Charlie has a very varied and diverse background and grateful to have had the opportunity to work in so many different industries and sectors. She believes that this, combined with the fact that She has also gained a lot of experience in different areas of business, help her see things a little differently and add value in ways that other ‘sales and marketing people’ might not. Charlie has worked with Green Element and helped with the launch of Compare Your Footprint at the Web Summit.
Karli is a Partner in the Real Estate department of BWB specialising in commercial property transactions. Her work includes acquisitions and disposals of investment and commercial premises, office, retail and mixed use developments, lettings (acting for landlord and tenant), corporate acquisitions and disposals involving property aspects as well as acting in the acquisition and disposal of agricultural land and greenbelt land. She has advised charities on numerous commercial property transactions and also have experience of secured lending; acting for borrowers and lenders.
Starting his career as a management consultant and then co-founder of a customer analytics business, Jon Cornwell has always had appetite for a challenge. Thus Jon co-founded Newsflare alongside Bevan Thomas in April 2011. Throughout his career Jon has focussed on building great teams with diverse skillsets as well as using data to drive business decisions. When not in the office Jon can often be found trekking through mountains or watching the England rugby team play at Twickenham.
Experienced actuary, with a keen interest in climate change, the transition to the low carbon economy and the risks and opportunities for financial services firms in this space. This brings together my passions and experience across investment, risk management, customer proposition design and brand – I believe there are real commercial opportunities for leaders in this space.
Barney is highly experienced in the fields of property management, facilities, land and development. He is an expert in financial appraisal, management, planning, process and strategy with a strong track record in the implementation of large scale core environmental requirements and a passion to work in a way that delivers for the environment, communities, staff as well as the companies they work in. His approach is characterised by honesty and professionalism. For nearly a decade he has been Group Head of Facilities for Omnicom Media Group UK in Central London. Prior to this he led a National land & development team focused on residential housing. He is in the process of setting up a foundation for youth sports in North Devon and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (ACIEH) and an Affiliate Member of IOSH. He lives between London and Dorset with his wife, two children and their dog.
With over 20 years of commercial project and product development experience, Craig is a highly effective leader who brings vision, decisiveness, structured analysis and energy to the companies and teams that he works with. Providing expertise in digital product leadership and commercial strategy in business intelligence, commodity and financial services arena with a strong record of successfully delivering innovative new products and growth. He helps organisations determine what their customer want most, focus on their best ideas, using data to inform decisions and deliver those ideas that will make money, reduce costs and deliver real value.
Craig is also an investor, advisor and mentor to multiple start-ups in the digital strategy, media and events industries. In his spare time he is involved in passion projects such as natural wine making, classic car restoration, forestry and reading The Gruffalo (repeatedly) to his two boys.
Giles is a Cybersecurity professional, he has worked with a range of different organizations including media, finance, public services, and technology companies. Currently, Giles works as a Senior Engineer in the Cybersecurity team of a global financial services organization which operates regulated markets in Europe, Asia, and North America.
Giles’ qualifications include Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Certified Incident Handler, and GIAC Certified Intrusion Analyst. He is also a member of the GIAC advisory board.