Innovation strategist with extensive multi-sector experience helping innovators, entrepreneurs, start-up teams and SMEs to bring new technologies to market and to think creatively about how to fill gaps in their experience, skillset or resources.

Practised as an innovation broker for corporate manufacturers and experienced at forming industrial consortia to trial innovations with stakeholders in public sector, commerce and academia. Mentor for London School of Economics “Lean Launch” and for the iCUR accelerator for university spin-outs.

Considered highly engaging, entrepreneurial, and supportive with strong ability to work with others to create market-need-driven solutions.  Proven ability to lead growth in challenging environments with a career history spanning a range of sectors: Cleantech, Smart AI/Machine Learning, Energy, Automotive, Telecoms, Transport, Defence, Fintech, Satellite including commercialising solutions for carbon emissions tracking, low-carbon solutions for infrastructure maintenance, and sensors for energy intensive processes and harsh environments.

Howard is a Chartered Engineer and has a Phd in Control Systems and Artificial Intelligence.

Key Skills

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Innovation strategy

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Growth leadership

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Chartered engineer


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Cleantech and low-carbon solutions

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Artificial intelligence & machine learning

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Cross-sector strategy


Enabling and supporting innovation

We're a group of passionate and experienced technologists, rooted in research and innovation, with a desire to help companies bring new ideas and technologies to market.


Pragmatex was born from our experiences of supporting and enabling others

Beyond seed funding and hard work, transitioning cutting-edge technology to the marketplace needs a great team, a sound commercial proposition, and above all, a pragmatic and flexible mindset. 

Meet your team

Pragmatex was formed by three like-minded individuals who are passionate about delivering innovation.

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