Martin Brassell 

IP Finance Consultant 

Martin Brassell is an expert in the use of intellectual property in business finance, and the identification, scoring and valuation processes needed to facilitate this emerging market. He has worked extensively with banks, investors, insurers and policy makers across the UK, Europe and Asia to develop new approaches that recognise the importance of intangible assets for business competitiveness and growth. 

Martin is an RSA Fellow and a member of CIPA’s IP Commercialisation Committee. He is recognised by IAM Magazine as one of the top 300 IP strategists worldwide.

Martin has written and co-authored a number of influential publications on IP identification and financing. His international publications include Fostering the use of intangibles to strengthen SME access to finance for OECD (2019), the 2013 Banking on IP report and 2017 Hidden Value report for the UK Intellectual Property Office, and two reports on intangibles identification for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He has also co-authored a book for Oxford University Press, Economic Approaches to Intellectual Property, with Dr Nicola Searle.