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Getting to know...Mike Fell

What better way to get to know the KCP team than to put them under the spotlight and fire some personal questions at them. Mike Fell, a founding Partner of KCP and gentleman of the Private Equity world, gives us an insight into his life. Press play on the video below:

Quick fire round:

Where did you grow up? Nairobi Kenya and Formby - Merseyside

First job? Paper round

Most famous person in your contacts list? Jurgen Klopp - he sent me a 60th birthday card

Who is your hero? Jesse Owens

What motivates you? Meeting people

Best way to spend a day off? Watching cricket, football or sailing

This or that?:

Toilet paper under or over? Over

City or countryside? Difficult, on balance though, Countryside

Passenger or driver? Driver

Walk slow or fast? Walk slow - allows you to be nosey

Have three legs or three arms? Three legs

Work from home or the office? Office

Have endless money or endless love? Love

Call or email? Call

Dine in or takeaway? Takeaway

Guilty pleasure? Chocolate

Most random impulse buy? SL500

Favourite food? Breakfast

Career questions…

If you weren't working in PE what would you be doing instead? Master Carpenter

What made you want to pursue a career in private equity? It was a happy accident

What do you enjoy most about your role at KCP? Meeting interesting people

Do you have any advice for people wanting to pursue a similar career path? Get a professional business qualification and business restructuring experience

How has the industry changed since you began your career? It's much larger these days, it's more competitive, there are less characters and it's much more serious

Is there anything that you would change about the industry? Have ‘reality’ usurp ‘perception’

Posted in All , Team on Apr 19, 2022