Team

Matthew Glover

Matthew Glover

Managing Director

Matthew began his first business at the age of 21 and has been a serial entrepreneur ever since. He has successfully built and sold companies in the manufacturing and events sectors. Matthew also created the popular Veganuary campaign, along with his wife Jane Land, which encourages people to try vegan for January, and works with the corporate world to develop more plant-based options.

Cliff Johnson

Financial Advisor

With a diverse background in Finance and Accounting, both in multi-national corporations and start-ups, Cliff supports the due diligence process for evaluating potential portfolio companies as well as providing continuing financial analysis support for those in the Veg Capital portfolio. A co-founder of a plant-based investment fund at Johnson Resolutions, Cliff enjoys putting his efforts and resources toward SDG focused solutions to climate change and ending animal cruelty.

Simi Valecha Johnson

Investor Relations

As a mental health professional with experience in both private practice and the statutory sector within the NHS, Simi’s background and insight focuses on the People Potential aspect of our investments. Simi supports Veg Capital’s portfolio founders and teams in optimising wellbeing and performance. Leveraging her skillset as a cofounder of the plant-based investment fund Johnson Resolutions, Simi helps to manage deal flow, brings market data to the due diligence process, and prioritises communication and relationships within the portfolio companies.

Nimesh Shah

Accountant & Advisor

Nimesh is an entrepreneur who happens to be an accountant, with over 10 years of experience working with growing businesses and getting the bug working with entrepreneurs; he decided to start up his accounting firm, combining his passion of helping other businesses grow, whilst creating his own. He has a strong passion to work with like-minded businesses and also operates as a finance director to a number start-ups within the plant based industry.