Giles is Vice President with responsibility for finance and operations at Harwell Capital. Giles is a qualified Chartered Accountant with strong analytical and commercial expertise gained from broad ranging experience whilst working in the investment advisory industry.
After graduating from the University of Bristol, Giles began studying for his ACA qualification whilst working in accountancy practice at Kinetic Partners, before its acquisition by Duff & Phelps. Latterly Giles joined BDO LLP where he was a manager in BDO’s Financial Services team. During his time working in practice, Giles gained extensive experience in the investment management industry, working across a wide range of advisory projects with a primary focus on Private Equity and Venture Capital sectors.
After leaving practice, Giles joined the Private Equity industry at Vitruvian Partners, and subsequently at KKR, where he worked in their finance and operations teams, providing a gold-standard finance function and delivering insightful financial analysis for senior stakeholders whilst overseeing the day-to-day operations of the business.