Contact LSE Generate

Contact the Generate team

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7852 3744

or +44 (0) 20 7107 5432


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Laura Jane Silverman

Head of Generate

LJ created the Generate programme and leads on the development and growth of entrepreneurial activity at LSE.


Emily Webster

Entrepreneurship Coordinator

Emily helps to manage the core Generate events programme, including the funding competition, international and national trips and the Summer pre-accelerator. She also manages the communications and marketing for Generate.

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Alix Richards

Entrepreneurship Administrative Assistant

Alix manages the administrative side of the Generate programme. She is responsible for responding to student inquries, invoicing and finances, travel and accomodation, feedback and data collection and events administration.


Yogesh Patel

Accountant/Tax Adviser-in-Residence

Yogesh advises Entrepreneurs/SMEs and on their tax planning, business and accounting matters. He is passionate about helping dynamic & fast-growing businesses, especially with utilising i) tax reliefs, ii) considering funding options and iii) cloud accounting.

Each term Yogesh runs various clinics and lectures assisting entrepreneurs launch their ventures.

Yogesh is an LSE alumnus, a qualified Chartered Tax Advisor and Chartered Certified Accountant.


Sheikh I Najam


Sheikh is a corporate and private wealth lawyer. He works primarily with entrepreneurs, investors and family run businesses. He has more than twenty years’ experience in advising clients on corporate governance, corporate compliance, contracts, intellectual property, cross-border transactions, double tax treaties, international tax structures, commercial trusts and estate planning.

He is also a civil and commercial dispute resolution practitioner.Sheikh is currently studying for an Executive LLM at the LSE. He is on hand to assist entrepreneurs with any legal enquiries they have related to their businesses and will be holding a series of legal clinics, talks and mentoring opportunities over the year.