Henry Sedgwicks

Need advise with your early life science company? Whether its a big or small question that needs answering, Henry Sedgwicks Advisers are here to help.

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About Us

A few words about us

The history, the present.

Henry Sedgwick  was an entrepreneur from the middle of the 19th century who had the belief that the London docks was the place to create a business . He took the skills he had as a “Tin man”and started making ship lamps to build his highly successful business. His entrepreneurial spirit lives on in us today and Henry Sedgwicks will always strive to provide top quality advice and information.

We have put all the skills together into one place to really help start ups take their ideas and intellectual property to effectively build a company.

number-1Think and Prepare

Business model strategy, IP, Inspiration, external ecosystem, leadership, Story, Experience, contracts, connecting, business plan, pitch, board, vision, coaching , mentoring.

number-2Fund and Build

Roadshow, funding, story, organisation, people, internationalisation, shaping, creating, ideas, value proposition, goals, milestones, metrics, marketing, on-line presence,
understanding value, coaching, mentoring.


Future, problems, commercial traction, ideas, system thinking, leadership, team, virtual operations, cost control, recruitment.


Data room, presentation of business, potential buyers, strategy, tactics, contacts.

The Team

Tony Sedgwick PHD, FRCPath Chairman and Advisor

Tony was originally an academic, soaking up the world of university and original thinkers . He lectured at the Royal Veterinary College and at St Bartholomew’s Hospital. After he obtained the big company experience with many senior roles in Roche the Swiss Pharmaceutical company . His genetic need to build companies then lead him to become CEO of four biotech companies and chairman of more than ten

Tony’s interest is people, leadership, effective and compelling story telling and understanding of how to launch companies into the funding or the commercial arena . He has operated for many years as a company doctor, adviser and top management advisor. He has a vast network in the life science space. Tony teaches jujitsu, is a drummer and an inspirational leader

Mark Sedgwick LLB MBA Advisor

Mark comes from both a legal and business background. He obtained his law degree from Exeter and his MBA from BPP in London . He has considerable experience in academic to industrial contract design negotiation and transaction as well as expertise in business. His skills to support young companies when funding is tight

Liam Rickards Bsc Digital Design Advisor

Liam has a degree in computer science and IT. He effectively helps companies with web site design , branding, visual marketing and digital design. He studied at the University of Hertfordshire graduating with a degree specialising in Digital Design and Entertainment.

He has a passion for small and start up enterprises. Enjoys crafting and designing an aesthetically pleasing and effective look and feel for every client he works with.

Jennifer Sedgwick Bsc Advisor

Jen studied  in Sheffield. She has a background in counselling and psychotherapy . Her passion is understanding  people assisting companies to build teams, building effective cultures that work to create value

Kathryn Sedgwick Marketing Advisor

Kat is studying Marketing at the University of Northampton.  She has a passion in helping companies with PR, event management , brand support and message management.

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