Octopus Investments

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Company mission

Octopus Group is a B Corp whose mission is to invest in the people, ideas and industries that will help change the world.



HQ Location

Holborn, London, UK


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43% female employees

39% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take on Octopus Investments

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Xav Kearney

CTO of Otta

Octopus is a group of companies investing in innovative ideas from various industries. The Octopus Group incorporates Octopus Energy, Octopus Real Estate Octopus Investments, Octopus Ventures and Octopus Labs.

In their financial services business, they care as much about the impact their investments have, as they do about the returns that they generate for their investors.

Since its inception, the company has grown significantly and has more than 3 million domestic customers and now actively operates in 6 countries.

Company benefits

  • Critical Illness Cover & Death In Service
  • Health Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Share Incentive Plan
  • Hybrid Working (3 days in the office, 2 days remote)
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Sick pay
  • 'Take what you need' Annual leave
  • £3000 Bike to Work Scheme
  • Employee Discount Portal
  • Professional Development & Training
  • Monthly 'Drink Up'
  • The Greatest Christmas Party Ever

Company values

  • Be Helpful: We like people who behave like it’s always day one and who remember that without our customers there is no business.
  • Be Straightforward: We like people who have opinions and who express them in a way that’s respectful and easy to understand
  • Be Bold: We like people who make decisions quickly and who are OK changing their mind if it turns out there’s a better way of doing things


Previously worked at Octopus Investments for 20 years, first as Chief Executive and co-founder for 19 years and then as Executive Chairman for 1 year.

Chris Hulatt


Previously Investment Manager at Mercury Asset Management for 2 years and Non Executive Director at ClearlySo for 4 years.

Diversity & Inclusion at Octopus Investments

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Riean Stewart (Portfolio Talent Associate)

  • 50/50 gender split across all senior leadership roles (currently 43% female / 57% male)
  • 15% of managerial roles and above will be held by people from an ethnic background (Currently 8%)
  • We partner with Black Young Professionals network, Investment 2020, Work180, Women in Finance, 10,000 Black Interns and more to promote D&I at Octopus and in the Investments industry
  • We host events aimed at women in the financial services industry and how we can attract & support people in this space
  • We host internal D&I events on how to support ethnic backgrounds in the workplace, Neurodiversity and more!

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