The board

Richard Last

Richard Last

Chairman and Independent Non-Executive Director

Richard is Chairman and Non-Executive Director of ITE Group plc, a leading international exhibition and conference organisation listed on the London Stock Exchange, of AIM-listed Tribal Group plc, an education software, systems and services group, and Arcontech Group plc, a financial services software company. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Corero Network Security plc, an AIM-quoted IT security solutions provider.

Richard is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew has over 22 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, and has a demonstrable track record of achievement in previous roles, both in the UK and internationally. Until recently, Andrew was Chief Executive Officer of Nomad Digital, a provider of IP connectivity and digital solutions to the global transportation sector. In this role (2013-2017), Andrew was responsible for establishing Nomad as a leader in the sector, and when acquired by Alstom in 2017, was serving over 50 global customers from 20 offices.

Before joining Nomad, Andrew was Digicel’s Regional Chief Executive Officer (2012-2013), with responsibility for all fixed and mobile operations across the Northern Caribbean. In this role, Andrew had responsibility for all fixed network services and business/ ICT solutions across 26 international markets, and was responsible for driving significant growth in both revenues and profitability.

From 2008 to 2010, Andrew was Chief Executive of Intec Telecom PLC, a provider of software solutions. After a period of significant growth and business improvement, Intec was acquired by CSG in 2010.

Andrew Belshaw

Andrew Belshaw

Chief Financial Officer

A Chartered Accountant by background, Andrew has worked in both audit and corporate finance at Deloitte LLP and Ernst & Young, specialising in providing advice to a wide range of clients in the technology sector. After leaving private practice, Andrew worked alongside the Commercial Director in a new business development role at Xansa plc before joining Gamma.

Andrew has a degree in Maths from St John’s College, Cambridge and gained an MBA from Warwick University Business School. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Alan Gibbins

Alan Gibbins

Independent Non-Executive Director

Alan has extensive experience of public company reporting and financial services spanning 30 years with Price Waterhouse and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, having been a Partner from 1985 until 2006.

His responsibilities included one of the main London audit groups and he was an Audit and Business Assurance Partner. Alan is presently Chairman of Jefferies International Ltd and stood down from the Board of BlueBay Asset Management at the end of 2018. He is a Non-Executive Director and Trustee for a number of private not for profit companies. Alan joined Gamma in June 2014 and is Chairman of the Audit Committee.

Alan has an MA in Modern History from Lincoln College, Oxford and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Martin Lea

Martin Lea

Independent Non-Executive Director

Martin has over 20 years’ experience leading businesses within the support services, telecommunications and network, integration and service sectors. Most recently, he served as interim CEO at Multicom Security Group and was President and CEO of Invitel from 2004 to 2011. Prior to Invitel, Martin was Executive Vice President of Intertek Group plc and Managing Director of Racal Telecom. Martin joined Gamma in June 2014 and is Chairman of the Remuneration and Risk Committees. Martin is also an Independent Non-Executive Director of Epsilon Global Communications PTE Ltd, a privately owned provider of global communications and infrastructure services.

Martin has a BA 1st class (Hons) degree in Business Studies, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.

Henrietta Marsh

Henrietta Marsh

Independent Non-Executive Director

Henrietta has more than 30 years experience in investment and financial services having worked for 3i Group, Morgan Stanley and ISIS Equity Partners (now Living Bridge Equity Partners) where she founded and chaired the AIM VCT Managers Group.

She currently serves as a Non-Executive Director at discoverIE Group plc, which is listed on the London Stock Exchange, and as a Trustee of the 3i Group pension fund. She was formerly a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the remuneration committees at Electric Word plc, Alternative Networks plc and Dods Group plc, all of which were traded on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM). She is a member of the LSE’s AIM Advisory Group.

Henrietta has an MA in Mathematics from Cambridge University and an MBA from Insead.

Andrew Stone

Andrew Stone

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Andrew is Managing Partner of St Albans Capital LLP, a family investment management vehicle.

Andrew is also a Founder and Director of Greenstone+, a market leader in non-financial reporting software. Andrew recently joined the Board of Frugalpac, a recycling packaging business.

Andrew also sits on the Boards of Epsilon Global Communications Pte Ltd and Calcot Hotels Limited. From 1993-2006 Andrew held various positions at ED&F Man including Managing Director of ED&F Man Asia.

Wu Long Peng

Wu Long Peng

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Long Peng has more than 30 years’ experience in finance and corporate affairs. He is a Non-Executive Director of Malaysian Bulk Carriers Berhad (a company listed on Bursa Malaysia), Pacc Offshore Services Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Singapore Exchange), Mapletree Commercial Trust Management Ltd and Epsilon Global Communications Pte Ltd. Long Peng joined the Board of Gamma in 2011.

Long Peng is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in the United Kingdom and a member of the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants.

Malcolm Goddard

Malcolm Goddard, Company Secretary

Group Commercial Director

Malcolm joined Gamma in 2005 bringing over 15 years experience in M&A, multi-national procurement, business management and IT outsourcing.

Malcolm’s early career was with ICI and Astrazeneca, and he has a degree in Engineering from Cambridge University.