Managing Partner

Simon Thorn

Simon is Managing Partner of KPMG Acceleris, an FCA regulated Venture Capital Advisory house with presence across the UK. Simon specialises in advising high growth SME’s and possesses expert fundraising knowledge to allow companies to access the right capital to match their growth ambitions.

An experienced venture capital adviser having worked in the sector for 18 years, Simon is an analytically focused executive who has advised on multiple transactions across a broad spectrum of sectors from Seed to Series A stage and has also advised on three client IPO transactions.

Simon has excellent relationships with multiple different categories of investors including HNWI’s, family offices and VC funds and has sat on the Board of several of KPMG Acceleris’s investee companies.

Outside of work, Simon can be found spending time in the great outdoors be it running, cycling or (ideally) exploring the fells of the Lake District.

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