Andrew Cope

Andrew was a founder member of Zenith Provecta in 1989, when he joined as Fleet Sales Executive. He progressed through the ranks to Sales and Marketing Manager and then Director, until his promotion to Managing Director in 1998. Andrew guided the company through four MBOs so has extensive experience of private equity and venture capital. He led the acquisition of Provecta Car Plan in May 2008 and the partnership with Morgan Stanley in 2011. Andrew was involved with, and for a long time responsible for, the growth of Zenith to a turnover of over £600m. Andrew left Zenith in 2014 and then became Executive Chairman of FMG Group, a vehicle claims management and vehicle recovery business which he took from £22m turnover in 2014 and 350 employees to a company which in 2015 hit sales of £100m and a workforce of 290.

In 2023 Andrew invested over £1m in Gilbanks Limited, a company based in Leeds, which develops top quality offices, assuming the role of chairman of the property company.

Cope is a prolific investor with interests that span property, technology and the automotive sectors.