UK REGIONAL ADVISORY BOARD
Name: Mr David Thorp (MSc04)
Company: ISIS Equity Partners
Web Site www.isisam.com
David Thorp is Chairman of ISIS Equity Partners (ISIS) and Investment Manager of the
four Baronsmead VCTs. The private equity activities of ISIS invest into fast growth UK
After his studies, David spent two years as a production engineer at Alcan. He joined 3i
in 1971 and was Director 1985 to 1991. He became Chairman of two venture-backed
businesses: Unipalm, the first UK ISP; and Patientline, the leading UK healthcare
communications service provider, both of which floated successfully. David joined ISIS
in 1995 and was Chairman of the industry association, the BVCA, in 2000 to 2001.
David holds a BSc degree from Queen’s College, Cambridge and an MSc from London
Business School. David joined the UK Regional Advisory Board of London Business
School in 2001.