Tim joined as Chairman in January 2016, later moving to CEO in September 2016. He has over 30 years’ experience within the grocery and retail industries, with a strong background in strategic marketing and customer loyalty. Tim’s last role was as Chairman of Bonmarché Holdings plc from 2013 to 2015. Prior to that he was Deputy CEO at Tesco from January 2010 to December 2012. He held a number of other roles within the Tesco Group between 1982 and 2012 including CMO for Tesco and CEO of Fresh & Easy LLC. He is also currently Chairman of Digital Natives Content Limited and a Director of Its Fresh Ltd.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Phill is the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the overseas growth strategy and international development for the business. Prior to joining Eagle Eye, Phill was the Group Finance Director and subsequently Chief Executive Officer of Intelligent Environments Group plc, a digital banking software company, which was acquired by a US private equity house and consequently renamed Parseq plc. He was Acting CEO of Parseq when it was acquired by funds controlled by HarbourVest Partners, LLC in 2011. He qualified as a chartered accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in 1988 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. Phill has a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.
Founder and Chief Technical Officer
Steve founded the Group in 2003, and as Chief Technology Officer is responsible for the product vision, development and roadmap. Prior to that, he was the founder and Chief Executive Officer of Eagle Eye Technology Limited, a software consultancy business. Before that he was a developer and consultant for Consult Hyperion, developing concepts in the media and payments industries, and a software engineer for Ericsson. Steve has a BEng in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from the University of Leicester.
Chief Financial Officer
Lucy joined the Group in July 2014. Prior to this, she was the CFO of the 5one group, the global consultancy providing services, analysis and software to help retailers achieve a customer-centric strategy. The global role covered Europe, South Africa and setting up America. Prior to this she worked for Adapt Group Ltd, and in 2006 iSOFT plc as an integral part of the turn-around team that successfully sold the business to IBA Health Group at the end of 2007. Lucy began her career at KPMG in 1999 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.
Non Executive Chairman
Malcolm joined the Group as a non-executive director in 2014, taking the role of Chairman in September 2016. He was previously CEO, and then advisor to the board, of Abu Dhabi Media Company. He is also the former Chief Executive, Content for Virgin Media where he ran Virgin’s television proposition, the Virgin Media portal and their television channel groups. Malcolm joined Virgin from United Business Media, where he was Chief Operating Officer. He has also worked in senior executive roles for a number of ITV companies, including Granada, Anglia and Southern. Malcolm is currently Chairman of Audioboom plc, Dock10 Limited, Imaginarium Studios Limited, and Disciple Media Limited. He is also a non executive director of Image Nation LLC.
Non Executive Director
Bill joined the Group as a non-executive director in 2011. He is the founder of the William Currie Group and William Currie Investments, an investment vehicle specialising in the retail, ecommerce and tech sectors. Previously he was a top ranked city investment analyst, serving as Joint Managing Director of Charterhouse Securities and Director of Research at BZW. His current directorships include Metapack Limited, Belvedere Energy Investments and LTS Group.
Sir Terry Leahy
Non Executive Director
Sir Terry joined the Group as a non-executive director in 2011. Sir Terry completed a 32 year career at Tesco plc as Chief Executive from 1997 to 2011. Leahy received a Knighthood for services to food retailing in the 2002 New Year Honours. He was chosen as Britain’s “Business Leader of the Year” in 2003 and the Fortune European Businessman of the Year for 2004. Since 2011 he has focused on investments in early-stage businesses. He is a director of Metapack Limited, the Social Mobility Foundation and the Foundation Years Trust and is a Special Advisor to CD & R, the US private equity firm.
Non Executive Director
Drew joined the Group as a non-executive director in 2014. He is a business leader and entrepreneur with a track record in funding, creating, building and growing international businesses. Most recently Drew was the Co-Founder and Chief Executive of Starcount. Prior to this he was Executive Chairman of Iris Worldwide where he led the development and international growth of the Iris group business. Previously to joining Iris, Drew was a founding partner of Paternoster, the UK’s first defined benefit pension scheme risk transfer company. Before setting up Paternoster, he was Chief Executive of Airmiles and BA Miles.