Spencer Skinner

Founding Partner

Active Partners

Spencer Skinner is the Founder and Managing Partner at Active Partners, a consumer-focused investment firm founded in 2004 to back the best consumer entrepreneurs building world-class brands. Retail has always been at the heart of Active’s investment strategy, from backing Rapha on its mission to make cycling the most popular sport in the world from seed stage through to international exit, to partnering with leading sustainable outerwear brand Finisterre, the firm unearths businesses that are redefining the consumer experience and building authentic community-driven brands. Spencer led Active’s investments into Leon when it had one restaurant and was at the beginning of its journey to redefine fast food. He is currently Chairman of Secret Cinema and Honest Burgers and sits on the board of Cubitts, an eyewear brand reviving three centuries of optical legacy.