Neil Sneddon is a Director in the Private Equity team, Assistant Manager of BMO Private Equity Trust plc and a General Partner of F&C European Capital Partners LP, The Aurora Fund LP, F&C Climate Opportunity Partners LP and F&C European Capital Partners II LP. Neil has 19 years of private equity investing experience and joined the firm in June 2005 when the private equity business of Martin Currie was acquired by F&C. Neil is closely involved in the investment management of BMO Private Equity Trust plc, and is manager of F&C European Capital Partners LP and F&C European Capital Partners II LP. Neil was with Martin Currie for 8 years. Neil’s initial experience at Martin Currie was in smaller companies where he had direct portfolio responsibility. Prior to joining Martin Currie, Neil trained as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen where he worked between 1993 and 1997. Neil has an honours degree in Accountancy & Finance from Heriot-Watt University.