Playfair Promotes Jeevan Sunner to Principal & Andrew Sheffield to Affiliate | by Chris Smith | Playfair Capital Weblog | Sep, 2022

TL;DR According to our strategy of hiring for the long run, working onerous to develop our workforce, and selling internally, we’re delighted to announce the promotions of Jeevs and Sheff with instant impact.

Jeevs joined us as an Affiliate in September 2020 from PwC and has had a outstanding journey to date. She has lead 4 investments and brought board seats in Materials Evolution, Qureight, TTO and Sourcerie. These founders all reward her onerous work, dedication and strategy to supporting them.

From the skin, Jeevs’ success appears easy, however the fact is that it has required excessive ranges of grit, willpower and onerous work. The primary few offers didn’t go the best way she wished — such is the character of enterprise — and the best way she reacted to these preliminary setbacks is one thing she ought to be very happy with. It has set the foundations for a protracted, profitable investing profession.

Jeevs has performed a key position in increasing our Feminine Founder Workplace Hours, been proactive in optimising our inside processes, and brought the lead on our newly fashioned social committee (self appointed 😂). It’s no marvel she was named one in all probably the most highly effective feminine VCs in UK tech by UKTN.


Join with Jeevs: LinkedIn | Twitter | Jeevan Sunner

Sheff joined us a little bit over a 12 months in the past from the the intriguing world {of professional} poker and latterly B2B gross sales in our first full-time analyst position. As the primary particular person to undergo our two-year analyst programme, it’s honest to say that he has completely smashed it. I imply, he did it in 13 months!

Closely concerned in each facet of what we do, Sheff has turn into grasp of managing our pipeline and been concerned in driving corporations from first name by way of to IC. In reality, the 2 corporations we’re at time period sheet stage with now wouldn’t have gotten over the road with out his tireless assistance on diligence and contributing to the funding memos.

Outdoors of the pipeline, he’s busy organising the following FFOH occasion, getting caught into long run strategic initiatives throughout a spread of areas and turning into a beacon of Gen Z VC type for an upcoming newspaper article.


Join with Sheff: LinkedIn | Twitter | Andrew Sheffield

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