• Mike Reid

    Mike Reid

    Managing Partner

    Mike Reid

    Managing Partner

    Mike launched Frog in 2009, after seven years in industry and 12 years at 3i. As Managing Partner, he represents Frog on the boards of OrderDynamics, Rated People, Dealflo and Dynamic Action. Mike was the lead partner on Frog’s successful investment in GB Group and closely involved with Frog's successful investments into Journey Group, SiC Processing and ACBiogas.
    Prior to Frog, Mike spent 12 years as Director at 3i investing in a range of technology businesses. He was actively involved on the boards of high-growth companies across the UK, US & Nordic regions. Mike started his career at British Gas.
    He is a member of the BVCA GP Committee and holds a BSc (Hons) in Business Administration from the University of Bath.

  • Steven Dunne

    Steven Dunne

    Partner & CFO

    Steven Dunne

    Partner & CFO

    Steven has over 15 years of private equity experience gained both within private equity firms and as a senior executive of private equity backed companies. He joined Frog as CFO and Partner in charge of Portfolio in 2015. He represents Frog on the boards of Scoota and Edited.
    Prior to joining Frog, Steven spent four years at Syscap, a leading provider of alternative funding to SMEs, where he was CFO and managed the successful sale to Wesleyan Assurance Society. In addition to his operational experience, Steven spent four years as a Portfolio Director at Livingbridge, the UK private equity fund. Steven began his career as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1990.
    In addition to holding an MA in Economics from Cambridge University, he has a diploma in Organisational Psychology.

  • Martin Hauge

    Martin Hauge

    Non-Executive Chairman

    Martin Hauge

    Non-Executive Chairman

    Martin is one of those rare executives who has transitioned a successful career as CEO/entrepreneur to one of a venture capitalist. Following 15 years of operational experience starting, building and selling companies, he and his three partners developed Creandum, best known for its investments in Vivino, Spotify and iZettle, into one of the most successful VC funds in the Nordic region. At Creandum he led multiple exits including: Jays AB (IPO), IPtronics (acquired by Mellanox), and Nanoradio (acquired by Samsung) and Autobutler (acquired by PSA Group — the carmaker behind the brands Peugeot, Citroën and DS). During Martin’s early entrepreneurial years, he co-founded Creuna, which is today the largest digital agency in the Nordics.
    Martin holds the position as Chairman of No Isolation AS and VIBBIO. In addition, he remains a Non-Executive Director at Creandum and Appear TV.
    Martin holds an MSc from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), studied Law at the University of Copenhagen and Business Studies at International Institute for Management Development (IMD) and Stanford University.

  • Joe Krancki

    Joe Krancki

    Partner

    Joe Krancki

    Partner

    Joe joined Frog in 2009 and became a Partner in 2015. Joe sits on the Boards of Skimlinks and Mediatonic, and leads Frog’s collaboration with the London Business School on the TELL Series, serving as an Advisory Board Member since 2010.
    Prior to Frog, Joe was part of Jefferies’ Technology Investment Banking team, and previous to this, he was part of EY’s Consulting team implementing large projects in various US locations. Joe holds an MBA from London Business School and a BSc with Distinction and an MSc in Industrial Engineering from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

  • Jens Düing

    Jens Düing

    Partner

    Jens Düing

    Partner

    Jens joined Frog in 2012 and became a Partner in 2016. Active across all Frog’s investment themes, he has a particular focus on investment opportunities in German-speaking Europe and BeNeLux.
    Jens represents Frog on the board of McMakler and Azimo. Jens joined Frog from Pioneer Point Partners, European mid-market private equity investor. Previously, he was part of the Fidelity Equity Partner team in London, Fog City Capital’s team in San Francisco and Apax’s Munich based TMT team. Jens began his career with four years as a corporate finance advisor at Dresdner Kleinwort.
    He holds an MSci in Theoretical Physics from the University of Durham and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley. He speaks German, English and French.

  • Sue Hunter

    Sue Hunter

    Non-Executive Partner

    Sue Hunter

    Non-Executive Partner

    Sue became Non-Executive Partner in 2008. She has 26 years’ private equity experience.
    Previously, she spent 15 years at 3i in various roles, including as Director of the transaction team where she managed a portfolio of £150m.
    Sue began her career as an accountant with KPMG, and holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics from the University of St. Andrews.

  • Conor Scanlan

    Conor Scanlan

    Investor

    Conor Scanlan

    Investor

    Conor has experience in both early stage investing and mid-market technology M&A advisory. Conor joined us from Forward Partners, an early stage, eCommerce-focused, VC fund. Previously, he spent 4 years at Arma Partners, where he advised on several high profile European technology transactions, including the sales of Momondo, CarTrawler and Metrologic.
    Conor is an Investor at Frog; he joined the team in 2016 and is a core part of our deal origination, execution and due diligence activity. He is part of the investment team that led Frog’s investments and ongoing work in Dealflo and Vulog.
    Conor holds a BSc in Economics from the University of York, and outside of the office is a keen football and rugby fan.

  • Giovanni Nani

    Giovanni Nani

    Investor

    Giovanni Nani

    Investor

    Giovanni joined us from J.P. Morgan where he was an Associate in the London Investment Banking TMT team, working on M&A, financing and IPO transactions primarily in technology and communication infrastructure.
    He began his career at Arma Partners, an M&A advisory boutique focused on the TMT mid-market sector. Giovanni is an Investor at Frog; he joined the team in 2017 and is a central part of Frog’s deal origination, execution and due diligence activity as well as portfolio company development.
    Giovanni is from Milan and holds an MSc in finance with Distinction from ESADE Business School, Barcelona and a BSc cum laude in economics from Catholic University, Milan. He speaks Italian and English.

  • Ashley Gregory-White

    Ashley Gregory-White

    Events Manager & Senior EA

    Ashley Gregory-White

    Events Manager & Senior EA

    Ashley manages Frog’s day to day office operations, co-ordinates and project manages all of our events, and leads the marketing delivery function.
    She joined us in 2014, and previously was at a leading alternative asset management company.Outside of the office Ashley loves horse riding and has completed the London Marathon twice.
    She holds a BA (Hons) in Spanish with Management from University College London, and speaks English, Spanish, German and Dutch.

  • Laureline Gruaz

    Laureline Gruaz

    Executive Assistant

    Laureline Gruaz

    Executive Assistant

    Laureline joined Frog in 2016 after working as a head receptionist for over 2 years in the Finance industry.
    In her wide ranging support role she organises Frog’s daily office life, makes travel and diary arrangements for the team, as well as supporting facilities management and ad-hoc projects.
    She studied Tourism Management at University in the north of England, and has worked in hospitality throughout Europe. Outside of the office her hobbies are cinema, fine cuisine and museums. Laureline is from the French Alps and has been living in London for 5 years. She speaks French, English and Spanish.

  • Prashant Varsani

    Prashant Varsani

    Financial Controller

    Prashant Varsani

    Financial Controller

    Prashant has extensive financial accounting and operations experience. We recruited Prashant from BDO where he was an auditor in the London Financial Services team, working with private equity, asset managers and hedge fund clients.
    Prashant is our financial controller; he joined the team in 2016 and is an important part of our finance and operations team.
    Prashant holds a BSc in Accounting, Business Finance and Management from the University of York and is a chartered accountant from the ICAEW. Outside of the office, he is passionate about football, cricket and nearly any other sport available on SKY.