John Short is Senior Partner at Taylor Vinters, a law firm with offices in Cambridge, London and Singapore, and is recognised as a leading corporate finance lawyer in Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession. Mr. Short’s wide experience has embraced most areas of corporate work. He specialises particularly in advising early technology companies as well as dealing with acquisitions and sales, joint ventures and corporate restructuring. Mr. Short was for a number of years deputy chairman of and legal adviser to, the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, now Alzheimer’s Research UK, the largest funder of dementia research in the UK. Mr. Short is a founding Director of Cambridge Science Centre.