Giles Thorley Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel
  • Investments
  • 2
  • Portfolio
  • 1
  • Exits
  • 1

Giles Thorley General Information


Mr. Giles Thorley serves as Chief Executive & Board Member at Finance Wales. He also serves as Chairman at Zip World. He serves as Board Member at Incopro. With significant senior management and private-equity investment experience gained from a successful twenty-year career, he is also a business angel. Before joining Finance Wales, Giles was a Partner at private equity firm TDR Capital focusing on deal origination activities. Prior to this he spent 9 years with Punch Taverns - the first year as Chairman, when a consortium of private equity investors owned the business, and then as Chief Executive following the execution of an IPO. Previously he served as the Chief Executive of Unique Pub - created out of Inntrepreneur Pub, a joint venture between Grand Metropolitan and Foster's Brewing Group. Giles was also a founding member of the Principal Finance Group at Nomura International and was involved in a number of acquisitions including Unilease, Phoenix Inns, Angel Trains, Annington Homes and Inntrepreneur Pub. He has held Non-Executive Director roles with Esporta, Ducati, Tragus Holdings, TUI Travel and Matthew Clark Wholesale, is currently acting as consultant/angel investor on a number of business start-ups, and is a long-serving Trustee with the Rona Sailing Project. Giles holds a law degree from the University of London and qualified as a Barrister in 1990. He is a member of the Bar Council of England & Wales.

Contact Information

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Primary Office
  • Unit J, Yale Business Village
  • Ellice Way
  • Wrexham LL13 7YL
  • Wales, United Kingdom
+44 0800 000 0000

Giles Thorley Investments (2)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Live&Loud 10-Aug-2015 Angel (individual) 000 Media and Information Services (B2B) Startup 00000 0000000
0000 0000 00000 08-Aug-2014 00000 (00000 Restaurants and Bars Out of Business 00000 0000000
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Giles Thorley Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
0000 0000 00000 01-Sep-2017 000 00 00000000
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Giles Thorley Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Giles Thorley Angel Investor 0 0 Wrexham, United Kingdom
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