Martin Smith – Chief Executive Officer


Martin Smith CEOMartin has over 25 years of business leadership experience within the GRC and TIC business support services sectors, working nationally and internationally for both corporate and not-for-profit organisations.

Martin joined Alcumus at the start of the group’s development in 2009. He leads the Management Team and has overall responsibility for the group’s strategic development, including both the organic and acquisition related growth plan. Martin has secured five successful acquisitions and a secondary management buy-out.

His previous experience includes Managing Director of Croner, Executive Director of Wolters Kluwer UK, Commercial Director of BSI British Standards, INSPEC Publishing Director at the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) and Business Development Director for Thomson Reuters regulatory online publishing division in the UK.


Alyn Franklin – Chief Operating Officer


Alyn Franklin croppedAfter graduating with an Economics Degree from Cardiff University and becoming a member of the ICAEW at Arthur Andersen, Alyn has over 15 years’ experience in  financial, operational and commercial roles.

Alyn is responsible for the operational and commercial delivery of our business units and associated revenue and service streams.

His previous experience includes International Risk Manager for the Bank of Ireland, National Account Manager for Coors Brewers, Financial Controller at Wincanton and Finance Director Connaught Compliance.


Ken Coveney – Chief Financial Officer


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Ken has responsibility for all aspects of finance and has a wealth of finance, change management and leadership experience within professional services, certification and information businesses. 

Prior to joining Alcumus, Ken was CFO of Crown Agents, and also held a number of roles with BSI including Managing Director of their product certification business and Finance Director of their publishing and content business.  Prior to BSI he was a Director of Finance at Thomson, (now Thomson Reuters).

Ken has a degree in Management Science from Trinity College Dublin and is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.


Mike Fogden – Chief Marketing Officer


CMO Mike Fogden

Mike has responsibility for all aspects of marketing within the Alcumus Group and has over 15 years’ experience in senior commercial marketing leadership roles across the Financial Services and Telecommunications industries.

Mike leads the marketing team in the design and execution of the Group’s marketing strategy, ensuring alignment with the commercial business units in the delivery of our business plan.

Prior to joining Alcumus, Mike was Head of B2B Marketing at the RAC and held a number of leadership roles within Vodafone’s B2B function, including Head of Marketing Strategy, Planning & Programmes and Head of Small/Medium Business. Prior to Vodafone, Mike worked in various marketing roles at Abbey National/Santander, including Marketing Manager within the Savings & Investments business unit.

Mike has a 1st Class Honours degree in Business Management Studies from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.


Alan Neill – SVP, Software Solutions


Alan Neill Alan has over 30 years’ experience in key IT roles ensuring the effective selection, development, implementation and support of IT solutions both in the UK and overseas

Alan is responsible for the development and growth of our Alcumus Info Exchange business unit and supports many of our internal and client facing SaaS technologies as well as the continued sales growth of Alcumus Info Exchange, ensuring high levels of customer care are maintained as the business expands.

Previous experience includes founding Info Exchange, IT and Communications Director for Globe CM, as well as senior IT roles for companies including Miller Group and Tarmac.


Nikki Sammé – Director, Alcumus ISOQAR


Nikki Samme

Nikki has more than 20 years’ experience in GRC and TIC business support services, leading various commercially focused business growth initiatives.

Nikki is responsible for the Alcumus ISOQAR business unit and is central to a number of technology-led service development projects designed to underpin our future growth.

Previous experience includes senior marketing roles at The Home Retail Group, British Standards Institution and Barbour EHS.


Zoe Evans – Director, Alcumus HSE


Zoe Evans

Zoe has over 15 years’ experience in managing the delivering of strategic health and safety risk management services to key sectors including financial, retail, banking and property management.

Zoe is an experienced leader and has worked in technical, commercial and account management roles in the UK and Internationally. Prior to Alcumus, Zoe worked in Local Government as an Enforcement Officer as well as holding commercial and delivery roles in National Britannia and Santia.

Zoe is responsible for the Alcumus HSE business unit and revenue streams, including the development of the Middle East offering through our Dubai office.


Gemma Archibald – Director, Alcumus SafeContractor


Gemma ArchibaldGemma has 12 years’ experience in sales, account management, business improvement and operational roles and has recently completed a Masters in Lean Enterprise.

Gemma has responsibility for the Alcumus SafeContractor business unit.

Her previous experience includes sales and account management for National Britannia and Connaught Compliance and business improvement and supply chain management at The Royal Mint.


Moyna Merrison – Director, Alcumus COSHH Management


Moyna MerrisonMoyna has been with the organisation for over 30 years and has been instrumental in the growth, development and sustainability of our leading COSHH Management service.

Moyna has responsibility for the Alcumus COSHH Management business unit and leads the team of Occupational Hygienists, Chemists, Toxicologists and Environmental experts responsible for the day to day authoring and maintenance of our database of 750,000+ COSHH assessments, and associated monitoring services.


Amanda Jenkins – Group HR Director


Amanda JenkinsAmanda brings a wealth of experience to her role as Group HR Director having held prior senior HR roles within NTL, Virgin Media, Connaught Compliance and Santia Consulting before joining Alcumus.

Amanda is a CIPD professional having gained her MSc from the University of Wales Trinity St David’s and is responsible for driving the employee engagement agenda and implementing strategic HR best practice solutions across the organisation to support the business and our future growth plans.