Distilled advisory board

In addition to the founders and senior management, Distilled is guided by experienced external advisors:

John Varney

John VarneyJohn’s experience as Director of Technology at Granada, CTO at the BBC and across a wide variety of non-exec roles marries strong management and strategy experience with deep skills in technology and content. As such, he’s perfectly-placed to steer Distilled through rapid expansion.

As an advisor to Distilled since 2009, John has been instrumental in guiding the management team through the US expansion and transition from web development to online marketing, conferences and training.

James Trumper

James TrumperJames joined the advisory board in 2013 having previously served as group FD at Vislink. He’s a very experienced CFO with public company experience who has run finance functions supporting businesses up to £150m.

His addition to the Distilled advisory board helped steer a transition to a more mature financial structure appropriate for Distilled’s rapid international growth. In addition to his finance experience, his operational skills have served to help Distilled’s young management team navigate their growing responsibilities.