Top Influencers: 18 UK Chief Growth Officer’s To Follow in 2022

2 years ago

Chief Growth Officer play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Chief Growth Officer role. We have selected these Chief Growth Officer’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Chief Growth Officer’s. The list is in no particular order!

Zeeshan Feroz

Chief Growth Officer @ MoonPay

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Zeeshan Feroz currently works as Chief Growth Officer at MoonPay. He previously worked as the UK CEO of Coinbase. A fintech and payments veteran, he previously worked as Global Head of Payments at crowdfunding firm (since acquired by Airbnb), as well as VP of Sales at online payments firm Skrill. He also studied cryptography as part of his Masters in Advanced Computing at King’s College London. Zeeshan heads up Coinbase’s operations across Europe, where he focuses on bringing its products to consumers and institutional investors and speaking to regulators about the potential of digital currency. Launched in 2012, Coinbase is the world’s largest platform for transacting in digital currency like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin, with now over 20 million customers globally. The company is working to create a more open global financial system to bring about more economic freedom, innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity around the world. Learn more about Zeeshan Feroz on Crunchbase…

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Shelley Kuipers

Co-CEO and Chief Growth Officer @ The 51 Ventures

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Shelley is an accomplished and highly successful entrepreneur. After years of pioneering work in the emerging field of crowdsourcing, she founded Chaordix in 2009, helping clients such as P&G, University of Oxford, American Airlines, and Orange Telecom to gain a new level of market intelligence through crowdsourcing. Her first startup experience was with Merak Projects, who provided valuation and management software for the petroleum industry and was acquired by the world’s largest energy services and technology firm, Schlumberger, in 1999. In 2000, she co-founded Stormworks – a software development and digital marketing firm, which was acquired by Solium Capital, a publicly-traded financial services company ranked among the Deloitte Technology Fast 50, and recognized as the world’s largest independent provider of stock plan administration software and services. She also co-founded Adventure Capital, an early stage venture capital firm, and Material Insight, a consultancy of growth agents that help to grow tech startups. Shelley travels extensively to grow and serve the global Chaordix clientele, dividing her time between Calgary, Canada and London, UK. Learn more about Shelley Kuipers on Crunchbase…

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Martin Avetisyan

Chief Growth Officer, Executive Board member (NYSE: FTCH) @ Farfetch

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Farfetch is an online luxury fashion retail platform. Read more aboutFarfetch on Crunchbase…

Yang Li

Chief Growth Officer @ Ziglu

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Yang is Chief Growth Officer at Ziglu, responsible for user acquisition, strategic partnerships, international expansion and fundraising. Most recently at Ziglu he helped closed the largest Seedrs crowdfunding campaign in 2020 at £6.1M, bring Ziglu’s fundraising total to over £11M. Ziglu has seen rapid growth since launching in June 2020, reaching a peak of #5 on the Appstore. He previously worked for Hargreaves Lansdown’s pension business founder, Adam Norris, to grow Pure Electric. The UK’s largest electric mobility retailer which subsequently acquired Cycle Republic from Halfords Group. Yang was also Commercial Director at Mobike/Meituan which was listed on the HK stock exchange for $55B USD after growing to 220M active users across 200+ cities. Learn more about Yang Li on Crunchbase…

Ziglu provides a digital platform that enables customers to exchange fiat currency for cryptocurrency. Read more aboutZiglu on Crunchbase…

Todd Latham

Chief Growth Officer @ Currencycloud

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Todd lies awake at night thinking “What do our customers want?” He is fascinated – genuinely fascinated – at how technology is transforming people’s lives for the better. Throughout his career he has had first hand experience of how trends like mobile, cloud computing and digital are revolutionising the way we interact with money. A bit of a nerd at heart, Todd loves analysing data and using the insights to deliver a first rate customer experience, because happy customers are at the heart of what makes a company grow. Todd has extensive experience in the technology and financial services sectors, where he has delivered marketing, product and customer experience strategies internationally for some of the world’s largest brands. Prior to joining The Currency Cloud, Todd led European Customer Marketing for American Express’s Corporate Payments division, where he was responsible for driving expansion opportunities, developing product line strategies and leading key partnerships. In his early career Todd held a series of marketing and strategy roles at Microsoft. Learn more about Todd Latham on Crunchbase…

Currencycloud specializes in a fully cloud-based platform for B2B cross-border payments. Read more aboutCurrencycloud on Crunchbase…

Ryan Hall

Founder – Chief Growth Officer @ The Zeitgeist

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The Zeitgeist helps brands, start-ups, and creative businesses understand their growth agenda and succeed at scaling up. Read more aboutThe Zeitgeist on Crunchbase…

Raul Martinez

Chief Growth Officer @ Angaza

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Aftab Malhotra

Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer @ GrowthEnabler

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GrowthEnabler delivers data, insights & intelligence on disruptive technologies and digital innovations Read more aboutGrowthEnabler on Crunchbase…

David Norris

Chief Growth Officer @ Holiday Extras

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Discovering his passion for online businesses in 2000, David is now on his fourth startup. Before moving to IOVOX, he worked as Director of eCommerce & Website Operations at Expedia and COO in growth stages of HouseTrip and Livebookings. Learn more about David Norris on Crunchbase…

Holiday Extras provides travel and leisure services. Read more aboutHoliday Extras on Crunchbase…

James Wintle

Chief Growth Officer @ Vashi

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Vashi is a fine jewellery brand that offers a genuinely unique, disruptive, and omni-channel retail experience. Read more aboutVashi on Crunchbase…

Mark Trousdale

Chief Growth Officer @ InvestCloud

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Mark Trousdale, EVP, serves as InvestCloud’s Chief Growth Officer (CGO). In this role, Mark is responsible for growing InvestCloud’s adoption and revenue in a consistent fashion, currently focused on the UK and broader EMEA, and headquartered in London. Mark’s responsibilities include business development, regional P&L and executive committee participation. As part of InvestCloud’s founding team, Mark has served in a number of different roles at InvestCloud throughout the years, building upon nearly 20 years of experience in financial and professional services. Prior to joining InvestCloud, Mark led the western region Asset Management Advisory practice of Deloitte. Mark holds a BA with Honors and an MA with Distinction from Stanford University. Learn more about Mark Trousdale on Crunchbase…

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Sean Grimes

Chief Growth Officer @ Agilisys

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Sean is responsible for our business-wide core capabilities, including IT and cloud, Customer Services, and Business Process Services, ensuring these offerings continue to develop to meet customer needs. Sean is also responsible for strategic development of our Healthcare business. Sean joined Agilisys from Cambridge Management Consultants, where he spent six years managing several strategic engagements throughout Europe. Sean holds a 1st class degree in Business Studies and Quantitative Business Analysis. Learn more about Sean Grimes on Crunchbase…

Agilisys is an innovative IT and business software and services providers. Read more aboutAgilisys on Crunchbase…

Claire Whittingham

Chief Growth Officer @ AVADO

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AVADO delivers transformative learning that helps businesses gain critical digital skills. Read more aboutAVADO on Crunchbase…

Chris Chidley

Chief Growth Officer @ Compass Group

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Compass Group is a food and support services company that provides a wide range of innovative dining solutions. Read more aboutCompass Group on Crunchbase…

Daniel Remedios

Chief Growth Officer @ Ebsta

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Daniel is VP Product at Ebsta, one of the fastest-growing B2B companies in the world. He is responsible for leading the strategy and product innovation. Learn more about Daniel Remedios on Crunchbase…

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David Barnett

Founder & Chief Growth Officer @ Corsis

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Rohin Aggarwal

Chief Growth Officer @ Groupladder

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Groupladder is a provide a unique mortgage product. Read more aboutGroupladder on Crunchbase…

Lorenzo Vasini

Chief Growth Officer @ Celerity

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Lorenzo Vasini is the Chief Growth Officer at Celerity. Learn more about Lorenzo Vasini on Crunchbase…

Celerity is a data-driven marketing agency specializing in helping brands to maximize value from marketing technology and customer data. Read more aboutCelerity on Crunchbase…

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