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Andrew Beale

 CEO IP Wales

I am committed to assisting Boards of Directors to better understand and protect their businesses from the increasing threat of IP cybercrime, and give an understanding of IP Cybersecurity as a strategic risk management issue. I am seeking an exciting and rewarding new career direction, with a small portfolio of Non-Executive Directorships. I am forward thinking, inspirational, proactive and skilled at empowering businesses to better equip themselves for the future through improved intellectual assets management. I have been nationally recognised for “services to intellectual property and business” with the award of an OBE under the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2009. I have been responsible for initiating and delivering £4m award winning business support programmes for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs). I am ambitious and well respected both regionally and internationally, as evidenced by a two-year secondment working for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva.


Expertise

  • Other
  • Legal Services

Experience

Board or Committee Experience

Title Sub Committee Company Name Industry
Director & Company SecretaryHBAB Consulting LimitedConsultancy
Director & Company SecretaryExploit4u LimitedConsultancy
DirectorSwansea Law School LimitedEducation

Executive Career Summary

Title Company Name Industry
DirectorIP WalesUniversity
IP ConsultantCapital LawSolicitors
IP ConsultantWorld Intellectual Property OrganisationUnited Nations
IP ConsultantExploit4uConsultancy
IP ConsultantJCPSolicitors
DirectorSwansea IPR InitiativeUniversity}