Chris Staerck is a Director of management consultancy, WEIGHT LIFTED Ltd. He is a specialist in strategy, planning and managing the delivery of outcomes for clients: he leads strategy and business consulting for WEIGHT LIFTED.
He is an insight-led strategic thinker, with strongly developed commercial acumen, implementation skills and a can-do attitude, and he has a passion for efficiently solving problems – especially through using and interpreting data to drive informed decision making.
An experienced consultant with Big-4 pedigree, he has worked in financial services, professional services, media, public sector and not-for-profit, with a focus on international trade since 2009.
David D'Alton is CEO of Life Sciences consulting practice, D’Alton Kingswell. Concepts and start-ups to profitable business, David has 30-years' international business development including UK, Ireland, mainland Europe, the United States and Japan.
Formerly IBM and DEC executive in trading systems to Financial Services sector. David is experienced in complex technology bids and projects and capital raising. MNC account management, international business and trade development, operational management, executive search and interim management. David is former UK Director of the British Irish Chamber of Commerce.
Professor Yukihisa Namiki ‘Miki’ is a specialist in strategic investments, transactions, M&A, developing intellectual property, and fundraising in the Healthcare, Life Sciences, FoodTech, ICT and NanoTech sectors, with vast experience in new business development for mid and large-sized companies, as well as incubating start-ups.
Miki has a proven track record developing and industrialising international collaborative projects in regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, nanotechnology, nano-biotechnology, advanced medical technology, and stem cell related technology.
Through his private company World Intellectual Property Holdings, Inc. (WIPH) Miki advises companies, academia, institutes, and governments; and as visiting professor he teaches global innovation, business, financial strategy and strategic investment.