Grant Nicholson

Grant Nicholson: Founder & Chair of Pharaoh Capital, the independent private equity house with offices in London and Leeds. 

As a fierce advocate of impact investing, Pharaoh Capital is the perfect vehicle to hone Grant’s skills in the energy and renewables sector. He leads the search for transformative opportunities in the UK, across all aspects of energy supply and management, natural resources and renewables.  After more than a decade in the energy sector – founding, investing and leading businesses – his belief in innovation remains undiminished. Grant is unequivocal in his investment approach and target profile: “We look for transformative opportunities, with favourable industry dynamics and defensible expertise. We look to take active, majority positions in businesses that have the potential to transform the way we live”. 

Grant sits on the board of international strategic talent consultancy, Hortor. He was named Young Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors’ Yorkshire and North East division in 2020.