2 corporations we’re at time period sheet stage with now wouldn’t have gotten over the road with out his tireless assistance on diligence and contributing to the funding memos.

Exterior of the pipeline, he’s busy organising the following FFOH occasion, getting caught into long run strategic tasks throughout a spread of areas and changing into a beacon of Gen Z VC model for an upcoming newspaper article.


Join with Sheff: LinkedIn | Twitter | Andrew Sheffield

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