Stu was formerly an IT risk manager in investment banking but wanted to explore the challenges of running his own business.
Working within the mobile accessories sector for the past 15 years including manufacturing, retail, wholesale and direct to consumer channels he understands how the market works (he'd like it to work a little differently)
Activ8, Case Hut and iFix are all examples of where he wants to work with the best in the industry to deliver the best solutions.
Fast paced and nimble is how he describes his companies, not himself.
Zoe has been in the creative industry for nearly 20 years and has worked for some of London's biggest and best design agencies. Her love of good design has proved invaluable to the success of some of our brands. Being the wife of Activ8's owner Stu, Zoe always has her finger on the pulse of the business. When she's not designing great stuff for Activ8, Zoë likes to hit the gym to run off the stresses of the day.
Vijay has a wealth of trading expertise gained over several years in the online ecommerce industry. Formerly Vijay held positions in both Product Management and Amazon Optimisation for small to large retailers and distributors. Vijay has a great understanding of various marketplaces and so is able to deploy strategies relevant to each online platform and how best to represent a brand online. Vijay is an Alumni of Kingston University and has BSc (Hons) in Business Information Technology & Business/Commerce.
Hristina is our financial controller. She has a solid financial background and has been in the sector for an impressive 11 years considering her young age. She has implemented financial structures in many industries with multi-million pound turnovers. As a qualified accountant and a member of the ACCA Hristina is looking after Activ8's finance affairs and supporting a strong and reliable finance team.