Chief Executive Officer
Wil is the Chief Executive Officer of Alacrity Foundation (UK). He is responsible for the strategic and operational development of the Foundation. Before joining Alacrity Wil was a Director at the Abu Dhabi Education Council, United Arab …
Head of Business Development
Guy is responsible for business development at the Alacrity Foundation. He works closely with our partners and assists the teams with commercialisation and marketing.
Head of Programme
As Programme Manager (UK), James is responsible for the day-to-day operational running of the programme, the development of the graduate teams and supporting the on-going strategic development of the Foundation.
Katrina Cousins is responsible for the management of Human Resources and Health & Safety processes at Alacrity Foundation, she works closely with the teams helping them with company registrations, insurances and legal issues that can arise.
Jessica is the Office Manager at the Alacrity Foundation; focusing on event co-ordination, graduate recruitment, assisting with the operational running of the programme and general administration.
Chairman of Alacrity
Simon is Chairman and Founder of the Alacrity Foundation and Chief Executive of Wesley Clover Corporation. Wesley Clover is an investment Fund specialising in seeding technology companies. Before joining Wesley Clover, he was co-founder, President …
Terry Matthews is the founder and Chairman of Wesley Clover International, a private, global investment management firm and holding company. Since 1972, Terry has founded or funded more than 100 companies. Early data networking giant Newbridge Networks …
Vice Chairman of Trustees
Ian is Vice Chairman of the Board of the Alacrity Foundation. He is Professor of Digital Economy at Cardiff University. In 2010/2011, he led a review of intellectual property for the UK Government. This was published in May 2011.
Debra Williams started her career as an underwriter at Lombard North Central, before moving on to the Britannia Building Society and the data company NCR. Debra has worked at a management level at some the …
Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott OBE graduated from the University of Warwick (BSc and PhD) and then held Post-doctoral Fellowships in the UK and Canada before her appointment as Lecturer in Microbiology at the …
Professor Michael Walker was previously Group Research and Development Director for the Vodafone Group of companies. At Vodafone Michael had responsibility for the Group’s research activities and exploitation of its …
As a mentor at the Alacrity Foundation, Dylan Matthews works closely with our partners and assists the teams with gaining new business and contacts. Before joining Alacrity, Dylan worked at the Celtic Manor as the Chief …