Dr Marc d’Abbadie

Partner, Investment Director and Investment Committee member


Marc is an investor director at SPARK Impact and a member of the Investment Committee. His responsibilities include making and managing investments from the North West Fund for Biomedical.

Previously, Marc was an investment manager at London-based Inventages, which manages one of the world’s largest life science focused venture capital funds with assets of $1.5bn. Before that, Marc worked at Technikos, a medical device venture capital investor. He was also a consultant at McKinsey & Co., where he worked with large public companies from sectors including financial services and pharmaceuticals.

In his earlier career, Marc was a Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, where his field of interest was protein engineering which led to both peer-reviewed publications and revenue-generating patents. In parallel to his studies, he founded, managed and raised capital for a biotechnology start-up.

Marc obtained his M.A. in Natural Sciences from Trinity College and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, both at the University of Cambridge. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.