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Alan Howarth, Non-Executive Chairman

Alan Howarth, Non-Executive Chairman

Alan Howarth has extensive senior executive experience in a range of national and international organisations in both the public and private sector. At Ernst & Young he was one of the founding partners of the UK Management Consulting practice. For the last 15 years he has managed a portfolio of non-executive appointments, as Chairman of both public and private companies primarily in the UK and US Technology and Health sectors. He is Chairman of Essentia Ltd and MPL Systems Limited as well as a Non-executive Director of Premier Technical Services Group plc (AIM:PTSG).

Louis Hall, Chief Executive Officer

Louis Hall, Chief Executive Officer

Louis Hall is the CEO and founder of Cerillion, having led the management buyout of the original business from Logica in 1999. Louis has worked in the enterprise software industry for over 25 years and prior to forming Cerillion held a number of product, sales and management positions at Logica.

Oliver Gilchrist, Chief Financial Officer

Oliver Gilchrist, Chief Financial Officer

Oliver joined Cerillion in 2001 as CFO. He has over 30 years’ experience in finance, training as a chartered accountant at Coopers & Lybrand (now part of PWC). He left Coopers & Lybrand for industry in 1995 joining Parallax PLC as CFO, prior to its sale to Keane Inc in 1999 for $25m. Following this he acted as interim CFO for Apama Inc, managing a second round interim fundraise of $10m in 2001. The company was subsequently sold to the Carlyle Group.

Guy O’Connor, SVP Americas

Guy O’Connor, SVP Americas

Guy is a co-founder of Cerillion and is now senior vice president for the Americas, having led business development at Cerillion since the management buy-out. Prior to joining Cerillion, Guy was Group Director for Matheson Investment International, a subsidiary of Jardine Matheson Group.

Mike Dee (Non-Executive Director)

Mike Dee (Non-Executive Director)

Mike Dee is a qualified accountant (CIMA). Until July 2015, he was CEO of Manx Telecom plc and led its successful AIM IPO in February 2014. Before becoming CEO in April 2011, he was Director of Finance and had been part of the British Telecom plc team which set up Manx Telecom plc in 1987. Prior to his 29 years at Manx Telecom plc, he spent four years at British Telecom plc. Before that, Mike held accounting and company secretary positions with the Dowty Group, Iloman Engineering and Castle Industries. Mike holds a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies and CIMA qualification.