At Best Startup UK we track over 130,000 UK startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top United Kingdom based CEO’ operating in the Interior Design space. If you think a CEO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected].
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Companies House UK, Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Founder, CEO of Trouva
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About Trouva: Trouva, the online destination for unique products from the best curators around the world
CEO and Co-founder of Clippings
Adel Zakout is an Architect turned Entrepreneur and part time Angel Investor – with a focus on web, mobile & digital. Adel co-founded Creative Agency Despark.com where he was able to pursue his love for the Internet and later combined it with Architecture via OpenBuildings.com, the crowdsourced building database & Clippings.com, the online design resource. He also co-founded an international gourmet burger & steak restaurant.
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About Clippings: Clippings operates as an online source for furniture and lighting.
Founder and CEO of BORN
A creator and innovator by nature, JC is an entrepreneur who has had a strong presence in online financial services, digital insurance and stock brokerage. He has a wealth of international experience with expertise in the US as well as vast European digital and brand management knowledge. JC pioneered E*Trade Europe and Verisign in the early days of the Internet, and later went on to invest in real estate, time pieces and luxury fashion. His passion for skiing and extreme sports also led him to launch the ‘Carre Neige’ ski insurance within the Savoie region. Most recently, he has married his online finance expertise with his experience in design and luxury brands to create BORN, a B2B global market-network that connects design-led brands with retailers.
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About BORN: BORN is the world’s first private B2B platform that connects a global network of design-led lifestyle brands and retail buyers.
Founder & CEO of eporta
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About eporta: Europe’s leading B2B commerce platform for the furnishings industry.
CEO & Director of D3O
Stuart Sawyer is the CEO at D3O
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About Cornwall Ventures, D3O: D3O is a specialist provider of impact protection solutions & materials.