Steve Flavell is responsible for LoopUp's global commercial activities, based out of London. Prior to LoopUp, Steve was EVP and main board director at GoIndustry, the online industrial auctioneering platform. As part of its founding team, Steve played an instrumental role in the company's success, which included six acquisitions, rapid organic growth and listing on AIM. Previously, Steve spent five years in strategy consulting with Monitor Company and Mars & Co, and two years with Mobil Oil. He has an MBA from Stanford and MEng from St. John's College, Cambridge.
Michael Hughes is responsible for LoopUp's product development and platform operations worldwide, based out of San Francisco. Prior to LoopUp, he was a founding member and CEO of Pagoo, a pioneering VoIP company. He played a key role in setting strategy, fundraising, building the early stage team and expanding into Europe and Asia. Prior to Pagoo, he was a strategy consultant with Monitor. He has an MEng from Imperial College, an MBA from Stanford as an Arjay Miller Scholar, and was awarded a Sainsbury Management Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineers. Michael was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in Her Majesty’s 2017 New Year’s Honours List for services to graduate development via the Silicon Valley Internship Programme.
Simon Healey is responsible for LoopUp’s global financial operations, based out of London. Prior to LoopUp, Simon was Financial Controller/Finance Director at Streetcar, where he was a key member of the senior management team that developed the business and sold it successfully to Zipcar in 2011. Simon is a Chartered Accountant who trained with KPMG, and holds a degree in Accountancy from the University of Birmingham.
Marcus Greensit, based out of London, is responsible for LoopUp’s global commercial operations. Prior to rejoining LoopUp in 2012, Marcus was acting MD of BDM Ltd. which he sold to Restore plc, held various management roles at LoopUp (2004-8) and was Business Process manager at GoIndustry. Marcus holds a BSc in Agriculture and Business Management from Newcastle University.
Alex Breen is responsible for the LoopUp product, based out of San Francisco. Prior to joining LoopUp in 2006, Alex held product management positions at Symantec Corporation, Veritas Software, Amazon.com and Pagoo, and was previously a strategy consultant with Monitor Group. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he graduated with distinction, and BA from Stanford.
Ben Fried, based out of London, is responsible for LoopUp’s global commercial activities. Prior to joining LoopUp in 2018, Ben has held various general management positions in high growth digital businesses including Betfair, Catawiki, and easyCar. An alumni of Ernst & Young, Ben has also started and grown his own successful strategy consulting business. Ben holds a BA in history from Liverpool John Moores University.
Rob Jardine is responsible for LoopUp's global marketing activities, based out of London. Prior to LoopUp, Rob advised private equity firms on growth strategies for their portfolio companies, developing and implementing sales and marketing transformation plans. Previously, Rob spent five years in strategy consulting with Bain & Company in Los Angeles and Melbourne, and two years at Carphone Warehouse where he led the Customer Insight team. He has an MBA from UCLA, where he was an Edward Carter Fellow, and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Pembroke College, Oxford.
Dave Carroll is responsible for the design, delivery and support of the infrastructure used to deliver LoopUp services, based out of London. Prior to re-joining LoopUp in 2018, Dave held operational and engineering positions in: ntl:, Cable & Wireless, Daisy Group and Centerprise International. He holds an MBA from the Open University and BSc from Brunel University.
Ed Cooper is in-house General Counsel, based out of London. Prior to joining LoopUp in 2017, he worked as a lawyer for a variety of companies including Ernst & Young (EY), KPMG and Jaguar Land Rover (JLR). Ed is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales who trained with Lawrence Graham (now Gowling WLG) following graduating with distinction from BPP Law School and UCL.