Our Team

Drawing on decades of experience, the Inspirit team take a shared approach to support and build our portfolio companies. We invest in exceptional people who have deep expertise in corporate carve-outs and the passion to deliver maximum value for our clients.

Will Stamp

Will Stamp

Partner

wstamp@inspiritcap.com

Will has a market-leading track record in UK private equity. Prior to Inspirit, Will held senior positions at Aurelius Group and Hilco Capital.

Will specialises in corporate carve-outs and special situations.  He has led numerous transactions spanning a wide variety of industries, but has significant experience in industrials, business services and consumer products.

Earlier in his career, Will qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG.

Giving businesses a new lease of life is at the heart of what we do. I enjoy simplifying complex issues and making ideas happen. I believe these are key ingredients for success, alongside hard work and tenacity.

    Albert Farrant

    Albert Farrant

    Partner

    afarrant@inspiritcap.com

    Albert has more than 20 years’ experience in private equity, restructuring and M&A, developed primarily at Allegro Funds, Australia’s leading transformational private equity firm, and more recently at London based turnaround investment firm Agathos.

    With deep board level experience in business transformation and cultural improvement, Albert has led investments in sectors including leisure, business services, industrials and healthcare. As well as generating strong returns for investors, Albert is proud that the businesses he has invested in have generally continued to prosper beyond the period of his involvement.

    Albert qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG London, before emigrating to Australia where he joined the founders of Allegro Funds as their first employee in 2004.

    What I love about what we do is the journey we embark on when we make a new investment, and the deep relationships we form with the portfolio company teams along the way. In the investments we make, the journey is rarely linear but that is what keeps it exciting!

      Paul Youens

      Paul Youens

      Investment Manager

      pyouens@inspiritcap.com

      Paul joined the Inspirit team in August 2020 and focuses on both new deals and portfolio management. Prior to Inspirit, Paul spent nearly seven years at KPMG, including the latter four in the Private Equity Transaction Services team, where he gained significant experience in complex corporate carve-out transactions across a wide variety of industries. Paul is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds an undergraduate degree in Geography from the University of Exeter.

      I enjoy the challenge of understanding and tackling complexity, and greatly look forward to working and collaborating with ambitious management teams to realise their strategic visions and achieve collective success.

        Rebecca Skeoch

        Rebecca Skeoch

        Investment Associate

        rskeoch@inspiritcap.com

        Rebecca joined Inspirit Capital in 2022. She has a BSc (Honours) in International Business from Loughborough University and is also a Chartered Accountant, having qualified at KPMG.

        Prior to joining Inspirit Capital, Rebecca worked at KPMG within the Transaction Services Financial Services team where she advised corporate and private equity clients on buy-side, sell-side and capital markets transactions.

          Arnie Birss

          Arnie Birss

          Investment Associate

          abirss@inspiritcap.com

          Arnie joined Inspirit Capital in 2023 from William Blair’s Services & Industrials Investment Banking team, where he advised on several successful buyside and sellside M&A transactions.

           

          Prior to this experience, he worked in KPMG’s Transaction Services group, having initially qualified as a management accountant (CIMA) while working in KPMG’s Management Consulting group.

           

          Arnie holds an undergraduate degree in English Literature from the University of St Andrews.

            Oriana Hooper

            Oriana Hooper

            Office Manager

            ohooper@inspiritcap.com

            Oriana, our Office Manager at Inspirit Capital since 2023, brings valuable expertise with a background in operations, marketing, and HR, making her a valuable asset to our team.

              Will Cole

              Will Cole

              Financial Controller

              wcole@inspiritcap.com

              Will joined the Inspirit team in January 2024 and focuses on the finance and reporting for the Inspirit Group. He started his career in audit with PwC Channel Islands in the asset and wealth management department. During his time in Guernsey, he specialised on the audit of Venture Capital and Growth Private Equity Funds whilst working towards his chartered accountancy qualification which he obtained in 2016. 

              In 2019, he joined Coller Capital as a senior fund analyst focusing on the fund reporting and treasury management for their secondaries funds. More recently, he worked with RTP Global to establish their finance function as part of their journey towards becoming a market leader in the venture capital space. 

                Partnering

                Inspirit work with a network of generalist and specialist operating partners to assist in delivering outstanding outcomes for our portfolio companies. We offer co-investment opportunities to trusted operating partners on specific investments, and are always keen to meet in-demand experts with a positive attitude and track record of driving change and creating successful outcomes.