Simon Franks

Redbus Group  / Franks Family Foundation 

Simon Franks, is the founder and non-executive Chairman of Redbus Group, co-founder of LoveFilm and board member of numerous businesses.

Simon, has won a number of business awards including the Sunday Times Fast Track award. Between 2000 and 2004 Redbus was the UK’s fastest growing company.

Outside of commerce Simon is very involved in philanthropic pursuits. He established the Franks Family Foundation which manages and funds a number of charitable endeavors around the world, particularly in South East Asia. Politically he is active supporting left thinking groups all over the world.

Simon’s main creative passions are for Art and Film. Simon was the Chairman of Lionsgates’ (the US film studio) international business  and has produced, financed or distributed many globally successful films.

Simon founded the collection in 2001.