Founder & Creative director

Chris Gove is the Founder and Creative Director of Percival, based in London. After working in marketing for 10 years, Gove started the brand in 2011. Percival combines a quintessentially British sense of style and humour, to create its own unique take on menswear. Percival produces all product in small batches as ethically and responsibly as possible.

damian mould

one luxury group

Damian is known for his brand-building skills across multiple sectors. Past clients include Louis Vuitton, Selfridges, Ray Ban, Virgin, MTV, Nokia, Nike, and Xbox. In 2015 Damian co-founded ONE Luxury Group, an investment vehicle whose mission is to build the brands of the future – namely, one’s that exploit new routes to market with non-traditional business models. Damian was previously CMO of Belstaff, overseeing its global luxury repositioning with icons such as David Beckham and Ewan McGregor. Damian is also the founder of Slice – the UK’s biggest independent experience marketing agency and Inventa (the first mobile video content company in Europe). Both companies sold to industry-leading consolidators. One Luxury Group has enjoyed success in wellness and beauty with some of the worlds leading coloured cosmetics and skincare brands.

Daniel daggers

DDRE Global

Starting his real estate career at the age of 17, Daniel has spent the last two decades becoming a leader in prime and super prime marketing, sales, and lettings for global real estate. He has managed more than $4.5bn worth of residential properties, including record-breaking transactions on the some of the world’s most desirable homes. Daniel has pioneered the transition between traditional marketing and utilizing multi-channel digital platforms.


His outstanding reputation is built on passion, insight, and an ability to build long-term relationships based on communication and trust. Daniel’s achievements include winning Spear’s UK Property Advisor of the Year Award – amongst other things.

danni mohammed


Danni is the founder of GentleForces.  A seasoned strategist and transformation leader, she is focused on driving teams and collaboration with partners to deliver large-scale solutions with impact. 

In the last decade Danni has led global change programmes out of adidas, Saatchi & Saatchi New York, Wieden+Kennedy London and WPP.

She led the strategy and team to reimagine adidas Confirmed – adidas’ largest app – and successfully led the digital transformation of adidas Originals’ 600-person business unit.

Danni co-founded WPP Black Ops – a hyper-accelerated creative unit – across three regions to lead a female-centric global platform for SK-II, a Tokyo 2020/1 Top Olympic Sponsor and part of P&G. 

Most recently Danni has had the privilege to speak at the 2021 United Nations General Assembly to launch Join The Chorus, a multi-industry pro bono effort galvanising over 80 volunteers to help end domestic and sexual violence for the Commonwealth Says NO MORE partnership.

As she enters the next decade, Danni is using everything she knows to lead GentleForces; a creative impact studio with one outcome in mind: a gentler universe.

dominic mcvey


Dominic is an award-winning business leader and entrepreneur who was recognisedby the Her Majesty the Queen as a pioneer in entrepreneurship at the age of 18 for his role in the initial boom of micro scooters in the late 90s.Dominic is a member of the Advisory Council for the Coalition for Global Prosperity, a trustee for Computer Aid International and a Non-Executive Director for the Overseas Development Institute.

He has previously served as a trustee for the Royal Chartered charity the Landscape Institute. He further serves on the board of Ghana focussedEthical Apparel Africa and software provider AccloudPlc. which empowers trade in developing countries. Dominic is also the former Chairman of Hela Clothing.

duro oye

Founder & CEO
20/20 change

Duro is the Founder & CEO of 20/20 Change a multi-award-winning social enterprise leading the way to a more diverse and inclusive workforce in the UK. Through training programmes, mentorship, and career support they empower young black professionals to flourish in the workplace. Their commitment to excellence, passion for community and dedication to transparency, help them to achieve clear, explicit, and sustained change for young black professionals.


Duro designed the award winning ‘I AM CHANGE’ 10-week programme which focuses on developing young people in the 4 key areas of self-awareness, vision, persistence, and dignity as well as the importance of social and corporate etiquette. The programme also explore topics young people are not taught in schools, financial literacy, digital skills, and mindfulness.  Duro has recently launched 20/20 Talent Recruitment and D&I consultancy as the trading arm to support the delivery of the I AM CHANGE programme. 


Duro is a passionate storyteller and uses documentary film to enable marginalised youth to frame their own narrative. Since producing his first independent film project in 2013, he has gone on to produce documentary film projects with The BBC ‘County lines: Teenage Drug Runners’ & Channel 5 ‘Gangland Season 1 & 2. 


Duro is a qualified mind-set coach with a degree in Graphics and Advertising, a diploma in Documentary Filmmaking and is a fellow at the Acumen Academy. Duro sits on a number of boards including trustee for Coalition for Efficiency, Levels Enterprise, Do It Now Now  and The Hope Collective.

georgie hyatt

Co-Founder & CEO

Georgie Hyatt is the Co-founder and CEO of Rotaro, a leading fashion rental platform and app in the UK working directly with luxury fashion brands. With a career in trend forecasting and consumer insight, Georgie’s mission is to tackle both overproduction and overconsumption of fashion with Rotaro.

holly friend

futurist & cultural strategist

Holly Friend is a futurist and cultural strategist who uncovers emerging consumer behaviours and industry trends for world-leading brands. As The Future Laboratory’s former deputy foresight editor, she spent 5+ years driving the company’s trends intelligence platform, LS:N Global, producing hundreds of insight reports across all lifestyle sectors and presenting inspiring keynotes at events around the world. Quoted by the likes of The Times, The Guardian and Vogue, she’s best known as an industry-renowned Generation Z expert, and has helped clients such as Google, Nike, Vans and BMW leverage valuable consumer insights to prepare for the most discerning generation yet.


Jason cozens

Founder and ceo

A qualified Architect with 20 years’ experience within the eCommerce, technology and digital marketing sectors. Founder of digital agencies Visuality and Bite, as well as online gold bullion dealer, GoldMadeSimple.com Jason began development of Glint (glintpay.com), in 2015, launching the first iteration of the Glint app three years later. Jason’s vision for a world where everyone has an equal opportunity to prosper has culminated in the creation of a global payments platform that enables its clients to buy, sell, save, send and spend real, allocated gold, even at the checkout, using the Glint Mastercard and proprietary app. Glint, which also supports fiat currencies on its platform, today has over 108,000 registered users; it is able to issue cards around the world and can open accounts in over 200 countries. Glint, regulated by the FCA in the UK, has completed more than $300 million worth of transactions to date and its clients’ gold is securely stored in a Brinks vault in Switzerland, insured by Brinks with Lloyds of London. Gold is security. Glint its key.

Josh woodhouse

managing director for uk and ireland

Josh Woodhouse is Acast’s Managing Director for the UK & Ireland, where he’s responsible for driving commercial and content growth for Acast — cementing its position as the world’s largest independent podcast company. Before becoming MD, Josh was UK Director of Sales at Acast for 3.5 years, building the UK’s most successful podcast sales team and driving significant and consistent growth in revenue year on year. Josh has built a career around his passion for audio, working tirelessly to educate and inspire the industry as to the many benefits of podcasting.


madolyn grove

head of live content

Madolyn Grove has been in leading roles in global organisations for the past 15 years, including Hearst and UNICEF. Her current role is leading Live Content at TikTok. She has produced world-famous events, created impactful content, built, and launched brands and forged powerful partnerships.

Madolyn also works with driven female entrepreneurs and women in business to achieve rapid career and business success. She has seen how women slow their success by failing to fully appreciate their own value. She is committed to supporting women to rise to the roles they deserve and take up their rightful place in the working world.

She speaks on female career success in the UK and globally and is a trustee for the charity, One Loud Voice for Women.

manish madhvani

co-founder and managing partner
gp bullhound

Manish Madhvani is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of GP Bullhound. Manish has executed M&A and capital raising transactions since 1997, involving some of the best known global internet, software and media companies, including: Spotify, King.com, Believe Digital, WPP, Wipro, Fjord, Hearst Corporation, Accenture, Newscorp and Experian.
Manish who was selected as one of the top 40 dealmakers globally by M&A Advisor, started his career at Barclays Capital’s Private Equity team. He has advised the Treasury on Entrepreneurship and graduated from Southampton University with an LLB in Law / MA in Marketing.
Manish is a regular speaker on Bloomberg and CNBC and is currently an Ambassador for London Technology Week. He was recognised as one of the leading Entrepreneurs in the UK by the Sunday Times / Maserati 100.


marine tanguy

mtart agency

An advocate for artists since a young age, Marine Tanguy managed her first gallery at age 21 under Steve Lazarides who discovered Banksy and JR and opened her first art gallery in Los Angeles at age 23 where she was lucky to be mentored by Michael Ovitz himself. After seeing the restrictiveness of the traditional gallery model, Marine launched MTArt Agency in 2015 to build the reputations of the most incredible artists and to inspire everyone with their art. She felt that the art world was too traditional in the way it managed its talents and that the visual sector – that is the urban realm, advertising sector and digital world – were poorly leveraged by visual arts professionals. MTArt Agency was born. Fast forward to today – MTArt Agency is the art sector’s leading talent agency representing some of the most talented, forward-thinking artists in the world, working with global organisations and cities, and nurturing its international community of art-lovers and collectors.

Marine was awarded Forbes 2018 30 under 30 Europe: Art & Culture, UK entrepreneur of the year for the 2019 NatWest Awards and Woman of the Year 2021 by the magazine WOTC. She is a writer and keynote speaker on contemporary art and art investment. Her talks include two TEDx Talks on how to transform cities with art and how social media visuals affect our minds.

mark izatt


Mark is an international brand and marketing strategist with over 22 years’ experience within the luxury spirits, technology, goods and service sector. He is an advisor to Adoreum.
In February 2019 he established Mission Critical a weekly briefing service dedicated to delivering essential information to curious but time constrained subscribers.
Scottish born, Mark graduated from the University of Aberdeen in Forestry and has spent most of his career in New York and London.
He is a trustee of Combat Stress, the UK’s leading charity for veterans’ mental health and chairs the Passenger Representative Group at London’s Heathrow Airport.

matt crossman

stewardship director
rathbones group plc

Overseeing the work of the Responsible Investment Committee and the Stewardship team, Matt ensures active voting at company AGMs, and the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors into the investment process. He also leads thematic engagement with companies on ESG issues, especially that undertaken via the UN backed Principles for Responsible Investment, specialising in climate action and humans rights in supply chains. 


He is a graduate of the University of Bristol where he studied law, with a particular interest in the administration of environmental law, and also has post-graduate qualifications in Sustainable Development theory and practice. He is a trustee of LoveBristol, and urban regeneration charity, and served on the board of the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility between 2007 and 2012.

Moses rashid

ceo the edit ldn

Moses Rashid is the Founder and CEO of The Edit LDN – A Global Online Marketplace for Limited Sneakers & Streetwear.

Having successfully founded and established companies in Digital Advertising & Hospitality, Moses turned his personal passion for ‘hype’ sneakers from a hobby starting in his bedroom in Jan 2020, into a Multi Million Pound Global Online business, with 3 large retail concessions spaces in Harrods, in just 2 short years.

Featured in Forbes, The Times, GQ, Hypebeast, &more –  Moses & The Edit LDN are an authority in the Limited Sneaker space, globally.

nikki mcmorrough

ceo the edit ldnhead of the drum netowrk

Niki McMorrough is Head of The Drum Network, a community for ambitious agency leaders and part of TheDrum.com. She was formerly Marketing Director for other media owners Turner Broadcasting and Ministry of Sound as well as Head of Content at Relevance (luxury marketing agency) and Bentley Motors.

parminder basran

managing partner
VGC Partners

Parminder worked in FMCG for 7 years before attending business school, subsequently founding VGC in 2011.

The first investments were made on a deal-by-deal basis, and these included Metropolis London, a music studio, production, publishing and agency business.

Subsequent investments included Round World Entertainment, the holding company of 10Ten Talent, the football and talent management business, Iconic Images, the owner of the photographic archive of Terry O’Neill and Super Awesome, the fast-growing kid tech business based in London.

In March 2019 the team achieved a final close of VGC Partners Fund I, backed by institutional investors, family offices and high net worth individuals, to focus on growth companies in the consumer and media sectors in the U.K.

Parminder attended Rutgers University in New Jersey and has a BA in Management Studies from the University of Leeds. He also holds an MBA from London Business School.

piers linney

founder ceo

Piers Linney is an entrepreneur and investor with experience across a range of sectors . He is the Founder and CEO of Moblox, a next generation technology and business tools platform for UK small business owners and is well-known as a champion of entrepreneurship and a regular media commentator.  Although Piers is probably best known as a former ‘Dragon’ on BBC 2’s Dragons’ Den, he has a professional background as a qualified lawyer specialised in venture capital and in investment banking at Credit Suisse where he specialised in cross-border M&A and LBOs.  Piers went on to create the UK’s first PIPE placement agent before joining a fund providing structured debt and equity.   Piers was a non-executive director of the UK government’s development bank, British Business Bank during the roll-out of the £90bn Covid-19 business support loan and convertible note schemes. Piers has been recognised as one of the UK’s top 100 most influential Black Britons and sits on Sky’s Diversity Advisory Council.


Simon cope-thompson

managing director
arrowpoint advisory

Simon joined Arrowpoint Advisory in 1994, having previously worked in corporate finance at Arthur Andersen.  As part of Rothschild & Co, one of the world’s largest independent financial advisory groups, Arrowpoint are the leading specialist advisor to UK mid-market transactions.

Simon leads the firm’s Consumer, Retail and Leisure team, working with publicly-listed, private and family companies, entrepreneurs, sponsor-backed businesses and management teams, investors and lenders.  He also leads the firm’s Management Advisory practice providing expert advice to management teams on the negotiation of management incentive arrangements with sponsors.

Simon has led over 150 deals during his career, with recent transactions including working with ME+EM, self-portrait, Feelunique, Tangle Teezer, Saracens, Axel Arigato and Seraphine.

steven kainth

founder & caretaker

Steven Kainth is the founder and caretaker of Lunaria, a virtual city that aims to tackle climate change by shifting consumer attention on products that are better for our ecosystem. Through the use of gaming or metaverse technologies, Lunaria is also building new online experiences that minimise their visitors carbon footprint. Steven’s like mission is to be a good ancestor. 


sue fenessey


Sue Fennessy is a serial tech entrepreneur who has spent the last 30 years creating disruptive businesses in the digital economy across Asia, Europe, and North America. She started her first business at age 21, selling it to Omnicom in 2000, and was highlighted by Forbes as a leading innovator in 2017. She is the founder, largest shareholder, and former CEO of the world’s leading media data aggregation business, Standard Media Index, that has exclusive contracts with all global media buying agencies and is relied on by leading media and finance companies including Comcast NBC, Disney, Warner Media, FOX, Discovery, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs and McKinsey.

With a unique view of the $450B digital advertising market, Sue became obsessed with the lack of effectiveness, transparency and waste in major digital platforms and the damaging effect this was having on content creators, people and publishers. She saw an opportunity to create the world’s first sustainable media ecosystem, that elevates publisher content and revenue, all while directly connecting brands and consumers for mutual profit and purpose.

WeAre8 is a new era in social media and marketing – one that harnesses the tremendous power of the global media market in service of the people and the planet and elevates people’s unique and powerful voices, in a safe environment.

tamer ozmen


Tamer ran Microsoft’s Consultancy Division in the UK, implementing Microsoft’s advanced technologies in AI and De-Fi, and previously he was CEO of Microsoft Turkey.  Prior to Microsoft, he ran Orange’s Online channels.

Tamer was in the team that started and then floated Priceline.com on NASDAQ which subsequently acquired Booking.com (now BookingHoldings Inc).

yasmin jones-henry

senior strategist
raeburn design

Tamer ran Microsoft’s Consultancy Division in the UK, implementing Microsoft’s advanced technologies in AI and De-Fi, and previously he was CEO of Microsoft Turkey.  Prior to Microsoft, he ran Orange’s Online channels.

Tamer was in the team that started and then floated Priceline.com on NASDAQ which subsequently acquired Booking.com (now BookingHoldings Inc).