Lorimer grew up working in his family bar and restaurant business in Scotland. After being awarded his Masters at Heriot-Watt University in 1999, he became a Chartered Accountant spending 16 years with PwC in Edinburgh, Aberdeen, London and the United States.
He supported many high growth companies over several years developing their businesses operations and taking them through capital markets transactions, funding rounds, debt raising and change management. He was the Statutory Auditor responsible for a number of private and listed UK and International clients in the technology, engineering, services & real estate sectors and acted in high value Commercial Litigations.
Since 2013 Lorimer has also been a Mentor and Advisor to Sharla Duncan and TeamUp, a charity that improves Social Mobility through providing tailored tuition and mentoring to disadvantaged children.