Lucion Group Appoints Phil Coles as New CEO


Lucion, a leading provider of testing, inspection, and compliance services, is pleased to announce the appointment of Phil Coles as its new Chief Executive Officer. With an impressive track record in the industry and a strong commitment to driving growth and delivering exceptional client service, Phil is poised to lead Lucion and its subsidiary companies into its next phase of success.

Phil brings over 11 years of experience in the testing, inspection, and compliance sector, having previously held leadership positions at Exova, Eurofins, and CTS. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a keen ability to develop and grow businesses, both organically and through strategic acquisitions. His extensive knowledge of the industry and his passion for delivering high-quality services make him the ideal candidate to take the helm at Lucion.

“I am thrilled to join Lucion and work alongside such a talented and dedicated team” said Phil. “The company has built a strong reputation as a trusted partner to its clients, and I am committed to building upon that foundation. Together, we will continue to deliver the exceptional services our clients have come to expect while exploring new opportunities for growth and innovation.”

Phil’s appointment comes as Lucion continues to work with our team to execute on its strategic growth plan. During the past 3 years Lucion has achieved remarkable success, doubling in size through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions.

Kieran Lawton, Senior Investment Director at Palatine said, “As we look to the future, we are confident that Phil is the right person to build upon this momentum and drive continued success for the company, its clients, and its investors.”

For Lucion’s clients, the appointment of Phil represents a commitment to stability, continuity, and growth. The company remains dedicated to delivering the highest quality testing, inspection, consulting and compliance services, while also investing in new capabilities and technologies to meet the evolving needs of its clients.

Our clients are at the heart of everything we do at Lucion, as we move forward, we will continue to prioritise their success, working closely with them to understand their unique challenges and develop innovative solutions that help them achieve their goals. I am excited to lead this incredible team and to work together to make a positive impact for our clients and the communities we serve.

Phil Coles

CEO at Lucion