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Alyn Franklin

Alyn Franklin - Chief Executive Officer

Alyn leads the management team, sets the strategy for the business and carries full commercial, financial and legal accountability. He is passionate about helping organisations to become safer, healthier and stronger and has set this as a clear vision for the business.

Alyn has extensive business leadership experience within the Risk Management and Professional Services sectors and has been with Alcumus for 10 years. He has been CEO since October 2017, having previously excelled in both CFO and COO positions within the business. 

Alyn’s prior leadership experience includes Audit & Advisory at Arthur Andersen, Sales Management for Coors Brewers, Financial Controller at Wincanton, Finance Director at Connaught Compliance and CFO at Santia Consulting.

Tim Jackson

Tim Jackson - Chief Financial Officer

In his role as CFO, Tim leads the Finance, Legal and Compliance teams with overall responsibility for financial planning, reporting and analysis, as well as the management of financial and compliance risk. He also works closely with the rest of the management team to provide financial guidance and assistance where required.

Tim joined Alcumus in June 2019 after almost 7 years at QA, a leading training and education company, where he held various Finance Director and Commercial Director positions. Before this, he worked for Goldman Sachs and Grant Thornton, where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Tim has a degree in Classics from Cambridge University and an MBA from INSEAD.

Val Rees

Val Rees - Chief People Officer

Our people are at the heart of our business and as our Chief People Officer, Val is responsible for the people agenda to support the business growth, driving employee engagement and ensuring our company is a great place to work.

A Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Personnel and Development, Val brings over 30 years Human Resources expertise and experience to the team.

Val joined Alcumus in 2018 after an illustrious career at Marks and Spencer, where she held numerous senior HR positions and leadership roles within Business Partnering and Regional & Divisional Management. Her most recent role was the Global Head of Employee Relations, Employee Wellbeing and Performance.

Mike Talbot

Mike Talbot - Chief Technology Officer

Mike’s role as CTO is to deliver a technology vision that ensures our software solutions enable our clients to have safer, healthier and stronger businesses.

Mike is a technology visionary who has been leading innovative software companies for more than 30 years. His first interest in technology was at the age of 15 where he started developing computer games for the BBC Micro. He went on to build over 100 games, worked for Electronic Arts and UbiSoft amongst others. He’s since led a fascinating career founding Brann Software in 1993, Alterian in 1997 and 3radical in 2012.

Mike joined the business in 2018 and is recognised in the industry as a technology evangelist that is hands-on whilst being able to develop and communicate an inspirational vision to both his team and clients. 

Gemma Archibald

Gemma Archibald - Managing Director Accreditation and Commercial Division

As a Managing Director for Accreditation and Commercial Division, Gemma has full P&L accountability for our SafeContractor & Commercial business.

She has significant experience in account management, business improvement and operational roles, including a Masters in Lean Enterprise.

Gemma has been with Alcumus since April 2016 and has already driven impressive double-digit growth in her time with the business. Her previous experience includes senior commercial roles within National Britannia & Connaught Compliance and she also led large scale transformation projects for The Royal Mint.

Helen Jones

Helen Jones - Managing Director Certification and Software Division

A proven B2B senior leader, Helen heads up our ISOQAR Certification and Software Division, ensuring we help our clients demonstrate their commitment to Health, Safety & Quality standards.

Helen leads a team of specialised, UKAS accredited auditors, who provide certification services for organisations of all sizes, operating across multiple sectors. As a Chartered Civil Engineer, Helen has over 15 years’ experience in a variety of senior leadership roles across the Construction and Services sectors.

Prior to joining Alcumus in July 2018, Helen led the Mobilisation and Demobilisation of major outsourcing contracts for Carillion.

Adrian Bartha

Adrian Bartha - President, North America

Adrian is responsible for all of Alcumus’ operations in North America, centred around our eCompliance business, which was acquired by Alcumus in July 2019 and where Adrian has been CEO since 2012. Adrian continues to lead eCompliance and provide strategic direction for Alcumus’ wider North American division, bringing a distinctive perspective on how health and safety can deliver a competitive advantage to organisations.  eCompliance is on track to achieve its mission of eliminating 1 million workplace incidents by the end of 2020. 

Prior to working at eCompliance, Adrian was an investment professional for a private equity firm investing in energy and infrastructure projects across North America and a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in the United States, serving Fortune 500 companies and government leaders.

Bertrand Sciard

Bertrand Sciard - Chairman

Bertrand joined Alcumus as Chairman in January 2020, bringing over 40 years of experience in IT and Software. Bertrand spent more than ten years as a CEO of mid-sized public companies, the last two being Aldata Oyj and Intentia AB, where he multiplied the market capitalisation by four.

Prior to joining Intentia, Bertrand held various senior executive positions in software companies such as GEAC, JBA plc, Presys and at IBM.  Currently, Bertrand also serves as Chairman at TraceOne, Cyclomedia and Asolvi.