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Accredited journalist,1991.  Specialised in B2B media, tech and venture-finance.  Active within Print Media; Broadcast Media; Social Media; Research; Interviews; Features; Advertising; Copyrighting; Promotions; Articles, B2B PR & Communications; Marketing material; multiple broadcasts and non-media printed material. 

I have also produced, presented, board-advised B2B media for tech and media companies.

Recent involvements include Family Office Magazine articles; Sanlam Family Office Industry Report interview; LinkedIn articles.

Also, many of the UK tech and venture finance associations, organisations, social networks, events and social media platforms awarded me honorary free membership.


Tech & Investment-Finance 'conditional-attendance' events I have been involved with, started 30 years ago.  The below lists only 2017 - to-date, as Host; Independent Advisor; Speaker; Honorary Guest; Guest; Delegate.


Advisor       Global Corporate Venturing Congress, Tokyo  

On 14th, 15th and 16th November this year, the Global Corporate Venturing Asia Congress is scheduled to take place in central Tokyo.

Attendees will be senior directors of major corporate venture capital, venture capital and related venture investment firms… and myself.

I may attend the 'GCV Asia Congress' on 16 November as it will be in both English and Japanese, with simultaneous translation.

Hopefully, we’ll have a chance to meet.

Contact details for any enquiries should be to Zowie Fort –  (quoting code SG10) but I’ll also be delighted to chat with you again.

Please use code SG10 in your emails and during the registration process at as GCV say using code SG10 provides a 10% discount for any of my contacts.

NOTE!:  Right mouse click on each page and use Google Translate to see English text ( contact me if you need assistance).


Hosts are GCV, plus …

Head of Investments, Woven Planet;  

CEO, Helsinki Partners;  

CEO, TDK Ventures;  

CEO, Sony Ventures Corporation.


Speakers confirmed [at 19th Aug 2022] by GCV are

Chairman of the Japan Venture Capital Association;   

CEO, Hitachi Ventures;   

Managing Partner, GFT Ventures;   

CEO, LG Technology Ventures;   

CEO, CFO, CTO, CSO, Sony;   

President, TDK Ventures;   

MD, Managing Partner, BP Ventures;   

CEO, Evonik Venture Capital;   

Managing Director, M Ventures;    

General Partner, MPower Partners;    

Executive Manager, 31 Ventures;    

Partner & Head of Japan, Salesforce Ventures;    

CEO, Z Venture Capital;    

Managing Partner, MS&AD Ventures;    

CEO, What3Words;     

Director, UK Department for International Trade;    

Assistant Manager, SBI Investment;    

Senior Investment Director, Sony Ventures;    

Co-founder & Partner, Isomer Capital;    

Partner, Emerald Tech Ventures;    

CEO and Chief Investment Officer, Sony Ventures Corporation.

Other events = 

Speaker       Venture Capital World Summit, Tokyo                   [soon to be announced]


Advisor        London Family Office & High Net Worth Conference,   London 19th October.


Advisor        G2E Family Office Events,   London  

                        21st July        [fully booked]      summer-family-officeuhnwi-investor-conference

                        31st March   [fully booked]     spring-climate-change-family-office-conference           

Advisor         Alpha Wolves,  Warsaw:  07th & 08th April.

                         An exclusive 2-day hybrid [online and on-site] forum connecting Venture LPs with

                         GP fund managers & high-growth scale-ups. 




Advisor [tbc]  Global Corporate Venturing Symposium, Tokyo                    (deferred until 2022)

Speaker          Venture Capital World Summit, Tokyo   22 September        (deferred until 2022)  

Advisor           G2E Family Offices & UHNWI investors Summit, London   22 July  Karen Gould G2E


HOST             'Simon Gall's Goodbye for now UK' function, PwC sponsored [221 guests]
Hon Guest     Chairman's Network - London branch coffee morning
Advisor          Stakeholderz  Lead Investors Network
Advisor & Speaker   PwC Family Office Tech & Innovation Investment Conference 2021
Hon Guest     Thompson Taraz Fund Administrator  Anniversary drinks
Hon Guest     EvolutionCBS M&A Masterclass
Guest              Savills  Ski-Properties Investment Seminar
Hon Guest     Stakeholderz Tech Investors Network
Hon Guest     FinTech Circle   Investors Network

Advisor          PwC's Family Offices into Tech Start-ups  event,  London Bridge
Hon Guest     VCT Showcase for IFAs and Wealth Managers, London Stock Exchange
Hon Guest     Launch of Waterstons' [Tech M&A firm] London office

Hon Guest    Flexjet  - clients and partners drinks function
Advisor         Finlight - Family Office Investors Platform Seminar
Hon Guest    Winmark  CIO Network    Technology in M&A Seminar
Hon Guest    Stakeholderz Investors Dinner

Advisor & Speaker    Family Offices and LP Funding into GPs (VC) PwC Conference [180 guests]
Hon Guest    ETC Tax Advisors  annual drinks
Hon Guest    London Stock Exchange, Fight for Fairer Funding for Women Investors
Hon Guest    Animus investors' drinks evening
Delegate       IP Bootcamp at Goodwin LLP

Advisor         Single Family Offices Next Gen Conference [144 guests]
Hon Guest    London Tech Leaders Reception
Advisor         M&A Seminar in Acuity Law, with Stadden Forbes [62  guests]
Hon Guest    Stakeholderz Angel Investors network drinks evening
Advisor         WCEC: World Chinese-Entrepreneurs Convention,  London [600 delegates]
Hon Guest    AI Investing
Guest             The Pluralists Opportunities Club
Guest             Hornblower M&A Seminar, London
Guest             East Meets West Club,  London
Hon Guest    Ministry of Innovation - Global Chamber networking event, London
Hon Guest    FinTech Connect Investor Network

Advisor         UK Investor City Forum [84 delegates] 
Hon Guest    360-One-Family,  Single Family Offices  Conference London
Guest             Tech Invest London

Advisor         The Shoreditch Partnership Investors Function
Hon Guest    WM Nexus  Single Family Offices Luncheon
Advisor         WCEC: World Chinese-Entrepreneurs Convention,  Investors [200+ delegates]
Guest              Walkers   European Offices' Summer Party
Guest              CGRC  central London venture investors club

Advisor          Cross Border Planning for the private client, Europe day 2
Advisor          Cross Border Planning for the private client, Europe day 1
Advisor          Emerging Economies Single Family Offices Summit, London
            Simon Gall's Single Family Offices Investors drinks, sponsored by TridentTrust [112 guests] 

Guest              The Pluralists Club
Hon Guest     AIM showcase for financial advisors and wealth managers
Hon Guest     Stadden Forbes and Aston Currency - Summer Drinks evening
Guest              WCEC at the London Stock Exchange
Hon Guest     Gateway2Investment & Soriano SFO UK Investment Summit

Advisor          GAIM Knect365 Conf: 11am Key Speaker = Superseed Ventures
         GAIM Knect365 Conf: 09am Key Speaker = Stadden Forbes

Hon Guest     FamilyOfficeMag at MENA-Britain Trade Expo, QEII Centre, London
Guest              MMC Ventures  AI Masterclass
Guest              CIS Professional Investors Network
Hon Guest     TheCityUK Annual Conference, London
Hon Guest     World China Entrepreneur Convention LONDON - soft launch - function
Guest              SM&B Investors into Tech, London
Guest              Hedge Fund Association (UK) Offshore to UK onshore
Hon Guest     UK & Central Europe, 3rd Investment Forum, London

Advisor          DC-Finance's Family Offices & HNWI Conference, London 2019
Guest              Satellite Finance Network Annual Conference 2019
Hon Guest     CogX: AI & Emerging Technologies Conference, London
Guest              SM&B - Raising Capital or Debt, seminar, London

HOST              Converge & Stadden Forbes @ K&L Gates:  Selling Your Business [82 guests] 
Hon Guest     SheEO London Super-Activator Onboarding Session
Hon Guest     Trident Trust at Guernsey Funds Forum, London

HOST              Superseed 'AI Fund'  Investor Seminar [124 guests] 
Guest              East Meets West Club  with IP Global
Hon Guest     Hedge Fund Emerging and Start-up Manager Forum

Advisor          Family Office Club   Dealflow Summit London [100+ guests] 
Hon Guest     Guernsey Finance Family Offices   London function
Guest              LB Business Network breakfast

Advisor          Family Offices 'Dealflow Investor Summit', Mumbai, India [100+ guests] 
Hon Guest     FineWine Business Network
Delegate        The UK Investor Show
Hon Guest     EBRD & BCCoC Hi-Tech Investor Seminar
Hon Guest     London Stock Exchange Group's Annual Investment Conference
Hon Guest     FamilyOfficeMag at India-Britain Trade Expo, QEII Centre, London

HOST              Simon Gall investor-community private drinks [102 select guests] 
Hon Guest     Family Office Council
Hon Guest     Fintech Circle Investor Network

Advisor          SuperSeed VC   investors function [100+ guests] 
Hon Guest     Blackthorne Focus: Corporate Investors drinks
Hon Guest     FORA: Securing Debt - Family Office risks
Hon Guest     Mishcon de Reya's Chinese New Year Party
Hon Guest     FORA: How the Media covers Real Estate and the Super Rich
Hon Guest     UK investors at the Croatian Embassy
Hon Guest     Guernsey Seminar Series: Smart Contracts & Electronic Agents
Hon Guest     Milltrust: Science & Technology Day
Hon Guest    International Professionals Association - London
Hon Guest    Crypto and Blockchain Xmas Rally - investors
Hon Guest    Fintech Circle - China UK investors
Hon Guest    Holland Mountain's festive drinks
Delegate       FinTech Connect, London
Hon Guest    Enterprise Tax Consultants
Hon Guest    TLG Capital - investors evening dinner

HOST             SIMON GALL investor-community private drinks [181 guests]
Guest             BDO: Ready, Steady, Grow
Hon Guest    The National Family Business Conference
Guest             NOAH [Tech Investors & Entrepreneurs] drinks function
Guest             SMAB  Tech Angel Investors Group
Delegate       Insurance [Financiers] Forum, London
Hon Guest    Wealth-X  Panel Discussion and Networking - London

Advisor         Investors into Contemporary Art: 21st Century Women [64 guests] 
             DC-Finance - SFO & UHNWI drinks (in Hambro Perks) [88 guests] 

Hon Guest    DC-Finance - Family Offices investing into ICO & Blockchain
Advisor         DC-Finance - Investors Dinner - Medical Technology
Guest             GP Bullhound - Titans of Tech Roundtable
Guest             Spear's Wealth Insight Forum
Delegate       Technology For Marketing event
Hon Guest    Sovereign Group & IPAssoc -  Luncheon

Advisor         Tech Investors London 2018 (with Rupert Hambro)  [200 guests] 
Hon Guest    Launch Party: Converge
Guest             East Meets West Business Forum

Advisor         Dubai Business Forum London
Advisor         Sovereign Group at the Institute of Directors
Hon Guest    City-Watch & Pelican - End of Summer, Investor Party
Hon Guest    WeWork London Clients Businesses & Investor Networking

HOST             Simon Gall's Investor-community drinks evening [88 guests]
         The Family Office Magazine's Dealflow Summit 2018 [240 guests] 

Hon Guest    TLG Capital - Annual Drinks
Hon Guest    SBJBC's UK Summer Reception
Hon Guest    Runway East - Tech Investors

HOST             Hambro Perks, Introduction lunch for EIS Investors [24 guests] 
Hon Guest    Private Client Dining (PCD Ltd) Private Wealth Conference
Guest             Informed Funding: Planning An Exit Strategy, Lunch Seminar

HOST             Simon Gall's HNWI / SFO / PB / PWM Investor Network function [142 guests] 
Hon Guest    Family Office Council, Investment Breakfast
Hon Guest    WealthTECH Book Launch
Hon Guest    Fintech Circle Angel Network

Advisor         Family Offices Annual Conference - London (with Rupert Hambro)
Hon Guest    London Technology Investors Club - Launch
Guest             City AM Private Wealth Investing Seminar
Guest             Howard Kennedy LLP investors function

Advisor         Hambro Perks Investors lunch
Delegate       Great British Private Investor Summit
Hon Guest    Great British Private Investor Summit pre-event, drinks evening

Advisor         tx2events,  M&A investment professionals  breakfast
Advisor         DC-Finance,   Family Offices  property investors dinner

Hon Guest    HollandMountain Fund Managers drinks
Guest             Guernsey Funds Forum
Guest             London [tech VC & PE] Investors drinks evening

Advisor         London Tech Investors Network - Launch
Guest             Capital Enterprise networking  - investor drinks
Guest             Orrick LLP Results & Briefing International Seminar

Advisor         Jersey Finance Annual Private Wealth Conference
Advisor         Jersey Finance Annual London Funds Conference

Guest             London Stock Exchange Group Annual Investment Fund Conference
Hon Guest    Heropreneurs
Guest             Delio Connect Launch
Guest             Innovative Finance ISA - London Stock Exchange
Hon Guest    AI Seed Fund Launch

Advisor         Hambro Perks - Technology Investors function
Guest            HedgeBrunch - xmas drinks
Guest            HollandMountain - xmas drinks
Guest            InglisJane - xmas function

Advisor        Leadership Forum [for leading CXOs]
Advisor        DC-Finance - SFO, VC & PE  lunch

Hon Guest   Mark Jantzen Senior Business Consultants
HOST            SIMON GALL investor-community private drinks [126 guests]
Hon Guest   National Family Business Conference
Guest            Swedish Beers [for SME Tech  Investors]

HOST            'An audience with Simon Gall'  investors drinks function [151 guests]
Hon Guest    Simon Muirhead Solicitors: GDPR seminar
Hon Guest    Brown Rudnick LLP - Tech & Innovation Investors drinks

HOST             'An audience with Simon Gall'  family-offices drinks function [82 guests] 
Hon Guest    TFL Capital, annual drinks function
Delegate       Farm Business Innovation / Greentech show
Guest             The Growth Investor Awards
Hon Guest    KTZ Communications seminar (with Blackthorne Focus)
Delegate       Canadian and Australian - UK Chambers of Commerce
Hon Guest    TechUK Connected and Autonomous Vehicles seminar
Delegate       ICAEW: Regulating Financial Services
Hon Guest    Holland Mountain drinks evening
Delegate       CENEX 2017
Hon Guest    Joint Venture Property Club
Hon Guest    Offline [Fortus Capital Partners] dinner
Hon Guest    TheUNITLondon - modern art for SFOs
Hon Guest    The Chairman's Network

Advisor         Stadden Forbes and Blackrock
HOST             International Single Family Offices investors' function [125 guests]
Guest             Wedlake Bell 'Family Business Seminar'
Guest             Orrick LLP  function on UK venture investing and acquisitions
Hon Guest    A UK-Ambassadorial function in London

Advisor         The London Family Office[s] & Wealth Management Conference
Key Speaker    The Founders' Institute in Google:  Raising Finance seminar [182 delegates]
Guest             Holland Mountain  drinks evening
Hon Guest    SMB Corporate Solicitors' Tech Exits Roundtable
Guest             Jersey Finance's Private Wealth Management Conference London

Advisor         Stadden Forbes  HNWI & Family Offices  Investing Seminar
HOST             Simon Gall private drinks function for Single Family Offices [102 guests]
Hon Guest    SEI Fundraising and Investor Relations Forum
Hon Guest    London Stock Exchange Group,  Investment Funds Conference
Hon Guest    Jersey Finance,  Annual Funds Conference
Hon Guest    Iron Box Capital  Film Financiers private function

Mentor         Chicago Booth London Exec' MBA [GNVC] (4th ranked Exec MBA in the world)
Judge            Chicago Booth London Exec' MBA [GNVC] (4th ranked Exec MBA in the world)

Hon Guest    Guernsey Funds Masterclass, London
Delegate       Master Investor Show, London
Hon Guest    The Chairman's Network: Coffee Meeting

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