Shay joined Octopus in 2012, with responsibility for originating and completing investments within Octopus Healthcare and is a member of the executive team.

Before joining Octopus, Shay was an Investment Director at Shore Capital on the Puma VCTs. He was previously Principal responsible for developing Nomura’s Private Equity investments in Healthcare and Business Services.

Shay started his career at Arthur Andersen Business Consulting advising blue chip businesses on strategy. Shay is a qualified chartered accountant and has a first class degree in economics from the University of Cambridge.