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 COO’ operating in the Employment space. If you think a COO’ 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.
COO of Imployable
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About Imployable: Mobile first technology that allows people to identify, map and track their way to a new career
Co-Founder and COO of Orka Technology Group
James Doyle is the Co-Founder and COO at Orka Technology Group.
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About Orka Technology Group: Orka Technology Group develops solutions that help hourly workers with sourcing, on-boarding, and getting paid for work.
Chief Operating Officer of Thomas International
As Chief Operating Officer, Guy is responsible for helping both shape the strategy at Thomas and ensure it’s executed successfully. Guy brings with him extensive experience of helping international businesses grow both organically and through acquisition. He has worked with businesses in multiple sectors, including technology, media, telecoms, business services and education. He enjoys working with businesses going through periods of extensive change, particularly where a technology transformation is required. Guy was previously a Director in corporate finance at DC Advisory, a Partner at advisory business RSM and most recently Managing Director of the Arts Division and Group Head of Corporate Development at the private equity backed Cambridge Education Group. Guy lives in London, enjoying eating out regularly with his restaurant critic wife and trying to keep up with his two young children.
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About Thomas International: Thomas International is a provider of psychometric assessment solutions with a focus on small to medium-sized businesses.
COO of YunoJuno
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About Stride, YunoJuno: Online platform connecting freelancers and clients in the creative and technology sectors
Chief Operating Officer of Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance
Dorian Zanker is the chief operating officer at Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance.
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About Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance: Kingsbridge Contractor Insurance offers a comprehensive, competitive, and compliant package of business insurance to the recruitment market.