Our Team

We are a collaborative team coming from a variety of backgrounds across the Consumer goods and Executive Search sectors. We add value across the team with a highly collaborative ways of working and we believe each of us has an essential part in ensuring our work is delivered with an exceptional level of service for our clients.

Our UK & Ireland Team Members:
Simon Revere

Director, UK, Ireland & North America

+44 752 581 3550


Simon leads the Consumer Executive Search UK & Ireland and North America business for Nigel Wright Group. He is a truly international executive having lived and worked in UK, Canada, Norway, Germany and the US. Prior to joining Nigel Wright Group Simon was at Korn Ferry where he ran the Consumer Practice for EMEA and worked in New York City building the Consumer and Supply Chain Practice Groups.

Simon holds a Bachelor of Arts in Norwegian & Scandinavian Studies from University College London. He speaks English, Norwegian and conversational German.

Annabel Weeden

Head of Practice, Food & Beverage & Private Equity

+44 770 633 5792


Annabel joined Nigel Wright Group from Korn Ferry and smaller boutique firms. Her early career began at PwC and Mars confectionery in accountancy and commercial roles. Her search expertise is broad across FMCG, with a focusing on leading the Food & Drinks practice, but also operating across the broader Consumer market. She has a strong interest in D&I and in ensuring we offer exceptional client delivery. Annabel delivers C-suite and Director level searches across all functional areas.

Annabel holds a B.Com, Commerce and French from the University of Birmingham and L’École Supérieure de Commerce, Brest.

Matthew Nobbs

Practice Leader, Retail

+44 787 085 0290


Matthew leads the Retail Practice for the Nigel Wright Group. Previously a retailer himself with over 25 years’ leadership experience, Matthew spent 22 years at Lidl in pivotal commercial leadership roles, in Trading and Promotions in Food & Non-Food, Buying, Supply Chain, and Marketing. He was also Trading Director at Holland & Barrett and Commercial Director of Gorillas.

Matthew holds an LLB Hons in Law with German Law and Language from Thames Valley University, with time spent at Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet in Mainz. He speaks English, German and conversational French.

Chris Arnold

Practice Leader, Homewares

+44 781 312 5794


Chris has carved out a 20+ year career in executive search following an initial career in FMCG and Retail. Chris now leads our Homewares Practice. Prior to joining Nigel Wright, Chris successfully built and exited from his own search company and has been ex-patriated to Hong Kong to establish a regional presence for a fast growing search business from the UK.

Chris holds a BSc from Newcastle University majoring in Psychology and Economics.

Emma Tierney

Head of Delivery

+44 770 633 4854


Emma started her career working in boutique search firms in Ireland before setting up her consultancy business providing research services to Executive Search clients in Ireland and the UK. She then spent 3 years at Korn Ferry before joining Nigel Wright Group in 2022. Emma leads the Delivery team and is passionate about ensuring that quality research remains at the centre of all our projects.

Emma graduated from Trinity College Dublin with a BA in Sociology and Drama & Theatre Studies.

Andy Scott

Senior Consultant (Commercial) – Food & Beverage/Consumer Products

+44 773 987 7274


Andy began his career at the John Lewis Partnership where he held positions in retail management leadership before moving into a HR & Talent Management position.

At Nigel Wright Group, Andy’s primary focus is on leading the commercial desk working on C-suite and Director level appointments in Sales, Marketing, HR and Finance search projects.

Andy has also partnered with several start-up businesses as well as family or founder-led organisations and mid-sized SMEs.

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