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Top Virgin exec Patrick McCall joins Seraphim Space Investment Trust 

Branson’s right-hand man quits: Former Virgin Galactic and Virgin Orbit chairman Patrick McCall joins Seraphim Space Investment Trust

Lift off: Patrick McCall joins London-listed Seraphim Space Investment Trust this week as a venture partner

Lift off: Patrick McCall joins London-listed Seraphim Space Investment Trust this week as a enterprise accomplice

Sir Richard Branson’s right-hand man is ditching him to go for the celebrities.

Patrick McCall, former chairman of Virgin Galactic and Virgin Orbit, joins London-listed Seraphim Space Investment Trust this week as a enterprise accomplice.

Seraphim focuses on fast-growing area tech companies and has put £135million into them since floating on the London Stock Exchange in 2021. Branson is a backer. McCall, 57, has been a director at Virgin since 2001 and has developed companies together with Virgin Active and Virgin Trains. 

His most up-to-date position was senior accomplice at Virgin Group. He performed a key position in brokering the settlement for it to launch a satellite tv for pc from Cornwall this year.

He will sit on the boards of corporations Seraphim has invested in, similar to D-Orbit, which drops off different agency’ satellites in area and collects outdated or damaged equipment.

McCall mentioned: ‘New tech and rapid innovation are driving significant progress in the sector and enabling new space companies to tackle some of the world’s most complicated environmental and social challenges.’

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