Rob Powell

Director
National

Rob is responsible for supporting LDC’s diverse portfolio businesses, helping the management teams to realise their growth ambitions.

Since joining LDC in 2015, he has played an integral role in the turnaround and success of LDC-backed live events agency WRG Group and creative agency The Moment. He supported the business’s merger and subsequent acquisition of Just Communicate in a move that formed The Creative Engagement Group. In July 2017, LDC exited its investment in the business to Huntsworth plc, helping the management team to realise its ambition to grow internationally.

Rob supports a number of LDC portfolio companies including Adler & Allan, Aqualisa and NBS.

He qualified in 1990 with KPMG, where he worked in both corporate recovery and corporate finance teams.  He has gained more than 20 years’ private equity experience with roles at NatWest Equity Partners and then Royal Bank Equity Finance. In that time, he has worked with businesses across a range of sectors, including manufacturing, business support services, leisure and healthcare. He also spent four years with Premium AIrcraft Interiors Group where he led the value improvement and exit maximisation work culminating in three separate disposals across Germany, the US and UK.

I enjoy participating in a range of mountain sports in both winter and summer.