Tom Capon


Tom Capon



Meet TOM, our Principal.

Tom is a Principal with Optum Ventures based in London. He is involved in all aspects of the investment process, including sourcing, due diligence, transaction execution and portfolio company support. Prior to joining Optum Ventures, Tom worked as an Investment Manager at Oxford Science Enterprises and sat on the board of multiple deep tech Engineering and Cleantech companies. Before this, Tom was a Venture Capital Portfolio Manager at Legal & General, investing in Health Tech businesses. Alongside that role, Tom completed a Business Development secondment in a genomic medicine portfolio company. Prior to working in venture capital, Tom worked in Strategy & Transactions for EY, on both corporate and private equity deals across a broad range of sectors.

Tom is a Chartered Accountant and holds a MSc in Economics & Strategy from Imperial College University.