Alliott Cole

Alliott joined Octopus in 2008 and spent eight years making seed and early-stage investments in London before he moved to New York to set up the Octopus Ventures US practice. He was appointed Chief Executive of Octopus Ventures in September 2017. Before joining Octopus, Alliott spent four years working at international law firm Ashurst LLP, with stints at NM Rothschild and IBM in London. He holds a Masters in Classics from Oxford University and a postgraduate diploma in Law from BPP University, London.