Guy Innes was educated at Eton College and the University of Bristol where he read Geography. After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, he worked in London and Paris advising on corporate mergers and acquisitions. He was also Chairman of St John Ambulance Kent from 2010 to 2012.
As well as running a diverse portfolio of his own and family businesses, he currently serves as Governor (effectively Chief Executive) of the Titsey Foundation and serves on the boards of several companies in the building products and bio-technology sectors. He has four children: a daughter at university and a daughter and two sons still at school.