Commenting on the appointment, Andrew Smith, Founder and Managing Director of Albany Investment, said:

“I can think of no one better to take this role at Albany. Harold has extensive board level experience in various sectors including private equity, technology and banking. His expertise and skills in these areas will be an excellent addition to the Board and the Company, and I am delighted that he will be joining the team as our Chairman and specifically as we deliver the UK’s first Cyber Security Fund.”

Harold commented on his appointment: “I am thrilled to accept the chairman role of this exciting business and feel am joining at a seminal point in its evolution. Andrew and his team have clearly got interesting plans that I am looking forward to help them execute”.

Harold Gittelmon has more than 20 years of experience in the private equity, banking and retail sectors within Europe and the US and held a number of senior executive roles throughout his career.

Albany Investment Ltd is an Appointed Representative of Nash & Co Capital Ltd, which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, firm reference number 196124. Nash & Co Capital Ltd is registered in England & Wales, registered office at 40 Craven Street, London, England, WC2N 5NG, company number 04001724..