Welcome to Transpire: Global Director Network

Alice Chapman

Alice is the founder of Practice providing non-executive director, consultancy and training services to privately run, entrepreneurial businesses. Her background is in private equity and venture capital. She has been Investment Director for 3i plc; Investment and Managing Director of Catalyst Fund Management; Chair of Investment Committee for South West Ventures; as well as Board Director and mentor for many entrepreneurial businesses. Her investment track record includes Parragon Book Service, Marlborough Stirling Group, Select Software, and Cotswold the Outdoor People and whilst at 3i she delivered an IRR in excess of 53%. Alice now works with a number of businesses on the M4 corridor but feels particularly committed to Bristol when she lives with her family. She won Mentor of the Year in the Bristol & Bath Women in Business Awards, 2016.
“Tony, just to say thank you and congratulations for another excellent Transpire evening. You somehow manage to get the atmosphere just right which makes for a high quality discussion and then a really relaxed bit of networking afterwards. I’m always sorry to leave.”