Friends-1-White Team

Team

UK, IE + Global Team

Based in Chester and Innsbruck, our core team work day-in day-out to give the best service to our customers and create great tech and content for you to eat up.

Fuelled with a staple diet of coffee, and all riders (of varying disciplines and skill), we have been seen entering the River Dee from a height after hitting the ramp at Dave’s house on the office BMX.
David George Bikmo
DAVID
GEORGE
CEO
Road, MTB, BMX and cyclocross are Dave’s riding favourites, so pretty much all of them. When he’s not out on the bike, he can be found building the Bikmo brand or out in the fresh air with Mrs Bikmo and their cubs.
Jorj Ives Bikmo
Jorj
Ives
CTO
Jorj is The Code Guru here at Bikmo. Some say Jorj sees the world as a waterfall of glowing green text, other say he can bend trees away from his handlebars with the power of his mind (though we’re yet to see that one in practice).
Louise Towers Bikmo
Louise
Towers
CFO
If it’s about the money better ask Louise. Being our CFO she takes care about everything in relation to money. But whoever thinks Louise’s home is just the world of numbers is wrong – she already opened a toy store and was lecturing classes.
Rob Grisdale Bikmo
ROB
GRISDALE
Global Head of Partnerships
A keen cyclist with a wealth of experience in building strategical B2B relationships, Rob heads up all of the partnerships at Bikmo. He’s earned his cycling badge having completed the Fred Whitton challenge within a week of starting at Bikmo.
Amy Illingworth Bikmo
Amy
Illingworth
Head of Insurance Product
Amy is a qualified actuary and insurance geek, with 10 years’ experience in the insurance industry. She loves building insurance products that are useful for adventure lovers, and improving our existing products. Amy lives in the French Alps, where she can ski tour/run/bike every weekend.
Keith Jones Bikmo
Keith
Jones
Head of Customer Experience
Thanks to Keith, we’ve certainly earned a reputation for providing exceptional customer service. As a previous National Champ title holder, it’s only a matter of time before he puts us all to shame out on the road bikes.
Sue Drake Bikmo
Sue
Drake
Finance Manager
Sue joins the team as our Chief Bean Counter, meaning she’s literally in control of all spending habits at Bikmo. As a roadie + committed cycling commuter, Sue isn’t shy of signing up to a cycling challenge that will push her limits.
Ben Amer Bikmo
Ben
Amer
Head of Retail + Buying
Roadie, CX and general bike geek. When he’s not in the office, you can find him falling off ramps in the local skate park, ramping up the mileage in the Yorkshire dales or in the kitchen cooking up a feast.
James Marsh Bikmo
James
Marsh
CX Team Leader
Team Leader James is a pure roadie. If you can’t measure something in watts, he not interested! When not providing awesome customer service at Bikmo, you’re sure to find James hunting down a local KOM or weighing the components of his bike. James loves his asphalt!
Sian Keen Bikmo
Sian
Keen
Head of Partnerships UK+IE
With her passion for the great outdoors and a solid background in brand partnerships Sian is in charge of our partners as Head of Partnerships UK+IE.
Jamie Fletcher Bikmo
Jamie
Fletcher
Marketing Executive
Marketing Executive Fletch loves everything two-wheels. With such an intensive training plan, and many hours riding each week, Fletch certainly takes his fuelling seriously. Likely to get his hands in the air many times this year, success is bound to result from all his hard work… and did we mention he likes his food!
Beth James Bikmo
Beth
James
Senior Engineer
Beth spends most of her time within the matrix and handling all things day-to-day in the tech team world of Bikmo. A nerd for many things, Beth is our very own eco warrior encouraging everyone to help save the planet whilst simultaneously growing a vast variety of vegetables.
Ceri Griffith Bikmo
Ceri
Griffith
HR + Office Administrator
Ceri loves to support people and is an organiser of all things. When she isn’t categorising or colour coding things in the office, you may spot her like the mighty Sasquatch, rambling across various terrains in the great outdoors.
Andy Bleakley Bikmo
Andy
Bleakley
Full Stack Engineer
When he’s not helping out with Bikmo’s systems, Andy can normally be found enjoying the great outdoors. Walking, running, mountain biking or tennis coaching are amongst some of Andy’s favourite activities.
Gemma Roberts Bikmo
Gemma
Roberts
Commercial Accountant
Gemma supports our finance team with her wealth of commercial finance experience and a real passion for numbers. Outside the office you’ll find Gemma either out walking or spending time behind her sewing machine. On the trails, Gemma might be slow going up but is fast and fearless coming down.
Steve Jones Bikmo
Steve
Jones
CX Agent UK+IE
You’ll find Steve on two wheels most days come rain or more rain. An ex road racer who still trains hard every winter for that elusive pro contract. Lots more Gravel adventures planned for the coming year with the Scottish 500 being top of the bucket list. Constantly refuelling beyond his talent, you’ll find him lounging in many a bike cafe.
Jess Hudson Bikmo
Jess
Hudson
CX Agent UK+IE
You’ll find Jess tearing up the tracks and trails or chasing the local QOM’s. If she’s not out riding you’ll find her baking some sweet treats, getting creative or curled up with cup of tea and a good crime documentary. 
Tom Johnson Bikmo
Tom
Johnson
CX Agent UK+IE
Tom loves getting out and about exploring what Chester has to offer. Whether that’s on two wheels or his own two legs, there isn’t much left for him to explore!
Louise Burgoyne Bikmo
Louise
Burgoyne
Financial Controller
If its about accounting and audits Louise is our person to talk with. But she is by far not only at home in the world of numbers. If Louise is not in the office she loves being outside in nature and spending time with her beloved ones.
Paul Dinter Bikmo
Paul
Dinter
Risk + Compliance Officer
Paul is responsible for all topics related to risk & compliance. Outside of the office, however, you can usually find him with his bike under his feet (and sometimes on his shoulders) somewhere in the mountains. And if there is still some time left, he surprises the office every now and then with one of his famous self-made sourdough breads.
Sian Elmore Bikmo
Sian
Elmore
Executive Assistant
Originally from Sussex, Sian couldn’t resist the call of the Austrian Alps any longer. As Executive Assistant she is now supporting our office between the Austrian Alps in Innsbruck.
Angus King Bikmo
Angus
King
Global Head of Marketing
When not deep in marketing analytics and creative strategies Angus sets his ambitions high in the pursuit to become an OK cyclist. He’s also half Scottish and has never been to Scotland…
Tom E Bikmo
Tom
Eagle
Front End Developer
Tom is responsible for the UI (user interface) of our websites and apps. This in short means taking the data from our backend and implementing it as a visually appealing and interactive webpage. When not at his desk, Tom is probably to be found in the local woods or hills on two wheels or two feet.
Patsy Bikmo
Patsy
Liu
Digital Product Manager
A big believer in minimalism and growth mindset. Patsy is the go-to person if someone has questions about the product or needs help. When not immersing herself in the digital world, she loves exploring nature on two feet.
Aaron Gardner bikmo
Aaron
Gardner
CX Agent UK+IE
You can find Aaron out on his road bike, mountain bike, Trials bike, Jump bike or out wild camping but you will definitely find him outside somewhere. If he’s not outside, he is probably at the cinema or indoor bouldering.
Ben Frith Bikmo
Ben
Frith
Retail + Commercial Insurance Manager UK+IE
Ben is on hand to support our business customers protect their world. As a seasoned groundhopper, on a Saturday afternoon he’ll most likely be on a terrace somewhere wet and/or cold, recovering from his morning run, watching two random teams play out a goalless draw.
Eleri Bikmo
Eleri
Parry-Jones
Partnerships success Support
Eleri loves the outdoors, MTB and her animals. If she’s not in the office you’ll find her biking tracks or taking her dogs for a walks.
Rachel Bikmo
Rachel
Everett
Copywriter
Rachel started out on a one-year world trip and ended up working internationally for two decades. As a content expert, she has a background in helping good brands connect with their audience. She loves getting into the great outdoors and discovering new places, people and cultures. 
Ryan Bikmo
Ryan
Williams
CX Agent UK+IE
When Ryan’s not proving our customers with exceptional service, you’ll mostly like find him either programming away somewhere or dabbling in the odd bit of landscaping.
Rianne Bikmo
Rianne
Thomas
Data Analyst
Rianne has a passion for numbers and when she isn’t hiking through data spreadsheets you can find her hiking around the Welsh hills with her 2 Huskies.

Germany + Austria Team

Based around Innsbruck and Munich, the team are dedicated to supporting our German and Austrian customers and partners. Alongside riding trails, tarmac and snow, naturally.
Julian Reitter Bikmo
Julian
Reitter
Head of Partnerships – DE+AT
With a background in working for some of the most exciting bike events in Austria, Julian is all about creating exciting partnerships. Should you not reach him on his phone, try the local ski and bike area Nordkette.
Alex Drexel Bikmo
Alex
Drexel
Head of CX – DE+AT
Growing up among the mountains of Austria, Alex is very familiar with any cycling terrain, whether it’s uphill, downhill or even at full speed through the long valleys accompanied by her trail dog Luna.
Brigitte Schiestle-Wachter
Brigitte
Schiestl-Wachter
Bookkeeper + HR Assistant
Brigitte supports both our finance and HR teams here at Bikmo. When Brigitte isn’t mulit-tasking between people and pounds she can be found cooking up some delightful meals somewhere up a mountain.
Judith W Bikmo
Judith
Wirtz
Customer Experience & Partnerships Agent
At home outdoors – With Judith’s background in insurance and sports science, she supports the CX and Partnerships teams as Mc Giver. Originally from the low lands, you can find Judith on the via ferrata, MTB or snowboard in her spare time!

Our dogs

Serif was the office dog for years but now has competition with the team growing.
Serif Bikmo
Serif
Ives
Jorj’s Dog
Former trail dog Serif has seen many a mountain and loves that feel of a cool wind blowing over her as she takes in the landscape. Serif certainly brightens up our day. rn
Luna Bikmo
Luna
Drexel
Alex’s Dog
Luna is a super smart Australian Shepherd girl and trail dog in training. When she is not supporting the Innsbruck office, she’s out with Alex exploring nature and enjoying snacks.
Neillie Bikmo
Nellie
Towers
Louise’s Dog
Nellie is a 3 year old rescue dog. She’s a fast runner so definitely has some greyhound in her. Loves to come with us camping, running or on bike rides and enjoys burying bones in the garden.
Cooper Bikmo
Cooper
Fletcher
Fletch’s Dog
Cooper is a crazy little Border Collie from a farm in Denbigh, Wales. He’s only 17 weeks old, so still in training and learning about the world. This doesn’t stop him from loving a fuss from absolutely anyone willing to give him the attention though.
Sonny Bikmo
Sonny
Hudson
Jess’s Dog
Sonny loves nothing more than playing fetch, getting pats and broccoli! Through extremely stubborn, this excitable pup is the usain bolt of the dog world!