Nelson is a Chartered Accountant and Chair of Firth Ventures. He is Special Projects Director for LINC Scotland and advises a number of organisations, including the World Bank, on the development of angel activity internationally. In 2008 Nelson was awarded European Business Angel of the Year.
The Investment Commitee is made up of 14 independent, experienced angel investors with either entrepreneurial or institutional investment backgrounds (or both). The Investment Committee is quorate at three members, but up to five could consider any single investment proposal.