Executive Leadership Team
A lifetime entrepreneur plus Professional Speaker, Coach and CEO with a track record in working with Blue Chip Companies. She has extensive experience in Leadership development having run two consultancies that designed leadership frameworks and rolled out significant global transformation projects for clients such as Barclays and Cisco. Tracey pioneered the gender IQ concept as a tool to help increase senior female representation and her ‘Women Leaders Speak Out’ research helped shape the Gender Diversity movement and was published twice in 2006 and 2008 and featured in the FT and the Telegraph. Her work with the Met Police was endorsed by the prior Secretary of State – Patricia Hewitt.
28 years’ experience in IT focusing on software development and professional services. Led 3000 engineers as head of Product Engineering for Accenture Software. Professional Services consultant to Salesforce. Investor and advisor to multiple start up’s.
19 years’ experience include Serial Entrepreneurship, Business Technology and Change management for Global Corporates including Merrill Lynch, HSBC, Commerzbank, Tata Consultancy Services, London Newham Council, Airbus International, Goverment Functions. Hands-on in Business Development, Strategy & Planning, Business Transformation, Product Management, Risk & Control, Cloud-technology, Digital, Data Science, AI & IOT tech products, Project Management, through Global exposure across the UK, USA, Canada, Germany and India. He is Founder & ex-CEO of PositiveShift Group International, a technology & business consulting company to $10million turnover over 4 years. Formerly held positions as Vice President HSBC, he is/was associated with ICF USA, Chartered Management Institute UK, British Computer Society UK & Global Association for Blockchain & Cryptocurrency.
A highly experienced finance professional working in small and medium sized enterprises for over 30 years. She specialises in providing bespoke management information to support management teams in the early years of their development. Hilary will be responsible for overall financial management of the project and ensuring the necessary cost savings are implemented.
25 years’ experience across the Trust, Fund, Banking and Custody industries with extensive International-experience plus exposure to a wide range of technologies, solutions and environments. He has have undertaken many cross-jurisdiction business migrations and system implementations resulting from business growth, acquisitions, outsource initiatives or restructuring engagements. He brings both the experience and the intellectual capability necessary to deal with complex, conceptual challenges combined with a thoughtful, practical approach to delivery that comes from his insight regarding the realities of life at the ‘coal face’. He has a reputation for effective strategic planning and implementing well designed, practical organisational solutions that meet client, business and risk management requirements.
Barrister specialising in intellectual property, IT, Tech and Commercial law. Has written a definitive text on IP law Europe, now in its 5th edition.
A SAP’s Global Vice President for Intelligent Enterprise Solutions & Artificial Intelligence. Marc Is a serial corporate entrepreneur, responsible for vision and products that enable digital transformation of businesses around the world, through Innovation, Data Monetization, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning technologies. Prior to his current role at SAP, Marc was IBM Watson’s Chief Business Strategist, where he oversaw the new offerings portfolio for the Watson platform during IBM's formative years of Artificial Intelligence. During his time at IBM, Marc executed a series of successful transformational projects, with a successful track record in analytics-driven sales and marketing transformation. Before he joined IBM, Marc built expertise as a banker, business manager, consultant, and change leader within nine countries across three continents. Marc is active in the startup community as an angel investor, mentor, and board member and has been an active participant of the World Government Summit’s Global Governance of AI Roundtable since its conception in 2018.
An experienced Financial Markets Infrastructure executive with over 30 years Capital Markets experience across multiple assets classes and regulatory jurisdictions including executive roles with CBOT/CME, Nasdaq and LSE’s CurveGlobal. Cathryn co-founded the early stage seed investment fund Seismic Foundry in the UK, is an investor and advisor to SeedSpace Venture Capital in Australia, sits on the UK government Technation Fintech Panel, and is an Independent NED on the Fintech Australia Board. Cathryn is passionate about governance and embedding good culture, values and ethics in early stage firms.
Highly successful Enterprise Architect with over 20 years’ experience working with FTSE 100 and other leading enterprises across the globe. Now applying that knowledge, skill and expertise to advise and help technology start-ups succeed.
An experienced business leader and change management specialist. She has both built and rescued successful and sustainable businesses and delivered value through cultural transformation. Her background is banking having worked in the UK, Europe, Asia and Australasia. She has held senior level roles with the National Australia Bank and the Bank of New Zealand. Most recently she has run an AUD112m revenue business delivering financial solutions to medium sized businesses. Leading teams of 100 plus people she has hands on leadership experience and a coaching qualification from the International Coaching Community. Natasha has recently set up her own successful small business providing tailored support in consulting, coaching, corporate training and speaking.
A user-centred experience designer with a focus on projects that have social impact. He has worked with innovative startups and large brands to define and implement their UX strategies. He incorporates user interface, service design, experience planning, user psychology, behaviour change, rapid-prototyping and creative computing into his practice.
20 years' experience in designing, delivering and overseeing multiple internal, internet connected and online Relational Database Service ( RDS) servers. Neil has designed and implemented multiple cyber advisories for clients and believes ongoing training and research is essential for cyber security consultants to build continual fluid changes to cyber security plans for business and clients. He has a unique view of understanding risk management due to his 30+ years within the IT industry, from his experience of secure programming practices through to building standard cyber security practices for businesses from the ground, not just on servers but on all connected technologies within a company to create business-wide security plans.
Creative partner, a laterally-thinking graphic designer with over 30-years experience in Visual Communications. She began her career as an Editorial Designer at RoSPA, working on the Society’s safety journals. During her time at ELE she developed her skill-set as a Publicity Designer creating marketing materials and large equipment catalogues. At BT she gained experience as a Web Designer, involved in user interface and information architecture. Today, Lesley runs her own company sharing her knowledge and design skills with start-ups, SMEs and large corporates. She is versatile and methodical in her approach and can offer a rare combination of design talent combined with technical implementation. She enjoys problem solving, is passionate about design and enforces brand consistency!