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Christian Bedford

Christian is Head of Legal for Williams Advanced Engineering and a member of the company’s senior leadership team.  Christian’s role is to advise on all legal issues relating to Williams Advanced Engineering and its subsidiaries.

Christian has spent time working in the commercial side of the organisation as well as the legal department and remains focussed on helping to drive business growth and direction through technology innovation.

In addition to being Head of Legal, Christian chairs the company’s Innovation Review Committee.  He is also a Director of Williams Technology Ventures Ltd, which is responsible for managing Williams’ involvement in the Foresight Williams Technology EIS Fund.

Prior to joining Williams in 2012, Christian was an Associate in the Intellectual Property Group of law firm Allen & Overy LLP, where he was responsible for advising clients on a variety of commercial and legal matters.  Christian has been practising law for over 10 years and was awarded a Distinction for PGDip Commercial Intellectual Property from Nottingham Law School.