Stephen D Moss C.B.E.

Stephen read law at King’s College London, was called to the Bar at Gray’s Inn and took an MBA at the London Business School. After a short spell in corporate finance, Stephen has specialised in growing businesses to achieve successful onward sale and leading a number of not-for-profit organisations through periods of major development and change.

Stephen’s early business interests were in the restaurant and wine distribution industries. Then, in 1989, he became Managing Director of BCP, which grew to become the country’s largest airport parking booking service and which he sold to Q-Park in 2003 for over £20m, but continued to manage until 2007.

Since then he has had a portfolio career which has included Chairing Bibendum PLB group where he helped the leadership team grow sales to almost £300m prior to heading up its sale to Conviviality PLC for £60m in May 2016. Stephen is Chair of Grosvenor Securities, a Central London commercial property investment and development company and of Mr Lee’s Pure Foods which is a fast growing “disrupter” in the multi-billion international convenience food business. He is also the senior NED of Safestay PLC, an AIM listed contemporary hostel business which has rapidly grown to be a leading pan-European player.

In the not-for-profit sector, Stephen founded Springboard in 1990, was its Chair until early 2019 and is now Life President. This national charity promotes careers in hospitality, leisure and tourism and helps the young, disadvantaged and unemployed change their lives around through opportunities in that industry. In April 2020, was appointed Chair of London Youth, a charity on a mission to improve the lives of young people in London through its network of over 500 community youth organisations and its two residential centres. It provides a range of sports, arts, social action, outdoor education and employability programmes as well as training for youth workers across the capital.

Stephen has also served on the Restaurant Association and People 1st, the Sector Skills Council. In 1992 he was awarded an MBE for services to the restaurant industry and, in 2002, a CBE for his contribution towards education and training.

Stephen is past Chair of The Movement for Reform Judaism and, prior to that, its flagship West London Synagogue, of which he then became President. He has served as a Trustee on the Jewish Leadership Council, Leo Baeck Rabbinic College and Jewish Child’s Day and is now Chair of the Institute for Jewish Policy Research and Chair of Trustees for JCoSS, a leading state-funded cross-communal Jewish faith school.

Stephen D. Moss

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