The British Design Fund is managed by Sapphire Capital Partners LLP, who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority with firm reference number 565716. ​Sapphire Capital Partners LLP specialises in the management of SEIS and EIS investment funds. Twenty20 Mentoring provide the market expertise to identify and accelerate the growth of each investee company. Twenty20 Mentoring Limited is not an FCA authorised firm and will not be providing any investment services or undertaking any regulated activities in connection with the Fund.


Damon Bonser

Serial entrepreneur with over 10 years’ experience building and running product development and manufacturing businesses.

Associate Partner
David Motum

Over 30 years’ experience within the financial publishing and media sector, namely; MSM International Ltd, and MSM Media.

Design Director
John Mathers

Former CEO of the Design Council with forty years’ experience in the brand and design industry, across retail, FMCG, and consultancy.

Associate Partner
David Kremer

Over 25 years’ experience running Seven Towns, a multi-million toy and game business, and co-founder of Rubik’s Brand Limited.

The Sapphire Capital Team (Managers of The Fund)

Boyd CarsonBoyd Carson

Partner at Sapphire Capital Partners LLP, authorised by the FCA to conduct investment business, and specialist Investment Manager for a number of SEIS and EIS funds.