Alex Chesterman OBE
Founder & Executive Chairman
Alex founded Cazoo in 2018 to make buying and selling a car as simple and seamless as ordering 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 Executive Officer
Paul has been with Cazoo since its inception. He started as Chief Operating Officer before his appointment as Chief Executive Officer in April 2023. 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 held various roles at Sky and Channel 4 and has over 20 years of experience in managing and growing consumer technology businesses.
Chief Financial Officer
Paul has over 30 years’ experience in various finance roles and joined Cazoo from Graphcore. He was previously Chief Financial Officer at UK-listed Mitie Group PLC and prior to that held a number of roles at international private equity backed companies including CPA Global, Virgin Active, Birds Eye Iglo and The Automobile Association. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Oxford.
Non-Executive Director & ESG Committee Chair
Luciana has served, since May 2020, as Managing Director of Advocacy and Public Affairs at Edelman UK, specializing in health, sustainability and energy policy. From 2010 to 2019 she served as a Member of Parliament for Liverpool Wavertree. She was the Shadow Minister for Energy and Climate Change, Shadow Minister for Public Health, Shadow Cabinet Member for Mental Health between 2010 and 2016, and the Liberal Democrat Shadow Spokesperson for Health, Social Care and Wellbeing in 2019. Luciana earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Birmingham and a Masters’ degree from Birkbeck, University of London.
Non-Executive Director & Remuneration Committee Chair
Moni currently serves on the boards of directors of Hargreaves Lansdown PLC, where she serves as Chair of the Remuneration Committee, easyJet PLC, where she serves as Chair of the Remuneration Committee and Investec Bank plc, where she serves as senior independent director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee. From 2000 to 2016 Moni served as a partner, board member and executive committee member of Olswang LLP. She previously served as a partner of Dewey Ballantine LLP and Simmons & Simmons. Moni holds an LLB (Hons) from the University of Southampton and is qualified as a solicitor under the laws of England and Wales.
Dan has served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Ajax since closing of the IPO. He began his career at Goldman Sachs in 1982 and in 1994, he left to found asset management firm, Och-Ziff, where he served as Chief Executive Officer until February 2018 and Chairman of the Board until March 2019. Dan focuses on investment activities through Willoughby Capital Holdings, LLC, his family office and philanthropy through his foundation. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Mary is currently a Board member and Audit Chair of companies including MITIE Plc, Essentra Plc and Mar Holdco Sarl. She is also a non-executive director at Gemfields plc. Previously Mary was a non-executive Director and Audit Chair at several companies including Travelzoo Inc, Ferrexpo Plc, Cape Plc and a main Board Director of the Department of Transport.
Non-Executive Director & Audit Committee Chair
From September 2012 to November 2020 Duncan served as the Chief Financial Officer of Ocado Group plc, where he remains a senior adviser. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Fitness First plc from 2010 to 2012. Prior to that, he served as Group Finance Director of Kingfisher plc, Finance Director of B&Q plc, Chief Financial Officer of Virgin Entertainment Group and held various senior finance positions at Burton Group Plc. Duncan currently sits on the board of directors of Trainline plc, where he serves as Chair of the Audit Committee. He earned a master’s degree in Engineering from King’s College, Cambridge in 1987 and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.