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. Having completed her BCS Level 3 Digital Marketing Apprenticeship, Ruby now manages our marketing team and marketing campaigns. 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 Jelly Effect by Andy BoundsWhat’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!
Maisie joined Chalkhill Blue in January 2021 after completing her History degree at the University of Southampton.
She is currently undergoing a Level 3 Apprenticeship in Digital Marketing, as well as gaining valuable experience from working within the Chalkhill Blue marketing team. On a day to day basis, Maisie is responsible for the implementation of content creation and helps our marketing team in the smooth running of various campaigns.What’s Your Favourite Business Book?Start With Why- Simon SinekWhat’s Your Favourite Motivational Quote?“Ask for what you want, and be prepared to get it!”- Maya AngelouHow Do You Like To Spend Your Weekend?Often, I spend my weekends enjoying some time with family and friends, or on a Rugby pitch!
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