BRYCE BROOKS

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

Appointed

March 2010 as CFO, promoted to CEO in September 2018.

Skills and experience

Holds a degree in civil engineering and qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells (now PwC) in 1989.

Ten years as a Finance Director at Marlowe Holdings, an American-owned industrial products distribution group, as well as a group corporate development role.

External appointments

None

Board Committees

Member of the AIM Compliance and Corporate Governance Committee and other committees by invitation.

Russell Cash FCA

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER AND COMPANY SECRETARY

 

Appointed

November 2018.

Skills and experience

Qualified as a chartered accountant with Deloitte Haskins & Sells (now PwC) in 1991.

Spent 27 years working as a turnaround and restructuring professional, 20 years with PwC prior to taking Partner roles at Baker Tilly (now RSM International) from 2008 to 2013 and FRP Advisory from 2013 to 2018. At both Baker Tilly and FRP he played a key role in the success and expansion at both firms. Russell’s experience in effecting change both in terms of operational improvement and cash management should serve the Group well given the focus in each of these areas in 2019 and beyond.

External appointments

None

Board Committees

Member of the AIM Compliance and Corporate Governance Committee and other committees by invitation.

Malcolm Diamond MBE

Non-Executive Chairman

 

 

 

 

Appointed

May 2014

Skills and experience

49-year career in industry. Strong commercial and marketing experience as well as City investor knowledge and expertise. Experienced Chairman and Non-Executive having worked across industrial, pharmaceutical and investment sectors.

External appointments

Non-Executive Chairman, Trifast plc, Non-Executive Chairman, discoverIE.

Board Committees

Chair of Nomination Committee and a member of the Audit, Remuneration and AIM Compliance and Corporate Governance Committees.

Nigel Richens

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND SENIOR INDEPENDENT DIRECTOR

 

 

 

 

Appointed

May 2014

Skills and experience

23 years within the accountancy sector at partner level with PwC. Experienced adviser to listed and private equity-owned businesses across manufacturing, distribution, construction and engineering sectors, bringing wide commercial experience and extensive knowledge of corporate governance, compliance, risk management and financial matters.

External appointments

Trustee of various charities.

Board Committees

Chair of the Audit, Remuneration (to September 2018) and AIM Compliance and Corporate Governance Committees and member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

Other

In his role as Senior Independent Director, Nigel acts as a sounding board and intermediary for the Chairman and other Board members. He leads the performance evaluation of the Chairman and attends meetings with major Shareholders and analysts to gain an understanding of any issues or concerns.

Bill Wilson

Non-Executive Director

 

 

 

 

Appointed

September 2018

Skills and experience

30+ years in global manufacturing and industry. Extensive domestic and international commercial experience in the private equity, private company and public company arena. Extensive involvement in international M&A.

Previously Non-Executive Chairman at Flowtech Holdings Ltd for 18 months prior to the IPO. Bill’s appointment adds considerably to the Board’s commercial and industrial knowledge and he will be of significant benefit to the executives in overcoming the challenges ahead.

External appointments

James Briggs Ltd (Chair), Coryton Advanced Fuels Ltd (Chair).

Board Committees

Chair of the Remuneration Committee and member of the Audit, Nomination and AIM Compliance and Corporate Governance Committees.

Key:

Committee Chair

Audit

Nomination

Remuneration

AIM Compliance and Corporate Governance

For more information, view Governance