Victor ChristouChief Executive Officer
Victor Christou has considerable experience on both sides of the investment table. In recent years he has focused his attention on technology investing. Immediately prior to CIC, Victor was at pan-European venture capital investors Wellington Partners, where he was a Venture Partner in the Tech Team. Before that he founded Opsys, an organic electronics business focusing on OLEDs and was a member of the team that sold Opsys Limited to Cambridge Display Technology, Inc (now owned by Sumitomo Chemicals).
Victor has a BSc and PhD in Chemistry from Imperial College, London and was a Sloan Fellow in the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University. In the early stages of his career, he was an academic at the University of California at Berkeley and then at the University of Oxford, where he was a Royal Society University Research Fellow and Junior Research Fellow at Balliol College. Victor was the Royal Society of Chemistry Entrepreneur of the Year in 2002.
Victor has been involved in every investment that CIC has made and currently sits on the boards of CMR Surgical, Geospock, Jukedeck and PragmatIC.