Our host for today’s podcast is Tim Phillips, the founder and managing director of ECigIntelligence. Tim is a UK-qualified attorney, having worked at the European Commission, BSkyB and Herbert Smith (an international law firm), AOL Europe, as director of public affairs at Betfair (IPO in 2010 valued at £1.5bn), and as a partner in a New York VC-funded start-up in the diamond sector. He holds a postgraduate diploma in legal practice from the University of Law, London and a masters in geology from Oxford University.
Tim presents a year overview and analysis of the regulatory path in the e-cigarette sector. He focuses on business enforcements and consumer demand, the key factors, policy discussions and regulation restrictions. Finally, despite the challenges and issues now facing the sector, he discusses product innovations and presents predictions for 2020 and an optimistic vision for the industry.
Thanks for listening and see you next year.