it|venture, founded in 2011, provides specialist technical and advisory services to the alternative asset industry.

In a constantly evolving economy and workplace, we realise the importance of working closely with our clients to fully understand their business and assist them with adaptable and lasting solutions.


Hands-on technical services

it|venture is a specialist consultancy providing hands-on technical services to the alternative investment industry.  We equip our clients with cutting edge solutions to both project and “business as usual” problems.  Our proprietary toolkit specifically addresses issues such as configuration, system upgrades, application integration, data migration and cleansing, testing, data visualisation and dashboards, business intelligence (BI) and reporting advisory and data architecture. it|venture serves an ever growing list of clients in EMEA with flexible consultancy packages designed to fit around client requirements and availability.  We have strategic alliances with major vendors in the industry providing a deep technical knowledge across the marketplace.


SPECIALIsING IN Technology for:


Summary of Our serviceS:

  • Data and BI/reporting strategy
  • System implementation & advisory services
  • Interim resource sourcing and deployment
  • Software testing
  • Software customisation
  • Bespoke report and dashboard development
  • Application management services
  • Report specification and requirements documentation
  • System integrations and interfaces
  • Key person coaching
  • Training and user documentation
  • Data migration and cleansing
  • Implementation project management
  • Alternatives specific business analysis
it|venture brought substantial insight and helpful advice to guide our reporting requirements
— Programme Manager at CVC Capital Partners Limited

Executive Team

BERTIE HEYMAN Bertie Heyman LinkedIn
Managing Director

Bertie is a trusted independent advisor to alternative investment firms across Europe. Complemented by an unrivalled knowledge of the software technologies supporting the industry, he specialises in technical advisory, reporting strategy, integration and best practice.

Bertie founded it|venture in 2011. His previous roles include Private Equity Technology specialist at Barclays Capital and Head of Reporting (UK) at eFront.

He holds a BSc. in Information Systems from Newcastle University.

JEFF GREEN Jeff Green LinkedIn

Jeff joined the it|venture board as a non-executive director in 2012. He is CEO of Balanced Boards and GPCF.

Jeff has held numerous executive sales positions with prominent software providers within the financial services sector.

Jeff is nominated for the Lifetime Achiever Award for The Excellence in Diversity Awards 2016 in recognition of his work in championing equality and diversity in the workplace.

Professional Services Team 

ABIGAIL LEWIS Abigail Lewis LinkedIn
JESS SHEPHERD Jess Shepherd LinkedIn
MAX EVANS Max Evans LinkedIn
PETE WHITLOCK Pete Whitlock LinkedIn
Senior Consultant
SEBASTIAN CHODAKOWSKI Sebastian Chodakowski LinkedIn
Senior Consultant
SERGEY GARIBIAN Sergey Garibian LinkedIn
Senior Consultant
ALEX KITSON Alex Kitson LinkedIn
EMILY MORGAN Emily Morgan LinkedIn
GIUSEPPE PANCIONE Giuseppe Pancione LinkedIn
JEROME SIMPSON Jerome Simpson LinkedIn
JOSEPH CALVER Joseph Calver LinkedIn
MASHALL MAKANI Mashall Makani LinkedIn
PETER CHETTLEBOROUGH BYRNE Peter Chettleborough Byrne LinkedIn
SAM MILES Sam Miles LinkedIn
TOBI OLAYINKA-OKE Tobi Olayinka-Oke LinkedIn
JONATHAN JONES Jonathan Jones LinkedIn
FERN CLARKE Fern Clarke LinkedIn
Senior Consultant

ALISHA GERGETT Alisha Gergett LinkedIn
ALEX CHRISTOPHERSEN Alex Christophersen LinkedIn

GEORGE WOOD George Wood LinkedIn
JACK POSSEE Jack Possee LinkedIn

Project Manager