About Elliot Jacobs

  • Elliot Jacobs, UK Entrepreneur

    Who is Elliot?

    Elliot Jacobs is a leading UK Postmaster, Retailer and Entrepreneur and Non-Executive Director based in London.

    With a unique blend of Supply Chain, Retail and Commercial Sales, Marketing, Crisis and Change Management experience, Elliot is committed to driving profitability and customer service excellence across the Post Office and UOE brands.

    Having successfully divested the B2B division of UOE in September 2019 to Quills Group, his current focus is on a retail expansion project involving the Post Office and UOE’s retail division (retail stationery, design-led gifts, business services and workspace).

    His eight UOE stores and Post Office franchises are Private Equity backed and currently serve over 1.5 million customers every year with plans to expand the network further over the coming years.

  • About Elliot Jacobs, UK at work

    Elliot’s background

    With over 20 years’ managerial experience, Elliot became Managing Director and Postmaster of the highly successful stationery retail chain UOE in 2010.

    A clear vision, decisive strategy and excellent communication skills have enabled him to revolutionise and expand the stores over the last decade.

    His successful retail business and Post Office Franchises currently serve over 1.5 million customers every year, and the East Finchley store won Independent Post Office of the Year.

    In addition, his coworking flexible office space in Hertford, which is located above the retail unit, ensures that all not only is the business at the centre of a vibrant business community but all available floorspace is maximised for profitability.

  • Awards winning Retailer Elliot Jacobs

    Volunteer experience

    International Accelerator Trainer, Entrepreneurs Organization

    “I help scale up entrepreneurs to aggressively grow their business on a two year business programme built around the Scaling Up principles of strategy, execution, people and cash. It is my privilege to meet hundreds of bright, successful business leaders around the globe and share my experience and learn from them too.”

    Strategy Summit Facilitator, Entrepreneurs Organization

    “I help entrepreneurs to develop a clear strategy for growth in their regional communities of the Entrepreneurs Organization. I have had the honour to facilitate many times in countries across the Middle East, Far East, Africa and Europe. I enjoy the training and I love the travel: I often find my best business ideas come when I am travelling alone.. the silence, digital disconnection and (simply) time to think are the most amazing gift!”

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