Alex Chesterman OBE
Founder & CEO
Alex founded Cazoo in 2018 to make buying a car as simple and seamless as purchasing any other product online today. Previously, in 2008, he founded Zoopla which delivered greater transparency and efficiency to the UK property market and in 2003, he co-founded LoveFilm which transformed the DVD rental market in the UK and Europe. Alex is one of Europe's leading digital entrepreneurs and has spent the last twenty years applying data and technology to improve consumer experiences.
Chief Financial Officer
Stephen is regarded as one of the most experienced CFOs in the UK online sector and has significant experience from start-ups to the FTSE 100. He has floated two leading digital businesses in recent years, Betfair and ZPG, both achieving multi-billion pound valuations. Stephen has also previously sat on the Boards of both FTSE 100 listed Entain and AIM listed Boohoo Group.
Chief Customer Officer
Darren has over 15 years’ experience in key customer and marketing roles and was most recently at MoneySuperMarket where he was Chief Customer Officer, responsible for brand, digital marketing, CRM, customer insight, PR and customer service. Darren is responsible for digital and brand marketing, customer experience and insight and PR at Cazoo.
Chief Technology Officer
Jonathan joined Cazoo from MADE.com where he spent five years as Chief Technology Officer and grew the technology and product management teams to 100 people, supporting significant revenue growth as well as the expansion of the business to become a market leader in Europe. Prior to that Jonathan was CTO of Huddle.com and held various positions at Lastminute.com and IBM.
UK Chief of Production
Theo joined Cazoo through the acquisition of Smart Fleet Solutions. He has more than 25 years of automotive and financial services experience gained in the Netherlands, Germany and in the UK. Prior to this he held various senior positions at GMAC Bank (now Ally) and was responsible for its entire UK operation including three private label finance brands (covering both retail and commercial lending activities).
Business Development Director
Felix joined Cazoo through the acquisition of Drover, which he founded in 2016. Felix has previously started and exited two venture-backed businesses, gaming marketplace GameGoods and online fashion club Stylistpick, having raised over $60m in funding for his companies from top tier VCs incl. Accel, Index, Tiger Global, Partech, Target Global and Cherry Ventures.
Prior to joining Cazoo Rachael was Director of Investor Relations at Just Eat and prior to that was Head of Investor Relations at ZPG Plc, working on multiple acquisitions in the property, price comparison and data sectors and culminating in ZPG Plc's acquisition by private equity in 2018. Prior to that she was a consultant at financial communications firm Maitland.
EU Managing Director
Abhishek has 15 years’ management experience in European consumer technology businesses. Prior to joining Cazoo, he was CEO of eBay’s leading Nordic ecommerce platforms, dba and bilbasen. Abhishek was previously Chief Product Officer at mobile.de, Germany’s largest car marketplace and has also held several strategy and operations roles at eBay Europe having started his career as an analyst for Oliver Wyman.
Chief People Officer
Veronica has 22 years experience in key people management and talent roles. She was Group Chief People Officer at Photobox & Moonpig Group where she led a large-scale cultural transformation across Europe. She has been instrumental in pioneering progressive people solutions, demonstrated through her responsibility for Talent & Organisation Development at eBay and leading the change programme in support of the landmark Heathrow Terminal 5 opening.\
Prior to joining Cazoo, Ned spent 5 years as General Counsel and Company Secretary at ZPG Plc, including the listing of Zoopla, multiple acquisitions in the property, price comparison and data sectors and culminating in ZPG Plc's takeover in 2018. Prior to that he was a solicitor at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer working on M&A, IPOs, joint ventures and commercial contracts and was seconded to Apple’s legal team for iPhone.
Chief Data Officer
Piers joined Cazoo from MoneySuperMarket, where he spent four years as Chief Data Officer, heading up all aspects of Data Science, Data Engineering and Analytics. Prior to this, he led the Data Science team at dunnhumby, driving the utilisation of advanced machine learning methods across the business. Piers has over 20 years' experience in data and analytics across multiple industries in both the UK and the US.
UK Chief of Operations
Fern joined Cazoo after having been Chief Operating Officer at Farmdrop, where she oversaw a team of 180 across purchasing, distribution and fulfilment. She has over 20 years’ experience in operational and distribution roles, having been Group Operations Director at LoveFiLM running operations across Europe and prior to that as one of the earliest UK employees in operations at Amazon.
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining Cazoo, Paul was Chief Strategy Officer at ZPG Plc where he was responsible for strategic direction, M&A and partnerships as well as investments and management of its international businesses. Prior to that, he was Commercial Director at uSwitch and has over 20 years of experience in managing and growing consumer technology businesses.