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Greg Tufnell - Managing PartnerRetail and Consumer, Sports and Hospitality and Professional Services Sectors
Greg Tufnell: Sector Expert and Business Advisor
Greg Tufnell is a highly experienced Chairman and Managing Director. He is an entrepreneur, strategist as well as a hands on operator with an instinctive focus on customers, driving business growth and creating value.
Greg has significant commercial, turnaround, fund raising and M&A experience across large Plcs and SMEs including multi channel retailing in the fashion, home, hard goods and toy sectors as well as experience across the sports, hospitality, recruitment and legal markets.
Greg has developed a wide understanding of European and Worldwide consumers and retailing through a combination of direct retail, wholesale, e-commerce, brand distribution and licensing experience.
As Trading Director, Greg was a key part of the turnaround at Next, merging the retail and mail order operations to create one of the first multi channel businesses. As Managing Director of Burton, Greg transformed losses of £12.5m to profits of £3.5m in 2 years and as Managing Director of Mothercare re-launched the mail order catalogue as well as launching the Mothercare Direct e-commerce division to create one of the first UK retailers to fully integrate all channels including international.
Greg has a significant experience in the SME sector having led the turnaround and exit of Boxfresh, the UK’s first streetwear brand as well as the recovery of London Stock Exchange quoted brand house Marchpole, where Greg grew sales from £8.0m to £35.0m in 4 years adding £40.0m of shareholder value.
Greg has helped start several businesses and is the founder of Paragon Sports Management, a leading sports, hospitality, media and brand management group.
Greg’s current advisory and investment portfolio includes businesses in the fashion and luxury retail, legal and recruitment sectors.
He is the joint founder and joint Managing Partner of Prime Advantage Advisory and Prime Advantage Corporate Finance, two businesses that work exclusively in the SME sector to help companies and their owners develop and deliver growth strategies, raise funding and realise maximum value.
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Greg’s latest News and Insights from the Retail and Consumer, Sports and Hospitality and Professional Services Sectors.
Zatchels : Chairman 2013 – Present
A premium leather accessories brand made exclusively in Britain. The business has developed a multi channel, international strategy delivering rapid growth and a distinct personalised brand.
Radiant Law : Chairman 2013 – Present
A pioneering Managed Legal Services and Outsourcing law firm , winner of the FT’s 2013 Innovative Lawyer award and delivering radical growth and value for its customers.
Prime Advantage Advisory : Founder and Managing Partner 2013 – Present
A multi sector advisory and corporate finance specialist helping the owners and CEOs of small and medium size businesses inspire growth, create value and maximise wealth.
Holland Cooper : Chairman 2012 – Present
A luxury ladies and menswear lifestyle brand designed and manufactured in the UK. The business is fully multi channel and includes a shop in shop within Harrods.
HGA Group : Chairman 2012 – Present
A leading fashion recruitment company with offices in London, Istanbul, Dubai and Johannesburg. The business delivers global recruitment solutions through periods of growth or change.
Paragon Sports Management : Chairman 2000 – Present
One of the UK’s leading talent management, hospitality, event and brand engagement agencies.
"I have worked with Greg Tufnell in the commercial development of a luxury British brand and have found him one of the most incisive and intelligent retail experts I have ever had the pleasure to work with.”
Simon Petherick, Chief Executive Office, The House of Britannia