Bruce is Chairman of BrandAlley, a market-leading online retailer based in the UK, offering hundreds of designer brands at highly competitive discounts in non-stop 'flash sales'. Previously, he was Chairman of RunningBall AG, the global market leader in real-time sports data, which was acquired by Perform Group in 2012 for €140m.
Bruce has spent most of his career in investment banking, as head of Technology, Media and Telecom Investment Banking at Investec (2008 - 2011), head of Media Investment Banking at Dresdner Kleinwort (2004-2008), and as a Director at Deutsche Bank (1996-2004). He has a wide range of experience in providing strategic advice to media and technology businesses on mergers, acquisitions and fund raisings, from Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies to young growth businesses.
Prior to embarking on a career in investment banking, he served in the Welsh Guards (1992-1996). Bruce read Modern History at University College, Oxford and made tea and sorted the wires at Oxford Analytica during some of his vacations.