Speakers | BVCA High Growth

High Growth 2022

7 - 8 June 2022 | Central London


Hear unmatched insight from over 70 experienced, high-calibre speakers from across the industry

Across two days, our speakers will be discussing the hottest topics in over 12 hours of debates, panel discussions, interviews and presentations. Click on a speaker below to view their profile and learn more about them. Additional speakers are to be announced soon.

Day 1: Venture

Seed to Series A

Day 2: Growth

Late Stage Venture and Growth Capital
Guillermo Acilu Co-Founder & CTO, FrontM
James Adams Head of Talent, Beringea
Charlotte Bax Founder & CEO, Captur
Rod Beer Managing Director, UK Business Angel Association
Dr Manjari Chandran-Ramesh Partner, Amadeus
Peter Cowley Entrepreneur and angel investor
Sarah Drinkwater Advisor and Angel Investor
Chris Elphick Policy Manager, Venture Capital, BVCA
Victoria Ferguson Partner & General Counsel, MMC
Richard Hoskins Co Principal, Kin Group
Cian Hughes Partner, Sure Valley Ventures
Charlie Hunt Principal Consultant, Director of UK, PER
Farhan Lalji Managing Director, Anthemis
Marcus Love Co-founder & Partner, Love Ventures
Gurpreet Manku Deputy Director General, BVCA
Deepali Nangia Partner, Speedinvest
Thomas Olszewski Founder & CEO, Koyo Loans
Sam Perry Director of Strategic Alliances - Private Equity, Globalization Partners
Cate Poulson Head of Talent Network, BGF
Sonia Powar Chair of Investment Committee, Frog Capital
Jane Reddin Talent Director, AlbionVC
David Ribeiro CEO, ProAxsis
Leo Ringer Founding Partner, Form Ventures
Sally Roberts General Counsel, Accel
Layla Sargent Founder, The Seam
Carol Savage Founder & CEO, Not In The Guidebooks
Jas Schembri Co-Founder, Luna
Graham Schwikkard CEO, SyndicateRoom
Stefano Sironi Co-Founder & CEO, Axioma
David Strong Partner, Marriott Harrison
Dr Simon Thomas CEO, Paragraf
Jenny Tooth OBE Executive Chair, UK Business Angel Association
Maria Wagner Partner, Beringea
Henry Whorwood Head of Research & Consultancy, Beauhurst
Andrew Williamson Managing Partner, Cambridge Innovation Capital
Amy Abbott Director, Events, BVCA
Amelia Armour Partner, Amadeus Capital Partners
Kerry Baldwin Managing Partner, IQ Capital
Shane Barry-Lyons Principal, Kreos Capital
Ravi Bhatt Director, Responsible Investment, Apis
Maria Carradice Managing Director, Specialist – ESG, Mayfair Equity Partners
Richard Colbert CFO, Monica Vinader
Ian Connatty Managing Director, Direct and Co-investments, British Patient Capital
Jack Eadie Partner, Downing Ventures
Stephen Edwards Co-Managing Partner, Soho Square Capital
Chris Elphick Policy Manager, Venture Capital, BVCA
Gilad Engel Partner, Target Global
Judith Hartley CEO, British Patient Capital
Damien Henault Partner, TempoCap
Christine Hockley Managing Director, Funds, British Patient Capital
Dr Ilian Iliev CEO, NetScientific PLC
Llewellyn John Partner, FPE Capital
Flor Kassai Partner, Inflexion
Spyro Korsanos Managing General Partner, Fuse Venture Partners
Michael Labriola Partner, Wilson Sonsini
Ian Lane Partner, Cambridge Innovation Capital
Malcolm MacDougall Partner, Stephenson Harwood
Gurpreet Manku Deputy Director General, BVCA
Fidel Manolopoulos Principal, EMEA Investment, Hermes GPE
Richard Matthews COO, Augmentum
Kirstie Maydew M&A Director, Coca Cola Europacific Partners
Karen McCormick Chief Investment Officer, Beringea
Jess McCreadie Principal, Octopus Ventures
Andrew Mitchell Director General for Exports, Department for International Trade
Michael Moore Director General, BVCA
Bailey Morrow Managing Director, Venture & Growth, Silicon Valley Bank
Tom Mullan CFO, Gresham Technologies
Stephen Nundy Partner & CTO, Lakestar
Chris Philp MP Minister for Tech and the Digital Economy
Charlotte Phipps-Hornby Head of Corporate BD, Senior Director, Vistra
Joanna Scott Managing Director, BOOST&Co
Richard Shaw Partner, Growth Capital Partners
Arron Shepherd Co-Founder and Chief Storyteller, Goat
Luke Smith CEO, Croud
Dr Keith Strickland CEO, Plessey
Paul Taylor Founder & CEO, Thought Machine
Victoria Wain Investment Director, Phoenix Equity Partners
Rupert West Managing Director, Puma Private Equity
Antonia Whitecourt Head of Finance, Seedcamp
Ben Wilkinson CFO, Molten
Jim Wilkinson CEO, Zuto