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Nic Humphries

Senior Partner and Executive Chairman at Hg


Nic is Senior Partner and Executive Chairman of Hg with ultimate responsibility for Hg's strategy, management and governance. He personally focuses on larger software investments that provide daily-use mission critical applications for accountants, lawyers, tax/compliance professionals and designers/engineers/scientists, sitting on the boards of IRIS, Benevity and Visma.

Nic started his investing career in 1990 and over the last 30 years, he has led or co-led more than 30 investments in technology and software companies. He joined Hg in 2001 as founder of the firm's Technology Team. From 1990-2001 he was a director at Barclays Private Equity (now Equistone), Geocapital and 3i plc.

Nic has been a champion of the LGBTQ+ strand of Hg's D&I activities and lends enthusiastic support to all of the D&I Team's initiatives. His year-round encouragement has seen company-wide education on LGBTQ+ issues, most recently a webinar on gender fluidity.

He holds a first class degree in Electronic Engineering and was a IEEE and National Engineering Council scholar. He is a World Fellow of the Duke of Edinburgh Awards and supporter of The Royal Foundation, Impetus and The Nature Conservancy.
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