Neil Francis

Executive Chairman

Neil is the Chairman of Pogo Studio and oversees the strategic direction of the company. He has founded 4 start-ups, sat on the board as a Non Executive Director of 5 digital companies and has over 24 years of experience leading a number of digital and software agencies. Neil has significant experience of working with clients in the private, public and third sector, from SME’s to global enterprises. Neil is considered to be Stoke City Football Club’s only Scottish fan.


  • Leadership
  • Management
  • Business development


  • Playing golf badly
  • Walking his golden retrievers
  • Watching Stoke lose at football