Beringea hires

Beringea Limited, the manager of the ProVen Venture Capital Trusts and Global Rights Private Equity Funds, has two new members in its London office: Jamie Kennell as investment director and Chris Eyre as financial controller. Steven Tuckley has also been promoted to the position of finance director.

Jamie Kennell will be responsible for making new investments and managing existing investments in Beringea’s portfolio. He joined Beringea from Unilever Ventures where he was responsible for investing and developing Unilever brands. Prior to this he spent five years with 3i, where he made a wide variety of investments at all stages and across many sectors. His broad investment experience included assisting in the acquisition of low cost airline Go Fly Ltd from British Airways, which was subsequently sold to easyJet for in excess of US$400m.