Julian Costley is a professional chairman/NED, an expert on raising capital, and an occasional angel investor. Most recently he has acquired a small publishing company – https://bite-sizedbooks.com – which he now runs full-time. Prior roles have included Country Manager at the Thomson Reuters news agency, founding CEO of his own TV channel on BSB (later BSkyB), and founding CEO of France Telecom’s Globecast UK satellite company. Partnered with venture capitalist Hermann Hauser to create E*TRADE UK, the stockbroking firm resulting in a significant trade sale. He’s invested in 27 international companies and become chairman/NED or adviser to many more focusing on the financial services, media, telecoms, and internet markets. Julian is a part-time mentor and occasional lecturer at London Business School.