CHAIRMAN AND NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Appointed to the board 2020
Geoff Wicks was most recently Chairman of ULS Technology plc, the provider of online technology platforms for the UK conveyancing and financial intermediary markets. Prior to this, he was CEO of Group NBT plc, a specialist in online brand protection and digital asset management, from 2001 until he led the sale of the business to HgCapital in 2011. He remained part of the Group NBT business, now renamed NetNames, as a non-executive director until 2013. Geoff spent much of his earlier career at Reuters, including heading divisions in the UK, France and the Nordic countries and latterly was director of corporate communications. Prior to Reuters, Geoff worked in the banking and insurance industries.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Appointed to the board 2013
Matthew was appointed Chief Executive Officer in April 2013. Matthew spent 10 years with Barclays International, 10 years with Dow Jones and then 6 years with Reuters in a variety of senior roles. In addition to the UK, he has wide experience in the Asia Pacific region, working in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea (where he was country manager for Reuters and country representative for Dow Jones), Thailand and Vietnam. In his most recent role, Matthew was the Managing Director, ICS International at Broadridge Financial Solutions where he was responsible for the overall management of the Global Proxy departments in the U.K., U.S., Japan, Australia and India. Matthew has an MBA from Buckinghamshire Business School.
Appointed to the board 2022
Raj is the current Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Bfinance, a financial services consultancy, and holds a wealth of experience in financial managerial roles across the technology sector, primarily as a CFO. Prior to Bfinance, Raj was CFO of SecureData Europe, a cyber security management service, where he oversaw a broad range of acquisitions. Before this, Raj was CFO of NetNames (formerly Group NBT), the AIM quoted internet services provider, for over 10 years. Here, Raj managed the company’s acquisition strategy as well as aiding in the sale of the Company to Hg Capital in 2011.