Network adds to board

Venture capitalist Atkinson to chair WeDoScotland

Paul AtkinsonVenture capitalist and business owner Paul Atkinson has joined peer-to-peer learning scheme WeDoScotland as chairman. 

Established in 2008, WeDO Scotland focuses on collaboration, leadership and knowledge exchange organisation for entrepreneurs and business leaders.  

Mr Atkinson is one of the founding partners at venture capital firm Par Equity and chairman of the Taranta Group of headhunting firms: Head Resourcing, Head Medical, and Change Recruitment. He was recently appointed a Visiting Professor of the Napier University Business School.

Belinda Roberts, founder of WeDO, said: “His proven track record in entrepreneurship is outstanding.

“Leading our executive teams, Paul will play an integral role in our growth plans for 2019 and beyond as we expand our networks and partnerships throughout the UK & globally.” 

Mr Atkinson added: “It’s great to be offered the opportunity to work with Belinda and the WeDO team having followed the business for many years. I am delighted to support the development and growth of one of Scotland’s most important and influential entrepreneurial networks.”


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