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Top Influencers: 28 UK Director of Business Development’s To Follow in 2022

Director of Business Development play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Director of Business Development role. We have selected these Director of Business Development’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 Director of Business Development’s. The list is in no particular order!

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Charlie Faulkner

Director of Business Development @ Manage

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Lexie Hope

Director Of Business Development @ Learning 3D

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Learning 3D is the brainchild of a group of educators who believe there is a better way in learning Read more aboutLearning 3D on Crunchbase…

Graham Skelton

Director Of Business Development @ Cleaner Seas Group

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Cleaner Seas Group makes tech and innovation solutions to tackle microplastic pollution. Read more aboutCleaner Seas Group on Crunchbase…

Natasha Bhatia

Director of Business Development @ Apax Partners

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Apax Partners is an independent global partnership focused solely on long-term investment in growth companies. Read more aboutApax Partners on Crunchbase…

Tom Williams

Co-founder & Director of Business Development @ Rota

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Tom Williams is a co-founder of Rota, a mobile app that connects a variety of hospitality venues with trained and vetted staff, offering better working conditions, value and quality to all stakeholders. Learn more about Tom Williams on Crunchbase…

SAAS Mobile and desktop Apps to provide Total Workforce Technology for the whole workforce (internal and external) Read more aboutRota on Crunchbase…

James Buckley

Director of Business Development @ Attest

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James Buckley is the Director of Business Development at Attest Learn more about James Buckley on Crunchbase…

Attest is a consumer research platform that delivers consumer data that drive predictable and repeatable growth to businesses. Read more aboutAttest on Crunchbase…

Jon-Paul Clarke

Director of Business Development @ Wireless Logic

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Jon-Paul (JP) joined the management team in 2008 and has worked in industrial communications and network management solutions for over 15 years. JP is responsible for identifying and developing new and emerging sectors within the M2M space as well as project managing the integration of clients’ systems with Wireless Logic’s NetPro infrastructure. Learn more about Jon-Paul Clarke on Crunchbase…

Wireless Logic is an M2M & IoT managed services provider delivering multiple bearer connectivity and value-added services. Read more aboutWireless Logic on Crunchbase…

Cyril Duprat

Director of Business Development @ Mux

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Joshua Pierson

Director of Business Development @ Ometria

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Joshua Pierson is Business Development Director at Ometria. Learn more about Joshua Pierson on Crunchbase…

Ometria is a customer data and marketing platform that helps retailers increase CRM revenue by sending personalized marketing messages. Read more aboutOmetria on Crunchbase…

Alastair Davidson

Director of Business Development @ Wireless Infrastructure Group

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Alastair has spent over 20 years in the communications industry working in the mobile, public safety and fibre sectors. In his last role Alastair led the mobile operator business at Arqiva, helping customers to roll out their 3G and 4G networks. Learn more about Alastair Davidson on Crunchbase…

Wireless Infrastructure Group is an independent infrastructure company. Read more aboutWireless Infrastructure Group on Crunchbase…

Courtney Nicholson

Director Of Business Development @ Abcam

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An innovator in life science reagents and tools serving life science researchers globally to achieve their mission, faster. Read more aboutAbcam on Crunchbase…

Shaz Shah

Co-Founder and Director of Business Development @ Harry Specters

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Shaz has 18 years’ experience in the technology sector having worked with multinationals and medium sized companies. He was a founder of a technology company which he built up through partnerships. He later sold his company and stayed as adviser to develop business in the Middle East, Pakistan and USA. He has an MBA degree from Cranfield School of Management and his professional interests include value co-creation through partnerships and collaboration. He likes to mentor people from disadvantaged backgrounds in order to make a positive change in their lives. Learn more about Shaz Shah on Crunchbase…

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Kevin Vreeland

Senior Director of Business Development @ AssureTec Technologies

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Kevin Vreeland is Senior Director of Business Development. He has more than ten years of experience helping high-tech organizations build structured sales approaches for unique market requirements. Prior to AssureTec, Mr. Vreeland worked for MorphoTrust USA, helping them defining and building their commercial offering and market. He has held similar roles with startups and small established organizations. He graduated from Northeastern University with a B.S. in Computer Engineering Technology. Learn more about Kevin Vreeland on Crunchbase…

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Julia Wilde

Director of Business Development & Marketing @ Agatha Christie

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Julia Wilde is the Director of Business Development and Marketing for Agatha Christie Limited (ACL), the company that owns, controls and manages the works of Agatha Christie. Primarily this involves exploitation of all of Agatha Christie’s 80+ books and short stories exploitation of all of Agatha Christie’s 80+ books and short stories and 19 plays across publishing, digital production, merchandise and live events, as well as leading on brand and digital strategy. Working with the biggest names in film, television, publishing, stage and now digital, ACL ensures that Christie’s work continues to reach new audiences in innovative ways and to the highest standard. Prior to her appointment at ACL, Julia ran the Digital and Marketing team for Four Colman Getty (an arts, culture and campaigning agency) working with a wide array of clients in publishing, such as Man Booker Prizes, Harper Collins, IPAF and Penguin, and public service including Adult Learners’ Week, NIACE and Addaction. From 2006 to 2011, Julia was based in Hong Kong holding a number of senior executive marketing and commercial positions for Standard Bank and latterly an investment group encompassing property (IP Global) and sports media (Chatter Productions) investment and development activity. Learn more about Julia Wilde on Crunchbase…

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Julia Wilde

Director of Business Development & Marketing @ Agatha Christie

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Julia Wilde is the Director of Business Development and Marketing for Agatha Christie Limited (ACL), the company that owns, controls and manages the works of Agatha Christie. Primarily this involves exploitation of all of Agatha Christie’s 80+ books and short stories exploitation of all of Agatha Christie’s 80+ books and short stories and 19 plays across publishing, digital production, merchandise and live events, as well as leading on brand and digital strategy. Working with the biggest names in film, television, publishing, stage and now digital, ACL ensures that Christie’s work continues to reach new audiences in innovative ways and to the highest standard. Prior to her appointment at ACL, Julia ran the Digital and Marketing team for Four Colman Getty (an arts, culture and campaigning agency) working with a wide array of clients in publishing, such as Man Booker Prizes, Harper Collins, IPAF and Penguin, and public service including Adult Learners’ Week, NIACE and Addaction. From 2006 to 2011, Julia was based in Hong Kong holding a number of senior executive marketing and commercial positions for Standard Bank and latterly an investment group encompassing property (IP Global) and sports media (Chatter Productions) investment and development activity. Learn more about Julia Wilde on Crunchbase…

Read more aboutAgatha Christie on Crunchbase…

Ben Mills

Director Of Business Development @ Minerva

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Minerva gives legal firms an easy-to-use, accessible portal to help them build their business and satisfy their clients. Read more aboutMinerva on Crunchbase…

Jon McLoone

Director of Business Development @ Wolfram Research

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Jon McLoone As Director of Technical Services, Communication and Strategy at Wolfram Research Europe, Jon Mc Loone is central to driving the company’s technical business strategy and leading the consulting solutions team. Described as “The Computation Company”, the Wolfram group are world leaders in integrated technology for computation, data science and AI including machine learning. With over 25 years of experience working with Wolfram Technologies, Jon has helped in directing software development, system design, technical marketing, corporate policy, business strategies and much more. He leads the technical services team who deliver data science and computation solutions for engineering, business and scientific sectors. Jon gives regular keynote appearances and media interviews on topics such as the Future of AI, Enterprise Computation Strategies and Education Reform, across multiple fields including healthcare, fintech and data science. He holds a degree in mathematics from the University of Durham. Jon is also Co-founder and Director of Development for computerbasedmath.org, an organisation dedicated to a fundamental reform of maths education and the introduction of computational thinking. The movement is now a worldwide force in re-engineering the STEM curriculum with early projects in Estonia, Sweden and Africa. Learn more about Jon McLoone on Crunchbase…

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Nermine Dardir

Regional Director Of Business Development @ Wearable Technologies

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Nermine has extensive experience in developing retail channels, supply chain, workforce and operations management. Her specialisation lies in channel management, Nermine is working with the WTL team in building the company’s global distribution networks with a focus on the Middle East. She will also be advising the Company’s Internet of Things/Mobile strategy and in particular its relationships with global mobile operators such as Vodafone where she previously spent much of her career. Learn more about Nermine Dardir on Crunchbase…

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Dean Pailing

Director of Business Development @ Travel Airport Plus

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Anthi Pashi

Director Of Business Development @ VMLY&R

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Evgeny Zlotin

Director of Business Development @ JuJu Media

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Providing bespoke software solutions and innovative marketing tools. Read more aboutJuJu Media on Crunchbase…

Rafael Frankow

Director of Business Development @ Igloohome

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Frankow Ltd is a channel focused consultancy company providing support for Smart Tech and Startup community. Having worked for vendors and specialist distributors in the PC and Apple arenas, I have a wide and diverse network of contacts & relationships with distributors, retailers and resellers across Europe. I’m a strong believer in business relationships and the principle that people buy from people. I’m very passionate about consumer electronics industry and interested in collaborating with potential vendors and startups. Learn more about Rafael Frankow on Crunchbase…

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Nathan Gaydhani

Director Of Business Development @ PixelMill

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Nick Bingham

Director of Business Development @ Gamar

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Easily scan and map your surroundings to create natural interactions with 3D augmented reality and increase engagement & footfall. Read more aboutGamar on Crunchbase…

Malcolm Cressey

Director of Business Development & Financial Services and Banking @ Mastek

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Malcolm Cressey joined the Mastek Banking team from CSC where Malcolm was a Principal Banking Solutions Consultant, specialising in generating a variety of offering propositions for the UK and European banking market. Malcolm has over 40 years of experience in Banking from both sides of the industry (Banker and Vendor). From a start at First National Bank in South Africa, Malcolm has progressed over the years to consulting and sales. Malcolm brings specialist knowledge in core banking, debit and credit card management systems, and more recently, in testing services. Learn more about Malcolm Cressey on Crunchbase…

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Marcus Hughes

Director of Business Development @ Bottomline Technologies

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Marcus Hughes serves as the Director of Business Development at Bottomline Technologies. Learn more about Marcus Hughes on Crunchbase…

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Ian Gordon

Director of Business Development, European Markets @ ZE PowerGroup

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Ian is an expert resource for ZE, and is currently based in the UK as Director of European Markets. Ian brings a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience with an extensive background in IT and the energy industry. He has helped establish ZEMA as the global standard for data management and analysis. His expertise, enthusiasm and drive are key contributors to powering ZE in the European market. Ian is very adept at understanding client requirements and translating them into concrete business specifications. Learn more about Ian Gordon on Crunchbase…

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Harpal Gill

Director of Business Development, London @ PeerNova

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