34 Exceptional Expert Speakers Announced for the UKBAA Angel Investment Forum on 27th January 2016


UK Business Angels Association

13 January 2016

UK Business Angels Association is proud to announce an exceptional line-up of 34 expert speakers who will be taking the stage at the annual UKBAA Winter Angel Investment Forum this January.

The UKBAA annual winter conference taking place on 27th January 2016, brings together a cross-section of the most influential angel and early stage investors from across the UK, together with crowdfunders, key decision-makers, advisors and high growth entrepreneurs for a day of networking and thought leadership debate in the heart of London.

You can find full details about the event right here. And see below for the list of the fantastic speakers, which includes the investors and entrepreneurs behind some of the fastest growing angel backed businesses.

There is still time to book your ticket to attend, and you can register online here today.


Adam Beaumont CEO & Founder aql

Karen Blackett OBE Chair of MediaCom

Richard Blakesley CEO, Entreprenurial Finance Club

Michael Blakey Serial Angel Investor, UKBAA Angel Investor of the Year 2015

Claire Braithwaite Head of Tech North

John Caines OBE Serial Angel Investor

Simon Calver Chairman of UKBAA, Partner at the BGF Technology Ventures

Claire Cockerton CEO & Chairwoman, ENTIQ, Fin4Fem

James Codling Co-Founder & Managing Director, VentureFounders

Simon Devonshire Entrepreneur in Residence, UK Government

Irene Graham CEO, Scaleup Institute

Gerard Grech CEO, Tech City UK

Julia Groves Chair, UK Crowdfunding Association

Tim Hames Director General, BVCA

Andy Honess Serial Angel Investor and Entrepreneur

Kiki Loizou Small Business Editor at The Sunday Times

Stuart Marks Serial Angel Investor and Entrepreneur

Dr Ruth McKernan CBE Chief Executive, Innovate UK

Rekha Mehr MBE Director of Partnerships, MassChallenge UK

Tim Mills – Investment Director, Angel CoFund

Simon Murdoch Managing Partner, Episode 1 Ventures

Caroline Norbury MBE CEO, Creative England

David Norris Partner, Forward Partners

Andy Phillipps Serial Angel Investor.

Dame Heather Rabbatts CBE Managing Director, Smuggler Entertainment

Maggie Rodriguez-Piza Chief Executive, Funding London

Rodney Schwartz Founder & CEO, ClearlySo

Kerry Sharp Head of Scottish Investment Bank (SIB)

Russ Shaw Founder, Tech London Advocates

Matt Smith Director, Centre for Entrepreneurs

Anna Soubry MP Minister for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise

Gonçalo de Vasconcelos Co-Founder & CEO, SyndicateRoom

Tristan Watson Managing Director, Ignite

George Whitehead Head of Octopus Ventures


Event Details

UKBAA Winter Angel Investment Forum

Date: 27th January 2016


Venue: 250 Bishopsgate, 3rd Floor, London E1 6AA see map

Timing: Conference from 9:30 – 16:30. Drinks Reception from 16:30 – 18:00.

Bookings: Continue to the UKBAA Winter Investment Forum website or directly to Bookings



If there is anything further we can help you with, get in touch:

UK Business Angels Association

T: +44 (0)20 74920491

E: info@ukbaa.org.uk

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