Lucion Welcomes New CEO Phil Coles, Reinforcing Commitment to Client Success and Innovation

24 May 2024

At Lucion, our clients are at the heart of everything we do. As a purpose-driven company dedicated to identifying potential risks and taking action to protect people and the environment, we understand the unique challenges our clients face in managing assets and ensuring the safety of their people and the environment. That's why we are thrilled to announce the appointment of Phil Coles as our new Chief Executive Officer, a move that reinforces our commitment to delivering exceptional services and innovative solutions to our clients. 

Phil brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role, having spent over 11 years in the testing, inspection, certification and compliance (TICC) sector. His impressive track record includes leadership positions at Exova, Eurofins, and CTS, where he consistently demonstrated his ability to drive growth, foster innovation, and deliver outstanding results for clients. With Phil at the helm, we are confident that Lucion and our subsidiary companies will continue to be trusted partners to our clients, providing the insights and solutions they need to navigate the complexities of asset management and contribute to a safer, more sustainable world. 

"I am honoured to join the incredible team at Lucion and to have the opportunity to build upon the company's strong foundation of client success and innovation. 

Our clients are facing increasingly complex challenges, and they need a partner who can provide the expertise, solutions, and support they need to achieve their goals. That's exactly what Lucion is all about, and I am excited to work alongside our talented team to deliver even greater value to our clients." 

 - Phil Coles, CEO, Lucion. 

Phil’s appointment comes as Lucion continues to execute on its strategic growth plan, supported by its partnership with private equity firm Palatine Private Equity. During the past three years, Lucion has achieved remarkable success, doubling in size through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions. 

" As we look to the future, we are confident that Phil is the right person to build upon this momentum and drive continued success for the company, its clients, and its investors." 

- Kieran Lawton, Senior Investment Director at Palatine Private Equity.  

For our clients, the appointment of Phil represents our ongoing commitment to providing the highest level of service and support. Whether you need assistance with hazardous material inspection, ground assessment, environmental advisory services, or any of our other comprehensive offerings, our teams across the Lucion portfolio are there for you every step of the way. Our multidisciplinary approach, which brings together experts from across our organisation, ensures that you receive tailored solutions that meet your specific needs and help you achieve your objectives. 

"At Lucion, we are committed to being an integral part of our clients' sustainable supply chains, helping them limit carbon production, invest in social value projects, and build a greener future for their organisations.  

I look forward to working closely with our clients to understand their unique challenges and develop customised strategies that deliver measurable results and create positive change, both locally and globally." 

- Phil Coles, CEO, Lucion. 

Having joined the Lucion team 6 weeks ago, Phil has already engaged with multiple parts of the business, gaining a deeper understanding of our businesses and how we facilitate our clients’ success. During the coming months, Phil will assess and develop our strategy, ensuring we not only continue but accelerate our growth ambitions. 

We want to express our gratitude to our clients for their ongoing trust and support. Your partnership is what drives us to constantly push the boundaries of innovation and develop new solutions that help you stay ahead of the curve. Together, we can navigate the complexities of asset management with confidence and contribute to a safer, more sustainable world. 

For any questions relating to our latest CEO appointment, please contact us directly at info@luciongroup.com

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