Rupert served for 12 years as Finance Director of AIM quoted Atlantic Global Plc, a cloud-based project management service, before being sold to a US-based software company.

Previously, Rupert was Group Financial Controller of the North Bucks Chamber of Commerce. His early career and formal training took place with Grant Thornton and has an AMBA accredited Masters in Business Administration and is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.