Downing Ventures appoints new Partner

Downing Ventures has appointed Warren Rogers as a Partner. 

Prior to joining Downing Ventures, Rogers was a Ventures Partner at Airbus, where he led investments in various sectors related to aerospace, defence, and space technology. Rogers brings much of this experience to the Downing Ventures team, with his new role focusing on early-stage deep tech companies in quantum, cyber, enterprise, and materials.

In addition to his experience working with entrepreneurs, Rogers has also been an entrepreneur himself, having founded and successfully exited trading tech business, RHI Group, and also founding DeepWell Ventures, an early stage deep technology investor based in Austin, Texas, and London.

Kostas Manolis, Partner and Head of Unquoted Investments at Downing, says: “Warren brings a wealth of invaluable and diverse experience to the Downing Ventures team. His knowledge and insight of absolute cutting edge, specialist, technology sectors will strengthen our range of expertise and will be a big driver of continued growth at Downing Ventures. On behalf of myself and the team, we wish him a warm welcome.”