Fiona Simpson


Fiona Simpson is the founder, Franchisor and Managing Director of ARTventurers. She runs award winning art and creative play classes for babies, toddlers and children across the UK. There are over 30 franchise branches of ARTventurers across the UK and each week hundreds of little artists and their grownups attend classes to create and explore.

Fiona is a passionate advocate of providing more support and mentoring to women in business at every level – with support comes confidence, collaboration, progress and success. As well as founding the local branch of a women’s networking group in she provides advice and mentoring to other women looking to enter the franchise industry. In the past two years she has spoken at events about her own business journey, including International Women’s Day conferences, and most recently became a contributor for Forbes magazine, writing for them on the subject of franchising.