Nic is the Senior Partner and Executive Chairman of Hg, major investors in Argus, and Head of their Saturn fund. He has ultimate responsibility for Hg’s strategy, management and governance. He focuses on larger software companies that provide daily-use mission critical applications for accountants, lawyers, tax/compliance professionals and designers/engineers/scientists. As well as Argus, Nic is currently a director on the boards of IRIS, Sovos and Visma. He has led or co-led more than 30 investments over the last 27 years, including Addison, CSG, e-conomic, Foundry, Geneva Technology, IRIS, NextGenTel, RAET, Rolfe & Nolan, Visma and Xyratex. Nic started his investing career in 1990. He has focused exclusively on technology and software since 1994 and joined Hg in 2001 as founder of the firm’s Technology Team. From 1990-2001 he was a director at Barclays Private Equity (now Equistone), Geocapital and 3i plc. He holds a first class degree in Electronic Engineering and was a IEEE and National Engineering Council scholar. He is a World Fellow of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards and supporter of The Royal Foundation, Impetus and The Nature Conservancy.