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Tom Speechley

Dubai, AE

Investor

Tom Speechley

Tom Speechley

Biography

Tom Speechley is an early stage investor and entrepreneur focused exclusively on business solutions for human care including life-sciences, senior care, longevity and emerging market healthcare delivery.

Mr Speechley previously spent over a decade as a partner with a private equity fund where he was responsible for investments in many emerging markets and several strategic initiatives, including the acquisition of other fund managers and establishing the firm’s presence in North America.

Earlier in his career Mr Speechley practiced law in London and New York and was a partner with two international law firms with a focus on the financing of buy-outs and corporate acquisitions.

Mr Speechley has sat on corporate and not-for profit boards including the Emerging Markets Private Equity Association and Junior Achievement Worldwide. He has been a senior advisor to Endeavor, a global organization dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs across several continents. Mr Speechley is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in the United Kingdom.

He is the author of two books on Acquisition Finance and whilst a student at university, Mr Speechley coded a series of educational software programs that were among the first used in the UK’s national curriculum.

At university Mr Speechley initially studied chemical physics before switching to law, graduating with First Class Honours from the University of Sheffield UK.

Personal Business Advice

Wealth and investment returns come from execution more than vision.

Tom Speechley’s Background

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Tom Speechley
Investor
Partner
May 2004 - Jun 2006
London, UK
Macfarlanes was founded in the City of London in 1875 and has never merged. It is a firm of around 350 lawyers with 84 partners. Clients include some of the world's most successful and ambitious businesses and business leaders, from multinational companies to high-net-worth individuals.

Other Business Interests

Director
Feb 2016 - Present
New York, US
qbeats revolutionizes the digital information ecosystem by introducing content valuation technology designed to help content creators isolate and maximize value per article. Optional go-to-market functionality can be overlaid to assist publishers, partners and sponsors in executing new information experiences.
Fellow
Feb 2015 - Present
London, UK
A global network of people committed to enriching society through ideas and action.
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Tom Speechley’s Education

First Class Honors Degree in Law