Augusta Directors

Philipp Graf von Matuschka B. Sc

Philipp, 52, was born in Ireland of German parents and is a native German speaker. He has worked in venture capital and financial services for several years, notably with Prudential. Sourcing and acquiring German assets since 2004, Philipp has delivered successive investment structures to the market, combining his company management and property acquisition skills. Philipp is currently director of 12 investment vehicles. He has personally evaluated several hundred properties since joining Augusta to select the most suitable investment properties for Augusta’s private and syndicate clients. Philipp has oversight of asset management, financial management and compliance responsibilities.


Jerry Purcell B.B.S.

A Business Studies graduate from Trinity College, Jerry’s career has taken him internationally, across both commercial and marketing disciplines. Jerry (42) formerly held a senior commercial role with MBNA Europe Bank. He is the ex-Head of motor organisation and regulated financial intermediary RAC Ireland, caring for 120,000 Irish customers. As Marketing Director of Augusta since early 2007, Jerry manages the commercial strategy, fundraising, investment structuring and investor relations. Since 2007, he has raised over €30m from both syndicated investors and private clients for sustainable investment.  Jerry is also a Director of 12 investment companies.