Nic Humphries is Chief Executive Officer of Hg. He has 20 years experience of the private equity and venture capital industry and joined Hg in 2001.
He was previously a general partner at Geocapital Partners, a growth equity investor within the Technology Media and Telecommunications sector (TMT), where he founded its European business. Prior to that, he was head of Barclays Private Equity’s IT and telecoms team. He started his career at 3i plc.
Humphries' investment experience has focused on the TMT sector. His lead investments have included Visma, IRIS Software & CS Group plc, Rolfe & Nolan, Geneva Technology and NextGenTel. He co-led investments in Addison Software and SiTel Semiconductor. He was also involved in the flotation of Autologic plc and of Stepstone.com.
Humphries holds a First Class degree in Electronic Engineering and was an IEEE and National Engineering Council Scholar.