Kerry is the Managing Partner of IQ Capital, a deep tech early-stage VC based in Cambridge and London. She joined Venture Technologies in 1998, investing in the first wave of UK deep-tech companies and focused on deep tech early-stage technology over her five funds which invested from seed to £30m to portfolio outperformers.
Kerry specialises in GTM, Strategic Marketing, and Competitive Intelligence and heads up IQ’s cybersecurity, supervisory and reg tech, big data and neuro-tech portfolio. Kerry sits on several boards, including Resilience, FNA, Neurovalens, CyberSmart, CybSafe, BMLL and Divido and has conducted several exits and IPOs.
She is known as a contributor to best practices in venture capital; from ESG and a 2018 in-depth study on Investment Committee best practices and decision-making across private equity and venture capital. She is an international keynote speaker for venture capital and advises governments on establishing venture capital ecosystems.
She was the Chair of the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association 2021/22, an Honorary Fellow in Entrepreneurship at the University of Cambridge and a non-exec Investment Committee Member for The British Patient Capital – direct, Future Fund Breakthrough and co-investment funds and a Board Advisor to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Entrepreneurship.