Hugh J. Stewart

Co-Founder at Shackleton Ventures Ltd.

Hugh J. Stewart

Hugh J. Stewart

Co-Founder at Shackleton Ventures Ltd.

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Career Highlights

Shackleton Ventures Ltd.

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112

Number of Boards

6

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Director & Finance Director at Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Lewmar Marine Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer at OmPrompt Ltd.

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Co-Founder at NanoSight Ltd.

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Former Group Managing Director, Pension Scheme at Whyte & Mackay Group Ltd.

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Former Chief Executive Officer & Director at Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd.

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Non-Executive Director at Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd.

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Co-Founder at Shackleton Ventures Ltd.

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Chief Executive Officer & Founder at Shackleton Ventures Ltd.

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Director-M&E Business Unit at Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd.

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Hugh J. Stewart
Co-Founder at Shackleton Ventures Ltd.
Education

INSEAD is a graduate business school with campuses in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. INSEAD, widely considered one of the best business schools in the world, allows its students to study in the US (West Coast- San Francisco via Wharton exchange, East Coast- Philadelphia via Wharton exchange, Midwest- Evanston near Chicago via Kellogg exchange), in Asia (Singapore via INSEAD Asia Campus exchange and Shanghai via CEIBS exchange), in the Middle East (Abu Dhabi via INSEAD Middle East Campus exchange) and in Europe (Fontainebleau via INSEAD Europe Campus exchange)

Career History
Co-Founder
2006 - Current

Shackleton is an active manager which prefers to invest in businesses where they have experience and can add value, particularly in more technically based companies which sell to other businesses, such as in the energy, healthcare, security, finance, and manufacturing sectors.The firm focuses on venture investments in young technology companies and development capital in more mature companies in traditional industries, seeking to invest in companies with experienced management teams and insight into their company's markets.Shackleton aims to make development capital investments in profitable companies operating in traditional industries, acting as a patient, committed shareholder, partnering with investee companies to achieve an agreed objective. They aim to help realize value in accordance with the investee company's aims, either through flotation, trade sale or a company share buyback. The firm may help find acquisitions, including new technology, to help a company to develop a new area of growth.They make venture capital investments in revenue-generating, profitable companies, aiming to help the investee business make the changes necessary to achieve success. Shackleton often takes a board seat, working to simplify capital structure, implement new management incentives or make changes to strategy.The firm seeks to help their investee companies build value towards a profitable exit within five years.

Boards & Committees
Chairman
Current

DESlock Ltd. provides a set of encryption tools that helps organizations and individuals to protect against data breaches. It offers DESlock+ Pro, a security solution for mobile working and laptop security that features full-disk encryption, and protects files, folders, USB flash-drives, and email; DESlock+ Standard edition, a security solution for desktop computers that protects files, folders, and emails, as well as adds hardware-strength encryption to USB flash-drives; DESlock+ Essential edition for desktop and fixed computers to encrypt files, folder, and emails; DESlock+ Personal edition to protect personal information; and DESlock+ Enterprise Server, which is designed to deploy and manage encryption for users and workstations. The company was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Taunton, the United Kingdom.

Non-Executive Director
Current

Richard Irvin & Sons Ltd. engages in providing construction, engineering, maintenance & offshore safety services. It operates three core business units of mechanical and electrical, project services, facilities management, and energy management. It also provides sustainable energy solutions and services to both commercial and domestic customers. The company was founded on December 31, 1907 and is headquartered in Aberdeen, the United Kingdom.

Non-Executive Director
Current

Lewmar Marine Ltd. operates as a holding company with interest in manufacturing and selling leisure marine equipment. It offers winches, hatches, portlights, deck hardware, anchoring and windlass products, thrusters, and steering gears to the sailboat and powerboat building industry. The company was founded on February 8, 1893 and is headquartered in Glasgow, the United Kingdom.

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