Henry George Wilson, Director and Non-executive Chairman

Date of Appointment as Director: 16 May 2016.

Harry Wilson received a BSc in physics from Manchester University in 1973. Following graduation, he spent 17 years in various roles at British Petroleum and attended the Executive Programme at the INSEAD Business School in France in 1985.

Harry has over 35 years of business experience, initially in the oil industry but successively in a wide range of business sectors. He has been founder, CEO and Chairman of a number of independent oil companies and led public listings for five companies including Dragon Oil Plc and Eland Oil & Gas Plc. He has been an executive and non-executive director of listed companies in the UK and abroad and has built up an extensive range of London and international contacts in the investment, broking and advisory communities.

Throughout his business career, Harry has taken a keen interest in collectables, particularly stamps and antiques. He is a longstanding member of the Royal Philatelic Society London, the Malaya Study Group and the India Study Group.

Harry was appointed a Director on 16 May 2016 and became Executive Chairman on 14 July 2016. Following the completion of the debt restructuring and subscription for new shares by Phoenix, he resumed his role as Non-Executive Chairman on 19 March 2018. He is Chairman of the Nomination Committee and member of the Audit Committee.

Tom Pickford, Chief Executive Officer

Date of Appointment as Director: 31 October 2022.

Tom previously worked at The Hut Group as Chief Revenue Officer for the Ingenuity eCommerce platform division and prior to that worked in various sales & marketing roles at Procter & Gamble for 20 years.

He is an expert in helping traditional businesses develop new business models using digital marketing, eCommerce and data to accelerate their growth.

Tom joined the business on 12 September 2022 as Chief Executive Officer and was appointed a Director on 31 October 2022.

Kevin Fitzpatrick FCA, Chief Finance Officer and Company Secretary

Date of Appointment as Director: 15 November 2021

Kevin Fitzpatrick graduated from University College Dublin with a BA(Hons) in Economics and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte.

He is a Finance Director / CFO with 20 years’ experience in SME and entrepreneurial businesses. He has experience working with FTSE, NASDAQ and SME businesses across Service, Technology, Media, Online and Manufacturing industries.

Graham Elliott Shircore, Non-Executive Director

Date of Appointment as Director: 19 March 2018.

Graham Shircore graduated from Bath University with a BSc (Hons.) degree in Business Administration in 2005. During his time at University he completed internships with Fidelity, Principal Investment Management and Motorola Finance as well as passing the IMC exam.

Following graduation he joined Aviva Investors, subsequently becoming a UK Equity Analyst there. Having passed all three levels of the CFA exam he became a UK Equity Fund Manager in 2008 and later also managed European funds before moving to Rothschild Wealth Management in 2013 as a Senior Equity Analyst. There he helped shape and implement the equity research process.

Graham joined Phoenix Asset Management Partners in January 2017 and was heavily involved in the due diligence process which ultimately led to Phoenix taking a 58% equity stake in The Stanley Gibbons Group.

Graham was appointed a Director on 19 March 2018 and served as Chief Executive Officer from 4 June 2018 to 12 September 2022. On 12 September 2022 Graham stood down as Chief Executive and took on the role of Non-Executive Director.