The Team

Sarah Turner
Co-founder & CEO

Simon Hopkins
Co-founder & COO

MJ Bertrand
Network Manager

Advisory Board

Francesca Tondi
Angel Investor, Mentor,     NED

Anjali Ramachandran
Co-founder of Ada's List, Director at Storythings, Mentor

Mel Varley
Angel Investor, Mentor,     NED

Meganne Houghton-Berry
Angel Investor, Mentor,   NED

James Fulforth
Partner at Kingsley Napley, Legal Advisor

Ros Singleton
Angel Investor, MD UK Broadband

Audrey Mandela
Angel Investor, Mentor, NED, Entrepreneur

Mark Pattenden
Private Client Tax Director at haysmacintyre

Seb Dovey
Angel Investor, Mentor, NED, Entrepreneur

Jodie O’Keefe
Angel Investor, Mentor,     MD NW3 Ventures



Entrepreneurs in Residence

Jude Ower, Founder & CEO, Playmob; Lauren Hine, Snr Director of Operations, Techstars; Diana Biggs, Head of Digital Innovation, HSBC


Sponsors & Partners

haysmacintyre is a leading mid-tier firm of Chartered Accountants and tax advisers based in central London advising entrepreneurs and fast-growth businesses as well as AIM and listed companies across the UK and internationally. We focus on key sectors, such as creative media and technology, hospitality, financial services and property, so our clients benefit from advisers familiar with their industry and common issues. haysmacintyre provides a wide range of services including: business outsourcing, company secretarial, corporate finance, EIS and SEIS, external audit, employment tax, R&D and Patent Box relief, share option schemes, tax compliance and VAT.  haysmacintyre were named Mid-Tier Firm of the Year 2014 at The British Accountancy Awards.


Kingsley Napley is an internationally recognised law firm based in central London. Our wide range of expertise provides support for clients in all areas of their business and private life. Jane Keir (senior partner) and Linda Woolley (managing partner) are the only women in the most senior posts of a top 100 UK law firm and with 40% of our partnership also being women, Kingsley Napley is proud to support the objectives of Angel Academe through mentoring and sponsorship