Until recently, Paddy was deputy CEO of Private Equity Company, LDC, responsible for an investment portfolio worth £2.7 billion. Paddy’s job has involved sitting as a non-executive director on more than 30 boards. During Paddy’s career at LDC, which spanned 29 years, the company grew to be one of the leading players in the UK and more unusually combined its investment activities across the country with a substantial commitment to community projects through charitable activities.