The Turquoise team comprises experts in finance and technology. Senior team members have worked together for many years at Turquoise and previously.

Desmond Astley-Cooper

Desmond has over 30 years’ experience in fund management, finance & banking. At Turquoise, he is a senior fund manager who sits on the board of Low Carbon Innovation Fund portfolio companies GEO, SupaPass, Oval Medical and Anvil Semiconductors. Previously, Desmond was managing director of LA Investments where he oversaw venture capital investments in technology companies in energy, biotech and other sectors. Previously, Desmond worked for BZW, Flemings and latterly a family office in the Middle East.


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