Deborah has over 20 years experience in the Financial Services sector and has built a number of successful businesses. In March 2008 Deborah personally acquired a major stake in the business and took the position of CEO. Since then, she has driven substantial change in the Company through her leadership, vision and extensive network of key industry contacts to refocus the business from traditional broadcasting into a digital media and technology group.
Deborah is passionate about making a difference, both in the business community and society in general. It is this perspective that shaped the Company’s current business model and formed the basis of its flagship product the Passion Project. Both of which are designed to generate significant shareholder value whilst producing a measurable social impact.
Deborah was appointed as Chief Executive Officer on 31 March 2008.
Tony has over 30 years technology experience and has been responsible for growing several businesses and overseeing the development of a number of award winning products. He has worked for various companies including British Telecom, ICM (Phoenix IT Group PLC), Thorn EMI and Hill Samuel.
From 1997, Tony focussed on developing IT businesses within the Business Continuity and IT Services arena. He was founding director of Assurity Europe Ltd and oversaw its growth and subsequent sale to the ICM Computer Group PLC, where he took up the role of Technical and Operations Director. Most recently he was Technical and Development Director for ICM (Phoenix IT Group PLC) where he was responsible for the business and product development strategy.
Tony was appointed as Technical & Development Director on 28 December 2011.
After graduating from the University of Birmingham with a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting & Finance, David joined Price Waterhouse, working principally in the Corporate Recovery team. He then changed direction and has spent over 15 years in the City, initially in Investment Banking with Nomura and Deutsche Bank before moving into Asset Management where he was most recently the Fixed Income COO for Aberdeen Asset Management (“AAM”).
David was a member of AAM’s risk management committee as well as a fiduciary company director of various AAM subsidiary entities, registered and regulated by the FSA.
David was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 15 August 2011.
Kevin has extensive strategic, operational and financial experience, balancing professional and charitable careers, with a focus on business and education. He has vast experience in connecting foundations with the corporate sector.
Kevin is currently Treasurer and Chairman of the Board of the Sir John Cass Foundation. During 23 years on the Board, he has led the restructuring of the Foundation, increasing their assets from £16m to £120m. His early support for specialist schools, linked with his belief in the model of putting education and employers together, has helped increase the Sir John Cass Foundation’s grant capacity and benefit from £300k to over £5m.
He has served as a director on a number of Boards, both commercial and not-for-profit, and is a Chairman of the Valuation Tribunal for England.
Kevin is a key player in the development of a number of Milestone’s initiatives and continues to lead the ongoing development of the Milestone Foundation.
Kevin was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 16th May 2013.