ScaleUp Group is delighted to welcome Malcolm Thorp as its newest member. Malcolm has over 30 years of experience providing senior executive search to founders, investors and boards spanning the whole spectrum of the technology/digital sector. 

John O’Connell Chairman and Founder of ScaleUp Group commented “Malcolm is an entrepreneur, fitting other ScaleUp Group members’ profiles, as well as a seasoned Search specialist. His latter experience, skills and connections will materially enhance our ability to help Tech entrepreneurs grow their business to identify and retain the right talent, a key factor in building global champions – our mantra.”


Malcolm Thorp said “I’m delighted to join ScaleUp Group with its unique proposition of access to experienced entrepreneurs and growth funding to grow the next generation of Global Champions…. Key to successfully scaling up is the ability to identity, acquire and retain world class people, so I’m very pleased to be adding to the ScaleUp Group’s capability in this area.”


ScaleUp Group ( is a unique network of successful experienced entrepreneurs (80+ companies, exits £4 billion+) formed to Grow Global Champions by providing access to exclusive expert advice, executive connections and growth funding. Key skills, experience and funding have been identified as the main barriers to ScaleUp success*. ScaleUp Group provides a total solution to cross the “ScaleUp chasm” to sustained performance by providing distinctive capabilities way beyond just smart money. 

*The ScaleUp report (


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