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Tim Steel

Committed Capital

London, UK


Committed Capital

Tim Steel


Tim Steel is Chairman of Committed Capital, a boutique private equity firm, where he is involved in the financing of fast growing UK Private Businesses. Tim is also Chairman of WH Ireland Group plc and of Castle Alternative AG.

Tim spent almost 30 years at Cazenove and in 1983 he moved to New York where he was appointed President of Cazenove Inc. He returned to London in 1989 and became Head of Institutional Broking, before being appointed Vice Chairman in 2001.

Tim is a Graduate of Trinity College, Cambridge and has charitable interests in Kent.

Tim Steel’s Newsfeed

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Adtech platform secures £2.8m Series A financing

Smartology, the contextual adtech platform today announces that it has closed its £2.8m ($3.6m) Series A round of financing led by Committed Capital, the fast growth UK technology investment firm. Smartology will use the funding to fuel product development and its expansion in North America and across EMEA. Tim Steel, Chairman of Committed Capital, has joined the Smartology board as Investment Director.

WH Ireland Group announces Phillip Wale to its Board of Directors as upcoming CEO

Tim Steel, Chairman, commented: “The Board would like to express its thanks to Richard for his significant contribution to the Group over the past six years...WH Ireland has two successful businesses with good prospects and a solid financial platform. We intend to focus on accelerating the growth and profitability of each business for the benefit of all of the Company’s stakeholders.”

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Tim Steel’s Background

Jan 2013 - Present
London, UK
Tim is the Chairman of the firm and its Advisory Board. Committed Capital specialises in investing in and providing corporate finance advice to fast growing companies.
Vice Chairman
Jan 1980 - Dec 2009
He was appointed Partner in 1982, and moved to New York in 1983 to become President of Cazenove Inc. He returned to London in 1989 and took the role of Head of Institutional Broking in 1991. In 2000 he became Managing Director of Cazenove Fund Management Ltd, and became Vice Chairman in 2001.
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Other Business Interests

Deputy Lieutenant of Kent
Jan 2010 - Present
Kent, UK
The Lieutenancy of Kent consists of the Lord-Lieutenant, Vice Lord- Lieutenant, and a maximum of 70 other Deputy Lieutenants, approximately one per 25,000 people. Duties include accompanying Royalty & Heads of State during official visits, presentation of honours & awards on behalf of the Crown & participation in Citizenship ceremonies.
Jan 1979 - Present
Kent, UK
The Royal St George's Golf Club, located in Sandwich, Kent, offering one of the courses on The Open Championship rotation & is the only Open rota golf course to be located in Southern England.

Current Non-Executive Positions

Investment Director
Jan 2019 - Present
London, UK
Smartology offers an advanced media technology solution which aims to solve key challenges including brand protection, viewability, GDPR, privacy & click fraud.
Non-Executive Chairman
Oct 2008 - Present
Pfäffikon, CH
Castle Alternative Invest offers the key benefits of investing in hedge funds by offering a well diversified, actively managed portfolio of high quality funds with low volatility & low correlation to traditional assets. Castle Alternative Invest is listed on the Swiss Stock Exchange.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Former Chairman of Governors
Jan 1990 - Jul 2014
Kent, UK
Winner of the British Council International School Award, Wellesley House is a co-educational boarding preparatory school for children between the ages of 7-13.

Tim Steel’s Education

MA in Philosophy and Law (Hons)