Martin Smith – Chief Executive Officer
Martin 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
After 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
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.
Andy Samuel – Chief Technology Officer
Andy has over 20 years of enterprise scale technology leadership experience across a wide range of market sectors in the UK as well overseas.
Andy leads the Alcumus IT and technology teams to define and deliver the execution of the technology roadmaps that support our organic growth plans.
His previous experience includes CTO for Target Group, Head of Software Engineering for Iron Mountain, Principle Head of Technology for Airbus and IT Director for Virgin Media.
Alan Neill – SVP, Software Solutions
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 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 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.
Beatriz Shorrock – Operations Director
Beatriz is responsible for the strategic, technical and operational delivery of our Corporate and SME solutions, extending across the UK and overseas.
Previous experience includes advisory and management roles within the manufacturing, commercial property and consultancy sectors.
Richard Edwards – Business Development Director
Richard has over 19 years’ experience in delivering technology-enabled business support solutions.
Having worked with the business for over 16 years, Richard has a proven record for growing business, developing high level relationships and managing a successful and committed sales team.
His previous experience includes other Senior Business Development roles within technology companies.
Gemma Archibald – Director, Alcumus SafeContractor
Gemma 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 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 – Head of Group HR
Amanda brings a wealth of experience to her role as Head of Group HR 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.