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About me

I am...


A reinventor of society

A mentor to entrepreneurs

A headhunter for startups

An investor in startups

A builder of communities

I help entrepreneurs reinvent themselves and society for the better. My career has included relieving the siege of Sarajevo in 1995, McKinsey strategy consultant, turning around Coca-Cola India and COO of Google Europe. In 2019 I started my portfolio career, then during lockdown 2020 I launched The Portfolio Collective, to help others succeed as portfolio professionals.

What I'm working on

Building The Portfolio Collective

Our mission is to help the world's portfolio professionals launch and sustain their careers - through interactive training, insightful content, mentoring, live events, providing income generation opportunities and tools for our community to help each other.

Looking for

Ideas to our help community
Investors who believe in our mission
Partnerships & collaboration

Seeking Startup Leaders

We are always hearing from startups, scaleups and investors needing world class experts and leaders - permanent and temporary. The most popular roles sought out are COO, CTO, CFO, CMO, NED board roles and Chief of Staff. Expertise can be on any subject from SEO to AI.

Looking for

C-Level Execs for startups & scaleups
NED board members
Mentors, coaches, experts & consultants

Partnerships & Collaboration

We are always looking for people and organisations to partner with - on content development, events, courses, finding work opportunities for our members and more. If you want to collaborate, please get in touch.

Looking for

Articles
Course & Event Ideas
Work & Collaboration Opportunities

Experience & achievements

Board Member - The Webinar Vet

The Webinar Vet (and sister companies) are building the world's leading community of vets, focused on training, professional development, jobs and innovation throughout the animal health industry

Mentor & Lecturer - The Oxford Foundry

The Oxford Foundry is the entrepreneurship school and accelerator for the University of Oxford. I mentor startups, teach entrepreneurship and support the Foundry's mission as required.

Board Member - Yoxly

Yoxly aims to make regular sexual health testing the norm, offering home testing for STIs, along with a mobile app to understand - and explain - your sexual health. I have been with the team from the very beginning as a mentor, sounding board and cheerleader

Digital Expert & Advisor

After 14 years in COO/ CEO roles driving digitisation of advertising, mobility, education and healthcare, plus writing an award-winning book on the future of marketing, am sought out to speak with investors, boards and conferences on how to survive and thrive in a rapidly digitising world

My top skills

Reinventing society for the better, one entrepreneur at a time

Continually learning from our community and my 'mentees' how to become a better portfolio professional and mentor
Mentoring Entrepreneurs
Strategy & Business Model Development
Talent Management & Headhunting
Startup Fundraising
Networking & Connecting
Growth Hacking

About me

I am...


A reinventor of society

A mentor to entrepreneurs

A headhunter for startups

An investor in startups

A builder of communities

I help entrepreneurs reinvent themselves and society for the better. My career has included relieving the siege of Sarajevo in 1995, McKinsey strategy consultant, turning around Coca-Cola India and COO of Google Europe. In 2019 I started my portfolio career, then during lockdown 2020 I launched The Portfolio Collective, to help others succeed as portfolio professionals.

What I am available for

Open to advise companies

Friends

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Ryan McGee
@ryan
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Piotr Grządziel
@piotrgrzadziel
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Nick Norman
@nicknorman
Jake B
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Joel Drake
@joel_drake
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Tristan Dugmore
@trisdugmore
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Deepa Verma
@dbverma
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Stuart Prestedge
@stuartprestedge
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Brian Hall
@brianhall
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Shalaka Laxman
@shalaka

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