OUR TEAM

OUR TEAM

Our team have a broad diversity of educational and professional backgrounds but share a passion for delivering excellence in all that we do.

PETER MILLICAN

PETER MILLICAN

Chairman

After building then selling on a retail chain, Peter set up Parabola almost 20 years ago to build two award winning office buildings in Newcastle upon Tyne. Subsequently he went on to create Kings Place, the arts and office complex at Kings Cross. As well as his involvement with the current Parabola business, Peter still chairs the music foundation at Kings Place and the conference and catering business Green and Fortune.

OLIVER MILLICAN

OLIVER MILLICAN

Managing Director

Before joining Parabola Oliver worked in Private Equity at InfraRed Capital Partners where he was part of the team investing a EUR 400m pan-European opportunity fund, working across both the UK and CEE. Prior to InfraRed Oliver worked at DTZ, latterly in their Corporate Finance team. Oliver is a Chartered Surveyor and holds a Master’s degree in Land Economy from Cambridge University.

BARRY WOODS

BARRY WOODS

Director

Before joining Parabola Barry headed up the Lloyds Banking Group Corporate Real Estate Solutions team dealing with the legacy Bank of Scotland Ireland loan book. Barry provided property expertise and advice on over £4 billion worth of commercial real estate spread across the UK, Ireland and Europe. Prior to that he worked in Culverwell in Edinburgh and HWBC Chartered Surveyors in Dublin. Barry is a Chartered Surveyor and holds an Honours degree in Property Economics from Dublin Institute of Technology.

STUART GEORGE

STUART GEORGE

Investment Director

Before joining Parabola Stuart worked in the Corporate Finance M&A department at PwC. Stuart provided lead advisory services in M&A and debt advisory to private businesses and corporates across Scotland. Prior to that he worked in the Audit department of PwC. Stuart is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland and holds an Honours degree in Accountancy and Corporate Finance from the University of Glasgow.

LAWSON STEELE

LAWSON STEELE

Investment Director

Before joining Parabola Lawson worked in the Corporate Finance M&A advisory practice at Deloitte. Lawson provided lead advisory services to a range of private businesses and corporates across the UK’s mid-market. Prior to this, Lawson worked in the Financial Services Audit practice at Deloitte where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant, becoming a member of ICAS. Lawson holds an Honours degree in Applied Sport Science & Biomechanics from Edinburgh University.

ROSIE CHAPMAN

ROSIE CHAPMAN

Senior Finance Manager

Before joining Parabola Rosie worked at PwC Edinburgh where she was part of the Assurance practice, focusing mainly on audits of financial services companies. Rosie is a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) and holds an Honours degree in Economics from Durham University.