Nadia Crandall - Co-Founder Harvard Business Angels London
Nadia Crandall is Co-chair of Harvard Business School Angels of London, which she co-founded in late 2011. HBSA has built a portfolio with a value exceeding £200 MM, with around 20% of companies showing superior to exceptional growth. Nadia also actively manages her own portfolio of early-stage businesses, with interests in medical technology, education and renewable energy. In addition, Nadia mentors for the Said Global Entrepreneur Challenge and the Althea-Imperial Program. Nadia has also chaired an expert group for the World Bank, advising on renewable energy projects in developing countries.
Prior to this, Nadia co-founded Postscriptum in 2005, a diversified venture business. Her portfolio responsibilities focused on renewable energy and power infrastructure. She chaired Aldwych Holdings, which develops, owns and operates power generation, transmission and distribution projects in Africa. She was also executive director for Alban Energy and Continental Wind Partners, which developed and built utility-scale wind farms in Eastern Europe and Australia. In her early career, she worked on Wall Street with Morgan Stanley and Shearson Lehman where she helped develop institutional markets for new financial products.
Nadia has an MA from Oxford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.