Introducing TFD’s best business minds

Providing you access to industry-leading expertise

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Adil Khan
Adil is the managing director of Sprintlaw’s first international office in London. Sprintlaw is on a mission to automate, de-mystify and simplify basic legal services for startups and small businesses.
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Andrew Gibb
A commercially minded Chief Financial Officer in the cryptocurrency and blockchain industry. I am a senior finance executive with a wealth of international banking, finance and risk management experience within bulge bracket institutions. I am a natural communicator, a strategic thinker, and collaborative senior leader; accustomed to a fast-paced and challenging environment with a history of success.
Anthony Rose
Anthony is CEO of SeedLegals, a revolutionary legal tech platform that lets startups and investors complete the legals needed to build, grow and fund their business, at a fraction of the cost of using a law firm. Anthony also ran the BBC iPlayer from 2007-2010, taking it from pre-launch to major success.
Brian Nichol
Brian is a seasoned finance expert who has experience spanning both the corporate world as a SVP in various finance and sales roles, as well as the consulting space, helping a variety of business to grow and prosper.
Chris Lang
Chris founded Flash Partners in 2007, with the aim of ensuring companies in the creative sector have access to the right highly skilled finance professionals they need in order to succeed. Chris is also an Associate Chartered Management Accountant with 30 years of experience working in the creative sector.
Ciaran O’Donnell
Ciaran is a VirtualFD or freelance finance director for early-stage companies. He’s on a mission to help business owners like you Own Your Numbers. He won FD/CFO of the Year at the 2019 British Accountancy Awards.
David Tuck
David founded Chaser as CEO for 7 years to help build it into the market-leading cloud credit control SaaS solution to help businesses get their invoices paid. David raised £3.3 million across 3 different funding rounds for Chaser, and built his team to 25 people.
Donna Sewell
Donna is CEO at LegalEdge, who are on a mission to bring affordable in-house legal services in all tech and media scale-ups. LegalEdge are a practical and affordable legal solution. They set up a cost-effective and efficient legal function (people, processes, tech), working as part of your operations team. They analyse risk and prioritise what is important.
Ian Shaw
Ian advises both public and private companies on the design, implementation and operation of a full range of share-based incentive plans, in particular tax-favoured arrangements. He also advisers on the share scheme aspects of IPOs and M&A transactions.
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India Gilling
India is Senior Account Manager at ISQ Crowdfunding. ISQ support companies in launching successful equity crowdfunding campaigns on some of Europe’s leading equity funding platforms.
Mohamed Chaudry
Mohamed is CFO at SEAJET Systems. He is a dynamic and visionary CFO, and entrepreneurial growth accelerator, with over 20 years of proven track record in corporate finance; focusing on high growth, turnarounds, fundraising, financial strategy, and implementing solid governance.
Nat Mortazavi
Nat founded Apogee Associates, the sustainable R&D tax credit specialists, as he believes UK businesses deserve an offering that is second-to-none for service and value delivered, whilst also having a positive impact on the environment. Apogee have maintained an 100% success rate for the over 500 applications they have worked with.
Sean Huggett
Sean specialises in data protection, information risk and information security consulting. He is a qualified barrister, having been called to the Bar in 1998, and started his career as an in-house lawyer working in intellectual property, data protection and commercial contracts. He later progressed into commercial leadership roles, working in a number of sectors before specialising in governance, risk and compliance with a focus on privacy and security. Sean is also Managing Director at Evalian®.