Seonaid Mackenzie Has Recently Been Named a Professional of the Year by Strathmore's Who's Who
About Seonaid Mackenzie – Strathmore’s Global Press Release
Seonaid Mackenzie is Managing Partner of Sturgeon Ventures LLP, a financial services firm which provides investment management, corporate finance and compliance/regulatory advice as well as training for start-ups and established firms. Sturgeon Ventures is the pioneer of the Regulatory Incubator (Regulatory Umbrella in the U.K.) and has incubated many start-ups.
Sturgeon also provides corporate governance, investor relations for funds, investment services for nonprofit charities, schools, religious foundations, endowments and sub £20m not serviced by large banks. Ms. Mackenzie’s expertise lies in investments management, corporate finance, regulator incubation for start-ups in the U.S. and the U.K. and setting up the U.K.and/or Malta or Dublin for investments funds. Ms. Mackenzie has received the Venture Catalyst of the Year award, M&A International in the U.K. in 2013 and the Enterprising Woman of the Year award in 2013. Ms. Mackenzie is a member of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments, the Association of Professional Compliance Consultants, the Institute of Chartered Accountants, the Women’s President Organization, Worshipful Company of Internatinal Bankers, the Caledonian Club and the Founder of the Wellness Fund Foundation.
As of today, Sturgeon Ventures is still the leading, largest and most well known firm with a specialist knowledge in regulatory incubation with wholesale firms. In Ms. Mackenzie’s words, “we have no competitors, only trusted partners.” She states that Sturgeon is a solution and most of her clients have met her through lawyers, service providers and panels which she was very involved in launching and developing. Ms. Mackenzie enjoys concerts, the theatre, art galleries, skiing and family activities with her two children.