Cambridge Weight Plan

Meet the Team

The directors and leadership team of Cambridge Weight Plan have a wealth of knowledge and experience. The board of directors consists of:

Managing Director
Christopher McDermott

Chris joined the Company in 2003 as a PR Executive. He went on to become the Marketing and Communications Manager in 2008 and a main Board Director in 2010.

From 2012 to 2015 he was the director responsible for overseeing the international distributor network. A trained journalist, prior to working at Cambridge Weight Plan, Chris worked for a number of PR and media agencies.

Operations Director
Kevin Gates

Food manufacturing is in Kevin’s blood having worked with prominent companies in the food sector since leaving university.

Kevin joined Cambridge Weight Plan in 2009 as Operations Manager having previously worked as a Site Director for the largest seafood processing company in the UK. He subsequently joined the Cambridge Weight Plan Board in 2010 and has assumed responsibility for Manufacturing, Technical and Warehousing operations. Kevin is a Chartered Director.

Business Development Director
Clive Norton

Clive has worked in the direct selling industry for 20 years and joined Cambridge Weight Plan in 2006 as the UK General Manager. He then joined the Board in 2008, where he has responsibility for the Company's commercial activities in the UK and Germany.

Clive has overseen lots of changes as the Company's products and programmes have become increasingly popular in the UK, and the Consultant base has grown dramatically to fulfil demand.

Finance Director
Mike Swinburne

Mike joined the company in 2008 and was appointed Finance Director in 2009. He is responsible for all finance, tax, IT and company secretarial matters for Cambridge Weight Plan and our various associated businesses.

Mike originally trained as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte, and prior to joining Cambridge he spent many years working in the Medical Devices industry in the UK and Europe.

HR Director
David Skelhorn

David joined Cambridge Weight Plan in 2007 and initially worked at setting up an HR Department for the Company employees in Corby. As well as HR David is responsible for ensuring our Health & Safety policies and procedures are up to date and fit for purpose. Additionally he has responsibilities as a trustee relating to Company Employee Ownership.

David joined the Cambridge Board of Directors in April 2015. Prior to joining Cambridge, David worked for 29 years as a Senior Manager in Royal Mail.


Company’s Leadership Team

Left to right back:

Christine James – Head of Marketing & Communications

Tyrone Douglas – Head of HR

Andrew Jones – Head of Export

Rob Hughes – Head of IT

Left to right front:

Cliff Jones – Head of UK Consultant Sales

Stuart Lowe – Head of Manufacturing

Mary Shirley – Head of Technical

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