Business Shapers

Monthly Archives: February 2018

  • Shaper: Amelia Harvey

    Show aired on 24th February 2018 Amelia Harvey Amelia Harvey, co-founder of The Collective UK, a gourmet yoghurt brand, studied at Glasgow Calendonia University, where she gained a 2:1 in Marketing and Communication. After graduating in 2001, Amelia was a Regional Account Manager at Kellogg Company, quickly followed by role of Senior National Account Manager… Read more

  • Shaper: Nick English

    Show aired on 17th February 2018 Nick English Nick English, one half of the The Bremont Watch Company, was born and raised in Cambridge, and graduated with a First in Geography from Manchester University in 1993.¬†During his teen years he spent many hours flying and displaying historic aircraft with his father Euan, and his brother… Read more

  • Shapers: Simon Rogerson and Chris Hulatt

    Show aired on 10th February 2018 Simon Rogerson Simon studied at St Andrews University “mainly to play golf”, graduating with a first class MA in Modern Languages. He was an analyst at Mercury Asset Management between 1997-2000, eventually becoming the head of pharmaceutical and biotechnology in its global equity team. Since 2011, Simon has been… Read more

  • Fraud Insights: Findings of fact in arbitration form basis of grant of freezing order

    In Great Station Properties SA and another v UMS Holding Ltd and others [2017] EWHC 3330 (Comm) the Commercial Court granted a worldwide freezing order over the defendant’s assets in an attempt to secure enforcement of an arbitration award against the defendant exceeding US$305 million. Endorsing the Court of Appeal’s pronouncement of the test in… Read more

  • Shaper: Jason Trost

    Show aired on 3rd February 2018 Jason Trost Jason Trost is the founder and CEO of London-based Smarkets, one of the world’s largest betting exchanges. As a trading platform, Smarkets simplifies peer-to-peer betting on hundreds of markets daily, with a mission to provide the best odds and the lowest commission. In a few short years,… Read more

  • World Economic Forum: the impact of technological change on women in the workplace

    Last week saw business and political leaders descend on Davos for the annual World Economic Forum. In recent years, the WEF has increased its focus on gender equality in both the world of work and in wider society. In the run up to this year’s conference, it has published two reports from the WEF’s Education,… Read more