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Noel.Murphy@iamstobbs.com
Noel Murphy
Commercial Chief

Noel joined us in January 2021 to support the growth and commercial development of Stobbs IP, having acted as an advisor to the organisation since 2013.

He has been the Principal of Start Murphy Limited since 2008, a management consultancy advising business and professional practises in the UK and abroad. Prior to this Noel worked as a Director for Reed PLC, Business Director for Baker Tilly LLP, Executive Director for London Enterprise, Sector Director for Manpower, Chief Executive of Business Link for Norfolk, and as Chairman of the East of England Business Link.

Noel has extensive knowledge of the IP industry having hands on experience of running an IP practice over the last 10 years, and throughout his career has focused on identifying opportunities for growth through the development of new clients and collaborations, business acquisition, business operations, and the development of boards and partnerships.

In his career he has won and delivered accounts with leading brands including Swiss Post, American Express, Ford, E.ON, Sony Ericsson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Tesco, Nokia, and an extensive range of both small and medium size enterprises.

His outside interests include an active and busy family life, which is complicated by three demanding wire-haired Dachshunds, and he is a keen follower of all sports, particularly football and athletics. Noel was formally a Junior British Record Holder Middle Distance Athlete and is a life member of the British Milers Club.

Noel joined us in January 2021 to support the growth and commercial development of Stobbs IP, having acted as an advisor to the organisation since 2013.

He has been the Principal of Start Murphy Limited since 2008, a management consultancy advising business and professional practises in the UK and abroad. Prior to this Noel worked as a Director for Reed PLC, Business Director for Baker Tilly LLP, Executive Director for London Enterprise, Sector Director for Manpower, Chief Executive of Business Link for Norfolk, and as Chairman of the East of England Business Link.

Noel has extensive knowledge of the IP industry having hands on experience of running an IP practice over the last 10 years, and throughout his career has focused on identifying opportunities for growth through the development of new clients and collaborations, business acquisition, business operations, and the development of boards and partnerships.

In his career he has won and delivered accounts with leading brands including Swiss Post, American Express, Ford, E.ON, Sony Ericsson, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Tesco, Nokia, and an extensive range of both small and medium size enterprises.

His outside interests include an active and busy family life, which is complicated by three demanding wire-haired Dachshunds, and he is a keen follower of all sports, particularly football and athletics. Noel was formally a Junior British Record Holder Middle Distance Athlete and is a life member of the British Milers Club.

Noel.Murphy@iamstobbs.com