Pioneer was formed in late 2008 to build a new market leading franchise in Europe. The founding partners have worked together for many years at their prior firms and have a combined private equity experience over 60 years and 48 deals led or supported across Europe. The partners have built an excellent track record and have valuable experience in supporting entrepreneurs navigate issues and realise various forms of value.

Partners
Terrence Tehranian
Sam Abboud
Giuseppe Curatolo
Rupert Shaw
Investment Professionals
Edoardo Luciani
Sebastian Miller
Colm O'Sullivan
Andreas Schuler
Charlotte Beeson
Matthew Linford

Matt joined Pioneer Point as CFO in 2016.

Prior to Pioneer Point, Matt worked at AMV BBDO where he managed reporting and forecasting of revenues and expenses, and oversaw contract negotiations, handling of client money, and account profitability for a number of key clients in the energy, food and beverages and retail sectors. 

Previously, Matt spent four years at KPMG FS Risk Consulting in London, working on a range of regulatory, audit and systems projects.

Matt is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales, and holds an MA in Natural Sciences (Astrophysics) from the University of Cambridge.