our advisory board
Mamta is Co-Founder and CEO of Chemical Watch, which has grown from an initial investment made by its two co-founders with their own funds and a few committed people in 2007, into an organisation with a staff of more than 50 people. Recently, Chemical Watch transformed its proposition into a membership model, serving global companies to use, design and sell safer and more sustainable products.
Neil has 20 years’ experience of executive leadership in data and research focused businesses. Neil was CEO of Argus Media, an energy and commodity price reporting agency. Having tripled revenues and profits since 2010, Neil led the 2016 sale to new investors valuing Argus at c.£1billion.
Nandini is CEO of Procurement Leaders, recently acquired by World 50. Nandini has 20 years of success beginning her career with EY Management Consulting in APAC, serving as Executive Committee member of CEB (now a Gartner company) and Opower (now Oracle), where she was SVP and MD, tasked with launching their EMEA business and supporting their successful Nasdaq IPO.
Rory co-founded AgriBriefing in 2010 and serves as Group CEO. Prior to that, Rory spent over 20 years in senior positions across a wide range of premium international business intelligence companies. Rory’s marketing background ensures a deep focus on the needs of end-user communities to deliver products which help those communities operate more effectively.
Following a MBO, Faversham House focuses on 3 sectors, utilities, sustainability and energy, and visual communications. The company is expanding a membership model with the aim of sales and subscriptions driving the next stage of Faversham House’s development and growth.
Jonathon Whiteley has been announced as a ‘One to Watch’ in the 50 most ambitious leaders of 2019 by LDC, the private equity arm of Lloyds Banking Group.
An entrepreneur in the communications world for over two decades, Victoria has recently launched Kademy, an innovative learning resource for communication professionals. Victoria was one of the co-founders of Melcrum, a successful company acquired by CEB (now a Gartner company).
Alex Co-Founded Procurement Leaders in 2004, creating a high growth expert network membership platform recently acquired by World 50.
Ashley founded Econsultancy in 1999. He remains with the business as the president of Centaur Media’s marketing portfolio. Ashley is involved in a number of digital businesses and ventures as investor, adviser, mentor and operationally, outside of his involvement with Econsultancy.
Ben is the Managing Director of Risk.net, a subscription and events business delivering in-depth analytical content on risk management, derivatives and regulation. Ben is responsible for the strategic direction of product portfolio, and leading the management team to deliver new products, subscriptions, events and marketing services growth. Prior to this role, Ben worked at incisive media and emap.
Rachel is portfolio director at Contentive, and is responsible for growing an international portfolio of market leading events across HR, Finance and Marketing, and leading a team of marketers, producers, operations managers and sales teams. Rachel has more than a decade of experience in the b2b sector.
Andy is Managing Director of Centaur’s Legal Division and is successfully delivering substantial new digital products and accelerated growth in subscriptions. Prior to joining Centaur, he was Managing Director of Public Sector at EMAP, part of Ascential, where he transformed the market-leading Health Service Journal from print to digital-only, and from advertising to subscriptions.
Alison is Managing Director at Media Business Insight, where her team delivers content, insights and events for the creative media industry. Alison has also held commercial roles at emap, and Haymarket.
Laura is Managing Director at Leaders in Sport, responsible for strategic planning and tactical implementation of marketing across the business, spanning brand, digital, content, communications and CRM. Prior to this, Laura managed marketing, audience growth and paid content revenue streams for UK leading media brands Marketing Week, Creative Review and Design Week at Centaur Media, reaching an audience of over 3 million every year.
Alex is Managing Director of Clarion's Digital Marketing Portfolio and iGaming Business. Alex has 20 years experience in the b2b sector delivering global events and subscriptions.
Most recently, Nick held the MD role at CRU International. CRU provides market analysis and management consultancy services for mining, metals and fertilizer industries world-wide.