Founder of one of the world’s most popular edible alcohol brands, Smith & Sinclair, Melanie Goldsmith has built an empire based on ‘eating your drink’. From alcoholic pastilles to spiked sherbet, she’s built a global company based on the principles of innovation and disruption.
George Kruis is a professional rugby player. He’s a British Lion, a seasoned international, and has made over 150 appearances for Saracens, winning 2 European titles and 3 Premiership trophies. Now, he’s founder of CBD company, fourfivecbd, and is spreading the word about the benefits of CBD for maintaining an active lifestyle.
William Muecke is a co-founding managing member of Artemis Growth Partners LLC, an impact-oriented private equity platform 100% dedicated to investing in the cannabis industry on a worldwide basis. Artemis Growth Partners oversees US $150+ million in discretionary assets under management (AUM) invested in the global cannabis supply chain, including branded products, distributors, value-added service providers, ancillary operators, and science-driven research and development platforms.
George McBride is a former commercial barrister turned cannabis reform advocate and industry consultant based in London, UK.
Sir Norman Lamb has been the Liberal Democrat MP for North Norfolk since 2001.
Tahira serves as Executive Director of Hypur Ventures, Partner at Ceylon Solutions, and CFO of MTech Acquisition Corp.
Andrew Neil is a publisher, broadcaster and company chairman working out all over the world.
Steph Sherer is ICCI's Director of Innovations, founder and Executive Director of Americans for Safe Access.
Navdeep Dhaliwal is Chief Executive Officer and a Director of The Supreme Cannabis Company, Inc.
Eileen Burbidge is a Partner at Passion Capital, the preeminent early-stage technology venture fund based in London.
Dr. Ricardo Baptista Leite is a medical doctor and Member of Parliament in Portugal, where he sits on the Health Committee and on the Foreign Affairs Committee. As a public health advocate, Dr. Baptista Leite championed a motion to endorse cannabis legalisation. He is Head of Public Health at the Institute of Health Sciences of the Catolica University of Portugal and Coordinator of the Sustainable Healthcare Unit at the NOVA Information Management School.
Bardhyl Dauti, Ph.D. – is a minister without portfolio in the Government of the Republic of North Macedonia.
Andrea Paine is National Director of Government Relations at Aurora Cannabis.
Vivien Azer is a Cowen managing director and senior research analyst specialising in the beverage, tobacco, and cannabis sectors.
Delano Seiveright is Senior Advisor and Tourism Communications Strategist to Jamaica’s Government and a leading Cannabis law reform advocate.
Dr Marco van de Velde is the head of Office of Medicinal Cannabis (OMC) in the Netherlands.
Barbara is the Chief Scientific Officer of EMMAC Life Sciences. She is a seasoned executive with over 20 years of experience.
Dylan is a Senior Associate in DLA Piper's corporate team. His practice focuses on venture capital, private equity and M&A.
Kim Wilson is the Executive Director of the Global Cannabis Partnership.
Mark Reinders has been at HempFlax since 2008 prior to being appointed as CEO of the HempFlax group in 2016.