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Chief executive officer

Chris Phillips

Chris founded his first company at just 16 and went on to found Just Develop It in 2008. A serial entrepreneur and highly respected businessman, Chris has been building, scaling and selling companies ever since. As the CEO of Just Develop It, he has built a culture of excellence and relentlessly drives his team to progress on to the next big thing.
 

Experience

2008
Founded Just Develop It

2018
Just Develop It £100m Valuation

Achievements

Large Business of the Year 2017
South Coast Business Awards

Entrepreneur of the Year 2016
Business Excellence Awards

 

 

Chief financial officer

Tom Barrett

A true numbers guy, Tom is responsible for overseeing the company finances and manages over £100mm in assets. Tom has been instrumental in the sale and acquisition of numerous companies and leads a talented team of experienced accountants & analysts. Tom works closely with every customer and ensures their financial needs are met.
 

Experience

2012
Joined Just Develop It

2018
Founded JDi Development Finance

Achievements

Member of the ACCA 2012
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Fellowship of the ACCA 2017
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

 
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Chief operating officer

Dan Richards

An accomplished business leader and growth specialist, Dan oversees the day to day operations of JDi Development Finance. He handles the application and due diligence process from start to finish, ensuring all of our customers meet the requirements of our underwriting criteria.

Experience

2010
Joined Just Develop It

2018
Founded JDi Development Finance

Achievements

Co-Founded JDi Backup Limited 2011
Exited in 2014

Co-Founded Pseudio Limited 2015
Exited in 2017