Chris Haighton

Head of Outbound Logistics, The Very Group

Currently Byron is the General Manager Northern Europe for the start-up, Urbantz. Urbantz is a disruptive delivery technology that helps food operators achieve operational efficiencies by dynamically optimizing their delivery efforts in the first and last mile. They have recently opened their UK offices and are already present in Europe, UAE and Africa.

Byron’s background is in technology and e-commerce, with over 14 years experience in business development and commercial roles for French & Belgian companies looking to open new markets in English speaking countries. Prior to Urbantz, Byron worked for a host of tech startups including :, Smart AdServer and Azendoo. He has a MSc in International Business and Languages and wrote his master thesis, in collaboration with Microsoft EMEA, on the challenges facing Managers in the new age of Supply Chain Management.