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Meet our Team

Alastair Swanwick


Founder of Innovate and spends most of his time assisting individuals with the complexities of bringing ideas to life. A keen innovator with considerable knowledge of the invention industry.Co-presenter of BBC Knowledge ‘Science Fix’ show.Founder member of California Invention CenterDesign Innovation Plastics Student Awards Organising CommitteeFellow of Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce

Tim Mount

Patent Attorney

Research & IP

Tim Mount is general legal counsel for Innovate. As a UK patent lawyer he has contentious and non-contentious legal training and specific experience in the field of intellectual property (IP). This combined skill-set brings Innovate a commercial insight into its core business. Previously Tim worked running businesses and also has a granted UK patent that he is in the process of commercializing.