34 Exceptional Expert Speakers Announced for the UKBAA Angel Investment Forum on 27th 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 findfull 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 OBEChair of MediaCom

Richard Blakesley CEO, Entreprenurial Finance Club

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

Claire BraithwaiteHead of Tech North

John Caines OBESerial Angel Investor

Simon CalverChairman of UKBAA, Partner at the BGF Technology Ventures

Claire Cockerton CEO & Chairwoman, ENTIQ, Fin4Fem

James CodlingCo-Founder & Managing Director, VentureFounders

Simon DevonshireEntrepreneur in Residence, UK Government

Irene GrahamCEO, Scaleup Institute

Gerard GrechCEO, Tech City UK

Julia GrovesChair, UK Crowdfunding Association

Tim HamesDirector General, BVCA

Andy HonessSerial Angel Investor and Entrepreneur

Kiki LoizouSmall 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 MurdochManaging Partner, Episode 1 Ventures

Caroline NorburyMBE CEO, Creative England

David NorrisPartner, Forward Partners

Andy Phillipps Serial Angel Investor.

Dame Heather Rabbatts CBE Managing Director, Smuggler Entertainment

Maggie Rodriguez-PizaChief Executive, Funding London

RodneySchwartz Founder & CEO, ClearlySo

Kerry SharpHead of Scottish Investment Bank (SIB)

Russ ShawFounder, Tech London Advocates

Matt Smith Director, Centre for Entrepreneurs

Anna Soubry MP Minister for Small Business, Industry and Enterprise

Gonçalo de VasconcelosCo-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

By UKBAA 13 Jan 2016