Our Board of Directors

John Clarke

Non-Executive Chairman

John Clarke

Non-Executive Chairman

Appointed to the Board

June 2013

Skills and experience

John has extensive experience of the functional food and sports nutrition sectors, having worked at GlaxoSmithKline for more than 35 years. John was global President of GSK Consumer Healthcare from 2006 to 2011, and was a member of GlaxoSmithKline plc Corporate Executive Team until March 2012.

Under John’s leadership from 2006 to 2011 GSK Consumer Healthcare was the fastest-growing business in the industry, growing by 60% and reaching sales of £5 billion despite recessionary environments in the majority of the business’ markets. The business added £2 billion and global expansion for 15 years from 1996 to 2011, Lucozade achieved growth of 13% CAGR throughout this period.

Raymond Duigan

Non-Executive Director

Raymond Duigan

Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board

May 2013

Skills and experience

Raymond has extensive industry experience having set up a specialist investment bank, Stamford Partners, in the mid-1990s advising the European food and drink industries. The firm became a market leader in food and drink transactions in Europe, offering financial and corporate advisory services as well as strategy consulting. Clients of the firm included Unilever, Nestle, Mars, Pepsico, Sara Lee, Best Foods, United Biscuits and Pernod Ricard as well as a range of smaller businesses such as Green and Black's, Jordans, Innocent and Ella's Kitchen and leading private equity firms. Raymond retired from Stamford Partners in 2012. Raymond is currently a non-executive director at Finsbury Food Group and holds other advisory positions.

Tim Wright

Non-Executive Director

Tim Wright

Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board

June 2013

Skills and experience

Tim Wright, has spent much of his career with GlaxoSmithKline (''GSK''), working in the consumer healthcare sector of the Company from 1982 to 2011. In his last 5 years at GSK, Tim was President of GSK's Global Brands, where he drove market leading revenue growth through world class marketing and innovation. After leaving GSK in 2011, Tim was appointed as President to Zarbee's Naturals, a privately owned natural medicine business. His role up to 2013 was to help establish the Company's brand and quickly grow the newly formed business from $3 million to $18 million. In 2014, Tim set up his own business, StepChange Strategy, which aims to create shareholder value for startup and multinational consumer healthcare companies, by focusing on brand strategy, innovation and geographic expansion. In 2015 Tim acquired, and now runs, Embrace Hearing.

Stephen Moon

Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Moon

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed to the Board

April 2018

Skills and experience

Stephen had an extensive corporate career with BP, Dalgety, Quaker and GlaxoSmithKline. He has held a wide range of functional roles in his career including supply chain, strategic project management, strategy planning, innovation and business development. At GSK he was Strategy Planning and Worldwide Business Development Director for the Nutritional Healthcare Division. He has an MBA from Ashridge Business School and a diploma in Clinical Organisational Psychology from INSEAD. After founding a functional food startup in 2003, he later became CEO of Provexis PLC and Science in Sport PLC was spun-out from this company in August 2013.

James Simpson

Chief Financial Officer

James Simpson

Chief Financial Officer

Appointed to the Board

September 2019

Skills and experience

James is a chartered accountant who qualified at PwC and worked initially in audit before holding increasingly senior corporate roles at companies including ASOS, Tesco, Britvic and Cadbury Schweppes. He has extensive experience in the financial management of international consumer, e-commerce and multi-channel businesses. James joined Science in Sport from ASOS, the AIM-quoted fashion e-tailer, where he held the role of Operational Finance Director.

Our Senior Management

Stephen Moon

Chief Executive Officer

Stephen Moon

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed to the Board

April 2018

Skills and experience

Stephen had an extensive corporate career with BP, Dalgety, Quaker and GlaxoSmithKline. He has held a wide range of functional roles in his career including supply chain, strategic project management, strategy planning, innovation and business development. At GSK he was Strategy Planning and Worldwide Business Development Director for the Nutritional Healthcare Division. He has an MBA from Ashridge Business School and a diploma in Clinical Organisational Psychology from INSEAD. After founding a functional food startup in 2003, he later became CEO of Provexis PLC and Science in Sport PLC was spun-out from this company in August 2013.

James Simpson

Chief Financial Officer

James Simpson

Chief Financial Officer

Appointed to the Board

September 2019

Skills and experience

James is a chartered accountant who qualified at PwC and worked initially in audit before holding increasingly senior corporate roles at companies including ASOS, Tesco, Britvic and Cadbury Schweppes. He has extensive experience in the financial management of international consumer, e-commerce and multi-channel businesses. James joined Science in Sport from ASOS, the AIM-quoted fashion e-tailer, where he held the role of Operational Finance Director.

Ashley Read

SiS Managing Director

Ashley Read

SiS Managing Director

Skills and experience

Ashley joined the business in 2013 and has previously held roles managing the international business and most recently as Brand & Innovation Director for SiS. Ashley was formerly at Britvic Soft Drinks managing activation for the Gatorade brand.

James Morton

Director of Performance Solutions

James Morton

Director of Performance Solutions

Skills and experience

James is a Professor of Exercise Metabolism & Nutrition at Liverpool John Moores University and the former Head of Nutrition for Team Sky. To date, he has authored over 120 research publications in the fields of sports nutrition, physiology and metabolism as well as numerous books / book chapters on these topics. James has acted as Head of Nutrition for Team Sky leading the nutrition strategy for the 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Tour de France victories. He also directs nutrition related research projects for the English Institute of Sport (EIS) and is Director of Performance Solutions for Science in Sport.

Jason Rickaby

PhD Managing Director

Jason Rickaby

PhD Managing Director

Skills and experience

Jason founded PhD Nutrition in 2006 along with Mark Bowering. The two young Yorkshire entrepreneurs set about using a combined 20 years experience around bodybuilding and nutrition. PhD is now sold in over 45 countries and is truly a global Performance nutrition brand.