Executive Team

Executive Team

James Stokoe

Chief Executive Officer

James was most recently the Sales Director for the Broker Division of SSP Ltd, a global provider of General Insurance technology solutions. Prior to that he was General Manager (EMEA) for Document Sciences (now part of EMC), and held various roles in Sherwood International and SunGard. He is internationally experienced in Life, Pensions and General Insurance software having lived in the USA and worked in Western & Eastern European and South African markets.

Gary Watts

Commercial Director

A senior executive with a proven sales and marketing focus who has extensive experience of the IT software/services industry in insurance and the broader Financial Services arena. Gary has an excellent background gained in both the corporate and entrepreneurial world. Executive roles include CEO (EMEA) at Bonaire Software Solutions (now Broadridge), Managing Director at Salesreach Ltd and Global Sales Director (non-life) at Sherwood International (now SunGard).

Jonathan Hayton

Chief Operating Officer

Jonathan is a certified accountant and holds an MBA from Henley Management college. Having spent 25 years working as an IT Professional, Jonathan has championed the use of Agile methodology and was a pioneer of follow the sun development and is a respected authority in this area. Previously he was Head of IT and R&D for Ticketmaster (EMEA), Head of Development and Support for BNP Paribas, and COO at Esprit International.

Anthony Wilders

Finance Director

Anthony qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2004 with a top 6 firm. After two years of managing various audit assignments ranging from Charities up to listed companies, he joined one of his Audit clients in the education and training sector as Financial Controller. Anthony joined Wildnet in 2011 as Head of Finance, forming part of the executive management team, and in 2013 made the transition to Finance Director.

David Priestley

Non-executive Director

David is a career entrepreneur in technology and a founder of 6 successful start-ups over a 30-year career with revenues ranging from a few million up to £90m. He was a finalist in the 2001 Entrepreneur of the year and winner of the AIM Fastest Rising Share in 2003. Responsible for the creation of several hundred technology jobs and with excess of £100 million in exports over the years, he remains committed to deploying the very latest technology using the best software engineering talent.

Barney Quinn

Non-executive Director

Barney has great experience in the global application software and cloud markets. For 13 years Barney was an Executive Board Director of Sherwood International in the Insurance software sector, which was listed on the LSE. He was the CEO of the then AIM listed Workplace Systems where today he is a NED. He is also Non-Executive Chairman of ClearStar Inc. and Rosslyn Analytics, both listed on AIM, and has been a NED at SSP Ltd and Raft International.