Rhian Elston

Development Bank of Wales

Rhian is an investment director at the Development Bank of Wales.

Having overall responsibility for the micro loans team, our equity portfolio team and our technology venture investments team, she works closely with the group investment director and our other investment directors, managing our investments strategy.

Rhian has over a decade’s worth of investment experience at the Development Bank of Wales, previously known as Finance Wales.  She originally joined the company as an investment executive in 2003 before progressing to senior and managerial positions. Over this time she has built up a strong track record in structuring small business investments in multiple sectors, providing management and leadership to investment operations and teams.

Also nominated Young Dealmaker of the Year by the local deal-making community in 2012,  ACIB accredited, and worked in scientific research before joining the company.