Hello. I'm Ula.
I’m the brains behind Cortex Capital, and wearer of many hats. I’m a consultant, speaker and scientist. I specialise in applying psychology and neuroscience to business and law. Cortex Capital is founded on a bed of knowledge from leading psychology researchers, neuroscientists, business and legal figures. I’ve packaged my content to make it memorable (in a good way), and I promise it’ll get your cogs whirring.
My knowledge stems from 12 years as a lawyer in global law firms working in and out of London, Hong Kong and Madrid. I spent that time as a dispute resolution lawyer, specialising in international arbitration (and I've more than a good grasp of Spanish too). I also have first-hand experience in regulatory, risk and compliance in investment bank and telecoms firms.
Stepping away from my desk, I’m often speaking at international conferences and lecturing at universities like Queen Mary's University of London and Humboldt University of Berlin. My focus is wider than just law: I’ve delivered training courses for financial institutions, technology firms, telecoms, and the energy sector – and been invited to speak in more than 15 cities across 5 continents.
My experience across these areas is framed by a deep understanding of psychology. Cognitive Psychology and Neuroscience featured heavily in my MA and PhD, and I bring all of this to my current scientific collaborations with leading researchers at UCL and Warwick.