Russ Cummings

Venture Consultant

Russ is an adviser to our venture business as well as a member of the Investment Committee. He joined Downing following a long-standing career in the investment industry where he was Chief Executive Officer of Touchstone Innovations plc, one of the UK's leading technology investment companies and, prior to this, a director for Scottish Equity Partners and 3i Group's UK Technology team.

Russ is also currently the Chair for British Patient Capital, part of the Government backed British Business Bank, and Chairman of Lignia Wood Company, a UK-based manufacturer of sustainable modified timber.