John’s wide experience spans the software, hardware, IT services, telecommunications and energy markets. Recent roles include: Chief Executive Officer of mobile device Company Psion PLC, an international Company listed in the UK. From 2016 to 2017, he was a Non-executive Director of London listed human capital management software Company NetDimensions (Holdings) PLC. Since 27 April 2017, he is also Non-Executive Chairman of AIM listed Parity, a professional recruitment and IT services company and since August 2020 also became Executive Chairman of Aim listed FireAngel Safety Technology Group PLC.
John was appointed as a Director and a member of the Audit Committee of eServGlobal on 1 May 2013. He was appointed Executive Chairman of Wameja on 20 April 2015, and serves on the Board of the HomeSend Joint Venture based in Belgium. He ceased his executive role with Wameja on 29 January 2020 but remained on the Board as Chairman.
Stephen has over 35 years of business experience. Having trained as a chartered accountant he commenced his career with Price Waterhouse (now PwC) and had a decade with the firm in three different countries. He was subsequently employed in the funds management industry for many years, initially with Hambro-Grantham and then with Colonial First State (where he was that group’s Head of Private Equity). Other current roles include representing one of Australia’s larger superannuation funds as a nominee director for three of their investments. Stephen was appointed to the Wameja Board in November 2011 and chairs the Audit Committee and chaired the Remuneration and Nomination Committee until its dissolution in January 2020.
Tom Rowe has served as Company Secretary of Wamejal since 6 April 2011. He is a Corporate and Commercial Lawyer practicing with Capital Corporate Law in Sydney with a specialty in corporate transactions, corporate governance and capital raising. Tom holds a BA LLB (Hons) from the University of Adelaide and Graduate Diplomas in both applied corporate governance and applied finance and investment. Tom was appointed to the Board in March 2014 and was a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee from 20 July 2015 until its dissolution in January 2020.
Jamie has over twenty years of quoted small cap and private equity experience. He is a qualified ACA, has a Mathematics degree from Oxford University and an MSC from UCL.
Jamie was most recently lead Portfolio Manager for the 1798 Volantis Catalyst Funds and also led the team’s active engagement capability. He was appointed to the Board in October 2018 and previously sat on the Board between 2010 and 2013.
James has extensive experience in developing and delivering commercial enterprise software for the telco and financial services worlds. With more than 15 years industry experience, James has strong end-to-end project management skills, encompassing the proven implementation of quality systems and processes. James’ background includes customer facing roles in various international markets working closely with multiple stakeholders to deliver strategic and dynamic technology solutions.
James was appointed to the Board of Wameja in October 2019 and is also a Board Member of the HomeSend Joint Venture based in Belgium.
He holds a Bachelor of Science with Honours from the University of Nottingham.