Green Angel Syndicate appoints CFO

Green Angel Syndicate, one of the largest active angel syndicates in the UK and the only one specialising in the fight against climate change, has promoted Christine Chisholm from Finance Manager to Chief Financial Officer (CFO). 

Chisholm will remain on the company’s executive committee responsible for the day to day operations of Green Angel Syndicate and has also joined the Investment Advisory Committee of the Green Angel Syndicate EIS Climate Change Fund. 

Nick Lyth, Founder and CEO of Green Angel Syndicate, says: “I am particularly pleased to welcome Christine onto the Board of GAS.  We are fortunate to have someone of her calibre and experience undertaking the role. Financial direction of Green Angel Syndicate during the next stage of its development will be crucial to its success.  Christine is exactly the right blend of progressive visionary and pragmatic controller for our exciting ambitions.”

Chisholm says: “The rapid growth and success of Green Angel Syndicate and its recent expansion into Funds has placed new demands on the financial management of the company which I am delighted to be taking on. I thank the Board for their faith in me and I look forward to playing my part in the development of this amazing company that is doing so much to help finance UK start-ups in their efforts to combat climate change and global warming.”

Chisholm is a commercially focused finance professional with twenty five years' experience in a wide range of organisations including SMEs, large multinationals and charitable organisations. She has experience in all operational and strategic aspects of finance, including business analysis, systems implementation, process re-engineering and M&A integration. Christine has a degree in Business Studies and is a Chartered Management Accountant.