Quill | Our team

Meet the team

Ed Bussey

Founder & CEO

Ed began his career in the Royal Navy, followed by a number of security and counter-terrorism roles with the UK diplomatic service. Ed was part of the founding team and Global Marketing Director of online fashion retailer Figleaves.com – which was acquired by N Brown Plc. – and then Chief Operating Officer at ZYB, which was acquired by Vodafone Plc. Ed has also held a number of non-executive director and advisory roles, including PCCW (Hong Kong), Secret Sales, Evans Cycles and Mr & Mrs Smith Boutique Hotels. Ed graduated in Natural Science from Emmanuel College, Cambridge University.

Lee Rowley

Chief Financial Officer

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.

Nathalie du Preez

Chief Operations Officer

Born and raised in South Africa, Nathalie began her career in 2005 with Goldman Sachs in their investment banking division in New York. In the years since, she has worked in brand management at Colgate-Palmolive, led performance search marketing at Net-a-Porter, co-founded a start-up and, most recently, held the title of COO at on-demand beauty services company blow LTD. She holds a BSc in Economics magna cum laude from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and an MBA with Distinction from Harvard Business School.

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