We’re in your corner.

Sleeves rolled, ready to take on the world with you. The Forward team are founders, makers, investors and tech junkies. We support our founders at board level and on the ground, with strategic support and expert execution.

Partners

Over 50 years combined experience - leading high-performing teams in venture capital and beyond.

Nic Brisbourne

Nic Brisbourne

CEO

Matt Bradley

Matt Bradley

CFO + Partner, Investment

Jasel Mehta

Jasel Mehta

COO + Partner, Studio

Investment Team

A bold bunch of entrepreneurial and analytical thinkers. We love to get stuck in - working with founders to find ways around big early-stage challenges.

Tom Lovelace

Tom Lovelace

Investment Associate

Luke Smith

Luke Smith

Investor

Louise Rix

Louise Rix

Investor

Studio Team

A driven group of startup growth experts, ready to roll up our sleeves and build with our founders, whether they need new tech or stronger sales operations.

Natalie Falconer

Natalie Falconer

Head of People

Jared Ruddy

Jared Ruddy

Head of Marketing

Josh Collie

Josh Collie

Senior Product Designer

Gary Button

Gary Button

Senior Engineer

Adam Field

Adam Field

Product Manager

Liina Lopp

Liina Lopp

Marketing Associate

Kayleigh Smart

Kayleigh Smart

Interim Head of People

Nicola Wright Mckenzie

Nicola Wright Mckenzie

Talent Acquisition

Emma Miller

Emma Miller

Talent Associate

Katie Lawrence

Katie Lawrence

Talent Associate

Operations

An experienced team of operators and strategists who literally ensure we keep the lights on.

Allen Browning

Allen Browning

Finance Director

Dahlia Jacobs

Dahlia Jacobs

Financial Controller

Mo Fay

Mo Fay

PA to CEO

Ade Omisore

Ade Omisore

Strategy Associate

Advances Team

Forward’s very own startup team - working to revolutionise growth financing for digital SMEs.

Hasam Silva

Hasam Silva

Managing Director, FA

Brendon Ferreira

Brendon Ferreira

Head of Operations

Maddie Pogson

Maddie Pogson

Growth Manager, FA

Joe Foster

Joe Foster

Credit Risk Analyst, FA