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 50 deals led or supported across Europe. The partners have built an excellent track record and have invaluable 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
Andreas Schuler
Julius McGillivray
Finance and Operations
Wendy Greenbury
Susie Woodford
Florence Jawo

Julius joined Pioneer in 2018.

Previously he spent four years at Arup in their energy consulting team. At Arup, Julius was advising companies on market entry strategies and business case evaluation. He covered a wide range of technologies in the low carbon energy sector with a a particular focus on district heating. 

Julius graduated with 1st class honours in Engineering from University College London.