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Martyn Williams

Adjunct Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship


Martyn Williams has extensive experience in entrepreneurial companies, having undertaken numerous executive roles as either CEO, PE investor, VC Investor, Angel Investor, Banker, Lender and more recently Investor Chairman, NXD or Trustee. He has experience of being involved with family business, managing high-growth situations, venture capital and private equity, secondary and tertiary buy-outs, new technology-based firms in the UK and US, and complex public/private partnerships.

He is Founding Non-Executive Director of Sussex Place Ventures, Founding Director and Chairman of, Chairman of Options Away and founder Trustee for UNLTD and the Story Museum.


  • Elective Course, Financing the Entrepreneurial Business, E224


London Business School

  • New Venture Development

  • Managing of the Growing Business

  • Financing Entrepreneurial Businesses


  • Young Presidents Organisation

  • PwC partners

  • Co-created a new external one week Financing the Entrepreneurial Business Course that brings PE practitioners and executives considering entrepreneurial opportunities together.

Research Interests

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Family business
  • Managing growth
  • Venture capital and private equity
  • Barriers to small firm growth
  • New technology based firms and public/private partnerships