Who we are

  • Charles Mallo

    Charles Mallo

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    Charles Mallo Director, Academic and Technology Ventures

    +44 (0) 20 7594 1503

    Location

    Enterprise, Imperial College London, Level 3 Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ

    Charles joined Imperial in 2009 from a career in engineering, industry and private and public healthcare in the UK and abroad. He holds a first class MEng, with executive education at a number of top, global MBA schools.

  • Ivona Ryan

    Ivona Ryan

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    Ivona Ryan Executive Coordinator (Academic and Technology Ventures, Corporate Engagement)

    +44 (0) 20 7594 8948

    Location

    Enterprise, Imperial College London, Level 3 Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ

    Ivona joined Imperial in 2007 after 10 years of working across a variety of sectors, including education, international development and industry. Ivona holds an MA in Polish Philology from the University of Wroclaw.

     

  • Vicky Kilcoyne

    Vicky Kilcoyne

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    Vicky Kilcoyne Associate Director (Commercial Development), Academic and Enterprise Ventures

    +44 (0) 20 7594 9622

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    Vicky joined Imperial Consultants in 1999 and transferred to Imperial in 2014. She is a Chartered Company Secretary and holds an MSc in Corporate Governance and a BSc in Environmental Chemistry. She previously worked at AEA Technology and at Royal Holloway, University of London.

  • Dr Pushkar Wadke

    Dr Pushkar Wadke

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    Dr Pushkar Wadke Associate Director (Technology Ventures), Academic and Technology Ventures

    +44 (0) 20 7594 1014

    Location

    Enterprise, Imperial College London, Level 3 Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ

    Pushkar joined the Enterprise department in August 2016 as the Associate Director (Technology Ventures) having worked as Technology Transfer Manager at Queen Mary Innovation (QMI), London.  He has more than 10 years of experience in providing business and commercial advice with a focus on technology venturing and the exploitation of technology arising from academic research field. He is tasked with providing specialist business venture scoping, analysis and commercial advice for academic-related opportunities and ventures.

  • Shamik Mandora

    Shamik Mandora

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    Shamik Mandora Financial Analyst, Academic and Technology Ventures

    +44 (0) 20 7594 3498

    Location

    Enterprise, Imperial College London, Level 3 Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ

    Shamik joined the Enterprise department in February 2016 as a Financial Analyst having worked as a Commercial Analyst at Whitbread. Shamik holds a BSc in Economics and an MSc in Finance and Investment from Cass Business School. Shamik is a member of The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and is currently working towards the CFA Charter. His role in Ventures is to advise on and develop business models and lead on financial modelling of strategic projects.

  • Alison Dexter

    Alison Dexter

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    Alison Dexter Enterprise Administrative Assistant

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  • Hiten Thakrar

    Hiten Thakrar

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    Hiten Thakrar MedTech SuperConnector, Programme Manager

    Location

    Enterprise, Imperial College London, Level 3 Faculty Building, South Kensington Campus, London, SW7 2AZ

    After running his own organisation from 2006-11, Hiten moved on to nurturing aspiring entrepreneurs through startup eco-systems and accelerator programmes across the tech and creative industries. His most recent project was the launch of Interchange (now Labs.com) - a coworking brand dedicated to helping startups access networks, fundraising, and commercialisation insights. Hiten now joins Academic & Technology Ventures to manage delivery of the MedTech SuperConnector (MTSC) programme.