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Private Markets Dinner

Bailey Fisher’s Private Markets Dinner is a peer-to-peer forum for owner managed and privately owned company leaders to meet for dinner and discussion on issues of relevance to their role. Dinners are hosted by Andrew Moore, Partner and Head of the Private Markets Practice.

John Snyder – Co-founder, Grapeshot

John co-founded Grapeshot and served as CEO until the acquisition by Oracle. He built Grapeshot into a global leader in contextual intelligence with offices in the UK, US, Australia & China. Previously, he grew the Muscat information search business to exit in 1997, and invested in a series of hi-tech start-ups.

Francesca Dickinson, Bronfman Family Office

Francesca is responsible for the origination of structured equity transactions in Europe for the Bronfman Family Office. Previously, she was at LDC, and at Lloyds Banking Group within the Financial Institution division focusing on debt financing transactions. Francesca led discussion on ‘Alternative funding options for private/family businesses’.

Andrew Muncey, CFO – Artios Pharma

Andrew has over 30 years’ experience in finance and has helped Biotech companies raise in excess of $400m of equity in recent years. The companies include Artios Pharma, Bicycle Therapeutics, Kymab, Mission Therapeutics and PhoreMost. Andrew co-founded Acacia Pharma and served as CEO of Amura Therapeutics. He is currently Chief Financial Officer at Artios Pharma.

Anthony Finbow, Chairman – Eagle Genomics

Expert at scaling companies at the intersection of life science and data science. He has built and exited a number of IP rich B2B software companies. He was responsible for the turnaround and sale of Psytechnics to US Nasdaq listed NetScout; and as MD of MetaSolv, doubled the size of the European business prior to acquisition by Oracle.

Rose Luckin, Professor of User Centred Design – UCL Knowledge Lab

World-renowned expert in the use of AI within education, focusing on showing teachers and students the detail of their progress intellectually, emotionally and socially. The lead author of Nesta’s influential ‘Decoding Learning’ report and Pearson’s ‘Unleashing Intelligence’, Rose also informed the Government’s AI strategy, published in 2017.