Simon Mottram

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Simon Mottram
Born (1966-02-03) 3 February 1966 (age 57)
Occupation(s)Founder and Chief Executive of Rapha
SpouseLucy Mottram

Simon Mottram is one of the founders[1] and former Chief Executive of Rapha,[2] a sportswear and lifestyle brand focused on road bicycle racing, clothing and accessories.

Early career[edit]

Simon worked for 15 years as a director of brand consultancy at Interbrand and a partner at a number of agencies, with a main focus on business relationships with luxury brands.[3][4] He founded Rapha in 2004.[5]

He is also qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse.[6]

Personal life[edit]

Simon lives in London with his wife and three children.[7]


  1. ^ Penn, Rob. "Pedalling fashion: the rise of cycle style". The Guardian.
  2. ^ "Change of Gear".
  3. ^ "Interbrand's line is pro creation". Designweek.
  4. ^ "Simon Mottram: On Passion, Obsession & Why Your Brand Should Take Sides", 99u. Accessed 29 October 2015.
  5. ^ "I’m living a dream now I’ve designed cycling kit for Sir Bradley Wiggins", Evening Standard, 16 January 2013. Accessed 29 October 2015.
  6. ^ "Rapha cashes in on classy clobber for the chain gang". The Independent.
  7. ^ "I'm living a dream now I've designed cycling kit for Sir Bradley Wiggins". London Evening Standard.