// Nurturing a successful
and secure future for all.

At C5 we create value for our partners by working with companies and investors who share our passion for innovative technologies that have a massive transformational purpose.

// Who we are

We are a diverse team of investment experts, entrepreneurs and leaders, who share a belief in the role of partnership in building great technology companies.

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// Who we are

We are a diverse team of investment experts, entrepreneurs and leaders, who share a belief in the role of partnership in building great technology companies.

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// C5 Capital

C5 Capital Limited is an FCA-authorised investment manager that advises our technology investment vehicles.

C5 Cyber Partners

C5 Cyber Partners is a specialist investment vehicle dedicated to private equity and venture capital investment in EMEA-based cyber security, cloud computing, and data analytics companies.

Secure Data Ecosystem

C5's strength as an investor comes from our deep understanding of technologies that make up the Secure Data Ecosystem, including cyber security, cloud computing, big data analytics and artificial intelligence.

Forging New Partnerships

Our ideal prospects are based on innovative business models, and are led by management teams capable of generating superior investment returns from their technology edge over sector peers.

C5 Capital Regulation

C5 Capital Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, FCA

Reference Number: 589771.
Registered company number:  07015428.
Registered Office: 4th Floor, Savile Row House, 7 Vigo Street, London W1S 3HF
Tel: +44 (0)20 3405 5300

// C5 Accelerate

Partnering to build the world's
leading cloud ecosystem.

C5 Accelerate is a London, Washington D.C., and Bahrain based technology investment firm. C5 Accelerate is developing a Cloud Accelerator Cluster in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the United States, alongside Amazon Web Services. Its mission is to accelerate best-of-breed start-ups to meet the growth opportunity being created by the geographic expansion of AWS, the world’s leading cloud computing platform.

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// Meet Our People

Our experienced investment team is guided by the principles of, performance, resilience, discretion and integrity. Their own capabilities are further enhanced by an unrivalled network of strategic partners; all leaders in the fields of technology, industry, geopolitics, academia and government.

C5 Investment Team

C5 Strategic Partners

Lord Gold

Non-Executive Director

Lord Gold is an LSE graduate and solicitor. He was a leading litigator and later Senior Partner of Herbert Smith LLP. He entered the House of Lords in February 2011, when he also established David Gold & Associates LLP, advising on dispute strategy and governance and ethics issues.

Lord Gold was Corporate Monitor of BAE Systems plc and advised Rolls-Royce plc in its review of governance and compliance which assisted in its negotiation of a Deferred Prosecution Agreement earlier this year. He now sits on an Independent Compliance Review Panel advising Airbus following its voluntary disclosures to the SFO and PNF in France. He has also been advising Serco on its compliance issues.

He is an accredited CEDR mediator and Governor of the LSE and has served as Chairman of the Conservative Party Disciplinary Committee.

Mike Garland


Mike Garland is the Chairman of C5 Holdings and a Strategic Partner to C5 Capital and a former Partner of Permira, the global private equity firm. While at Permira he lead the Portfolio Group working extensively with the portfolio companies and serving on many different boards. He also worked on numerous transactions including Hogg Robinson, Homebase, Hugo Boss & Valentino, Provimi, Travelodge, New Look and Creganna.

Prior to joining Permira in 1990, Mike worked at Williams Holdings and at Price Waterhouse in London. Mike has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Southampton, England, and is a Chartered Accountant.

Sir Iain Lobban

Sir Iain was the Director of the British Security and Intelligence agency GCHQ from mid-2008 to late 2014, having previously served as its Director-General of operations from 2004.His tenure represented more than ten years of operational delivery in counter-terrorism, cyber-security, support to Defence, and the prevention and detection of serious crime. He set new direction in Cyber Security for innovative partnerships internationally, with the private sector and with academia.

Sir Iain now focuses on the advocacy and demystification of Cyber Security, providing strategic advice and personal perspective, nationally and internationally, to governments and businesses.He is also active in entrepreneurship, in the broadest sense of the word.

Lt General Sir Graeme Lamb

Strategic Partner

Sir Graeme has had a long and distinguished military career with both the Regular and UK Special Forces, of which he was Director from 2001-2003.Graeme is a non-executive director of AEGIS, a leading private security company.

He has been formally recognised by Her Majesty's Government seven times for his service to the nation.

Jamie Lowther Pinkerton

Strategic Partner

Jamie was Principal Private Secretary to TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Henry of Wales from 2005-2013. Before that, he was a consultant designing security solutions for NGOs working in conflict and post-conflict regions.

He is a Trustee of the HALO Trust, the Varkey Foundation, Waterloo Uncovered, and the Royal Foundation of TRH The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Henry of Wales.

Admiral Mike Mullen

Strategic Partner

Admiral Mullen served as 17th Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff from 2007 -2011. He was principal military adviser to President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama and 28th Chief of Naval Operations from 2005-2007

Admiral Mullen has a MSc in Operations Research from the Naval Postgraduate School and completed the Advanced Management Programme at Harvard Business School.

He currently serves on the boards of General Motors, InTel and Sprint.

Ron Moultrie

Strategic Partner

Ron is a former Director of the National Security Agency’s Global Signals Intelligence Enterprise. He joined C5 with over 36 years of leadership within the military, intelligence community, and national security sectors.

Throughout his career, Ron has served in several of the most challenging national security assignments in the US and has held important posts as a member of the CIA’s Senior Intelligence Service, the Office of the Director of the National Intelligence, as well as with the United States military. He established Oceanus Security Strategies in November 2015 to provide unique counsel to clients on current and emerging cyber security threats.