Formerly Director Apple Education EMEA, then Asia between 2004-2009. Led the team who built Education Podcasting, launched iTunes U in the UK and Europe, developed Apple Education mobile engagement and iOS Education APP’s. Currently Director, Advisor, Consultant and VC to a portfolio of early stage education technologies and mission driven businesses. Portfolio includes companies in London, Berlin, Beijing and Palo Alto. Mentor at Microsoft Ventures Accelerator, Telefonica WAYRA Accelerator, and The Duke of York’s iDEA project, London.
Consult to Wealth Management and Family Offices, Venture Capital and consortium of Angel investors. Often brought in to provide ‘a safe pair of hands’, to structure, mature and grow early stage investment in education and healthcare start-up businesses. With a worldwide network and experience, specialist in international business development, building strategic partnerships and JV’s.