Boyd Carson, the founding and managing partner of Sapphire, has nearly 30 years’ experience in the accounting and corporate finance markets, having worked as a Director for PwC LLP’s Transaction Services group in New York. Boyd currently serves on several private and non-profit boards, including companies that invest in green technologies, such as hydro and solar.


Boyd is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, and the 2015 winner of the EISA Rising Star award. Boyd is currently completing a Master’s degree in Finance at Harvard University.

Sapphire is a multi-award-winning firm based in London and Belfast which specialises in SEIS and EIS funds. Sapphire currently manages over thirty funds across a wide variety of sectors, bringing the partners’ expertise in investment management, corporate finance, accounting and taxation to the funds in the most cost-effective way possible. The partnership, founded in 2009, is authorised by the FCA (FRN: 565716) to act as an investment manager. Further details can be found at

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