Chris began his early career in the world of media but quickly established a reputation for being a transformational leader within many of the UK’s top publishing and direct marketing businesses. Today he is recognised as an entrepreneur and business owner with over 30 years of experience. He is a highly motivated and results-orientated business growth expert with a proven track record of success across blue chip FTSE listed organisations, start-ups and a diverse range of SMEs in both B2B and B2C markets. He similarly possesses considerable experience of working with and for, both family run/owned businesses and private equity backed organisations both in UK and overseas.What’s Your Favourite Business Book?Legacy by James KerrWhat’s Your Favourite Motivational Quote?“Identify your problems but give your power and energy to the solutions” – Tony RobbinsHow Do You Like To Spend Your Weekend?Standing in a muddy field watching my 2 daughters striving to “be the very best version of themselves” in their sporting careers (GB Eventing & England Lacrosse)
Rachel began her early career in sales and marketing. Working with some of the UK’s top media organisations and best-loved brands, her experience encompasses all major sales and marketing disciplines. Her career boasts significant general management expertise and first-hand experience of the responsibilities of operating as a board director. Rachel possesses a wealth of experience as a heavyweight sales and marketing director with particular exposure to business transformation, change management, new product development, mergers and acquisitions and people development. Rachel combines a strong coaching ethos and highly collaborative approach to her work which allows her clients to grow in a safe and supportive environment. She is passionate about people development and allows everyone to realise their true potential.What’s Your Favourite Business Book?Fanatical Prospecting by Jeb Blount.What’s Your Favourite Motivational Quote?“Hope is not a strategy, Luck is not a factor and Fear is not an option” – James CameronHow Do You Like To Spend Your Weekend?I like to spend my weekends taking the dogs out for a nice walk, eating well and relaxing with family and friends
Simon started his career in the packaging and engineering sector designing multipacks for the FMCG sector. He was quickly promoted to running the team, working on European design projects and then moved into marketing, sales and ultimately running large teams with major Blue Chip clients with full P&L responsibility. As an award-winning coach for well over a decade, Simon has worked with 100’s of businesses across a wide range of sectors. He has a real passion for bringing out the best in business owners and their teams to make the complex seem simple.What’s Your Favourite Business Book?Atomic Habits by James ClearWhat’s Your Favourite Motivational Quote?“People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it.” – Simon SinekHow Do You Like To Spend Your Weekend?Mountain biking with my son on some crazy downhill route or out for a walk with the dogs. If there’s a glass of gin to be found as well then I won’t complain
After completing her A Level Studies and taking a year out to travel, Ruby joined Chalkhill Blue in March 2020 as one of our Digital Marketing Apprentices. Ruby is currently working towards her BCS Level 3 Digital Marketing Apprenticeship. On a day to day basis, Ruby is responsible for all of Chalkhill Blue’s content creation and lead generation activity across our social media platforms & digital marketing channels. Ruby also supports our clients by planning and implementing marketing strategies to ensure that they maximise opportunities in their own businesses.What’s Your Favourite Business Book?The Ultimate Sales Letter by Dan S. KennedyWhat’s Your Favourite Motivational Quote?“Play by the rules, but be ferocious.” – Phil KnightHow Do You Like To Spend Your Weekend?I like to spend my weekends letting off some steam in the gym and spending time with friends and family!
Sophie joined Chalkhill Blue in April 2020 after completing her A levels at Westonbirt School. She is currently undergoing a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing, as well as gathering valuable experience from working with multiple clients providing marketing support for their teams. Once she has completed her apprenticeship, unless we can persuade her otherwise, we are expecting Sophie to head to the University of Bath to study Politics and International Relations in 2021.What’s Your Favourite Business Book?Taming Tigers by Jim LawlessWhat’s Your Favourite Motivational Quote?“Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston ChurchillHow Do You Like To Spend Your Weekend?My weekends are most often spent pursuing my sporting passion of eventing with my 2 horses.
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