Our Strategic Advisors
CEO of The Nest Club | Unilever)
Commercially minded brand builder with more than 20 years experience in growing businesses, from startup to blue chip including L'Oreal, Unilever and BBC. Passionate about building brands, services and products that delight the end user and positively enhance people’s lives; delivering superior brand experience as well as value for the brand, the business and the planet. An entrepreneurial and creative leader with an ability to build, inspire and motivate cross-functional teams. Specialist in the Prenatal and Postnatal market, with a strong network of medical experts.
(Ex Director of Sports Nutrition GNC)
Accomplished nutrition industry consultant with extensive knowledge and over 25 years hands-on experience and insight into the active nutrition, healthy snack and beverage categories within world-class nutrition companies across North America and EU. These have included GNC Europe (General Nutrition Centers) and Royal Numico where he helped establish European distribution for brands such as EAS, Twinlab and MET-Rx among others. Experienced in trans-global business models across multiple channels including Food, Drug & Mass, Specialty, B2B (international and domestic) distribution and e-commerce. Highly driven and passionately translates ideas from concept to consumer in the active nutrition marketplace.
Tech professional focused on product analysis and optimisation, currently at fintech Cleo AI. Previously worked in investment banking with experience in M&A and returns modelling. Key areas of interest include biotech, particularly quantifying health outcomes to increase healthy lifespan, and fintech, with a focus on automating financial decisions using AI. Graduated from King's College London with a first class degree in B.Sc Economics and Management.
Nick is Finance Director for 1Rebel, one of the leading boutiques fitness brands. He has a passion for the intersection of health, fitness, and technology. Previously Nick spent 10 years in the healthcare IT industry in various finance roles at Cerner Corporation and General Electric, and he is a qualified chartered accountant.
(The Oxford Health Company)
Founder of a large-scale contract manufacturer of healthcare products and services, with deep expertise in compliance, R&D, product innovation, logistics and ingredient procurement.
(Partner at Sidra Venture Capital)
Pierce was named in Ireland’s 30 under 30 and named Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur for the Irish Midlands in 2019. He is also a partner in Sidra Venture Capital which brings together a young founding team with over a decade of investment and start-up experience that helps in identifying high potential early stage opportunities as well as aiding these start-ups achieve their potential.
(Founder of Fresh fitness food)