About PGR

Established in Scotland in 2014, our founders created PGR in response to demand. Busy serial entrepreneurs and business leaders sought an ability to be able to engage the expertise and contacts of the best connected business leaders. Finding the right people and investment to generate new business, new investment, resolve stuck projects and develop economic growth in the Scotland.

Our team have trusted relationships with some of the UK’s leading specialists, investors and professional services. We identify and coordinate the best suited team for each project we are asked to deliver. Finding you connections that you didn’t even know existed. You can explore some public examples here.

 


Founders

Paul Atkinson 

Paul is an entrepreneur, angel investor and venture capital professional with a substantial track record of creating and realising value for companies in the technology and services sector. Founder of Par Equity, the first Scottish venture capital firm to be fully regulated in both the UK and the US.

Joanna Goddard 

Joanna is a business owner and consultant, speclialising in professional services, Stand Up Comics and Stately Homes. She has an unusual but successful track record in finding and making niche projects work, fast. A Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, Joanna is a regular media advisor, Director of The Scottish Child Law Centre and Member of the Advisory Council to the School of Management at The University of St Andrews.

Sarah Hughes 

Sarah is a business owner and angel investor and business mentor, whose financial acumen and strong belief in entrepreneurialism have led her to mentor and invest in an increasing number of high growth start ups, with a particular focus on companies in the ICT, Environmental Technology, Medical and Alternative Energy sectors.

Graham Langley 

Graham is an entrepreneur, angel investor and venture capital professional with a substantial track record of financial structuring and strategic business development planning within financial and professional service sectors.


PGR Directors

David Moore

David spent 13 years in Asia Pacific with blue chip multinational and global leader in the drinks industry, Diageo plc in roles as Regional Counsel and Managing Director. Since leaving Diageo and returning to Scotland in 2013, David has developed a range of investments and business interests connecting businesses in the UK with Asia, across beverage alcohol export, brand development, technology and compliance.

Alan Stuart

Alan is a projects lawyer and has acted for major retailers, telecommunications clients, further education organisations, life sciences companies and space sciences organisations. Alan is a member of the Society for Computers and Law and is a Member of the International Institute of Space Law; he is also a Writer to Her Majesty’s Signet.