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Keith Sadler

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Ken Wotton

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Ian Robinson

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Dwight Mighty

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Keith Sadler

Non-Executive Director

Keith is a non-executive director of Warpaint plc, a global colour cosmetics company operating under a number of brand names, for which he chairs the audit and remuneration committees. He was formerly chief financial officer of A Spokesman Said Limited, a radio station operating under the name Love Sport and an online price comparison site and, until December 2014, chief financial officer of Dods Group PLC, a political communications business, and formerly chief operations officer and group finance director of WEARE 2020 plc. Prior to this he was chief executive and group finance director of SPG Media Group plc, a marketing services business, group finance director of The Wireless Group plc and two quoted regional newspaper publishers; News Communication and Media plc and Bristol United Press plc. Before this he was treasurer of Mirror Group Newspapers plc. Keith is a chartered accountant and holds an honours degree in economics from the University of Kent.

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Ken Wotton

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Ken Wotton is currently Managing Director, Public Equity at Gresham House Asset Management Limited where he leads the Public Equity investment team and sits on the Baronsmead VCT Investment Committee, the Gresham House Equity Funds Investment Committee and the Strategic Public Equity Investment Committee. Ken has over 20 years' experience of financial markets and has spent the past 12 years investing in public and private markets specialising in smaller entrepreneurial growth companies.

Ken was previously an investor at private equity firm Livingbridge where he was a Director and Head of Quoted Investments and a member of Livingbridge VC LLP and the Livingbridge VC Investment Committee. Ken started his career at KPMG before becoming an equity research analyst with Commerzbank; then Evolution Securities, building a sector expertise in telecoms and technology and knowledge of large and small listed companies and corporate transactions. Ken holds an MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Brasenose College, Oxford and an ACA from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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Ian Robinson

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Ian is currently non –executive Chairman of Jaywing Plc, an AIM listed digital marketing and consulting business, a non-executive director of Gusbourne Plc, an AIM listed English sparkling-wine business and a non-executive director of TLA Worldwide Plc, an AIM listed athlete representation and sports marketing business. He is non-executive Chairman of LT Pub Management Plc, a privately owned pub and leisure asset management business. He is also a director of a number of other privately owned businesses.

Previously he was chief financial officer of Carlisle Group’s UK staffing and facilities services operations. He has held other senior financial appointments both in the UK and overseas. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, having trained with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co (now KPMG) in London.

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Dwight Mighty

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Dwight was COO of Hawkwing (previously TLA Worldwide plc) from December 2011 to September 2019, acquiring and then selling all of its trading activies in the USA, Australia and UK.

Prior to this he was joined Essentially, a Sports Marketing and Management business, in February 2007 as Chief Financial Officer and became Chief Operating Officer in March 2008.  Essentially was, until it was acquired by Chime Communications Plc (Chime) in October 2009, a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange. Dwight as CFO and COO was responsible the Group’s operational and financial control, as will as its M&A and the regulatory and market reporting of the group.

On acquisition by Chime Dwight became a member of the board of the Chime Sports Marketing division, until December 2010.

Prior to joining Essentially, Dwight spent 3 years as an Executive Director of a publicly listed corporate finance and securities firm in the City of London.  He specialised in private company and private equity advisory, with a focus of the leisure/sport and media sectors.  Before this he spent over 15 years in the private equity sector latterly as a senior director with Gresham Private Equity and prior to this with HSBC Private Equity.

Dwight holds an MBA in Finance from Henley Management College and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in England.

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