Dr Elaine Loukes

Dr Elaine Loukes - Investment Director (Physical Sciences)

Elaine joined the Seed Funds team in 2015 and focuses on physical sciences investments. She has worked as an early-stage tech investment manager since 2001. At Dresdner Kleinwort Capital, she sourced new investment opportunities and managed the direct-investment portfolio for early-stage tech deals. At PUK Ventures she focused on early-stage tech opportunities emerging from the public sector and UK universities. She has extensive experience in all stages of the investment process including due diligence, financial modelling, deal negotiation and investment management.

Elaine has BSc in Laser Physics and Optoelectronics (University of Strathclyde), a PhD in Physics (Optoelectronics Research Centre, University of Southampton) and qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) in 2000.



+44 (0)1223 763764 Elaine.Loukes@enterprise.cam.ac.uk