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 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 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’.
Nooman is Managing Director of Life Sciences & Digital Health at Silicon Valley Bank UK, the only bank in the UK focused solely on the innovation economy. Nooman leads a team dedicated to supporting early, growth stage and established businesses across all sectors of life sciences.
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.
Dinner & roundtable discussion with Ben Tickler, VP at Silicon Valley Bank UK. Ben works within the accelerator and growth team, providing debt financing solutions to some of the most innovative companies in the world.
Matthew is commercial and technology lead for cross sector AI and Cognitive projects at Deloitte, spanning strategy, prototyping & proof of concept/value, implementation and integration. He was previously European Lead for IBM Watson Health.
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.
Postdoctoral Research Associate on the AI Narratives project, exploring the public understanding of AI as constructed by fictional and nonfictional narratives. Kanta’s cutting edge research intersects the fields of science communication, literature and science, and science fiction.
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.