The Board

The Board

Adalstein Valdimarsson

Adalstein Valdimarsson

Chief Executive Officer

Adalsteinn was appointed Chief Executive Officer on 1 October 2016 having been a non-executive director from 11 July 2016.

He has over 20 years of experience in the software industry and has founded and led the expansion of a number of product-based software companies. He has significant experience in the retail software sector and in particular with the Microsoft Dynamics platform. Most recently, he was the Chairman of LS Retail, the supplier of retail and hospitality solutions and Microsoft Dynamics ISV of the year 2015.

Prior to that, he was Executive Chairman of Hands Holding, where he was responsible for the strategic restructuring of a number of large IT companies owned by Hands Holding and, before that, he was one of the founders of the Landsteinar Group, focusing on products and services for the Dynamics NAV platform

Rob Price

Rob Price

Chief Financial Officer

Rob (age 50) was appointed to the Board on 5 July 2017 having joined the Group as CFO in October 2016. He has almost 20 years’ experience in senior finance roles in technology and supply chain and has worked extensively in international markets.

He was previously CFO of the London fintech startup, ipgaoo, and prior to that CFO/COO of the private equity-backed distributor Enotria Wine Group. Between 2002 and 2008 he was at Carlsberg Breweries, latterly as CFO and Change Management Director of Carlsberg Italy. Rob qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young and holds an MBA from IMD, Lausanne.

Tom Crawford

Tom Crawford

Non-executive Chairman

Tom (age 52) was appointed Non-executive Chairman on 28 October 2020.

He has over 20 years of main market listed small cap software business experience and a successful track record of developing and growing international product-based software businesses. Until recently, to January 2020, Tom was Chief Executive Officer of London based Aptitude Software Group Plc, the global financial management software company, having previously led the expansion of the business in to North America and Asia Pacific with a dominant position in new market verticals.

Member of the following committees:

(A) Audit Committee (R) Remuneration Committee (N) Nominations Committee

Jonathan Paul Manley

Jonathan Paul Manley

Non-executive

Jonathan (age 64) became a non-executive director in December 2015. He has over 35 years’ experience in IT, both as Chief Information Officer (“CIO”) and as a Consultant. Until recently, Jonathan was IT Director for Harrods Ltd where he had been leading its IT transformation since 2014. Before that, he was IT Director of Shared Services at the John Lewis Partnership (2012-2014) and Global CIO at Estee Lauder Companies, in New York (2006-2012). In his earlier career, he was Global CIO at LSG SkyChefs and Universal Music, and a Consulting Partner at Ernst & Young.

Member of the following committees:

(A) Audit Committee (R) Remuneration Committee (N) Nominations Committee

Per Johan Claesson

Non-executive

Johan (age 67) was appointed a director in March 2001. He is a Swedish national whose principal business interests are in property development and real estate and is a director of a number of listed companies. He has a controlling interest in and is chairman of Claesson and Anderzen AB (“C&A”).

Member of the following committees:

(A) Audit Committee (R) Remuneration Committee (N) Nominations Committee

Oliver Scott

Oliver Scott

Non-executive

Oliver (age 53) joined the board as a non-executive director in February 2020. Oliver is a partner of Kestrel Partners LLP, a business he co-founded in 2009 and which specialises in investing in smaller quoted technology companies. Prior to this, he spent over 20 years advising smaller quoted and unquoted companies, latterly as a director of KBC Peel Hunt Corporate Finance. Oliver has acted as Kestrel’s representative on the Boards of various of its investee companies. He is currently a non-executive director of ULS Technology plc and Idox plc and was previously a non-executive director of IQGeo Group plc and KBC Advanced Technologies plc prior to its takeover by Yokogawa.

Member of the following committees:

(A) Audit Committee (R) Remuneration Committee (N) Nominations Committee