PhD Health Economist with experience working in Big 4 consulting firms EY and Deloitte and a secondment at the Department of Health.
Background in Health Research, including observational & clinical research in multiple fields. Passionate about child nutrition.
B.Eng, IRCA, CSWIP. Career Engineer with over 30 years of experience. Formerly at Transport for London.
Over 15 years of experience, former Head of Gene Discovery and Computational Research at BAT. Cambridge PhD with extensive commercial, teaching, and patent experience.
BEng CEng MIMechE. Chartered engineer with 26 years’ experience in the rail, consultancy and aerospace sectors. Well-practiced project manager with a keen interest in domestic green energy technology.
Rich background in equity data management and complex platform construction, formerly at S&P Dow Jones.
Talented Chef, who previously worked at the world famous Wolseley Restaurant, Dinner by Heston, and other top restaurants.
Heart of the Vertical Future team, bringing organisation from over 20 years of events experience, primarily in Ibiza.
Urbanisation and geography student with an interest in sustainability.
Argentine lawyer with previous experience in advising start-ups and growth companies.
Responsible for marketing, content support and creation. Background in design and marketing.
An Urban Food Data Scientist, who has previous experiences in human health, vertical farming, and smart cities.
Background in molecular plant biology and seed technology.
Chartered Mechanical Engineer who knows engineering is the problem solving tool for our society. Paul is at his happiest working on wicked problems then delivering simple, genuine and useful new solutions.
Former Bartender/Chef passionate about sustainability and excitable about food and drink.
Cambridge University graduate with a bachelors degree in Plant Sciences and a masters degree in Systems Biology. Keen interest in the food system and agricultural technology.
Experienced accountant with over 15 years working with various company types.
Experienced marketing professional with a passion for food and sustainability.
Former PwC partner, built and sold major recruitment business, and well-known across the industry. Focus on leadership and coaching.
Independent member of the House of Lords, Former CEO of NHS and Permanent Secretary of the UK Department of Health. Active in global health, author, Co-chair of Nursing Now.
Senior Pharma Executive. Previously VP at Sanofi (EMEA). Focus on Commercial. Avid traveller and foodie in her spare time.
Former FTSE 100 CFO, career Finance Director, accredited accountant. Focus on Finance.
Corporate lawyer & former Global President of the International Licensing Executive
Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) at Deliveroo, previously Chief Customer Officer at Treatwell and Groupalia.
CEO of Acceleris Capital; Vertical Future's Corporate Financiers.
Partner and Legal Counsel at Earthworm Capital; Vertical Future's lead seed round investor.
OBE for services to health. Physician and also leading authority (globally) on sexual health and HIV, as well as Chair of NASSH. Focus on Health and Strategy. Lover of rugby and nature in her spare time.
Marketing professional. Previously worked in managerial marketing roles at Loreal and Savse smoothies. Focus on Marketing.
Innovation Director at Crop Health and Protection Limited (CHAP). Established the UK Plant Sciences Federation and was awarded the Society of Biology Presidents Medal for support of the UK Plant Sciences Community.