Chief Executive Officer
Tony (53) is a commercially driven individual, possessing a creative and entrepreneurial mind-set, combining hands-on technical and broad commercial and operations experience within IT services, digital transformation, communications, facilities management and business continuity, including: B2B, B2C, Start-ups, executive and non-executive director roles.
Before joining Catenae, Tony was Technical and Operations Director at ICM Group PLC (Latterly, Phoenix IT Group) for nine years. During his time at ICM he was key to implementing a growth strategy for new products resulting in a three-fold increase in revenue to £18.8m over a 4-year period, and placing ICM in the top 3 of UK Business Continuity providers. He was instrumental in ICM winning the CIR Industry Awards Most Innovative Solution for Emergency Office v1.0, and again the following year for v2.0, and oversaw business unit turnaround and transformation doubling margin to 60% and enlarging revenue on a legacy service turning it into the fastest growing business unit in the group.
Tony has previously held Senior and Director roles at: British Telecom, Hill Samuel Merchant Bank, Thorn EMI Computeraid, Profile Computers PLC, CSF Assurity Ltd.
Tony was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 20th September 2017.
Business Development Director
Guy (60) ran his own cross-platform marketing agency, Firebelly, for nearly 20 years as CEO. Firebelly provided award-winning marketing strategies, content creation and execution services mainly in the entertainment and publishing sectors. Operating across traditional and digital media, he is experienced in business strategy formulation, sales & marketing. His clients included The Walt Disney Company, HarperCollins, Lionsgate, Paramount Pictures and Universal Pictures International.
He sold Firebelly in 2013 to concentrate on business consulting where he worked globally, mainly with Sales teams helping them expand and accelerate their sales pipelines in verticals that included Financial Services, Government and Telecoms.
Guy was appointed as Business Development Director on 20th September 2017.
Kevin (63) has extensive strategic, operational and financial experience, balancing professional and charitable careers, with a focus on business and education. He has vast experience in connecting foundations with the corporate sector.
Kevin is the former Treasurer and Chairman of the board for the Sir John Cass Foundation. During 23 years on the board, he led the restructuring of the Foundation, increasing their assets from £16m to £120m. His early support for specialist schools, combined with his belief in the model of integrating education and employers, has helped increase the Foundation’s grant capacity and benefit from £300k to over £5m.
Kevin was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 16th May 2013.