Teamworks Karting operates three indoor karting circuits, in Birmingham, Halesowen and Letchworth, one laser tag arena in Letchworth, and the online booking platform www.kartingonline.co.uk.
The Company Secretary, Teamworks Karting Ltd, 202 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5SE.
Tel: +44 (0)121 703 6165
Fax: +44 (0)121 773 4273
Michael Bryant – Founder & CEO
Michael graduated in Law at University College London in 1994, and after qualifying as a solicitor worked with Sinclair Roche & Temperley (now Stephenson Harwood) and More Fisher Brown. Michael’s professional practice included finance, commercial property and litigation.
Michael left private practice in 2000 to co-found Teamworks Karting.
Michael is CEO of the Company, responsible for operations & expansion.
Simone Schetman – Founding Director
A mathematics graduate from University College London (1994), Simone trained as a currency trader with BNP Paribas and then moved into retail bank marketing, becoming Head of European Strategy & Product Development for Cendant Europe. Simone’s marketing expertise has included directing the team that created the “Celebrations” brand for Mars Confections.
Simone is a Fellow of The Royal Society, The British American Project, an elected Council Member of Birmingham Chamber of Commerce, gives lectures on entrepreneurship and has been listed in Insider Magazine’s “42 under 42”. Simone is responsible for sales, marketing, PR, brand development and investor relations.
John Handley – Chairman
John qualified as a chartered accountant, and is an experienced venture capital investor having spent the last 22 years in private equity. He has worked at Bridgepoint Capital (then NatWest Ventures), ECI, and latterly at Lloyds Development Capital where he was a Senior Director for seven years. He left LDC in September 2005 and recently worked as part-time FD for Maverick Television, until their successful sale to All3Media in July 2007.
John has a number of non-executive positions and lectures on private equity for the BVCA and others both in the UK and abroad. He joined the board in November 2007.