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Ross Butler

Ross is managing director of Linear B Group. He leads strategic client projects, with a focus on the investment and energy industries. He is a regular after-dinner speaker and he also hosts our proprietary video-podcast, Fund Shack.

He is author of ‘The Little Book of Private Equity’ and ‘Fooled by Progress’; a Spectator columnist; a school governor and founder of the Children’s Union. He was formerly an executive board member at LPEC, the association for listed private equity companies and Communications Director at Brussels-based Invest Europe.

He began his career as a finance journalist and has been published in the Financial Times, Futures & Options World, Risk and the Corporate Financier, and was a regular commentator on the investment industry for BBC television. He was Editor of the European private equity title Real Deals from 2004-2008, and has been a guest speaker at Harvard Business School.