About

Our mission

Starting a business is easier than ever. It attracts more and more entrepreneurs. Yet, success stories are rare, and founders face make-or-break decisions every day, with little support.

We’re here to change that.

We help founders and enterprising leaders to grow their business sustainably. Start-up consulting, on tap.

From seed stage to Series Ds, we solve start-ups’ challenges with the right experts, at the right time.

Growth

Why choose us?

The Growth Works focuses on one simple concept: identifying growth that works for our clients.

We understand that growth is the most important success factor for start-ups, common to all yet unique to each. We’ll help you identify where your company should grow.

In order to grow, The Growth Works helps you to implement an effective process to ensure your growth, well, works. This includes grand-scale development, industrial enterprises suggesting technology, innovation and engineering.

"Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care."

Theodore Roosevelt

Team

We have experience building businesses from early-stage startups to global brands. We come from diverse professional backgrounds and possess the experience of solving challenges across industries, geographies, and markets. We believe diversity produces better and more creative solutions.

We are entrepreneurial at our core and approach every business as if it were our own. We are results obsessed and love getting the job done. We do it all with empathy and care. 

We can support you to drive execution in-house, or we can provide the team, through our trusted, broad and experienced team of experts across Marketing, Commercial, Operations, Product, Technology & Talent functions.

James Lemon

Founder and CEO

James brings 20 years ofexperience in helping founders & entrepreneurs grow their business in highly specialised ways. James is the former COO of Host Maker, one of Europe’s largest home management companies, and previous Commercial and Strategy lead in Travelport and IHG. As such, he is very well positioned to advise founders, CEOs and their leadership teams in expansion strategies, growth plans, optimising operations and fundraising.

Emily Fisher

Head of Growth

Emily brings over 10 years experience as a strategy and business development consultant and founded the company We Are Models. She has been at the forefront of several growth startups including XLN Telecom, as well as working for the world’s 3rd largest makeup business, Coty, to  develop new innovation processes and build new ventures. Her most recent work has taken her across the Atlantic where she worked with medical cannabis brands. 

Remi Lefevre

Marketing Director

With 15 years of experience in travel & hospitality, Remi Lefevre is a brand & commercial marketing pro with a flair for creating viral social stories. From kitchen to HQ, he has worked with fast-growing food disruptors and built his reputation leading branding, digital and traditional marketing efforts for hundreds of hotels and thousands of home rentals.

Neil Archibald

Head of Product

Navigating the ever-changing world of London startups, Neil is a Product Manager with a solid track record of successful growth and acquisition. In his role as head of the Product department Neil utilises the power of tech, design and User Experience to ask the ‘Why’ questions, which helps businesses better understand the implications of their actions in product and technology, and whether they’ll cause just a splash, or a torrent of success.

Emily Fisher

Head of Growth

Emily brings over 10 years experience as a strategy and business development consultant and founded the company We Are Models. She has been at the forefront of several growth startups including XLN Telecom, as well as working for the world’s 3rd largest makeup business, Coty, to develop new innovation processes and build new ventures. Her most recent work has taken her across the Atlantic where she worked with medical cannabis brands.

Remi Lefevre

Marketing Director

With 15 years of experience in travel & hospitality, Remi Lefevre is a brand & commercial marketing pro with a flair for creating viral social stories. From kitchen to HQ, he has worked with fast-growing food disruptors and built his reputation leading branding, digital and traditional marketing efforts for hundreds of hotels and thousands of home rentals.

Neil Archibald

Head of Product

Navigating the ever-changing world of London startups, Neil is a Product Manager with a solid track record of successful growth and acquisition. In his role as head of the Product department Neil utilises the power of tech, design and User Experience to ask the 'Why' questions, which helps businesses better understand the implications of their actions in product and technology, and whether they'll cause just a splash, or a torrent of success.

Get in touch

with The Growth Works Team today

Speak to our experienced business professionals and learn more about our COO on-tap services in your free, one hour consultation meeting, in person or over the phone.