40 years of combined experience


Robert Marten

Rob is a Director of 14&B. Before launching this business, Rob held Managing Director positions at media and events companies. 

He’s lived in New York, Sydney, Johannesburg and London and is passionate about helping great people make global connections.

Neall De Beer

Neall is a Director of 14&B. He previously held senior roles at various media and events companies before helping establish 14&B, 

He’s lived in Kuala Lumpur, Kiev, Jersey, Cape Town and London and is passionate about helping create better places to live, work and play.

Alexia Emmerson (Lex)

Lex has over 14 years experience marketing events. Most recently she lived and worked in both London and Dubai for major events companies before joining 14&B. 

Responsible for all things marketing from advertising, content, social and websites.


SPACE+ is owned and operated by 14&B. ​ 

14&B is a media and events company established in 2018, with a mission to connect progressive and alternative leaders to big ideas and opportunity.