Simon Mead, Chief Executive Officer
"Entrepreneurial, inquisitive and approachable."
An experienced finance leader with a strong sales and marketing background, Simon has held senior management and CEO positions in a number of different business sectors including hi-tech, on-line, media sales, broadcast, financial services, and third sector. He has worked for France Telecom, Thames TV and was a founding Director of E*TRADE. Most recently, he has worked for consultants Heaton Camillo, specialising in financial planning and how a business is prepared and presented to potential investors or lenders. He brings a vast amount of specialist experience in handling company sales, MBO’s and significantly assisting the performance of early stage and scale up businesses.
He has also been instrumental in the formation of, and now Chairs, the Tendring Enterprise Agency. The Agency provides mentoring and support to start-up businesses in the Tendring area through a network of mentors who give their time on a voluntary basis.