Mr. Neil Woodford is a Co-Founder of Proton Partners International. He is the Co-Founder and serves as Head of Investment at Woodford Investment Management. He is one of the most respected fund managers in the UK. His disciplined, valuation-oriented approach has consistently delivered outstanding long-term performance to his clients. He was a pivotal part of the UK equities team at Invesco Perpetual for more than 26 years, fine-tuning his distinctive approach and making his mark on the investment industry. He was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2013 for services to the economy. He announced he was leaving Invesco Perpetual in October 2013 to set up his own fund management business. He joined the company on 1 May 2014 and his new fund was launched on 2 June 2014. He has worked in both corporate finance and fund management, starting his investment career in 1981 with Dominion Insurance Company and subsequently joining Eagle Star as a fund manager in 1987. He holds a BA in Economics and Agricultural Economics from Exeter University. He also studied Finance at the London Business School. He is also an Angel Investor.