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Top Influencers: 101 UK Non-Executive Director’s To Follow in 2022

Founder & Non-Executive Director play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Founder & Non-Executive Director role. We have selected these Founder & Non-Executive Director’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Founder & Non-Executive Director’s. The list is in no particular order!

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Tom Singh

Founder & Non-Executive Director @ New Look

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Tom Singh OBE is the Founder of New Look, a leading UK entrepreneur and active private investor with family interests spanning: retail, technology, real estate, renewable energy sectors and private equity. He currently holds the position of Non-Executive Board Member for New Look with over 900 stores worldwide which he founded in 1969. In addition to his responsibilities at New Look, Tom is a founding member of: the Social Investment Task Force, the Chairman of the UK Advisory Council for the British Asian Trust, and is a Trustee of the Pakhar Foundation. Tom is an active philanthropist and social investor and in recent years, has taken an increasing interest in the world of technology. Learn more about Tom Singh on Crunchbase…

New Look is a retail seller of mens and womens clothing. Read more aboutNew Look on Crunchbase…

Ed Wray

Director & Non-executive Director @ Funding Circle

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Mr. Edward Wray, Ed is a Co-Founder of Betfair Australia Pty Ltd. Mr. Wray co-founded The Sporting Exchange Limited (Alternate Name: Betfair Limited) in May 1999 and served as its Chief Executive Officer. Prior to Betfair, he spent eight years at J.P. Morgan & Co. as a Vice President in the debt capital markets and derivatives area. He serves as the Chairman at Betfair. He has been Non-executive Chairman of The Sporting Exchange Limited since 2006. He served as the Chairman of Betfair Limited since 2006. He served as Non-Executive Chairman of Betfair Group PLC from March 17, 2008 to March 6, 2012. He has been a Director at Sporting Exchange since August 1998. Mr. Wray has been a Director of Betfair Group PLC since August 20, 1999. He serves as a Non Executive Director of Funding Circle Ltd. He served as a Director at Betfair since 1999. Learn more about Ed Wray on Crunchbase…

Funding Circle is a lending platform for small businesses. Read more aboutFunding Circle on Crunchbase…

Stephen Bourke

Co-Founder, Non-Executive Director @ Echo

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Stephen Bourke is co-founder and CEO of Echo. Stephen successfully launched the pioneering digital health business LloydsPharmacy Online Doctor in Ireland and Australia. Prior to that, he worked as a Head of Strategy for BT and a New Business Development Manager at Endpoint. He has also worked Team Leader of Consumer Parternships at Age UK. Stephen holds a Masters in Marketing from the Vlerick Business School and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Philosophy from University College Dublin. Learn more about Stephen Bourke on Crunchbase…

Echo is a simplifying pharmacy, helping everyone get the medicine they need. Read more aboutEcho on Crunchbase…

Nigel Wray

Non-Executive Director @ Domino’s Pizza

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Nigel Wray is a highly successful entrepreneur, and has been a shareholder in several companies amongst others, Domino’s Pizza, Carlton Communications and Singer & Friedlander. He also has a strong commercial background built in a range of business sectors. Saracens does a lot of excellent work in its local, north London community. Nigel still calls the area home, too – having attended Mill Hill School, he now lives in Totteridge. Learn more about Nigel Wray on Crunchbase…

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Helen Stevenson

Non-Executive Director, Chair of Remuneration Committee @ IG

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IG provides Financial Spread Betting, Contracts for Difference (CFDs), Forex Trading and Execution-Only Share Dealing services. Read more aboutIG on Crunchbase…

Claudia Arney

Non-Executive Director @ Derwent London

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Claudia is a Non-Executive Director of Aviva plc, Derwent London plc and the Premier League. Claudia was previously Chairman of The Public Data Group, Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of TelecityGroup, and a Board Member of the Shareholder Executive. In her executive career, Claudia was Group Managing Director, Digital at EMAP, Director of the Enterprise and Growth Unit at HM Treasury and Managing Director of TheStreet.co.uk. Claudia has also worked at Goldman Sachs, FT.Com and Mckinsey. Claudia brings extensive experience of building digital businesses, strategy formulation and business transformation. Learn more about Claudia Arney on Crunchbase…

Derwent London is a real estate company for property investment and development business. Read more aboutDerwent London on Crunchbase…

Michael Brennan

Co Founder & Non-Executive Director @ BenevolentAI

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Mr. Michael Brennan co-founded BenevolentAI Limited in 2013 and serves as its Head of Corporate Development. Mr. Brennan co-founded Novum Securities in 2006 and served as it Chief Executive Officer. In 2009, Mr. Brennan joined Proximagen Group plc, as Head of Corporate Development, where he was focused on fund raising, corporate transactions and business development. Mr. Brennan has over 14 years of equity capital markets experience in the City focusing on the small and mid cap market. He is a Senior corporate finance executive with over 15 years City based capital markets experience. The majority of his time was spent with Evolution Securities where he served as a Director in their corporate finance department and has significant transactional experience including M&A and takeover work. He has been a Non-Executive Director at Litebulb Group Limited since September 13, 2013. Learn more about Michael Brennan on Crunchbase…

BenevolentAI is a developer of artificial intelligence and computational medicine technologies. Read more aboutBenevolentAI on Crunchbase…

Peter Bazalgette

Non-Executive Director @ Base79

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Peter Bazalgette is Non-Executive Director at Base79. Peter Bazalgette is the great-great-grandson of Victorian civil engineer Sir Joseph Bazalgette. A third cousin is Edward Bazalgette who directed and produced the 2003 documentary The Sewer King which charted Sir Joseph Bazalgette’s design and engineering of the London sewers. Peter Bazalgette presented a later television show for Five, called The Great Stink, and chaired the Crossness Engines Trust raising £4.5 million to restore the magnificent Victorian pumping station built by his ancestor. An old joke is that where Joseph Bazalgette was responsible for removing ordure from London’s homes, his grandson has reversed the process. For the first 12 years of his life Peter Bazalgette’s parents did not have a television. He attended Dulwich College, and gained a third class degree in Law from Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University while also becoming the president of the Cambridge Union Society. He is married to intellectual property rights lawyer Hilary Newiss, with whom he has two children. The family lives in Notting Hill. Learn more about Peter Bazalgette on Crunchbase…

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Tony Sarin

Non-executive Director @ Coinsilium Group

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Over the last ten years, Tony has gone from being a professional accountant to an award winning serial entrepreneur. He was founder and CEO of AIM listed Softtechnet plc, which he successfully sold to NewMediaSPARK plc and founder and CEO of AIM listed Numerica plc, which he grew to the fourteenth largest professional services firm in the UK, before it was sold to BDO Stoy Hayward and Vantis plc. Tony has been included in Management Consultancy’s published Top 50 UK Financial Power list and in the Asian Power 100. In 2005 Tony won the prestigious Business and Commerce Award at the Lloyds TSB Jewel Awards in London. Up until January 2010, Tony was the longest serving Chairman of the Asian Business Association, part of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, where he was also a main Board Director. And, up until June 2012, Tony was advisor to the Management Board of Macintyre Hudson LLP, one of the UK’s top 20 accountancy firms. He was also appointed as a business Ambassador for London’s 2012 Olympic bid, was a Trustee of the Safer London Foundation, the charitable arm of the Metropolitan Police and a Board Director of the Sadler’s Wells Trust. He was previously a member of the Bank of England business panel advising on Asian businesses, as well as a member of the newly created Bank of England SME Panel. In March 2012 Tony was appointed to the Board of TiE UK, a global network of entrepreneurs. Tony is currently Chairman of K2 Partners, a turnaround advisory and private equity firm, and he is a prolific angel investor, having developed a well-proven track record of helping smaller companies grow. Tony’s main focus at present is as Chairman of Clark Howes Group, which specialises in working with entrepreneurs and business owners. Clark Howes Group is an award-winning accountancy and business services provider with offices throughout the Thames Valley and London. Learn more about Tony Sarin on Crunchbase…

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Lisa Harrington

Non-Executive Director & Chair NomCo @ Digital 9 Infrastructure

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Digital Infrastructure is a newly established, externally managed investment trust. Read more aboutDigital 9 Infrastructure on Crunchbase…

Diana Noble

Non-Executive Director @ Business Growth Fund

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Business Growth Fund is an influential investor in small and mid-sized businesses. Read more aboutBusiness Growth Fund on Crunchbase…

Rob McClatchey

Non-Executive Director @ Uniplaces

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Robert McClatchey joined Barclays Capital in 1992 from KPMG where he had qualified as a chartered accountant in 1990. He spent 16 years in Private Equity and was Managing Director of Barclays Infrastructure Funds Management and a founding member of the Barclays Infrastructure Funds business before leaving in 2013 to concentrate on supporting business start-ups and voluntary work. Of the 190 or so infrastructure investments made by the Barclays Infrastructure Funds since 1996, he led over 50 of them. These included establishing the University Partnership Programme (UPP) business resulting in over £1 billion capital investment into student accommodation with its partner universities and of which he is currently a Non-Executive Director. Robert has an economics degree from King’s College, Cambridge. Learn more about Rob McClatchey on Crunchbase…

Uniplaces is an innovative service for students like you that takes a fresh approach to booking student accommodation online. Read more aboutUniplaces on Crunchbase…

Hugo Drayton

Independent Non-Executive Director @ Future

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Future creates high-quality multi-media products which reach their audiences online, on mobile and in print. Read more aboutFuture on Crunchbase…

Mike Welling

Founder & Non-Executive Director @ Camwood

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Mike began his career in the IT industry in 1995 and currently serves as President & CEO of Rimo3, experts in complex data aggregation and business process management and is an Investor Director for Norskale, End User Management specialists and Fedr8, Cloud Migration Software Experts. Prior to this, Mike was CEO of AppDNA where he was responsible for all areas of the business, growing the company from a 2 person start-up to employing over 90 people & operating in 5 countries, selling in over 25 and eventually leading the sale of the business to Citrix in November 2011. Following the acquisition of AppDNA by Citrix, Mike served as General Manager & Vice President AppDNA at Citrix Systems, where he was responsible for the integration of AppDNA. Prior to AppDNA, Mike was founder and CEO of Camwood in 1999. Mike attended University of Brighton, UK where he studied business & finance and microprocessor and computer architecture. Learn more about Mike Welling on Crunchbase…

Camwood is an IT services business that specialises in application migration and portfolio management. Read more aboutCamwood on Crunchbase…

Andrew Williams

Non-executive Director @ CDC Group

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Mr. Andrew C. Williams serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Collabrium Capital. Mr. Williams served as Managing Director of Schroder Ventures Italian Fund II. He served as Chief Executive Officer of Aberdeen SVG Private Equity. Mr. Williams served as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Principal of Schroder Ventures North America Inc and Chief Executive Officer of Schroder Ventures (London) Limited at SVG Capital PLC. He was a Managing Principal of Schroder Ventures North America Inc. Mr. Williams served as the Chief Executive Officer of SVG Capital PLC. He served as the Chief Executive at SVG Advisers Limited until March 2009. Mr. Williams served as Managing Director of Permira Advisers Ltd. He served as Managing Director of Schroder Ventures. Prior to Schroder Ventures, Mr. Williams worked for Schroders PLC since 1983 including a period as co-head of equity capital markets and for four years in Japan, where he served as Head of Corporate Finance. Mr. Williams has worked in the financial services industry since 1977. He served as Head of the Schroders Securities Asian Divisions with operations in Singapore, Hong Kong, Korea and Indonesia. Mr. Williams has been the Chairman of Collabrium Japan Acquisition Corporation since February 8, 2012. He serves as a Director of Emerging Markets Private Equity Association. He serves as a Non-Executive Director of Macquarie Bank International Ltd., at Macquarie Group Limited. He served as an Executive Director of SVG Capital PLC from May 3, 2002 to March 2009. He served as a Non Executive Director of CDC Group plc and CDC Capital Partners. Mr. Williams graduated from Oxford University and qualified as a Barrister-at-Law. Learn more about Andrew Williams on Crunchbase…

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Simon Murray

Independent Non-Executive Directors @ Cheung Kong Holdings

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Simon MURRAYCBE, aged 73, is an Independent Non-executive Director of the Company. He has been a Director since 1993. Mr. Murray is currently the Chairman of General Enterprise Management Services (International) Limited (GEMS Ltd.), a private equity fund management company. He is a Non-executive Director of Greenheart Group Limited and IRC Limited, and an Independent Non-executive Director of Orient Overseas (International) Limited and Wing Tai Properties Limited, all being listed companies in Hong Kong. He was previously the Chairman of Glencore Xstrata plc (formerly known as Glencore International plc), a listed company in Hong Kong. He is also a Non-executive Director of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, the Vice Chairman and Independent Non-executive Director of Essar Energy plc, and the Independent Non-executive Chairman of Gulf Keystone Petroleum Ltd, all being listed companies. Learn more about Simon Murray on Crunchbase…

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Alice Avis

Non-Executive Director @ Business Growth Fund

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Alice Avis joined the board of BGF in April 2016 and brings a wealth of marketing, e-commerce and executive experience. During her time as Chief Executive and Chair at The Sanctuary Spa, Alice oversaw a trebling of the business’s value and its sale to PZ Cussons. Most recently she served as Executive Chairman for Lumene Oy, a Finnish skincare and cosmetics company. She is currently a Non-Executive Director at The Edrington Group, a privately-owned international spirits company, and Cyden Limited, a British beauty and health company, as well as serving as an advisor to the National Trust. Alice’s experience includes stints as Director of Marketing and e-Commerce at Marks and Spencer, and as Global Brand Director at Johnnie Walker. In 2009 she was awarded an MBE for services to the beauty industry. Learn more about Alice Avis on Crunchbase…

Business Growth Fund is an influential investor in small and mid-sized businesses. Read more aboutBusiness Growth Fund on Crunchbase…

Ben Thoy

Non-Executive Director @ Whey Box

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Ben Thoy is the Sales Manager at Trustpilot. Learn more about Ben Thoy on Crunchbase…

Whey Box is a food and beverages company that specializes in providing protein powder. Read more aboutWhey Box on Crunchbase…

Richard Stillwell

Non-Executive Director @ Curo Group

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Richard Stillwell joined the Board on 1 September 2006 and was appointed Chairman of the Company on 26 April 2011. Richard was executive vice president of ICI plc, where he had held various posts for 26 years until 2000, before changing career and qualifying as a barrister. More recently Richard has held Non-Executive Directorships at Penna Consulting plc, Scott Bader Ltd, TBI Ltd and Fibreweb plc, as well as Albertis Motorways UK Ltd and Albertis Overseas (UK) Ltd. Richard is currently a Non-Executive Director of Curo Group (Albion) Ltd, a not-for-profit company involved in the provision of housing and community services. Richard chairs meetings of the Nomination Committee. Learn more about Richard Stillwell on Crunchbase…

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Nikolay Danilov

Non-Executive Director @ Cambridge Nanotherm

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Cambridge Nanotherm produces the industrys most efficient thermal management technology for LED applications and high powered electronics. Read more aboutCambridge Nanotherm on Crunchbase…

Tim Franklin

Non-Executive Director @ The Post Office

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Tim Franklin joined the Board of Post Office Limited as a Non-Executive Director on 19 September 2012. Tim was Chief Operating Officer to the Co-operative Banking Group until the end of 2011, having previously served as Managing Director of the Britannia Building Society. Prior to that, he was Director of Customer Programmes and Loyalty and Managing Director of Savings at Barclays. Tim’s experience extends across the private and public sectors. He is also a Non-Executive Director of HM Land Registry and was previously on the Boards of Reclaim Fund Limited, Mutual Plus Limited and the Link Cash Machines Network. Learn more about Tim Franklin on Crunchbase…

Post Office is a retail post office company that provides a wide range of products, including postage stamps and banking to the public. Read more aboutThe Post Office on Crunchbase…

Jeremy Fraser

Non-Executive Director @ Four Communications

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Jeremy has worked with a wide range of organisations on sensitive parliamentary and regulatory issues, including industry associations and consortia, public authorities, airlines, major developers, galleries and museums. Jeremy served for four years as Leader of the London Borough of Southwark and was a Labour parliamentary candidate in 1997. In the London elections of 2000 Jeremy was campaign manager for Labour for the whole campaign. Jeremy worked in party HQ during the 2001 General election and was the agent in his local area in the 2002 council elections. Learn more about Jeremy Fraser on Crunchbase…

Four is a leading independent, integrated communications agency with offices in London and the Gulf. Read more aboutFour Communications on Crunchbase…

Alasdair Marnoch

Non-Executive Director @ The Post Office

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Alasdair Marnoch joined the Board of Post Office Limited as a Non-Executive Director on 23 May 2012. A Chartered Accountant, he chair’s the Board’s Audit, Risk and Compliance Sub-Committee which reviews the statutory accounts and financial controls. Alasdair has had wide experience as Finance Director of a number of FMCG and service businesses, including listed companies. Most recently he served as CFO of the Equiniti Group, a leading provider of complex administration and processing services to the public and private sectors. Learn more about Alasdair Marnoch on Crunchbase…

Post Office is a retail post office company that provides a wide range of products, including postage stamps and banking to the public. Read more aboutThe Post Office on Crunchbase…

Ian Buckley-Golder

Non-Executive Director @ Oxsensis

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Ian has extensive Board experience from UK, American and Japanese businesses, working in both the private and public sectors as well as in listed and earlier stage companies alike. With a portfolio of Chairmanships/Non-Executive Directorships, and working with companies specialising in electronics, sensors, software and materials, Ian brings with him an understanding of the opportunities and challenges of fast-growing companies. Learn more about Ian Buckley-Golder on Crunchbase…

Oxsensis is a manufacturer of optical sensors for pressure, vibration, temperature, and multiple parameters. Read more aboutOxsensis on Crunchbase…

Philip Avery

Non-Executive Director @ Oxbotica

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Philip Avery is a non-executive director at Oxbotica. In 1999, Philip co-founded NavTech Radar and currently serving as the managing director of the company. He has been involved in the development of several millimeter wave radar systems and various other autonomous vehicle projects. He has also been involved with research projects at Oxford and Sydney University. As the MD of Navtech Radar, Philip has been one of the key strategists behind the company’s introduction of this technology into different industries including Security surveillance, Industrial automation and Highways monitoring and incident detection. He is also a strong proponent of UK industry, particularly high tech design and manufacturing. Learn more about Philip Avery on Crunchbase…

Oxbotica powers the navigation, perception, user interface, fleet management, and other features needed to run self-driving vehicles. Read more aboutOxbotica on Crunchbase…

Nigel Ellis

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR @ Synaptec

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Nigel is a graduate mechanical and electrical engineer with 34 years in the energy industry with North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board (SSE). Nigel’s career has included conventional engineering roles through senior project and commercial development positions, energy trading and ultimately new technology investment and corporate venturing as the Technology Development Manager of SSE Venture Capital Limited. He now focuses on encouraging the development of disruptive technologies and new business models to address the need to provide new sustainable energy solutions. Nigel provides Synaptec with independent and specialist guidance on strategy and governance, drawing upon a wealth of experience in the energy industry. Learn more about Nigel Ellis on Crunchbase…

Synaptec develops and deploys photonic sensing systems. Read more aboutSynaptec on Crunchbase…

Maria Lam

Non-Executive Director @ QPQ

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Maria Lam is a Director at QPQ. Learn more about Maria Lam on Crunchbase…

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Robert Beveridge

Non-Executive Director @ Volex

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Robert Beveridge was appointed as a non-executive Director on 15 April 2015. Robert is Chairman of the Audit Committee a member of the Remuneration Committee and Nominations Committee. Robert has wide ranging non-executive director and public company experience, and currently sits on the board / acts as Chairman of the Audit Committee of Brady plc, InternetQ plc and Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Robert is a chartered accountant with extensive and relevant financial experience, having previously been Group Finance Director of McBride plc, Marlborough Stirling plc and Cable and Wireless Communications Plc. Learn more about Robert Beveridge on Crunchbase…

Volex plc delivers high quality power cords,electronic interconnect and fiber optic cable solutions vital for high-tech products & services. Read more aboutVolex on Crunchbase…

Ken Lever

Non-Executive Director @ Blue Prism

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Ken is an ex-partner of Arthur Andersen and has held senior executive director roles in many listed, companies including Alfred McAlpine plc, Albright & Wilson plc and Tomkins plc. Ken was Chief Financial Officer of Numonyx in Switzerland from April 2008 to September 2010, and was Chief Executive Officer of Xchanging plc between 2011 and 2015. Ken currently is a Non-Executive Director of Vertu Motors plc, Gresham House Strategic plc, DAC Beachcroft and F.M. Insurance Company Limited. From 2007 to 2013 Ken was a member of the Accounting Council (formally the UK Accounting Standards Board) of the Financial Reporting Council. Ken is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Learn more about Ken Lever on Crunchbase…

Blue Prism is an intelligent robotic process automation company that develops a digital workforce for enterprises. Read more aboutBlue Prism on Crunchbase…

Adrian Chamberlain

Non-Executive Director @ Volex

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Since joining Achilles in 2011, Adrian has spearheaded Achilles’ global expansion. He has over 30 years’ experience of implementing strategies and improvement programmes for global businesses across the telecommunications, retail, consulting and IT outsourcing industries.This includes two years working as CEO for the listed property group Bovis Lend Lease, with responsibility for its EMEA region. In the late 1990s he ran the UK’s largest residential cable television, internet and telephony business for Cable & Wireless Communications plc. Over five years, he progressed through the organisation, securing Main Board Director roles in the Global Services, and Strategy and Corporate Development divisions. In 2006, Adrian was appointed Chief Executive Officer for MessageLabs – a leading anti-virus and spam security company. In November 2008 MessageLabs was acquired by Symantec for £400 million. He was subsequently appointed Senior Vice President of Symantec Hosted Services and became a member of the company’s operations board. In 2011, Adrian became a Non-Executive Director of the independent hosting company UK2 Group. With an MA from Cambridge University and an MBA from the London Business School, he is married with four children and lives in Hertfordshire. Learn more about Adrian Chamberlain on Crunchbase…

Volex plc delivers high quality power cords,electronic interconnect and fiber optic cable solutions vital for high-tech products & services. Read more aboutVolex on Crunchbase…

Tutu Agyare

Non-Executive Director @ Tullow Oil

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He is currently the Managing Partner at Nubuke Investments, an FSA registered asset management firm focused solely on Africa, which he founded in 2007. Nubuke Investments is one of the Premier African Asset Managers based in London. Their fund has previously been awarded Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund of the Year by Africa Fund Manager. Previously, he had a 21-year career with UBS Investment Bank holding a number of senior positions, most recently as the Head of European Emerging Markets and a member of the Investment Bank Board. He has a Learn more about Tutu Agyare on Crunchbase…

Tullow Oil is an independent oil and gas, exploration and production group. Read more aboutTullow Oil on Crunchbase…

Chris Batterham

Non-Executive Director @ Blue Prism

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Chris Batterham qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen and has significant experience in the technology based business environment, including the flotation of Unipalm on the London Stock Exchange. Currently working on the boards of a number of companies including SDL plc Toumaz Ltd, Office 2 Office plc, Iomart plc and Eckoh plc as Chairman, Chris brings a wealth of experience in the strategic development of companies within the IT sector. Learn more about Chris Batterham on Crunchbase…

Blue Prism is an intelligent robotic process automation company that develops a digital workforce for enterprises. Read more aboutBlue Prism on Crunchbase…

Louise Wolfson

Non-Executive Director @ Pembroke VCT

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Louise is a senior corporate lawyer who was previously a partner at Allen & Overy LLP and Pinsent Masons LLP. She has a particular focus on corporate finance transactions and has wider experience including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic investments, capital raisings, and listings. Louise currently works as a freelance legal consultant and sits as a tribunal judge hearing social security and immigration appeals. Louise is also a director of Women’s Pioneer Housing, a housing association that supports women in West London. Learn more about Louise Wolfson on Crunchbase…

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Gareth Williams

Founder & Non-Executive Director @ YellowDog

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Gareth hounds the YellowDog kennel, spearheading the vision to build a world where people do more, create more, discover more; unleashed from limited computing power. Following an MEng in Information Systems Engineering from the University of Durham, Gareth cut his canines working in software and telecoms at companies including Orange, Experian QAS, FREEDOM4 and Arieso, where he was part of the Management Team that completed the successful sale of the company to JDSU in March 2013 for $85m. One day he had a brilliant idea for using spare mobile capacity which, following a chat with someone in the animation department at the University of the West of England, gave birth to what is now YellowDog. When not coming up with brilliant ideas, he is a dad, a keen cyclist, an ardent reader, a Samaritans Listening Volunteer. He also likes ale and talking to anyone (usually together). You can email Gareth on [email protected] or phone +44 (0) 330 223 2499. Learn more about Gareth Williams on Crunchbase…

Helping businesses power their innovations with the most scalable cloud native scheduling and provisioning technology. Read more aboutYellowDog on Crunchbase…

Helen Alexander

Non-executive Director @ Rolls-Royce

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Dame Helen Alexander joined the Board as Deputy Chairman in December 2011. Dame Helen chairs the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Nomination Committee. Dame Helen is chairman of UBM plc, the Port of London Authority and Incisive Media, and a non-executive director and chair of the remuneration committee at Rolls-Royce Group plc. Dame Helen is a senior adviser to Bain Capital and Chancellor of the University of Southampton. Dame Helen served as president of the CBI until June 2011. Dame Helen Alexander joined The Economist as Marketing Manager in 1985 after studying at INSEAD for an MBA and completing various roles with Faber and Faber and with Gerald Duckworth & Co. She became Managing Director of the Economist Intelligence Unit in 1993 and in 1997 became Chief Executive of the Economist Group, a position she held until 2008, having joined the company in 1985. Dame Helen was President of the CBI from 2009 to 2011. Dame Helen is also currently involved with not-for-profit organisations in media, the internet, the arts and education, through the trustees at Thomson-Reuters, the WorldWide Web Foundation, the Grand Palais in Paris, the Said Business School in Oxford and St Paul’s Girls’ School. Dame Helen was awarded a CBE for services to publishing in 2004 and in June 2011 was made a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for her services to business. She has an MBA from INSEAD. Learn more about Helen Alexander on Crunchbase…

Rolls-Royce is an industrial technology company that provides integrated power and propulsion solutions. Read more aboutRolls-Royce on Crunchbase…

Jonathan Brooks

Non-executive Director @ IP Group Plc

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Jonathan was the Chief Financial Officer of ARM Holdings plc from 1995 until 2002 where he was responsible for finance, investor relations, legal, and IT, and where he managed the dual-listed IPO process of ARM on the London Stock Exchange and Nasdaq in 1998. He is a non-executive director of NCC Group Plc, a global expert in cyber security and risk mitigation. Jonathan joined IP Group’s Board in August 2011 and is also Chairman of the Group’s Audit & Risk and Remuneration Committees. Learn more about Jonathan Brooks on Crunchbase…

IP Group is an IP commercialization company specializing in evolving great ideas into world-changing businesses. Read more aboutIP Group Plc on Crunchbase…

Stephen Daintith

Non-Executive Director @ PrimeLocation.com

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Stephen Daintith joined DMGT plc as Finance Director in March 2011. Previously, Stephen was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer of Dow Jones & Company. Before joining Dow Jones in New York in April 2008, Stephen had been in London where he was the CFO of News International since 2005. Stephen previously held several executive positions at British American Tobacco, rising to be CEO in Switzerland and Bangladesh and CFO in South Africa and Pakistan. Previously, he led Internal Audit at Forte. He started his career as an accountant at PriceWaterhouse. Learn more about Stephen Daintith on Crunchbase…

PrimeLocation.com is a website to search for property for sale and to rent via estate agents in the U.K. and overseas. Read more aboutPrimeLocation.com on Crunchbase…

Niels Kroninger

Founder & Non-executive director @ Green Hedge

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Green Hedge is a leading developer and operator of low carbon electricity generation and storage projects. Read more aboutGreen Hedge on Crunchbase…

James Witter

Non-Executive Director @ Oxford Capital Partners

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James joined the Board of Oxford Capital at the beginning of 2013 and contributes broad experience of the institutional capital and private equity markets in Europe and around the world. Following a 15 year career with Dresdner Kleinwort Benson merchant bank in London in origination and utilities financing, James became a managing director with Merrill Lynch International before joining Nomura International as Director of Private Equity Capital Markets. Since 2007 he has served SVG Advisers, an affiliate of the Schroders Group and a subsidiary of SVG Capital plc, as a member of the Executive Management Committee and Head of Investment Advisory and Solutions. James read Natural Sciences at Cambridge University and won an MBA at the London Business School. He is a Cambridge Rowing Blue and active sportsman. Learn more about James Witter on Crunchbase…

Oxford Capital is a technology venture capital investor based in London and Oxford. Read more aboutOxford Capital Partners on Crunchbase…

Sue Hunter

Non-Executive Director @ Frog Capital

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Sue Hunter is the Chairman of Investment Committee at Frog Capital Ltd. Sue began her career as an accountant with KPMG, and holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics from the University of St. Andrews. Learn more about Sue Hunter on Crunchbase…

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Alan Barrell

Non-Executive Director @ Eagle Genomics

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Alan Barrell has spent almost 30 years in senior executive positions in technology based industries and has become one of Cambridge’s most articulate promoters of entrepreneurship. He was a founder shareholder in Library House Ltd, and is now Entrepreneur in Residence at the University’s Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning and Visiting Professor of Enterprise at the University of Bedfordshire School of Graduate Business Studies. He is also Distinguished Guest Professor at Xiamen University, Visiting Professor at Shanghai College of Science and Technology and at the Fujian International School of Economics and Business, Fuzhou, all in China. He has taught at Tsinghua University Beijing and Minjiang University, Fuzhou City. Other appointments include Senior Enterprise Fellow, University of Essex, International Fellow, Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge, and International Fellow, Laurea University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki. Learn more about Alan Barrell on Crunchbase…

Eagle Genomics is a enterprise software solutions company to enable the management, orchestration and exploitation of life sciences data. Read more aboutEagle Genomics on Crunchbase…

David Clark

Independent Non-Executive Director @ Constellation Healthcare Technologies

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A fund manager for 25 years, David Clark began his career with six years at Scottish Mutual as an investment analyst before joining Ignis Asset Management (formerly Resolution) where he worked from 1993 until September 2014. At Ignis he was responsible for the UK Smaller Companies quoted investments across all sectors. His universe of potential investment candidates included not only those stocks quoted in FTSE UK Small Cap Index but also the Fledgling Index and companies quoted on AIM. His performance resulted in him being ranked number two Fund Manager in the UK (2009) across all sectors by Citywire. David graduated from Glasgow University with a Bachelor of Accountancy Degree and also holds an MSc in Investment Analysis from Stirling University. Learn more about David Clark on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutConstellation Healthcare Technologies on Crunchbase…

Lam Kwok Chong

Non-Executive Director @ euNetworks Group

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Kwok Chong Lam is on the Board of Directors at CSE Global Ltd., euNetworks Group Ltd., Eunetworks Pte Ltd. and Life Planning Associates Pte Ltd. Mr. Lam was previously employed as a Managing Director by Keppel Telecommunications & Transportation Ltd., General Manager-Special Projects by Keppel Corp. Ltd., Chief Financial Officer by Keppel Insurance Pte Ltd, and a Managing Director by Keppel Securities Pte Ltd. He received his undergraduate degree from National University of Singapore. Learn more about Lam Kwok Chong on Crunchbase…

euNetworks is a Western European provider of bandwidth infrastructure services. Read more abouteuNetworks Group on Crunchbase…

David Adams

Non-Executive Director & Chairman of the Remuneration Committee @ Elegant Hotels Group PLC

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David is currently Chairman of Conviviality Retail plc, Ecovision Ltd, Park Cameras Ltd and Walk the Walk (a breast cancer charity). He is also the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Hornby plc, a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Fevertree Drinks plc and Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee at Elegant Hotels Group plc. David was Finance Director and Deputy Chief Executive of House of Fraser plc until 2006, then Executive Chairman of Jessops plc, becoming Non-Executive Chairman in 2009. In addition, he has held several Executive and Non-Executive roles in 30 years in retailing, including ten years as a plc Finance Director. He brings extensive and relevant experience in financial and general management roles, including ten years as plc Finance Director, and has held 4 other plc Audit Chair roles over the last 5 years. Learn more about David Adams on Crunchbase…

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Tim Radford

Non-executive Director @ Timico

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Tim founded Timico in 2004 and continues to be a member of the company’s Board. Earlier in his career, following the sale of his corporate entertainment business, Chatters Entertainment, Tim founded the Project Telecom Group in 1987 and managed its development and growth as an independent telecommunications service provider. The company floated on the London Stock Exchange in September 2000 and continued to grow rapidly, achieving revenues of £330m in 2002. In September 2003, the company was successfully sold to Vodafone for £162m. Learn more about Tim Radford on Crunchbase…

Timico is an end-to-end managed cloud service provider of supplying business strength IP solutions. Read more aboutTimico on Crunchbase…

George Freeland

Non-Executive Director @ Trendzer

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Trendzer is a managed business websites platform for small businesses. Read more aboutTrendzer on Crunchbase…

Yiannis Ventikos

Co-founder and Non-Executive Director @ First Light Fusion

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Yiannis Ventikos is the Co-founder and Non-Executive Director of First Light Fusion. Learn more about Yiannis Ventikos on Crunchbase…

First Light Fusion is an energy company that focuses on researching energy generation by inertial confinement fusion. Read more aboutFirst Light Fusion on Crunchbase…

Margaret Coughtrie

Non-Executive Director @ Cognitive Geology

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A specialist software provider for the oil industry Read more aboutCognitive Geology on Crunchbase…

Peter Williams

Non-Executive Director @ Bridges Fund Management

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Peter Williams has 34 years experience in private equity. Until recently he was a group board member and head of UK at 3i, Europe’s leading quoted venture capital company. He qualified as a chartered accountant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers in Birmingham. In 1970 he joined 3i where he spent his career working in their offices in Birmingham, Liverpool, Brighton and London until he retired in 2002. He has been a council member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the CBI Small Firms Council as well as a non-executive director of a number of companies. Learn more about Peter Williams on Crunchbase…

Bridges Fund Management is a specialist fund manager dedicated to sustainable and impact investment. Read more aboutBridges Fund Management on Crunchbase…

Robert Burgess

Non-executive director @ OakNorth

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OakNorth is the creator of the ON Credit Intelligence Suite – proven cloud software that transforms commercial lending Read more aboutOakNorth on Crunchbase…

George Hannides

Non-Executive Director @ Calida Beauty

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Founder and non-executive Director of UK aesthetics clinic Calida Beauty. Learn more about George Hannides on Crunchbase…

Beauty & Aesthetics Clinic Read more aboutCalida Beauty on Crunchbase…

Howard Baker

Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director @ Powerphotonic

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Howard Baker received B.Sc.in Physics and Ph.D. in Laser Physics from Manchester University. Postdoctoral research at Manchester was on pulsed iodine photo-dissociation lasers. In 1980, he became a Lecturer in Applied Physics at Hull University, with research on mercury halide and TEA CO2 lasers and magnetic switching circuits for electrical pulse generation. In 1987, he became Senior Lecturer in Physics at Heriot-Watt University allowing research specialisation in both laser physics and laser engineering. He played a leading role in development of scalable lasers with RF discharge excitation, and CO2 planar waveguide and array lasers were pioneered. The work aided the establishment of a currently successful laser manufacturer in the UK. This expertise in the new CO2 laser technology led to applications research on laser drilling of circuit boards, machining of unfired LTCC ceramic laminations and precision micro-machining and polishing of silica optics. His main interest has been in high power diode lasers, used directly or as pump units for solid-state lasers. A novel diode pumping scheme led to world-leading performance from planar waveguide solid-state lasers. He devised a new technique for fabricating optics to correct the poor beam quality of diode laser bars, combining a novel wavefront measurement technique with custom laser micro-machining. He co-founded PowerPhotonic Ltd, aimed at commercialising this process. Current research continues on the use of laser direct-writing techniques in optics manufacture, and application of laser-cut optics in the general area of high average power industrial diode lasers. A new area is ceramic technology research on vacuum sintered, transparent laser materials for solid-state laser amplifiers and laser-machined LTTC ceramic substrate technology for diode laser packaging. Learn more about Howard Baker on Crunchbase…

Powerphotonic designs and fabricates freeform refractive micro-optics for laser beam correction and beamforming. Read more aboutPowerphotonic on Crunchbase…

John Trewhitt

Non-executive Director @ VEMT

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Nathan Graves

Non-Executive Director @ musicVault

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Creators of the musicVaultSidebar Read more aboutmusicVault on Crunchbase…

Mark Bowers

Chairman & Non-Executive Director @ WooHa Brewing

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WooHa Brewing is dedicated to making great tasting bottle and KeyKeg conditioned beer and sharing it with our friends across the globe. Read more aboutWooHa Brewing on Crunchbase…

Neil Thackray

Co-Founder & Non-Executive Director @ AgriBriefing

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Neil co-founded Briefing Media in 2010. He is a seasoned media executive with over 20 years senior management experience in companies large and small.Neil began his career with Reed Business Information before moving to United Business Media. He was appointed CEO of Standard Media Europe in 2000 and went on to fill further CEO positions at both Quantum and Nexus Business Media.Neil has extensive experience in business reorganisation and turnaround. He has worked for private, listed and private equity backed companies. Learn more about Neil Thackray on Crunchbase…

AgriBriefing is a business media company that specializes in pricing, data, marketing solutions, news, market intelligence, and insight. Read more aboutAgriBriefing on Crunchbase…

Ron Goddard

Non-Executive Director @ Netberg

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Netberg is a crowdfunded, revenue-generating startup that empowers small business to develop their online presence. Read more aboutNetberg on Crunchbase…

Charlotte Mason

Non-Executive Director @ Pavegen

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Charlotte is an experienced angel investor and mentor who has helped numerous companies raise seed capital from angels. Charlotte is the Director of an angel investment network supporting more than £7m of seed capital for a group of around 40 businesses. Charlotte has a portfolio of 13 investments and holds 5 board / advisory positions: a Non-Executive Director to Pavegen Systems Limited and INSEAD National Alumni Association, an Advisory Board Member to Loughborough University Alumni, an INSEAD Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Co-Chair of INSEAD UK Alumni Entrepreneur Group and is director of INSEAD’s Start-up Bootcamp. Charlotte is also an entrepreneurship Professor at Hult International Business School. Learn more about Charlotte Mason on Crunchbase…

Pavegen is the global leader in harvesting energy and data from footfall. Read more aboutPavegen on Crunchbase…

Charlotte Mason

Non-Executive Director @ Pavegen

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Charlotte is an experienced angel investor and mentor who has helped numerous companies raise seed capital from angels. Charlotte is the Director of an angel investment network supporting more than £7m of seed capital for a group of around 40 businesses. Charlotte has a portfolio of 13 investments and holds 5 board / advisory positions: a Non-Executive Director to Pavegen Systems Limited and INSEAD National Alumni Association, an Advisory Board Member to Loughborough University Alumni, an INSEAD Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Co-Chair of INSEAD UK Alumni Entrepreneur Group and is director of INSEAD’s Start-up Bootcamp. Charlotte is also an entrepreneurship Professor at Hult International Business School. Learn more about Charlotte Mason on Crunchbase…

Pavegen is the global leader in harvesting energy and data from footfall. Read more aboutPavegen on Crunchbase…

Guy Roberts

Non-Executive Director @ Sensat

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SenSat simulates reality in real time, which helps computers solve real world problems. Read more aboutSensat on Crunchbase…

George Sutherland

Company Secretary & Non-Executive Director @ TestCard Ltd

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An experienced Company Director and a Fellow of the Institute of Directors who has demonstrated many years of success working with major fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and Medical companies. Personally managed business with most of the major retailers and has many years of experience in dealing with the NHS and Medical markets. Experience in raising corporate finance, pre and post IPO. Learn more about George Sutherland on Crunchbase…

TestCard is the medical technology company behind the eponymous at-home test kit. A partnering mobile app delivers immediate results. Read more aboutTestCard Ltd on Crunchbase…

Helen Townley

Non-executive Director & Co-Founder @ Xerion Healthcare

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Helen Townley joined University of Oxford as Associate Professor in 2020. Learn more about Helen Townley on Crunchbase…

Xerion Healthcare is the technology commercialization company of University of Oxford. Read more aboutXerion Healthcare on Crunchbase…

Simon Devonshire

Non-Executive Director @ Local Data Company

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Passionate about the success of entrepreneurs he is the co-founder of several businesses – he is an active stakeholder in several ventures and an enthusiastic ambassador of the business community. Simon ran the SME division of O2 UK for five years , a £750m P&L – doubling the number of business customers in that time. Appointed to the position of Director Wayra Europe in 2012 – his dream job. He has previously worked on a diverse range of brands. Learn more about Simon Devonshire on Crunchbase…

Local Data Company is the UK’s most accurate retail and leisure location data business. Read more aboutLocal Data Company on Crunchbase…

David Bezem

Non-Executive Director @ Harvey Nash plc

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David joined the Board of Focusrite in November 2014 bringing with him more than 25 years of experience of providing merger and acquisitions and general corporate finance advice to UK small and mid-market public and private companies. Most recently he was a Managing Director at Altium Corporate Finance between 2009 and 2011 and, prior to that, a Managing Director at Close Brothers Corporate Finance where he worked between 1999 and 2008. David qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen & Co. in 1984. Currently, David is a Non-Executive Director at Harvey Nash Group Plc where he is also Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. Learn more about David Bezem on Crunchbase…

Harvey Nash operates as a global employment agency in London, United Kingdom. Read more aboutHarvey Nash plc on Crunchbase…

Mark Stokes

Non-Executive Director @ Pembroke VCT

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Mark Stokes has over 30 years of experience in financial services, and 20 years at the Executive Committee level. He is currently Chief Commercial Officer at United Trust Bank, and previously held Managing Director positions at Lloyds Corporate and Commercial Banking, Williams & Glyn, and Metro Bank. He has a deep understanding of business strategy, execution, performance management, risk management, and governance. Mark has broad business experience from a career lending into commercial and SME markets, and consumer and asset finance markets, which includes M&A execution and capital markets fundraising. He has also previously served as a Non-Executive Director Alternate with Motobility Operations Group plc. Mark is a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and has completed their Green and Sustainable Finance certification. He also holds a Diploma in Company Direction and Board Development from the Institute of Directors. Learn more about Mark Stokes on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutPembroke VCT on Crunchbase…

Paul Frampton

Non-executive director @ yourfeed

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yourfeed is an online platform that connects people to relevant opportunities via their real life skills! Read more aboutyourfeed on Crunchbase…

Gill Stafford

Non-Executive Director @ Health2Works

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Strong background Marketing and Buying within blue chip companies Ex Non Executive Director within two NHS Trusts and Consumer Water Council of Water Currently a Governor of Warrington Care Homes, a registered charity, ensuring the highest levels of care for elderly residents Learn more about Gill Stafford on Crunchbase…

Health2Works, an innovative software company. Read more aboutHealth2Works on Crunchbase…

Franco Di Cicco

Non-Executive Director @ Netberg

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Netberg is a crowdfunded, revenue-generating startup that empowers small business to develop their online presence. Read more aboutNetberg on Crunchbase…

David Mason

Non-Executive Director @ Chess ICT

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David is a company chairman, entrepreneur and chartered electronics engineer with experience of both private and listed companies. He has outstanding business expertise and in-depth experience of the Telecommunications industry, combined with a solid financial and engineering background. As non-exec chairman and later exec chairman of this AIM listed business, David was instrumental in building Synchronica from an embryonic software company into one of the world’s leading mobile messaging businesses with 92 carrier clients and 11 handset OEMs. Raised over £20m of growth funding, made five acquisitions and sold to Myriad AG for £37 million in April 2012. In March 2011, David has become a non-executive Director of Chess Telecom. Learn more about David Mason on Crunchbase…

Chess ICT provide services including product supply and installation, storage, hosted and cloud solutions. Read more aboutChess ICT on Crunchbase…

Alistair Strachan

Non-Executive Director @ Ryboquin

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Ryboquin uses its expertise to turn under-developed intellectual property ideas into viable commercial realities. Read more aboutRyboquin on Crunchbase…

Susan Searle

Non-Executive Director @ Horizon Discovery

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Susan Searle is Chief Executive Officer of Imperial Innovations Group plc, an AIM listed company founded by Imperial College. Imperial Innovations is an integrated business combining the activities of technology transfer, incubation and investment across healthcare, engineering, environment and IT sectors. Susan has been instrumental in growing the business since joining the Ltd company in 1994. Previously she worked at Montech (Australia), Signet Group plc, Bank of Nova Scotia and Shell Chemicals Limited in the UK and internationally in a variety of business development and commercial roles. She has served on the boards of 15 spin-out companies including TurboGenset Inc. and sits on the boards of Thiakis Limited, EVO Electric Limited and i2india Holdings Limited. She has an MA in Chemistry from Exeter College, Oxford University. Learn more about Susan Searle on Crunchbase…

Horizon is a gene editing company that designs & engineers genetically-modified cells, applying them to advance human health. Read more aboutHorizon Discovery on Crunchbase…

Mark-Paul Buckingham

Non-Executive Director @ Reactec

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Reactec is the market leader in monitoring and management support solutions for hand and arm vibration syndrome Read more aboutReactec on Crunchbase…

John Handley

Non-Executive Director @ Finance Birmingham

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An experienced Private Equity practitioner for over 20 years and winner of Midlands Dealmaker Awards four times with Bridgepoint (once) and LDC (three times).A seasoned Non Executive Director having held numerous board seats in a private equity and independent capacity during that period.Previously John was a Senior Director of LDC and currently chairs the Investment Committees of Finance Birmingham and CCF (Capital Creative Fund) in London.Since leaving LDC in 2005, John has worked on a wide range of SME initiatives both as a Non-Executive Director as well as supporting the growth of the Finance Birmingham portfolio. Learn more about John Handley on Crunchbase…

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Alexis Twigg

Non-Executive Director @ Tribepad

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Recruitment Software Specialists. Products include Applicant Tracking System (ATS), Onboarding, Video Interviewing and Contractor Management Read more aboutTribepad on Crunchbase…

Alan Boyd

Non-Executive Director @ Linear Diagnostics

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Prof. Alan Boyd – Advisory Board – CEO Boyd Consultants, Past President of Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Former Head of Medical Research for Zeneca – track record of bringing medical developments to market. Learn more about Alan Boyd on Crunchbase…

Linear Diagnostics Limited is a diagnostics company based on a novel technology Read more aboutLinear Diagnostics on Crunchbase…

Paul Bailey

Non-Executive Director @ Bailey Fisher Executive Search

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Paul co-founded Bailey Fisher Executive Search in 1998 and led the growth of the business as Managing Director for 20 years during which time he built the board and management teams for some of the most innovative companies to have emerged from the European technology market. After a successful exit in July 2018, he took on the role of Executive Chairman. Paul was named in the 2016 Maserati 100 and was recognised as one of the most influential business people in Cambridge in 2017. He has held advisory roles with NESTA Impact Investments and New Wave Ventures. Paul joined Martlet Capital in 2019. He is also currently Entrepreneur in Residence at Cambridge Enterprise. Learn more about Paul Bailey on Crunchbase…

Bailey Fisher is an independent executive search firm finding & attracting individuals who have a fundamental impact on business growth. Read more aboutBailey Fisher Executive Search on Crunchbase…

Sharon Bowles

Independent non-executive director @ London Stock Exchange Group

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Sharon Bowles is the Baroness Bowles of Berkhamsted at UK House of Lords. Learn more about Sharon Bowles on Crunchbase…

London Stock Exchange Group is an international market infrastructure that delivers a range of insights to its financial community. Read more aboutLondon Stock Exchange Group on Crunchbase…

Richard Mill

Non-Executive Director @ Corporate Modelling

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Corporate Modelling develops transformative software to address critical business operations efficiency issues. Read more aboutCorporate Modelling on Crunchbase…

Oakley Walters

Non-executive director @ Third Door

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The world first truly flexible nursery with integrated workhub. Read more aboutThird Door on Crunchbase…

Geri McMahon

Non-Executive Director @ Mujo Mechanics

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Geri McMahon Managing Director joined MUJO following eight years in investment banking to coordinate and drive the team to deliver the MUJO vision. Geri brings a focus on operational excellence, and a wealth of international business experience having worked with government institutions and corporates across EMEA, APAC and AMERICAS regions. Geri holds a combined Finance and Commerce degree with Chinese language from the University of Sydney and previously worked on the trading floors of both RBS and Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Sydney and London. Learn more about Geri McMahon on Crunchbase…

Mujo Mechanics provides smart devices and intelligent cloud platform for a data-driven approach to musculoskeletal health. Read more aboutMujo Mechanics on Crunchbase…

Mike Butterworth

Independent Non-Executive Director @ Kin and Carta

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Mike Butterworth, ACA joined the Board on 1 August 2010. Mike had served for 8 years as Group Finance Director of Cookson Group plc, a FTSE250 company, until December 2012 when Cookson was de-merged. Previously, Mike was Group Finance Director of Incepta Group plc for 5 years, an international marketing and communications group, prior to which he spent 5 years as Group Financial Controller at BBA Group plc, the international aviation and materials technology group. Mike is senior Non-Executive Director and chairs meetings of the Audit Committee. Learn more about Mike Butterworth on Crunchbase…

Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation business that advises, creates, and connects marketing and customer experience. Read more aboutKin and Carta on Crunchbase…

Mike Pyrah

Non-Executive Director @ Health2Works

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Over 17 years as an NHS Chief Executive of a Mental Health Trust and PCT in West Midlands and Cheshire. Past President of the Healthcare People Management Association and Board member of NHS Employers Strong interest and commitment to Social Value in public services Learn more about Mike Pyrah on Crunchbase…

Health2Works, an innovative software company. Read more aboutHealth2Works on Crunchbase…

David Stead

Independent Non-Executive Director @ Card Factory Plc

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Card Factory Plc is a specialist retailer of greeting cards, dressing and gifts. Read more aboutCard Factory Plc on Crunchbase…

Kirill Mudryy

Non-Executive Director @ Cambridge Nanotherm

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Cambridge Nanotherm produces the industrys most efficient thermal management technology for LED applications and high powered electronics. Read more aboutCambridge Nanotherm on Crunchbase…

Dan Fairs

Non-Executive Director @ AutonoMe

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Dan Fairs is a highly experienced engineering manager, software architect and consultant specialising in backend architecture and development, and technical team building and mentoring. Dan was Founder and Technical Director at SecondSync, and created the SecondSync data platform. SecondSync was acquired by Twitter in April 2014. Dan then went on to manage a team of engineers at Twitter UK until his departure in 2016. Learn more about Dan Fairs on Crunchbase…

AutonoMe is a support provider delivering independent living skills to people with learning disabilities. Read more aboutAutonoMe on Crunchbase…

Octavia Morley

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director @ Card Factory Plc

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Card Factory Plc is a specialist retailer of greeting cards, dressing and gifts. Read more aboutCard Factory Plc on Crunchbase…

Martin Kaye

Non-Executive Director @ Pacific Premier Trust

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Martin Kaye joined Norden Farm Centre for the Arts as Chairman in 2015.Martin was previously Head of Risk Management, and a Client Relationship Lead Partner, at BDO LLP, one of the world’s largest accountancy networks. Martin was with BDO LLP for 19 years, during which time he ran two major business units, chaired the firm’s pension scheme trustees and served on the firm’s Partnership Council, Audit Committee, and Management Executive. As well as acting as a Trustee for the Cherie Blair Foundation, Martin is a non-executive director of a Pension Trust Company. Learn more about Martin Kaye on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutPacific Premier Trust on Crunchbase…

Jeremy McKeown

Non-Executive Director @ HealthUnlocked

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HealthUnlocked is a social network for health. Read more aboutHealthUnlocked on Crunchbase…

Mark Lee

Non-Executive Director @ onkho

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onkho helps accountants delight their clients and grow their business Read more aboutonkho on Crunchbase…

Richard Harding

Non-Executive Director @ Streamhub

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Video analytics to build your best audiences Read more aboutStreamhub on Crunchbase…

Jack Barnett

Non-Executive Director @ Brave Bison

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Rightster, the cloud-based video distribution and monetisation network. Read more aboutBrave Bison on Crunchbase…

Michel Roux Jr.

Advisor / Non-executive Director @ Zero Carbon Farms

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Shaping the future of the growing industry to accelerate the world’s transition to carbon negative farming. Read more aboutZero Carbon Farms on Crunchbase…

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Top Influencers: 95 UK Non Executive Director’s To Follow in 2022

Ex-“king of diamonds”, businessman and philanthropist Lev Leviev equipped several Uzbek schools with laptops