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 CFO’ operating in the Publishing space. If you think a CFO’ 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.
CFO & Co-founder of BibliU
Tao is Co-Founder & CFO of Bibliotech a core eTextbooks platform that provides academic libraries and students unlimited access. The company has developed a modern platform that integrates fully with all library and university systems and is already working closely with a number of UK universities.
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About BibliU: An EdTech innovator, BibliU’s platform enables colleges and universities with digital content management, automation, and analytics.
Chief Financial Officer of Argus Media group
Stuart Ashman is the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of the Argus Media group of companies. He joined Argus in 1999 having previously worked in accounting and finance roles in practice and banking in Australia and retail in the UK. Stuart was educated at the University of Tasmania and has been a member of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants for over 20 years.
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About Argus Media group: Argus Media group is a global energy and commodity price reporting agency.
CFO of Devolver Digital
Daniel Widdicombe is the Chief Financial Officer of Devolver Digital.
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About Devolver Digital: Working with independent developers from all over the world to produce and promote the most original, eccentric, and beloved games.
Chief Financial Officer of Jellyfish
Lee joined Quill from Zoopla Property Group Plc, where he served as Head of Financial Planning & Analysis, supporting the business through its transition from private to public and through a number of acquisitions. Prior to joining Zoopla Property Group, Lee held Commercial Finance roles at Betfair Group Plc. Lee is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a degree in Natural Sciences from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.
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About Jellyfish: Jellyfish is a ecommerce content production platform for online businesses.
Chief Financial Officer of News UK
Christopher Longcroft was appointed News UK’s Chief Financial Officer in October 2012 having previously held the post of Managing Director for Operations. Educated in Switzerland, Chris is a qualified chartered accountant and has undertaken a number of finance roles outside of the newspaper industry in Russia, South Africa, New Zealand and the UK. Chris is married with four children.
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About News UK: News UK is a great company full of talented, dedicated and creative people.