Simon Thorpe, UKBAA Business Angel of the Year 2016/2017

An angel investor in UK tech companies with 5 exits to date, Simon has so far backed 11 female founders.  He is MD of Delta2020; a member of the board of Cambridge Angels, Cambridge Capital Group & Angel Academe; and a mentor for the University of Manchester, Cambridge Judge Business School’s Accelerate Cambridge programme and Angel Academe’s female entrepreneur programme.

Professor Sahakian is an internationally renowned expert in the fields of cognitive psychopharmacology, neuroethics & neuropsychology. Professor Sahakian is collaborating with Bailey Fisher on unique research into cognitive & environmental factors influencing female founders/CEOs in pursuing their roles.

Edwina Dunn is Co-founder of Dunnhumby and creator of the Tesco Clubcard, an innovation that transformed Tesco and changed retailing forever.  Edwina led the growth of Dunnhumby over 12 years from a team of 2 to 1500 employees reaching 350m customers in 25 countries.

Martina is CEO of Featurspace & NED Debenhams & Cineworld.