Luke Hakes

Luke joined Octopus at the beginning of 2009. A former scientist and technology consultant, Luke has a particular interest in deep technology opportunities, although he has experience of working with a number of early stage businesses across a range of different sectors. Luke has led investments into and served on the boards of a number of investee companies including Evi (acquired by Amazon), Magic Pony (acquired by Twitter), Chronext and Eve Sleep amongst others.

Luke holds a degree in Biochemistry and Biotechnology, a Masters in Computational Biology and a PhD in Computational Genetics.