Gareth Edwards, Chairman - portrait

Gareth Edwards Chairman

Gareth is a qualified solicitor and was previously a partner at law firm Pinsent Masons LLP, where he held both the positions of Global Head of Corporate and International Development Partner. He is currently a strategic consultant and an Executive Director of London Bridge Capital Limited, an FCA authorised corporate finance boutique. He has significant public markets experience and is Chairman of Honye Financial Services Limited and Senior Independent Director of Alina Holdings plc (previously known as The Local Shopping REIT plc) and Anemoi International Limited, which are all quoted on the London Stock Exchange; and he also brings significant AIM experience to the Board, having acted on the AIM Disciplinary and Appeals Committee until 2017 and is currently a Non-Executive Director of AIM listed Various Eateries plc.

Julian Wheatland, Chief Executive Officer - portrait

Julian Wheatland Chief Executive Officer

Julian is an experienced Chief Executive with an extensive track record of scaling technology businesses through organic growth and acquisition. Julian was Chief Executive of a £400m international technology investment portfolio at Consensus Business Group, before leaving in 2009 to establish Hatton International, a finance and technology advisory firm providing services to the defence and energy sectors. From 2007, Julian served as a non-executive director and then chairman of Strategic Communication Laboratories (later renamed SCL Group). From 2015 Julian was CFO and COO of the SCL/Cambridge Analytica companies and in April 2018 became a Director and CEO of these companies. Julian has held numerous directorships in an executive and non-executive capacity, in both private and public companies.

Judy Happe, Chief Financial Officer - portrait

Judy Happe Chief Financial Officer

Judy is an experienced corporate executive and Chief Financial Officer with a background in fundraising, mergers and acquisitions and post-deal integration. Most recently Judy was CFO of XenZone (now AIM listed Kooth Plc). Prior to that Judy was with AVG Technologies for seven years including a period after its acquisition by Avast Software in October 2016. Starting as finance director, Judy moved through a number of roles giving her responsibility for post-deal integration, management and guidance for AVG’s portfolio of acquisitions and acting as joint single point of contact during the $1.3bn sale of AVG to Avast. Judy commenced her career as an accountant with Saffrey Champness.

Glyn Barker, Non Executive Director - portrait

Glyn Barker Non Executive Director

Glyn is currently a non-executive director of Transocean Ltd (a deepwater oil rig operator), Chairman of Berkeley Group plc (residential property development), Chairman of Irwin Mitchell (law firm) and Senior Advisor to Novalpina Capital (private equity). Glyn was previously Managing Partner of PwC UK and Senior Independent Director of Aviva plc (insurance).

Elliott Mannis, Non-executive Director - portrait

Elliott Mannis Non-executive Director

Elliott is the Chairman and shareholder of London Bridge Capital (an FCA authorised corporate finance firm). Elliott was formerly Chief Executive at D1 Oils, an AIM listed biofuels business and, prior to that, he was Group Finance Director at AWG, the FTSE 250 holding company for Anglian Water. In addition to his role at London Bridge Capital, Elliott is Chairman of Permastore Group, the independent non-executive at Infram Energy, and is an ambassador (previously a Trustee) for the Woodland Trust. Elliott qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in Vancouver, Canada and holds Canadian professional accountancy designations. He has worked in finance in the UK since 1988.

Phil Barry, Non-executive Director - portrait

Phil Barry Non-executive Director

Phil is the Founder of FXPress. Having worked previously in both the Financial and Property sectors, Phil joined JPT Monaco in 2009 to help manage the foreign exchange exposure of the company portfolio.

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Cornerstone notice of meeting 2 Oct 2020

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