Top Influencers: 8 UK Chairman and Founder’s To Follow in 2022

3 years ago

Chairman and Founder play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Chairman and Founder role. We have selected these Chairman and Founder’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Chairman and Founder’s. The list is in no particular order!

Olinga Taeed

Chairman and Founder @ Seratio

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Olinga is Director of the Centre for Citizenship, Enterprise and Governance and attributed with the creation of the Social Earnings Ratio (S/E). He is Council Member (one of 7) and Expert Advisor to the Government Ministry of Commerce China ECommerce Blockchain Committee. He is Visiting Professor in Blockchain at Birmingham City University, and Editor-in-Chief of 3 journals – Frontiers in Blockchain with 367 editors, Social Value & Intangibles Review and Efficiency Exchange. Learn more about Olinga Taeed on Crunchbase…

Measurement of Intangible Non-Financial Value, Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Read more aboutSeratio on Crunchbase…

Leo Noe

Executive Chairman and Founder @ Noe Group

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Robert Courtneidge

Past Chairman and Founder @ Prepaid International Forum

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Robert Courtneidge is the Firm’s Global Head of Cards & Payments. Robert is noted for his knowledge and experience in the e-money area, where he has acted on matters for major financial institutions around the world, as well as for internationally well-known technology providers. He has more than 26 years of experience in the cards and payment systems and is skilled in all aspects of consumer finance issues, including consumer protection, banking regulation and compliance and data protection. Robert works closely with The Payments Services Regulator, HM Treasury and the Financial Conduct Association and other compliance and industry bodies to ensure compliance for his clients. He places special emphasis on working with high tech industries and products in the financial services industry, embracing new technological and legislative/regulatory developments. Many of his clients have new products, and he is able to guide them in the process of bringing them to the market. Learn more about Robert Courtneidge on Crunchbase…

The Prepaid International Forum (PIF) is a principal trade association for the prepaid industry. Read more aboutPrepaid International Forum on Crunchbase…

Jonathan Rowland

Chairman and Founder @ R8 Group

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R8 Group is building the next-gen banking ecosystem for a decentralized economy. Read more aboutR8 Group on Crunchbase…

Chris North

Vice Chairman and Founder @ Front Row Club

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Front Row Club is an online rugby community that connects people in a virtual clubhouse. Read more aboutFront Row Club on Crunchbase…

Roger Wilson

Chairman and Founder @ Adept Technology Group Plc

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Roger has worked in telecommunications since 1993. In addition to being the first Managing Director for Telewest’s residential consumer business in the UK he spent 3 years in Poland successfully building a business for American investors. He was Managing Director of the European Competitive Telecommunications Association until January 2006. Learn more about Roger Wilson on Crunchbase…

Adept Technology Group is one of COMMS Integrators offering best-in-class breed solutions from any UK network, customized to your needs. Read more aboutAdept Technology Group Plc on Crunchbase…

Chris Dodson OBE DL

Chairman and Founder @ Torftech

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Torftech group of companies develop, licence and provide the TORBED Energy Technologies to a wide range of industries. Read more aboutTorftech on Crunchbase…

Martin Smith

Chairman and Founder @ The Security Awareness Special Interest Group

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Martin gained his degree in behavioural psychology and spent 15 years as a commissioned officer in the Royal Air Force, employed in counter-espionage and counter-terrorism duties. After being awarded the MBE for this work, he joined Touche Ross Management Consultants before becoming the Senior Director of Corporate Security for Kroll Associates, moving on to Standard Chartered Bank as Head of Information Security and (in 1997) forming The Security Company International Limited. Martin is an internationally recognised author and speaker on his specialist subject of the human factor in security. He is a Fellow of The Security Institute, a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists and Chairman and Founder of the Security Awareness Special Interest Group. He is an active member of ASIS International Europe and the Information Assurance Advisory Council, and a member of the Independent Advisory Panel of the Office for Nuclear Regulation. In March 2017, Martin was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural OSPAs ceremony for his work in information security, especially his championing of the human factor in security breaches and raising employee awareness of where threats lie. Learn more about Martin Smith on Crunchbase…

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