Conception was born out of UCL Engineering, a natural home for cutting edge research with commercial applications. 

Core Team Behind Conception

Dr Riam Kanso
Dr Riam KansoProgramme Lead
Head of Student Entrepreneurship at UCL Engineering
Agata Zborowska
Agata ZborowskaProgramme Operations
Research Collaborations Coordinator
Prof Philip Treleaven
Prof Philip TreleavenProgramme Advisor
Professor of Computing at UCL

Advisory Board


Dan Brown
Dan BrownDirector of Meganexus, UCL Alumnus
Jason Kingdon
Jason KingdonSerial AI Tech Entrepreneur
John Taysom
John TaysomCo-Founder Privitar
Jane Butler
Jane ButlerVD Enterprise UCL Faculty of Engineering
David Meinhart
David MeinhartAdvisor
Ian Horobin
Ian HorobinEnterpreneur
John Spindler
John SpindlerCo-Founder AI Seed Fund