Giles Brook ex CEO of Vita Coco EMEA: Escapism, Purpose and Gut Health

Season 1, Episode 4,   Feb 11, 2021, 08:04 PM

In this episode we chat with legendary entrepreneur and investor Giles Brook. Giles shares his stories about leaving Vita Coco and selling Bear. Giles also talks about how he actively encourages founders to manage their mental health. His recent investment in Bio&Me also raises the hot topic of the link between mental health and gut health.

Giles Brook is a renowned serial start up CEO, entrepreneur & investor and has been a leading factor behind the success of flag ship challenger brands such as innocent, BEAR, Vita Coco & Pip & Nut. 

Giles has just relinquished his role as CEO of Vita Coco EMEA which he launched in Europe over a decade ago and has built to £60m in retail sales across the EMEA region. The leading coconut water brand tells one of the biggest global success stories in non-alcoholic drinks over the last decade. Giles remains an advisor to the founders and main board.