This board consists of insightful business leaders advising Global Chamber® London in our efforts to support international trade and businesses in the region.
Principal, J.Burton Walsh Ltd
Bharat operates at the intersection of the Technology (Big Data/Cloud/Cyber Security/AI and VR/AR) and Entertainment (Film and Television Studios, Talent Agencies, Record Labels and Gaming) worlds. Part of his work is to help fund the dreams of ambitious entrepreneurs and management teams who believe they “can change the world”. For the Private Equity and Venture Capital world he originates deals that will substantially enhance the value of their portfolios and funds. Bharat has spent 20 years operating in a professional environment. First as a “Headhunter”, the within in “Deal Origination” for Mid-Market Private Equity companies and now as “Unicorn Herder” helping companies and management teams achieve funding and operational expertise that will lead them to “Unicorn” status - £1billion valuation.
Paul Leslie Vousden
Director, Corporate Counsel
Senior manager with experience of team building and company expansions. Excellent communication skills and a professional background in corporate communications. A qualified business coach with The Core Asset – a leading coaching system for SMEs. Corporate Counsel provides a range of business advisory services helping companies to access investment for growth and providing strategic direction and management coaching.
We can also advise on corporate governance, PR and communications and business planning.
Financial Adviser, Charles Derby Financial Services Ltd
As acting MD of Applied DNA Science (Europe), Tony presented their technology at the Association of Chief Police Officers in 2010 and received the Excellence in Policing Award. He also facilitated £56m from the UK Government for disaster relief in 2014. He works now as a pro-bono Banking Adviser to the Start Network; Start Network is 42 Brand Name charities responsible for over 70% of International disaster relief response. Currently, Tony serves as a financial adviser for Charles Derby Financial Services, ltd. Previously, he was the Founder and CEO of Arjent Limited (2001-2009) and Director of Kleinwort Benson Investment Management (1982 - 1998).