Investment Director, Northstar Ventures
Alex Buchan is an investment director of Northstar Ventures, a venture capital firm that is focused on building high growth, scalable businesses and high impact social enterprises across the North East of England. Alex works across several of Northstar’s funds and leads the firm’s activities in the life sciences and green tech sectors. He is also responsible for the management of the firm’s involvement with Ignite, one of Europe’s leading angel-led accelerators.
Alex also works closely with Accelerated Digital Ventures, a £150m UK-wide venture investment company focused on digital technology. Northstar is a strategic partner to ADV, helping them to source, select and support their investment portfolio. Prior to joining Northstar, Alex held a number of commercial roles in the biotechnology sector, and before that worked as a stockbroker in London.