Harvey Boulter is the Managing Director of Porton Capital, which has been established to manage the private equity funds that he initially created around a military commercialization theme. The first of these private equity funds was launched in June 2000 and the range has now expanded to include four funds. Harvey has been instrumental in forming a number of strong relationships, in particular with DSTL (the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory - an agency of the UK Ministry of Defence) who together have partnered a number of commercialization ventures based on technology created at DSTL's headquarters at Porton Down.
Harvey also has many years' experience in corporate finance, primarily with UBS Warburg in London , where he headed the investment banking team that focused on Aerospace and Defence. This role covered a number of clients and government defence departments in Europe and North America . He was also an advisor to the UK Ministry of Defence in relation to the spin out of part of the then DERA, which became QinetiQ and DSTL.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Accountants, having qualified with the specialist valuations group within Deloitte and Touche London Corporate Finance in 1994, and is also a Fellow of the Securities Institute. He is a graduate of the University of Bristol , in the UK , having read Economics and Accountancy.