David Offenbach has been a business and property solicitor consultant for 19 years with London media and commercial law firm Simons Muirhead & Burton with a wide range of commercial, charitable and not-for-profit clients. He was formerly Senior Partner of Offenbach & Co solicitors London W1, and formerly a non-executive director of listed and private
Nicole Jadeja is a life sciences partner at Pinsent Masons who enjoys resolving IP disputes and providing strategic IP advice, as well as working at the interface between IP, commercial and regulatory law. With a science degree and first-hand experience of the Life Sciences industry (including working in clinical trials before qualifying as a lawyer),
Melissa Dowler is a director of Bell Phillips Architects, a 35 person practice based in Wapping and working predominantly in the housing sector. Over the last decade BPA has developed a strong reputation for delivering exemplar affordable housing and has won numerous regional and national design awards including RIBA, Civic Trust and Housing Design Awards.
Ashley Goodall is an experienced Marketing Consultant to charitable, business, cultural and financial brands. Ashley currently works as a Consultant for Iraq Britain Business Council, Crossborder capital and the AMAR Foundation in London and a Chinese creative investment fund. His work includes connecting organisations with audiences, traditional press and media communications, events and digital and
Diana is a well-known patent litigator, working particularly in life sciences with an international practice in that area. As well as acting in patent disputes in all UK courts, she advises on international disputes and coordinates and assists with actions in other jurisdictions and patent offices. Diana graduated from the University of Sussex with a
Andrew Smith is an independent economist and commentator. Formerly Chief Economist at KPMG, and before that Chief Economist and Investment Strategist at Credit Lyonnais Laing he is a member of the UK Government Secretary of State’s Panel on the Economy at BIS and a Board Member of the Centre for International Business and Management at the University of Bath.