Alan Watts is the Director of Capital Match. This is part of the not for profit Catalyst Inc organisation and matches up the best and battle hardened Northern Irish companies with the most suitable funders, mostly in the UK.

He was previous the Director of Halo, the NI business angel network and before that he was the cofounder of Yelo Ltd which was successfully acquired by a Canadian PLC.

Alan has completed two terms as an elected Vice President and Trustee of the Institution of Engineering and Technology – the largest professional engineering organisation in Europe.

In his spare time Alan is a keen windsurfer in which capacity he continues his mission to break every bone in his body.