Head of Portfolio Management, Scottish Investment Bank
Derek Shaw is head of portfolio management at the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), the investment arm of Scotland’s main economic development agency, Scottish Enterprise. Derek has a background in corporate banking from his career with Bank of Scotland before joining Scottish Enterprise in 2007. Derek joined Scottish Enterprise to manage a portfolio of investments before taking over as head of portfolio management in 2013.
SIB’s role is to grow Scotland’s private sector funding market, ensuring both early-stage and established SME’s with growth and exporting potential have adequate access to growth capital to reach their full potential. Derek leads the team that manages Scottish Enterprise’s portfolio of investments and has overall responsibility for ensuring opportunities to strengthen the management of the portfolio are implemented in order to optimise economic benefit and commercial returns.
SIB directly manages four funds – the Scottish Co-Investment Fund, the Scottish Venture Fund, the Scottish Recycling Fund and the Renewable Energy Investment Fund. SIB has also invested in two externally managed funds; Epidarex Capital’s life sciences fund and the Scottish Loan Fund, which is privately managed by Maven Capital Partners.