Nick Lyth

Co-founder and Director

Nick Lyth

Nick Lyth is co-founder and Director of Green Angel Syndicate, the first business angel syndicate in the UK to specialise in investments of benefit to the Green Economy.   Green Angel Syndicate has just made its 16th investment, it has 90 members, and has invested a total of £6.5 million to date.  As well as managing the investments, Nick has sat on the Boards of several investee companies helping their development where necessary.  Nick is himself an investor in the companies in the Green Angel Syndicate portfolio.

Prior to Green Angel Syndicate, Nick founded and managed International Resources and Recycling Institute, which delivered applied research, working in European partnership projects exploring innovations in renewable energy, water management, sustainable transport, waste and recycling.  

Nick has contributed to forums advising Scottish Government on water policy, and renewable energy policy; the Northern Irish Government, advising on the development of community renewable energy; has hosted presentations on renewable energy policy to the European Parliament in Brussels and has been invited to assess innovation competitions in the UK run by the Technology Strategy Board (now Innovate UK) and Scottish Government.  He has also served on charitable Boards for the Big Issue Scotland, and Dundee Cyrenians, as well as many commercial Boards ranging from sectors as varied as Denholm Ship Management and Drambuie Liqueur Company.  Nick is married, has three children and lives in Edinburgh.

Nick Lyth is co-founder and Director of Green Angel Syndicate, the first business angel syndicate in the UK to specialise in investments of benefit to the Green Economy.   Green Angel Syndicate has just made its 16th investment, it has 90 members, and has invested a total of £6.5 million to date.  As well as managing the investments, Nick has sat on the Boards of several investee companies helping their development where necessary.  Nick is himself an investor in the companies in the Green Angel Syndicate portfolio.

Prior to Green Angel Syndicate, Nick founded and managed International Resources and Recycling Institute, which delivered applied research, working in European partnership projects exploring innovations in renewable energy, water management, sustainable transport, waste and recycling.  

Nick has contributed to forums advising Scottish Government on water policy, and renewable energy policy; the Northern Irish Government, advising on the development of community renewable energy; has hosted presentations on renewable energy policy to the European Parliament in Brussels and has been invited to assess innovation competitions in the UK run by the Technology Strategy Board (now Innovate UK) and Scottish Government.  He has also served on charitable Boards for the Big Issue Scotland, and Dundee Cyrenians, as well as many commercial Boards ranging from sectors as varied as Denholm Ship Management and Drambuie Liqueur Company.  Nick is married, has three children and lives in Edinburgh.

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