the leadership

jas bagniewski - CEO

Jas co-founded eve alongside his cousin Kuba Wieczorek and James Fryer on the principle that the existing sleep product market could be radically modernised in order to offer consumers an easier, quicker and cheaper method for purchasing sleep products without needing to compromise on customer satisfaction. From 2011 to 2016, Jas was CEO of Zen Bedrooms, a D2C mattress company. Prior to this Jas worked at Rocket Internet as a Country Manager of various start-ups including Zalando and Groupon. Jas started his career as a consultant at Accenture.

kuba wieczorek - CMO

Founder of eve and Chief Marketing Officer, Kuba was previously Head of Sports Marketing at Channel 4 running the multi-award winning Superhuman Paralympics campaign and also headed up its in-house creative agency - 4 Creative. He previously worked in leading advertising agencies for McCan Erickson, Fallon and JWT among others. Kuba is also an award-winning international photographer.

felix lobkowicz - COO

Now Chief Operating Officer and co-founder of eve Sleep, Felix was previously Vice President at Rocket Internet and Head of Zalando UK. He started out in key project management roles with ITV and Diageo before moving into the world of startups, launching a fishing startup and the Indian Fashion platform Jabong.

abid ismail - CFO

Abid joined eve in 2016 from Capita Plc, having been Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Executive Officer of AXELOS Ltd — a joint venture between Capita Plc and the UK government. Prior to this Abid held senior positions within Capita group as well as Ernst & Young’s M&A team. Abid is a Chartered Accountant.

board of directors

jas bagniewski - Founder and CEO

Jas co-founded eve alongside his cousin Kuba Wieczorek and James Fryer on the principle that the existing sleep product market could be radically modernised in order to offer consumers an easier, quicker and cheaper method for purchasing sleep products without needing to compromise on customer satisfaction. From 2011 to 2016, Jas was CEO of Zen Bedrooms, a D2C mattress company. Prior to this Jas worked at Rocket Internet as a Country Manager of various start-ups including Zalando and Groupon. Jas started his career as a consultant at Accenture.

abid ismail - CFO

Abid joined eve in 2016 from Capita Plc, having been Chief Financial Officer and then Chief Executive Officer of AXELOS Ltd — a joint venture between Capita Plc and the UK government. Prior to this Abid held senior positions within Capita group as well as Ernst & Young’s M&A team. Abid is a Chartered Accountant.

paul pindar - Chairman of the Board

Paul joined the Eve board in November 2016. Prior to this, Paul spent 26 years at Capita Plc, retiring in February 2014. Paul was one of the UK's longest serving CEO's of a FTSE100 company. During his tenure, the market value of Capita grew to £7.5bn and employee numbers grew from 33 to 62,000. Paul was a founder investor in online estate agent Purplebricks which originally launched in April 2014. Paul is chairman of the company which is now listed on AIM. Paul has previously been chair of the NSPCC's Corporate Development Board and of Great Ormond Street Hospital's Corporate Partnership Board and is now an active supporter and adviser to Beanstalk, the reading charity focused on helping children aged 3 to 13.

peter hepworth - Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Peter joined eve in April 2017. Peter is currently Executive Officer of the Professional Services Division of Capita Plc, as well as Chairman and CEO of AXELOS — a joint venture between Capita Plc and the UK government having set up AXELOS as founder CEO. Prior to AXELOS, Peter held a number of positions at Activision Blizzard, one the world’s leading interactive entertainment companies, including being Managing Director of UK & Ireland. Prior to Activision, Peter worked in senior finance, sales and marketing positions in France and the UK at L'Oréal and Sara Lee Corporation. Peter is a Chartered Accountant.

thomas enraght-moony - Independent Non-Executive Director

Tom joined eve in April 2017. Tom was most recently CEO of Leisure Pass Group (“LPG”) a private equity owned leisure business. Prior to LPG Tom spent over 15 years leading brand transformation and growth for tech-enabled consumer businesses including Kano Computing, Match.com, E*TRADE, AT&T Wireless and Clearwire.

corporate governance arrangements

The Board is committed to achieving high standards of corporate governance, integrity and business ethics.


Under the AIM Rules for Companies the Company is not required to comply with the provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code published by the Financial Reporting Council.


Whilst that code has not been applied in full, the Board has taken into consideration the QCA Corporate Governance Code for Small and Mid-Size Quoted Companies produced by the Quoted Companies Alliance, and taken steps to apply the principles of the UK Corporate Governance Code in so far as it can be applied practically, given the size of the Company and the nature of its operations.

The Board is collectively responsible to the shareholders for the overall direction and control of the company and has powers and duties set out in the relevant laws of England and Wales and the company’s Articles of Association.


The Board delegates certain matters to committees of the Board as outlined below and delegates the detailed implementation of matters approved by the Board and the day to day management of the business to the executive directors and senior management.

governance documents

Articles of Association download
Terms of Reference for the Audit Committee download
Terms of Reference for the Remuneration Committee download
Terms of Reference for the Nomination Committee download

financial calendar

committee composition

The Board has established the Audit Committee, the Nomination Committee, and the Remuneration Committee.

AUDIT COMMITTEE NOMINATION COMMITTEE REMUNERATION COMMITTEE
Peter Hepworth
Paul Pindar
Thomas Enraght-Moony