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About me

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I am a founder

I am a non-executive

I am an executive

Unleashing innovation and value creation is the core of what I do. I have lead teams delivering outcomes and managing risk in both government and the private sector. And I have supported teams as a non-executive as well. I love technology, and I am currently focussed on an opportunity to help eradicate communicable disease using a digital "vaccine".

What I'm working on

Proxximos Limited

Proxximos is a start-up with infectious disease in its sights. Our initial focus is hospital acquired infections. The approach is widely applicable and the team will develop a public health version to prevent future epidemics.

Looking for

We are fund raising
Healthcare contacts

Experience & achievements

CEO Proxximos Limited

A start-up focused on stopping infectious disease, both infection control in healthcare, or as a public health intervention at population scale. Achievements: team built; Angel finance secured; first product deployed

Non-executive Chairperson

Chaired a carbon fibre technology manufacturing business for 5 years. Achievements: senior management recruitment/incentivisation; growth x3; KPIs embedded, EDITDA x7; successful exit

Senior Civil Servant

Leadership roles in the UK national security space for 15 years. Secondment to NHS in pandemic as a delivery-orientated leader. Have worked internationally. Achievements: publicly honoured in 2014; delivered a population scale App containing novel technology in 10 weeks from concept to trials

Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company

Worked at Board level to unlock business improvements in aerospace, manufacturing, and automotive sectors. Inspired and led internal work to improve productivity in UK manufacturing

Private equity experience

Involved in two private equity investments as advisor and non-executive Director. One a specialist plastics manufacturing group, the other a tier one automotive supplier. Experience of opportunity search, team building, business development and growth, transactions and exits, including via AIM

Education

- MBA from London Business School
- Cambridge University 1st Class Degree in Engineering
- Sponsored by Jaguar Cars Ltd and worked after university is prestigious new engines team

About me

I am...


I am a founder

I am a non-executive

I am an executive

Unleashing innovation and value creation is the core of what I do. I have lead teams delivering outcomes and managing risk in both government and the private sector. And I have supported teams as a non-executive as well. I love technology, and I am currently focussed on an opportunity to help eradicate communicable disease using a digital "vaccine".

What I am available for

Open to new projects
Open to advise companies

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