Khadija Ashfaq

Khadija is an Investment Manager at Northern Gritstone. She invests in seed to growth-stage businesses and focuses on sectors such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, next-generation chip design and advanced materials. Khadija holds a BSc in Economics from the University of York and holds the CFA Investment. Management Certificate.

Northern Gritstone is a groundbreaking investment company, dedicated to building science and technology-enabled businesses in the North of England, with a ‘profit with purpose’ philosophy combining strong returns for investors with wider positive, societal and economic impact, including Levelling Up and high-skilled job creation. Chaired by Lord Jim O'Neill, the company invests in some of the UK’s fastest growing sectors such as advanced materials, climate and health technology, and cognitive computation. Situated in the innovation ecosystem for early-stage companies, the company connects founders with funding and support, through our close links to the science and innovation hubs in the universities of Manchester, Leeds and Sheffield.

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