Meet Our Team

SPWOne was established by British entrepreneur and businessman Sir Peter Wood, to invest in and support a range of fast growing businesses across their lifecycle. Sir Peter Wood and the SPWOne team have a global reach and a track record of substantial value creation.

Sir Peter Wood



Sir Peter Wood 

Sir Peter is a serial entrepreneur, having founded seven companies in the UK, Europe and US. He has a track record of founding, building and investing in disruptive businesses and brands, spanning nearly four decades.

Nick Edwards


Nick has significant executive and corporate development experience across high growth, regulated, digital and customer focused businesses. Nick was previously General Counsel and Company Secretary at Goco Group plc, during which time he managed its demerger from Esure Group plc and subsequent sale to Future plc. Prior to joining GoCo, Nick was General Counsel at Esure where he assisted with the buyout from Lloyds Banking Group led by Sir Peter, before managing the company’s subsequent IPO .

Deborah edwards


Deborah Edwards is a qualified accountant (FCCA) and CFO for SPWONE ltd. She was the Financial Reporting manager for 13 years at Esure Group PLC, where her experience ranges from Financial and Regulatory returns, investments, taxation, implementation of the Solvency II directive, and was part of the team who worked on the Esure IPO in 2013.  More recently, she has experience in international property development and general strategy whilst being part of the team at Wone international. 

Adam Bulmer

General Counsel

Adam is an experienced in-house corporate M&A lawyer and has worked for Sir Peter Wood and his businesses since 2007, including esure Group Plc, Plc, and W-One International Group. Adam works on various investments for Sir Peter and also worked on esure’s IPO on the London Stock Exchange in 2013 and subsequent £1.2 Billion sale to Bain Capital in 2018 and on GoCo’s sale to Future plc for £600 million which completed in February 2021. Adam has also worked for City Law firm Taylor Wessing LLP.

Chris Wensley

Investment director

Chris is an experienced Corporate Development, Strategy and Investor Relations professional. Chris has led and supported on a number of high profile M&A transactions while at esure Group and GoCo Group and played pivotal roles in both businesses strategic and transformation agendas. Chris is a Chartered Accountant and trained at KPMG.

Kate Flanagan

E/A Chairman




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