HempWell CBD was setup in 2017 by married couple Lisa McWilliams and Phil James. Lisa and Phil have lived all over the world primarily due to Phil’s work and are now based in the historic city of York in North Yorkshire.
HempWell prides itself on operating on a seed-to-shelf model; The CBD used is 100% traceable to their own hemp farm in Bulgaria, ensuring quality and ethical products.
Phil first got involved with CBD in 2015 as Head of Global Business Development at Bridge Capital, a US Investment Firm, where he was directly involved in the funding of US businesses in the medical marijuana and CBD sector. He started taking CBD in 2016 to help with his chronic arthritis in his knees courtesy of an overly long passion for playing rugby.
Taking CBD and following the research that was coming out of medical institutions over the last 3 years has given him a unique insight in to the affects of CBD and how it has helped him cope with daily pain, and was the reason they they wanted to setup a business in the UK to provide CBD to other people who felt they could benefit from it.
Lisa, who is the CEO of the business, was previously a corporate communications and events specialist. She has worked for a variety of investment banks as well as Fortune 500 companies. Her last position was with Imagination, a global creative agency and her most recent assignment as a freelancer has been working with Deutsche Bank on their Asian-based global events.
Lisa now runs the business on a day-to-day basis and is on hand to answer any queries on CBD and the collection of products available on both the HempWell and CBD Supermarket websites.
Phil is now working as the CEO of Natural Science Limited, one of the largest cultivators of CBD-rich hemp in Europe, where they are growing over 200 hectares of hemp plants in Europe, visit www.naturalsciencecbd.com for more information.
He was also CFO of Medical Cannabis Resource Group Limited based out of Ontario. Canada had legalized the use of Cannabis for medical purposes 10 years ago and fully legalized all forms of cannabis in October. MCRG have been running a CBD medical clinic in Ontario for the last 3 years as well as having a range of CBD pet foods.
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