The CappcoPartners team

Mark Cappell

Founder and Managing Partner

The Founder of CappcoPartners and an experienced executive with over 25 years’ experience of managing software and service companies. Has been the CEO for 4 software and service companies and has managed 5 buy outs which have added value in excess of £300m for investors.

Since 2009 CappcoPartners have worked for over 25 private equity companies and added over £75m in revenue for their investments. See our success stories – Read More

The CappcoPartners team are proud to be members of the two most prestigious turnaround organisations in the UK

Chris Allen

Chris manages the Cappco training practice and has over 30 years of sales and marketing experience and has delivered training programmes to over 200 companies such as London Stock Exchange, Microsoft, Oracle and Panasonic.

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Barsa Ray

A widely experienced consultant specialising in investigative interviewing and identification of operational best practice. As a professional interviewer and researcher, she has conducted over 2,000 interviews as part of due diligence and sales assessment projects.

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Vanessa Cross

Vanessa managing all lead generation, CRM and demand creation activities and has over 20 years marketing experience.

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Anna Hutton-North

Anna Hutton-North is a highly motivated strategic B2B marketer and bid professional with particular expertise in the area of cross-selling marketing and lead generation to facilitate business development. Author of the annual CEO Guide to Success and Marketing Trends Reports and the Get Serious Bid Leaders Confidence survey.

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Justin Sycamore

Justin Sycamore has over 22 years of sales and sales management experience as a senior sales manager at a number of capital markets software firms, including Charles River Development, and Steelhead Systems, a spin-out from Merrill Lynch. Recently Justin founded a eLearning software company and successful sold this in 2016.

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Claire Cadogan

Claire is the Head of Strategy Consulting at CappcoPartners. Claire has worked with a number of blue chip companies across multiple industries and advised on areas including strategy due diligence, performance improvement, market analysis, sales strategy and customer segmentation.

Our Partners and Associates have delivered successful growth engagements and have extensive experience in the following industries


  • Financial Services – Case Study
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Oil & Gas
  • Manufacturing
  • Engineering – Case Study
  • Technology & Software – Case Study
  • Business Services
  • Telecommunications