OUR SPEAKERS MANCA LOGAR
Manca Logar has recieved a PhD in materials science, nanotechnology in 2009. She has performed her postdoctoral studies at Stanford university by working in the field of bio material science and engineering. Currently Manca is working as a principal scientist in biosimilar drug product development at Novartis, Slovenia and has a company for research and development of natural hemp infused skincare products.
Mike is the current Chairman of the CTA, he was placed into this role by the Founders of the Association and current Directors. As an independent with no active role in the CBD marketplace this independence has ensured that the CTA has grown based on honest, open and clear dialogue with no ties to any producer with the Authorities. Since its inception in 2016 the CTA is now the
Guy Coxall needs little introduction when it comes to the legal cannabis/hemp industry. One of the seven Founder Members of the Cannabis Trades Association and the CTA Compliance Director, he is the go-to expert on compliance and regulatory matters concerning hemp derived products and the upcoming medical cannabis industry. He has regular contact with the MHRA, FSA, EFSA and the European Commission. Guy is also the Chairman of HempTank, the UK’s think tank for hemp education
Tim Phillips is a founder and current managing director of ECigIntelligence, which provides independent market analysis and regulatory tracking for the global e-cig sector. He has also recently launched a sister business intelligence service in the cannabis space, CBD-Intel which focuses on the CBD sector in international markets outside the US. He is a U.K.-qualified attorney, having worked at the European Commission, Herbert Smith, BSkyB, AOL Europe, and as director
Kaneh Manca has written over 20+ publications invited to multiple lectures and has a couple of patents under her belt. Manca is very passionate about CBD and its miracle effect on the skin and has worked many long hours researching into the benefits of CBD in skincare.
CTA largest association of its type in the world, dwarfing many other associations with around 750 Members, 2500 Sellers and several Associates, including Law Firms, Lab Equipment Manufacturers, Merchant Services Providers and Insurance Providers. All of whom not only give preferential rates to CTA Members, but many also only supply CTA Members, this way they ensure that only legal compliant sellers have access to their services.
Hemp Tank and policy development. Guy’s passion lies in re-establishing the hemp industry in the UK and he is already involved in R&D for hemp plastics, textiles and soil regeneration. HempTank are planning to launch a UK HempTour so as to provide an educational platform for the history, uses and benefits of hemp. “Education is the key to breaking down stigma and creating demand; with the right people, we can create a green industrial revolution here in the UK”
CBD Intel of public affairs at Betfair as it went through its £1.5bn IPO in 2010. He was also a partner in a New York venture capital-funded startup in the diamond sector. Phillips holds a postgraduate diploma in legal practice from the University of Law, London, and a master’s in Geology from Oxford University.