The board

Richard Last

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Richard is currently Chairman and Non-Executive Director of Servelec Group plc, a UK based technology group and of British Smaller Companies VCT 2 plc, a venture capital trust, both listed on the London Stock Exchange. Richard is also Chairman and Non-Executive Director of AIM listed Arcontech Group plc, a financial services software company and of Lighthouse Group plc, an AIM quoted financial services group. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Corero Network Security plc, an AIM quoted IT security solutions provider and a number of private companies.

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

Bob Falconer

Robert (“Bob”) McKenzie Falconer, Chief Executive Officer

Bob began his career at BT’s Research Laboratories before joining ICI in 1987, rising to become the global telecoms manager for the group. In 1994 Bob took a directorship at Racal Network Services (later Racal Telecom and Global Crossing UK) where he stayed until 2002, during which time he was responsible for group operations. Bob joined Gamma in 2003 as COO before being appointed CEO in 2004.

Bob has a BSc in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh and is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Andrew Taylor, CEO Designate

Andrew Taylor

Andrew George Taylor, CEO Designate

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, with over 400 customers located in 120 countries, and served by over 1,700 employees. After a period of significant growth and business improvement, Intec was acquired by CSG in 2010.

Andrew Belshaw

Andrew Scott James Belshaw, Chief Financial Officer

Andrew has been Finance Director of Gamma since 2007 and was appointed as a director in September 2014, following the departure of Gerard Sreeves as Chief Financial Officer, further details of which are set out in paragraph 20.12 of Part IV. A chartered accountant by background, he has worked in both audit and corporate finance at Deloitte 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 Business School. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Alan Gibbins

Alan Bertram 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 has been a non-executive director and audit committee chairman for BlueBay Asset Management plc as well as being a non-executive director for a number of private 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 member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Martin Lea

Martin Robert Edward 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, Sweden’s leading provider of monitored alarm transmission services and was President and CEO of Invitel from 2004 to 2011, during which time it grew to become Hungary’s second largest fixed line operator. Prior to Invitel, Martin was Executive Vice President of Intertek Group plc and Managing Director of Racal Telecom, a national UK alternative telecom operator and managed service provider. Martin joined Gamma in June 2014 and is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Martin has a BA 1st class (hons) degree in business studies, and is a fellow of the Institute of Directors.

Andrew Stone

Andrew Jonathan Stone, Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Andrew is a founding director of Greenstone+ Ltd (formerly Greenstone Carbon Management Ltd) and was previously a non-executive director of Armajaro Trading Ltd, a global soft commodity trading house, from 2011 until 2012 when he was appointed Global Head of Commodities and one of the CEOs from January 2013 to July 2013. Andrew has also acted as Non-Executive Director at Openfield plc, one of the UK’s largest grain marketing organisation. From 1993 to 2006, Andrew was employed at ED&F Man in a variety of senior positions including Managing Director of ED&F Man Asia, and a director of both SIS 88 Pte Ltd and Asian Blending Pte Ltd. He is also a director of Epsilon Global Communications Pte Ltd.

Wu Long Peng

Non-Independent Non-Executive Director

Long Peng has more than 30 years’ experience in finance and corporate affairs. He is an executive director of Kuok (Singapore) Limited, Pacific Carriers Limited and Malaysian Bulk Carriers Berhad (a company listed on Bursa Malaysia). He is also a non-executive director of Pacc Offshore Services Holdings Limited (a company listed on the Singapore Exchange) and a director of 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, 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.