To celebrate International Women’s day on the 8th March we wanted to champion some of our many female founders so, this month, we caught up with Meeta Gournay, the co-founder of Three Spirit Drinks, a functional, healthier alternative to booze. Made entirely by plants, the drinks’ ingredients are chosen to give you genuine feelings of bliss alongside a great taste.
This month we caught up with Louisa Ziane, the COO of Toast Ale. Louisa set up Toast in 2015 to tackle food waste. Toast uses surplus bread in the catering industry to replace barley in the brewing industry. Louisa manages the company’s commitment to people, planet and profit and ensures the brand represents Toast’s purpose.
Rebecca Saunders is the founder of Seekology, a new concept store and platform showcasing remarkable beauty + well-being brands. All the brands featured at Seekology are independent, British brands, many of which have never been sold in a physical retail store
Having worked together in the financial markets sector for more than 20 years, three friends: Mark Henry, Richard Evans and Antony Sidney-Woollett decided it was time to break away and go it on their own. Five years on and they’ve formed an independent and highly successful organisation, RAM FX, which offers a range of services in the financial markets to clients that include corporates, funds, family offices and high net-worth individuals.
This Igniting the Spark is slightly different in that we have talked to Jemilla Olufeko, the only in-house Lawyer at ROLI, a music tech start up and one of our clients. She made the move 10 months ago from working at a large city law firm when she was sent on secondment to ROLI. She loved it so much that she quit her job at the law firm and after reading this interview you will want to work there as well!