Rory Gibbs


Sector focus: Premium Food & Drink, Home & Lifestyle Accessories

Rory has 10 years of experience in the consumer sector working with entrepreneurs and management teams to help build profitable business models that are attractive to future buyers. He leads on Piper’s deals in the food & drink sectors. He led on the sale of Bottlegreen and Weird Fish and on the investments into Loungers, Turtle Bay, Be At One, Forthglade and Barking Heads. He has also served on the board of Bloom & Wild and continues to be integral to our investment there.

Rory joined Piper in 2010, having started his career in consulting at Mazars before moving into corporate finance at Grant Thornton.

Rory is on the board of Bruce’s Dog Daycare.

Rory is an extremely engaging and impressive operator who has been a close supporter and advisor since the start of our relationship with Piper. He balances a laser-like approach to the finer financial details with a strong commercial mindset enabling him to add value to any conversation. A great balanced mind to have on board for the Mindful Chef journey

Giles Humphries, Mindful Chef