Will is a founding partner of Frontline Ventures and has spent the last decade focused on software and the internet. Frontline Ventures is Europe's first community-focused fund, creating a platform for innovative tech entrepreneurs building capital-efficient businesses in high-growth markets. Will spends a significant portion of his time in the U.S., developing investor and corporate relationships to benefit the companies in which Frontline has invested.
Before Frontline he was a partner with NCB Venture Capital, where he was involved in all aspects of the investment process and focused on early- and expansion-stage opportunities in the IT, medtech and cleantech sectors. His investments included AMCS (waste management), Britebill (consumer engagement & billing), and epubDirect (ebook distribution).
Prior to NCB Ventures Will worked for the strategy consulting division of Accenture in the UK, where he managed teams in the delivery of operational and strategic reviews for a range of clients in the healthcare, software, consumer goods, and life sciences sectors. Will began his career as a chemical process engineer for Eli Lilly.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Will has a first class degree in chemical engineering from University College Dublin, Ireland.
A member of Class 14, Will served his fellowship at NCB Ventures, mentored by Michael Murphy. He now mentors William McQuillan (Class 21).