Launching of AEUK
Welcome message by Mariano Mayer, Argentine Secretary for Entrepreneurs and SMEs
The past 8th March was the launching of Argentine Entrepreneurs in the UK (AEUK) at the residence of the Argentine Ambassador to the UK, H.E. Carlos Cersale di Cerisano.
After the Ambassador's welcoming words, members of AEUK made a brief introduction to set the objectives of this new institution followed by a panel of key player in the UK entrepreneurial scene and a networking reception with good Argentine wine and food.
Why is the entrepreneurial environment essential for community and economic development?
DIEGO MELLER, JAMPP.
Diego co-founded Livra.com in 2000, which became the leading online market research company in Latin America later acquired by IPSOS. In 2013, he co-founded Jampp, a performance marketing platform employing 80 people with offices in Buenos Aires, San Francisco, London, Berlin, São Paulo and Cape Town, and a global client base.
OLIVER THOMAS, DOCTIFY.
A former Goldman Sachs, Roland Berger and Bain & Company,he founded a South African enterprise and led a 20-people manufacturing firm to a successful exit in Argentina before becoming CEO at Doctify, the number 1 market place for private healthcare in the UK.
FEDERICO ALVAREZ DEMALDE, OAKTREE CAPITAL.
Federico has 14 years experience in investment banking, hedge fund and private equity, investing across the globe (US, Latin America, Europe and Asia). His personal portfolio includes investments in over 10 start-ups.
ANDREW HUMPHRIES, UK DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE.
Andrew is a Dealmaker at the Global Entrepreneur Programme, DIT. He co-founded the Bakery, a corporate innovation accelerator, bringing together the world leading brands and organisations with the best entrepreneurial innovators to solve real world challenges. He is a keynote speaker, event designer and mentor.