Russ Cummings

Ventures Consultant

Russ is an adviser to our venture business as well as a member of the Investment Committee. He joined Downing following a long-standing career in the investment industry where he was Chief Executive Officer of Touchstone Innovations plc, one of the UK's leading technology investment companies and, prior to this, a director for Scottish Equity Partners and 3i Group's UK Technology team.

Russ is also currently an independent non-executive director for British Patient Capital, part of the Government backed British Business Bank, and Chairman of Lignia Wood Company, a UK-based manufacturer of sustainable modified timber.