MTT helps quality, early stage companies by providing appropriate introductions to Tech Trust Network members through our mentoring sessions and other channels.

Tech Trust Network members are advocates for the city’s tech community and;

  • Help entrepreneurs & start-ups with practical business advice and guidance
  • Share networks & (where appropriate) point start-ups to useful resources and people
  • Spread the word about Manchester’s tech community & encourage others to become ambassadors for Manchester and MTT

Please contact us for an introduction.

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Noha Amin

Security Awareness Manager TalkTalk

Vimla Appadoo

Co-Founder Experience Matters Co-Founder SheSaysMCR

John Ashcroft

Chief Executive pro-manchester

James Baker

CEO Graphene@Manchester University of Manchester

Catherine Barber-Brown

Consultant and NED

Professor Robin Bargar

Executive Director Studio for International Media & Technology University of Salford

Tom Bloxham

Chairman & Co-Founder Urban Splash

Ian Brookes

CEO & Founder

Martin Bryant

Tech and Media consultant

Simon Calver

Founding Partner at BGF Ventures Chairman of UKBAA

Hugh Campbell

Founder and Managing Partner
GP Bullhound

Tom Cheesewright

Applied Futurist Book of the Future

Andy Chisnall

Commercial Manager Inmarsat

Elizabeth Clark

CEO and Co-Founder Dream Agility

Alex Clarkson

Co-founder Bamburgh Capital

Jon Corner

CEO The Landing, MediaCityUK

Nathan Day

Angel investor, advisor, entrepreneur

Emma Degg

CEO North West Business Leadership Team (NWBLT)

On the Advisory Board

Anne Dornan

Innovation Partnerships, Strategy and Programmes

On the Advisory Board

Darren Earnshaw

Lending CIO Barclays UK

Mike Emmerich

Founding Director Metro Dynamics

On the Advisory Board

Rachel Evatt

Founder Gritstone Studios

Ian Fisher

Tech entrepreneur and angel investor

Tony Foggett

CEO Code Computerlove

Professor Luke Georghiou

Deputy President and Deputy Vice-Chancellor University of Manchester

On the Advisory Board

Paul Gouge

CEO Playdemic

Coral Grainger

Owner and MD Capital Relations

Andrew Green

Partner Addleshaw Goddard

On the Advisory Board

Professor Richard Greene

Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange Manchester Metropolitan University

Richard Gregory

Ruler Analytics and 

Marcus Hadfield

Chief Strategy Officer Apadmi

Luke Hakes

Director and Chairman Octopus Ventures and UMi3

Damian Hanson

Co-Founder CircleLoop

Laura Harper

Partner Shoosmiths

Ian Hetherington 

Entrepreneur and angel investor

Volker Hirsch

Co Founder
Tech North Advocates & Blue Beck
and angel investor

Philip Hodari

Chairman Pilot Group

On the Advisory Board

Ben Hookway

CEO Relative Insight

Beth Houghton

Partner Palatine Private Equity

Richard Hughes

Director and Founder Zeus Capital

Matt Hunt

CEO Apadmi Enterprise

Michael Ingall

CEO Allied London

Jamil Khalil

CEO & Founder Wakelet

Jonny Kidd

Owner Media Clarity

Richard Law

Chair Vypr & Zuto Angel investor

Sandy Lindsay MBE

Chair Tangerine & The Juice Academy

On the Advisory Board

Angela Luger

Non-executive director and chair Angel investor

Al Mackin

Founder and CEO Formisimo

Juergen Maier

Chief Executive Siemens plc

On the Advisory Board

Stuart A. Marks

Chairman L Marks Limited

On the Advisory Board

Rose Marley

Chief Executive Sharp Futures

Dr Neil McArthur MBE

Chairman Founder and Trustee

On the Advisory Board

Peter McSorley

Entrepreneur and angel investor

Danny Meaney

Founder & CEO UP Ventures Group

Clive Memmott

Chief Executive
Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Richard Milnes

CEO Zaptic

Adam Mitcheson

CEO & Founder my2be

Tim Newns

Chief Executive MIDAS

Chris Oglesby

Chief Executive
Bruntwood Ltd

On the Advisory Board

Steve Oliver

co-Founder and Group CEO musicMagpie

Garry Partington

CEO Bidooh Chairman Apadmi

Graham Pearce

KPMG Head of Corporate Finance Technology, Media and Telecommunications

On the Advisory Board

Mike Perls

Chief Executive MC2

Malcolm Pike

Partner, Knights plc

Simone Roche

CEO & Founder Northern Power Women

Vikas Shah

Managing Director Swiscot Group & Thought Strategy

Howard Simms

CEO Apadmi Ventures

On the Advisory Board

Dan Sodergren

Director and Lead Trainer Great Marketing Works

Andy Spinoza

Managing Director
SKV Communications,

Simon Swan

Founder & CEO Hiring Hub

Simon Thorpe

Angel investor

Naomi Timperley

Co Founder Tech North Advocates

Jenny Tooth OBE

Chief Executive UK Business Angels Association

Jaco Van der Berg

Director of supply chain development and integrations The Hut Group

Guy Weaver

Director KPMG

Stephen Wild

Managing Director

Simon Wilkinson

Investor and NED

Susan Woodward OBE

Executive Chair Manchester Creative Digital Assets Ltd

Dr Hakim Yadi, OBE

CEO The Northern Health Science Alliance Ltd (NHSA)

Richard Young


On the Advisory Board

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