Simon Atkinson - Director

Simon is an investor, Non-Executive Director and advisor to a number of businesses with a particular focus in leisure, hospitality and the built environment

He founded a successful management consultancy, specialising in strategic procurement which achieved £12m turnover within 3 years, advising a mix of FTSE100 and smaller cap businesses including InterContinemtal Hotels Group, Whitbread, Costa, Fitness First and Casual Dining Group (Cafe Rouge, Bella Italia).

He previously worked for a number of leading companies including Mars, PepsiCo, Compass Catering and Uniq (formerly Unigate) in management roles, with a focus on transformational change, significant cost reduction and the development of commercial relationships.