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Board of directors

The company held its first annual general meeting on 27 June 2018 and will hold an annual general meeting each year thereafter.

Hugh Aldous - Non-Executive Chairman

Hugh is currently a Director of three public companies, and Chairman of the board of a Guernsey investment company. He has a wealth of experience, having held numerous Chairman and Executive Chairman positions over a number of years. Hugh’s career includes 35 years as Director of a wide selection of companies from nationalised industries to private equity, across a range of sectors. He spent 10 years as managing partner, and latterly head of Financial Services, of Robson Rhodes (now Grant Thornton), 16 years a DTI Companies Act Inspector, and holds membership of the UK Monopolies & Mergers and Competition Commission.

 

Information correct as at 24 April 2018

Andy Griffiths - Non-Executive Director

Andrew founded Green Star Media Ltd after a career in print journalism, which included five years as Business Correspondent at The Daily Telegraph. Andrew has created and launched eleven specialist magazines and newsletters, including the AIM Newsletter. Andrew has been a non-executive director of several Venture Capital Trusts and was previously a Non-Executive Director of Downing ONE VCT plc.

 

Information correct as at 24 April 2018

Stephen Yapp - Non-Executive Director

Stephen has almost 25 years’ experience as a Director of public and private companies. Currently, Stephen is Non-Executive Chairman at Pittards plc, Chairman of MNH Grp Limited and Non-Executive Director of Journey Group Limited. Stephen held the position of Executive Chairman at Altitude Group Plc from September 2013 to April 2015 and at Redstone plc from September 2009 to September 2010. He was also Non- Executive Director of Imagesound plc from January 2007 to December 2008. Prior to this, Stephen was Chief Executive of DCS Group plc between 2001 and 2006 and held the position of Finance Director at SBG between 1997 and 2000. Stephen is a Fellow Chartered Management Accountant and holds an MBA.

 

Information correct as at 24 April 2018

Linda Bell - Non-Executive Director

Linda Bell has extensive management experience working in both public and private equity markets. She is the CEO of Mirico Ltd, a company commercialising laser spectroscopy into industrial applications, former CEO of PhosphonicS Ltd (acquired by Carbosynth Holdings Ltd in January 2017) and a director of Tomra Systems ASA, a Norwegian supplier of recycling and sorting equipment listed in Norway. She is an Oxford graduate in Natural Sciences (Chemistry) and a DPhil in Inorganic Chemistry with an earlier career at ICI, Servomex and DS Smith.

 

Information correct as at 24 September 2018