Johnnie Arkwright, FRICS

Partner, Investment Committee

Johnnie Arkwright is a founding partner of Heracles and sits on its board, as well as taking an active role on the partnership’s investment committee.

Johnnie began his career as a chartered surveyor with Healey & Baker in London’s West End, before creating Pembroke Plc in the 1980s, a retail development company backed by Stock Conversion Plc and Electra Investment Trust PLC. He sold his shareholding in 1988 and subsequently focused on his private interests, which included an active non-executive directorship at Mansford Holdings Plc for over ten years.

Other non-executive directorships which Johnnie holds include Hatton Ltd, Bowmans Leisure Ltd and The Countryside Alliance Ltd. From 1988 until 2008, he was a director of Bibendum Wine Limited, a retail wine business with a £100 million turnover.