David Sproul
Deloitte
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McLaren Capital

Anthony St John

Cognosec Ltd

London, UK

Non-Executive Director

Cognosec Ltd

Anthony St John

Biography

Anthony St John, elected hereditary member of the House of Lords and Crossbencher since 1978. Politician, businessman and solicitor, Anthony speaks on African affairs, deregulation, financial services and information technology. In 2012 he founded African Business Solutions Ltd, specialising in business management and consultancy. He sits on the board of several listed and private companies, with his area of expertise being company restructuring and corporate governance.

Personal Business Advice

The universal truth of the world is that people are motivated through greed, love or fear . My simple advice is to focus on your core competencies.

Anthony St John’s Newsfeed

06 Aug 2018
London runners raise funds for Christel House

Lord Anthony, a Board Director and Trustee for the charity, ran with his son Alexander, a Young Professional Ambassador of Christel House, who has also taught at the Christel House School in Cape Town...

22 Jun 2018
Fintech Finance
Shyft Unveils Board of Advisors Comprised of Top Crypto, Industry, and Regulatory Leaders

Shyft, a leading blockchain-based solution that is building a trusted ecosystem to enable secure and private data transfers, has announced its high profile Board of Advisors...Lord Anthony St John — Expert on Foreign Affairs and Clean Technology; Member of British House of Lords...Lord Anthony St. John concludes: “Shyft is unique in that it will deliver a trustworthy, resilient, expeditious, cost-effective and accredited platform.”

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Anthony St John’s Background

Non-Executive Director
2017 - Present
London, UK
Cognosec is a NASDAQ-listed cybersecurity company. They combine products from technology innovators with professional services to form solutions tailored to our clients' needs.
Non-Executive Chairman
2016 - Present
Dubai, AE
A global specialist finance company who provide tailored and flexible financing options that enable mid-cap companies to grow quickly and efficiently as well as assisting large corporations to enhance growth.
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Other Business Interests

Advisory Board Member
Jun 2018 - Present
London, UK
Shyft is a leading blockchain-based solution that is building a trusted ecosystem to enable secure & private data transfer.

Current Non-Executive Positions

Advisory Board Member
2017 - Present
Farmatrust has created a platform which eliminates counterfeit drugs, creates efficiencies in the pharmaceutical industry, and allows the purchase of genuine drugs anywhere and on-line.
Advisory Board Member
2017 - Present
Newbury, UK
Roc is a multi-award winning business and technology services provider, Roc helps senior business leaders change, challenge their assumptions and continuously improve.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Non-Executive Chairman
Jan 2014 - 2017
London, UK
A value added fund focused on restructuring and recapitalising undervalued international resource companies.

Philanthropy

Strategic Advisor
2015 - Present
London, UK
Impala Energy is a power development company focused on small-to-medium-sized, clean and renewable power projects in sub-Saharan Africa.
Director
Apr 2010 - Present
Indianapolis, US
Helping children around the world break the cycle of poverty and become self sufficient, contributing members of their society.
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Anthony St John’s Education

LLM (Master of Law)
1982 - 1984
Bachelor of Arts (B. A.), Law
1975 - 1979
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