ABOUT US

THE EXECUTIVE TEAM


Auriol Stevens

CEO

Auriol was appointed CEO and Director of Inogesis in July 2015. Auriol is also a Director of Restoration Partners, the Technology Merchant Bank. Outside of these executive roles, Auriol is the deputy chair of the Advisory Board for the Institute for Security Science and Technology, Imperial College and a member of the Investment Committee of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Bright Ideas Fund. As well as acting as mentor as part of professional programs like CyLon and Cyber 101, Auriol also advises several small businesses, and offers support and mentorship on an informal basis to individuals, with a particular emphasis on equality and diversity. Auriol is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (ACSI) and graduated with an LLB Honours Degree from Sussex University in 2005.   auriol@inogesis.com

Mike Kennedy

Director

Mike joined Inogesis in 2015 as part of the founding team. Mike has been involved in the venture capital and private equity fund management space since 2000 with 3i plc, YFM Group, Electra and Acuity Capital and has led multiple transactions ranging from seed through to exit across a range of sectors.   mike@inogesis.com

Tim McSweeney

Solutions Director

Tim is a founding member of Inogesis. He is responsible for the business strategy and process design, business development, special projects design, development and management support. Tim joined Inogesis in early 2017 after supporting the company as an advisor. He has over 15+ years’ experience in business analytics and information design, in the healthcare, media and non-profit sectors. Tim is also Partner of Restoration Partners and previously worked at GLL where he supported a partnership between GLL and the NHS in designing, implementing and operating a patient referral scheme.   tim@inogesis.com

Ollie Bone

Solutions Manager

Ollie joined Inogesis in the summer of 2016, bringing his enthusiasm for technology and knowledge of innovation to the role. Ollie graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2015 with a BA in English Literature. Following graduation he worked for a start-up app developer, before taking on a role in Digital Marketing for FST Marketing. ollie@inogesis.com

Elena Pedhiou

Marketing Executive

Elena manages the marketing and ecosystem engagement of the Inogesis SME and partner network and is Project Leader of the Cyber 101 bootcamp progreamme. Elena graduated from Manchester University in 2013 with a Marketing degree. She began her career at Marks and Spencer Plc on the Marketing Graduate Scheme in 2013 and has worked as a PR Associate in 2015 within the hospitality and retail industry before joining Inogesis in 2016. elena@inogesis.com

Fred Krefting

Innovation Analyst

Fred attended Newcastle University where he received a BA(hons) Geography degree. He then completed a Masters in Global Business Management in 2016. Upon completion he wanted to pursue a career in technology that allowed him to work with start-ups and therefore joined Inogesis at the turn of 2017. Now he is responsible for both finding and analysing new companies as well as managing the databases. fred@inogesis.com

Brad Pietras

Director of Technology

Brad has over twenty-years of experience in advanced programmes for Lockheed Martin, where he has led R&D initiatives around the world and with UK universities and industry. He is also presently a Ph.D. candidate in Neuroscience at the University of Maryland’s School of Medicine in Baltimore.  Brad joined Inogesis in 2016 and focuses on creating new start-up companies, advising our portfolio members, and shaping Virtual Technology Clusters. brad@inogesis.com

James Lort

Director

James is a partner at John Moore & Co and a founding partner of Inogesis. James is passionate about technology transfer and gained an understanding of its potential importance to the UK whilst working with Allied Minds, a US based Technology Company, initially helping it raise $100 million pre IPO in 2013 before aiding with its IPO on the LSE in June 2014. He has previously worked at Savills and Legal and General, is MRICS qualified and has passed Level 1 of the CFA Program. james@inogesis.com


THE BOARD



Sir Kenneth Olisa, OBE

Chairman

Sir Kenneth is Founder and Chairman of Restoration Partners, the boutique technology merchant bank and architects of Inogesis model. An IT industry veteran (IBM and Wang Laboratories). His pro-bono activities include chairing Thames Reach, Shaw Trust and the Powerlist Foundation. He is Her Majesty the Queen’s Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London.

Auriol Stevens

CEO

Auriol was appointed CEO and Director of Inogesis in July 2015. Auriol is also a Director of Restoration Partners, the Technology Merchant Bank. Outside of these executive roles, Auriol is the deputy chair of the Advisory Board for the Institute for Security Science and Technology, Imperial College and a member of the Investment Committee of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Bright Ideas Fund. As well as acting as mentor as part of professional programs like CyLon and Cyber 101, Auriol also advises several small businesses, and offers support and mentorship on an informal basis to individuals, with a particular emphasis on equality and diversity. Auriol is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (ACSI) and graduated with an LLB Honours Degree from Sussex University in 2005.   auriol@inogesis.com

Mike Kennedy

Director

Mike joined Inogesis in 2015 as part of the founding team. Mike has been involved in the venture capital and private equity fund management space since 2000 with 3i plc, YFM Group, Electra and Acuity Capital and has led multiple transactions ranging from seed through to exit across a range of sectors.   mike@inogesis.com

Janice Munday, CBE

Director

Prior to joining Inogesis in 2016, Janice Munday was Director of Advanced Manufacturing and Services for the UK Department of Business Innovation and Skills. Janice foresaw the need for large and small businesses to work closer together to achieve excellence when she developed and delivered the innovative Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative (AMSCI – 2012-2015). Additional highlights from her previous roles as a civil servant, include bringing in the right to request flexible working in 2002 and championing for more female executives in senior positions in UK business. janice@inogesis.com

Michael Wellesley-Wesley

Director

Michael is a seasoned veteran of the banking and technology industries with over 30 years of experience working in both the US and UK. Currently, Michael acts as an advisor and venture investor to Alpha Venture Partners, a technology focused venture capital firm based in New York. Michael was a co-founder and director of London-based boutique investment bank Stephen Rose and Partners, prior to which he worked at Paine Webber and Schroder’s Bank. michaelww@inogesis.com

John Moore

Director

John is a City veteran and entrepreneur with over 25 years’ experience. He is Chief Executive of John Moore & Co, an investment advisory business and was a founding partner in Execution Limited, which was sold to Banco Espirato Santo in 2010. John continues to create, advise and source finance for several businesses focussing on technology, oil and gas and government consultancy. john@inogesis.com