30yr old well traveled, sporty, and entrepreneurial English guy with successful business, operations marketing experience. Recently sold and exited his own business The People’s Poncho – a highly versatile high quality rain poncho for everything outdoors (including cycling and dog walking).
A mandarin speaker and Studied mandarin at university and lived in Shanghai for 2 years.
Qualified experienced Ski Instructor and a outdoor lover. Super flexible with location and can live globally, Highly versatile and capable in a diversified set of roles.
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Founder & Chief Executive Officer | The People’s PonchoLondon, January 2017 – December 2021
-Sold and Exited my business to VC for 6 figures in Jan 2022.
-Built and Scaled my own online E-commerce business and scaled it to $1m revenue/year.
-Acquired customers thru omni-channel digital marketing (via Facebook Instagram, Google and klaviyo email marketing)
-Created a smooth reliable supply chain from China to UK
-Managed business finances, ensuring costs and cash flow were monitored closely and kept healthy.
-Maintained cordial relationships with Chinese suppliers and industry contacts to acquire goods at most competitive price.
-Launched new, innovative projects based on customer demand.
-Recruited, hired and trained newly hired staff to comply with vision and mission.
Ski Instructor | Private ClientsVerbier, Switzerland, December 2016 – April 2019
-Experienced Instructor with individual and groups of adults and kids of all ages and varying levels of ability.
Bachelor of Arts: Mandarin and Business Studies , 09/2011 – 06/2015 Newcastle University – Newcastle upon Tyne, NET – 2:1
Certificate of Higher Education: Chinese Language , 08/2013 – 06/2014 East China Normal University – Shanghai, China
A-Levels: Economics, Spanish, Physical Education , 09/2008 – 06/2010 St Edwards Oxford – Oxford – A
BASI Level 2, 06/2010 – 09/2010 BASI – Bariloche, Argentina
Chinese Language – HSK4
Spanish – Intermediate to Advanced