Our Board comprises experienced and talented people from the operations management, consultancy, and business world. Find out more about the people behind ActiveOps.
Sean has over 30 years’ experience driving change within international organisations. He joined the Board as a non-executive director in 2014 before becoming the Independent Non-Executive Chairman in 2019. Sean previously held a range of major senior services roles at IBM, HP and EDS and was also president of techUK (formerly Intellect).
Richard has over 25 years’ experience in enterprise software and specialist management consultancy. He co-founded the Group in 2005 alongside Neil Bentley having spent the previous ten years productising and implementing the AOM methodology.
Paddy has over 15 years’ experience in senior finance roles across the technology sector. He joined the Group in September 2015 and had previously worked at Cable & Wireless where he was CFO of various international divisions over a period of 12 years. His other previous experience includes roles as Chief Financial Officer at Decision Technologies Ltd.
Mike is currently the full time Chief Financial Officer for FDM Group (Holdings) plc, a FTSE 250 listed IT services business. Mike joined FDM in 2011 when it was under private equity ownership prior to listing in late 2014. He joined the Board in March 2021 and was previously Chief Operating Officer and Group Finance Director of Timeweave plc (formerly Alphameric plc), a premium listed business in the software and services sector. Mike has been an independent non-executive chairman and non-executive director on the boards of a number of other companies.
Mike is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Hilary is currently a non-executive director of Midwich Group plc, a specialist audio visual distributor to the trade market. She joined the Board in March 2021 and was previously the Group Human Resources Director of Domino Printing Sciences plc who she joined in 2016. Her background was formed in retailing and more latterly with Cambridge based engineering and technology companies which is where she has gained her global experience as well as involvement in a number of acquisitions. She has held both strategic and operational roles and devised and led the HR direction for significant global growth; ensuring people development, succession planning and talent acquisition are aligned for transformational change.
Hilary is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.