Amati VCT 2 appoints Susannah Nicklin to the Board of Directors

– UK, London – Amati VCT 2 plc (LSE:AT2), is pleased to announce that Susannah Nicklin has been appointed as a director of the Company with effect from 4 May 2016.

Susannah has 20 years of investment and financial services experience, including corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, equity research, wealth management and asset management sales. Susannah spent almost 15 years working with The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. in the US, Australia and UK in their Investment Banking and Global Investment Research divisions before she joined Alliance Bernstein in 2008, where she managed private client portfolios and led family office and quasi-institutional business development. Susannah left Alliance Bernstein in August 2011 and joined Bridges Ventures, as the first Fellow on the Bridges Ventures Fellowship Programme. She also served as a non-executive director of Baronsmead VCT until February 2016

Currently, Susannah is a co-founder and CEO of Apprecie Limited. She is also a non-executive director at Pantheon International Plc and a member of the investment committee of private equity fund Impact Ventures UK.

The Company also announces that Christopher Moorsom will be stepping down following the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting on 23 June 2016. Commenting on the board changes, Julian Avery, chairman, said “I am delighted that Susannah has agreed to join our board. Her financial services background, and the wide range of experience which she will bring, will, I know, be of considerable benefit to the Company. At the same time I must thank Christopher for his very significant contribution to the Company over many years. His wise counsel, extensive knowledge of the investment markets, and insightful comments, have been a source of real strength. He has been a much valued board colleague and we will miss him.”

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