Invica builds businesses of the future.

We create sustainable value using innovation
and technology to meet real world challenges.

We are an international group with interests in
industrial, technology and consumer businesses.



    Julian has over 35 years’ experience as an entrepreneur, investor and business owner. Prior roles include investment banking at Goldman Sachs and founding the innovative private equity firm, Vision Capital.

    Julian has an MA in Economics from St John’s College, Cambridge. His interests include travel, horse riding, military history and music. He supports a number of not for profit initiatives focused on inclusive entrepreneurship and the environment.


    Dave has been investing in and advising businesses for over 25 years, most recently as a Partner of Vision Capital and previously as an adviser at KPMG. Dave’s experience ranges from chemical businesses in Europe and the US to hospitality and real estate in the Caribbean.

    Dave is a Chartered Accountant and graduated from Warwick University with a first class honours degree in Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics and Economics in 1997. He is a keen sports fan and a longstanding supporter of a scholarship programme providing access to Higher Education for students from under-represented backgrounds.


    John has over a decade of experience in private equity, business and financial advisory, most recently as a Principal of Vision Capital.

    John has an executive MBA from London Business School, is a Fellow Chartered Accountant and has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Loughborough University. He is a motorsport fanatic and a British motorcycle racing champion.


    Karthiga has over 10 years’ experience working in finance, most recently as a Financial Controller for Vision Capital since 2019. Her previous experience includes corporate accounting at the private equity firm Palamon Capital Partners and as an audit manager at Moore Stephens.

    Karthiga is a Chartered Accountant and holds a degree in Mathematics from Warwick University. She enjoys travelling and spending time with her daughter.


  • As an independent private group, Invica has a long term perspective on building its businesses organically and through both strategic investment projects and acquisitions.

    All Invica Group companies are committed to increasing sustainability, spanning their supply chains, their operations, and in the products and services delivered to their customers.

    Current group companies operate in markets related to Filtration and Purification, Renewable and Smokeless Fuels, Critical Infrastructure Investigation and Monitoring, Infrastructure Solutions and Refractories.

    Filtration and Purification

    Invica group companies, Puragen and CPL Activated Carbons, provide products and services that filter and purify air and water. The businesses offer multiple consumer and industrial applications in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific.

    Renewable and Smokeless Fuels

    CPL is Europe’s leading producer and distributor of fuel for home burning, under the Homefire brand. It is the only international manufacturer of smokeless solid fuels containing fully renewable biomass and is a technology leader in creating biofuels from renewable waste.

    Critical Infrastructure Investigation and Monitoring

    FDH is a global leader in the engineering investigation and technology enabled monitoring of structures and foundations. Its mission is to make the world’s critical infrastructure safer, stronger and smarter.

    Infrastructure Solutions

    Stainless provides infrastructure solutions for the broadcast industry from innovative new tall tower design to inspections and modifications.


    Invica group companies, CPL Refractories and Cardek, help their industrial customers maintain and prolong the life of their furnaces in a resource efficient manner.