Nick Allen

Chief Executive Officer

Nick Allen

Chief Executive Officer
Savant Fund Manager

Biography

Nick is an engineer with an MBA and additional education in IP Management, Venture Capital, Private Equity and Corporate Governance – and a passion for building business from first principles. After a few years with Cape Town based lifesciences incubator Acorn Technologies, Nick founded Savant in 2005 to broaden his incubation interests to science and engineering hardware technologies.

With 15 years’ experience working with startup technology business, and taking technologies from concept to international markets, Nick has worked across a broad range of industries, from food to medical devices and renewable energy.

He is the CEO of of Savant Fund Manger and a General Partner of Savant Venture Fund (which was founded in 2019.)

All session by Nick Allen

Risk Management, Value Creation & Exit

11:00 - 11:30
JSE, Atrium