Mr. Piers Linney serves as Co-Founder, Co-Chief Executive Officer & Board Member at Outsourcery. He qualified as a solicitor with SJ Berwin in 1997 before working at a number of investment banks including Barclays de Zoete Wedd and Credit Suisse First Boston, latterly where he specialized in M&A and LBOs. Piers left investment banking in 2000 to start, amongst other things, an internet business. After a Chief Executive role at a venture capital and corporate finance boutique, he became a partner at an alternative investment fund, providing structured debt and equity finance to small cap publicly traded companies. In April 2007, he successfully led, with Simon Newton, the management buyout of Genesis Communications from DSG International plc (Dixons), from which Outsourcery was established. He also served as Trustee at Nesta.