Stephen Murphy

Stephen has worked with the Ashcombe team for over 10 years, most recently as CEO of Virgin Group (2005 – 2011) where he managed the entire Virgin portfolio of companies, comprising over 30 major trading companies – business that span a range of sizes and sectors – with aggregate revenues in excess of $20bn.

Stephen currently serves on several boards which include Chairman of Byron Hamburgers, Chairman of The Learning Clinic and Independent Director of The Business Growth Fund. Previous positions include CEO and CFO roles at Virgin Group, Executive Chairman of IPPowerhouse and senior management positions at Quaker Oats, Burton Group, Mars UK and Unilever.