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Top Influencers: 16 UK Joint Managing Director’s To Follow in 2022

Founder, President, and Joint Managing Director play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Founder, President, and Joint Managing Director role. We have selected these Founder, President, and Joint Managing 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, President, and Joint Managing Director’s. The list is in no particular order!

Mahesh Kolli

Founder, President, and Joint Managing Director @ Greenko Group

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Greenko is the largest renewable energy company in India with over $6 billion in investments and operating 5000MW of energy assets across 15 states in thecountry. Mahesh Kolli, a young & dynamic first-generation serial entrepreneur. After graduating in Mechanical Engineering, he has successfully founded and developed multiple businesses in Information Technology, Environmental Technologies, Clean Energy and Urban Infrastructure sectors over the last decade. His entrepreneurial journey started with an environmental solutions company focused on technology transfer from developed markets to India. Mahesh believes in creating infrastructure that has a lasting social impact while contributing to the growing demands of India as a nation and has always strived to contribute to the growth of the country thorough establishing suchbusinesses. Mahesh made his mark in the Indian Energy Sector by co-founding Greenko Group, a focused clean energy company along with Mr. Anil Chalamalasetty in 2006. Greenko is India’s leading Integrated Power Player & is replacing fossil fuel dependency with digitized, decentralized & decarbonized energy solutions. Mahesh is a keen participant and panelist in various investor forums and interacts with regulatory authorities and policy makers to ensure the development of the clean energy sector in India. In Feb 2019 the CEO club India awarded Mahesh with the “Unicorn Award ” for Greenko, for its exponential growth in ten years of operation to become the largest clean energy company operating in India . Outside of work, Mahesh stays in close touch with his roots and contributes towards the development of skilled individuals who can play a constructive role in India’s future. Learn more about Mahesh Kolli on Crunchbase…

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Gail Jones

Joint Managing Director @ UKFast

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Gail Jones Co-founder of UKFast. Her role places emphasis on delivering a quality product and service at the best possible price. Managing UKFast’s relationships with suppliers and constantly assessing our best practice, she allows the network to develop ahead of our client base to ensure successful growth. She takes director level responsibility for the remit of the UKFast research & development team which creates software that streamlines internal processes and gives clients added functionality for their solutions. Gail has been instrumental in the business since its inception and has taken on a variety of roles, including administrator, finance manager and support manager as the business has grown. Prior to starting UKFast with husband Lawrence, Gail attended and graduated from Newcastle University’s prestigious Sciences Faculty. Learn more about Gail Jones on Crunchbase…

UKFast is a dedicated host and server company. Read more aboutUKFast on Crunchbase…

Simon Windsor

Founder, Joint Managing Director @ Dimension

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Simon has been at the forefront of immersive technologies since 2011, launching several successful companies in AR and VR, and bringing state-of-the-art immersive production facilities to the UK. He is joint-head at immersive media company, Hammerhead, and at Dimension, a pioneering volumetric video capture studio and first Microsoft Mixed Reality Capture studio partner, focused on creating next generation virtual humans. Simon is also a director at TimeSlice Films, one of the UK’s leading multi-cam and capture solutions specialists, and prior to this he was part of the management team that launched AR technology platform, String. An award winning AR and VR producer, Simon has inspired and lead projects for companies including Disney, Nike, Sky, Audi, HSBC, Magic Leap and many more, and produced original VR titles including ABE and Syren. Learn more about Simon Windsor on Crunchbase…

Revolutionary volumetric production studios for the creation of next generation digital humans, XR content and virtual production. Read more aboutDimension on Crunchbase…

Banafshe Larijani

Co-founder, Joint Managing Director and CSO @ Fastbase Solutions

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Banafshe Larijani holds a PhD in Molecular Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Amherst College, and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. Head of Cell Biophysics Laboratory since 2002 at Cancer Research UK, she was appointed Senior Scientist in 2012 and in 2014 was awarded the Ikerbasque Research Professorship. She holds adjunct professorships with University of Bath (UK), Stony Brooks University NY and University of Massachusetts, Amherst MA, (USA). Her laboratory is a cutting-edge cross-disciplinary platform, which draws upon the physical sciences to develop novel avenues for investigation of biological processes in signalling. The outcomes of her fundamental research involving the application of quantitative imaging (FRET-FLIM) for investigating molecular mechanisms of various oncoproteins have resulted in their application to clinical objectives. Cell Biophysics is now at the Biophysics Institute Insituto Biofisika) and Research Centre for Experimental Marine Biology and Biotechnology (PiE) in Bilbao, Spain. Learn more about Banafshe Larijani on Crunchbase…

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Louise Wilson

Co-Founder & Joint Managing Director @ Abundance Investment

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Louise spent over 15 years at UBS Investment Bank and was responsible for structuring multi million pound flotations and share sales across several global regions. In the end she questioned why traditional markets don’t serve the ordinary investor and left to pursue a new degree and finding a way to build a fair society and while generating a decent return. Louise is on the Advisory Board for the Centre for Climate Finance & Investment at Imperial College Business School. Learn more about Louise Wilson on Crunchbase…

Abundance is an online debt crowdfunding platform allowing individuals to invest as little as £5 in to help accelerate net zero. Read more aboutAbundance Investment on Crunchbase…

Guy Edsall

Joint Managing Director @ Finscape

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Finscape is a partnership between two separate companies, Fundscape and Altus. Read more aboutFinscape on Crunchbase…

Marcus Black

Joint Managing Director @ Innovative Consumer Beverages

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Marcus is responsible for the corporate side of ICB focusing on Finance, IT, HR, Regulatory, M&A, Legal Affairs, and Marketing. Before joining ICB, Marcus worked for Lloyds Development Capital (LDC) as an investment director working on a variety of management buy outs across the north of England. Marcus qualified as an Accountant with Deloitte before spending ten years with PwC where he was one of the founding members of the UK pre and post deal services consultancy practice. Learn more about Marcus Black on Crunchbase…

Innovative Consumer Beverages supplies alcoholic drinks to most of the UK’s leading supermarkets, convenience chains and wholesalers. Read more aboutInnovative Consumer Beverages on Crunchbase…

Niki McKenzie

Joint Managing Director @ Archangels

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Prahlad Koti

Joint Managing Director @ Mastek

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Prahlad Koti joined Mastek as a trainee in 1991 and worked at Mastek UK since 1995. He holds an MBA from the London Business School and B.E. (Computer Science) degree from the University of Mysore, India. A foodie, he loves cooking new dishes and inflicting them on family and friends. He enjoys playing badminton, cricket and chess. As Joint Managing Director, Prahlad is jointly responsible for the achievement of Mastek UK’s strategic plans. Prahlad manages the UK P&L and develops the organisation for long term, successful growth. Prahlad also leads Mastek’s Government and Healthcare business in the UK. Prahlad brings all-round expertise to the company’s operations, having held various roles across the business including delivery, solutions and sales. Prahlad has over two decades of experience in delivering innovative solutions, ensuring sustainable growth and business benefit for some of Mastek’s large client engagements. Prahlad is excited by the additional strategic opportunities presented by industries moving to new engagement models based on agility and business value delivery. Learn more about Prahlad Koti on Crunchbase…

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Chris Gardner

Founder, COO and Joint Managing Director @ Atelier

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Atelier provides custom property finance solutions that are designed in collaboration with developers. Read more aboutAtelier on Crunchbase…

Mindy Emsley

Joint Managing Director @ Smarter Shows

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Specialists in next generation exhibitions and conferences. Read more aboutSmarter Shows on Crunchbase…

David Ovens

Joint Managing Director @ Archangels

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David Ovens

Joint Managing Director @ Archangels

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Bruce Davis

Co-Founder & Joint Managing Director @ Abundance Investment

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Abundance is an online debt crowdfunding platform allowing individuals to invest as little as £5 in to help accelerate net zero. Read more aboutAbundance Investment on Crunchbase…

Karl Harder

Co-Founder & Joint Managing Director @ Abundance Investment

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Karl went from writing about renewable energy as a parliamentary researcher to running his first green business, which also pioneered the London Living Wage. After 5 years he recognised that finance was the key barrier to creating a more equal and environmentally sustainable world, so left to study for an MBA at Imperial College and to pursue the idea that became Abundance. Learn more about Karl Harder on Crunchbase…

Abundance is an online debt crowdfunding platform allowing individuals to invest as little as £5 in to help accelerate net zero. Read more aboutAbundance Investment on Crunchbase…

Peter Carlin

Joint Managing Director @ Logicearth Learning Services

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Logicearth Learning Services provides support services for learning and development (L&D) professionals. Read more aboutLogicearth Learning Services on Crunchbase…

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