Simon Rickman, Director
Simon became a Director of Jumping Beans in 2014. Simon is a consultant with a business acceleration firm and is also a Trustee of the McKenzie Centre, which provides specialist early intervention for pre-school children who have special needs and their families. Prior to this, Simon held a number of senior leadership roles with Les Mills International including Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive of its US business unit based in San Francisco. During Simon’s time with Les Mills, the business grew rapidly with its products licensed into more than 15,000 fitness centres across 80 countries.
Simon has experience in the health and fitness, education, forestry and dairy industries and holds a Bachelor of Management Studies qualification from the University of Waikato.
Spare time is spent with his family, wife Jo and 2 children. With a passion for Jumping Beans and its benefit to the community, Simon works closely with Sophie to ensure the mission of Jumping Beans is delivered.