Based in our London and New York offices, our team has diverse backgrounds in investments, pensions, finance and operations. Our senior investment team has on average spent over 10 years at Gatemore, and our staff hold accreditations including FIA, ACCA, CFA and IMC.
We are an independent firm with a strong culture marrying entrepreneurship and institutional discipline.
Liad Meidar Managing Partner & Chief Investment Officer
As Managing Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Liad Meidar oversees portfolio management including our direct investments.
Prior to founding Gatemore in 2005, Liad had a background in both finance and operations. Liad was a Founder and Principal at Felix Partners, a financial advisory firm based in New York advising family offices on private investments. Prior to that he was Founder and CEO of i5 Digital, a technology company incubator based in Seattle, and CEO of Ubarter.com, a publicly-traded online business also based in Seattle. Liad began his career in New York in leveraged finance at BT Alex Brown, the investment banking division of Bankers Trust (Deutsche Bank).
Liad has extensive experience as a board member of companies undergoing turnarounds. The first was at Jazz Technologies, a publicly-traded semiconductor wafer foundry based in Newport, California which was acquired by Tower Semiconductor. The second was at MAG Industrial Automation Systems, a privately-held global machine tool builder based in Sterling Heights, Michigan and Eislingen, Germany which was acquired by Fives and Fair Friend Group.
Liad serves on the Advisory Board of the Perelman Institute at Princeton University and on the Board of Trustees of the American School in London. He received an AB in Economics from Princeton University.