Electra was acquired by Gresham Technologies, the leading software and services company specialising in solutions for data integrity and control, banking integration, payments and cash management, in June 2021.
Gresham Technologies plc is a global leader in mission critical software and automation solutions for financial services.
Our award-winning software platform helps firms operate efficiently, manage risk, stay compliant, and focus on their customers knowing that their data and digital processes are under control. We’re proven at nearly three hundred organisations worldwide, including many of the world's largest banks, investment managers and corporates.
We have a proven scalable model generating high levels of recurring revenues, a global operating platform, and a commitment to market leadership through innovation. We are listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange (GHT.L).
A Gresham solution is the gold standard that financial firms and regulators can trust.
Peter was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in August 2020 and became Non-Executive Chairman in September 2020. Peter was previously CEO of dotDigital Group plc for eight years until his retirement in 2015, he then remained on the board as a non-executive director until 2018. Peter has been non-executive chairman of D4T4 Solutions plc since 2015 and, until January 2022, of Cloudcall plc. Peter is FCCA qualified and has more than 40 years of senior management and board-level experience, principally in software, banking, insurance, finance and outsourcing. Peter is an advocate of high standards of corporate governance, and has been deputy chair of the Quoted Companies Alliance since 2019.
Ian was appointed CEO in June 2015. Prior to joining Gresham, Ian worked for SAS as Vice President, Business Units, EMEA & AP and was Chairman of Memex Technology Ltd. Ian’s early career was with ICL and Unisys, and he has more than 25 years’ experience in the business technology sector working with global financial institutions and corporates.
Tom joined Gresham on 1 March 2018 and was appointed to the Board on 13 March 2018. Tom is a Chartered Accountant, having trained and qualified at Ernst & Young. Prior to joining Gresham, Tom was most recently Chief Financial Officer at Fadata, a PE backed software business, and before that was divisional finance director for Guidewire in EMEA.
Jenny was appointed to the Board in October 2020. Jenny brings unparalleled experience from an executive career in financial services including CEO of Standard Bank Intl, and prior to that senior roles at Nomura Securities and UBS and was named one of the top 100 influencers by Financial Technologist in 2018. Jenny is a non-executive director for Simply Health and the British Business Bank, and a trustee for Ovarian Cancer Action. As well as a being a fellow for Be-The-Business, Jenny is an adviser to many leaders, Fintechs and other young businesses.
Andy was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director in May 2017 and became Senior Independent Non-Executive Director in October 2020. He has over 30 years of financial experience in high-growth software companies, including Smartstream, SeeBeyond, Documentum and Clearswift.
Until December 2018, he was chief financial officer of the cyber division of RUAG Holding AG, a major Swiss organisation. Andy is a Chartered Accountant and has experience working in a private equity environment, in M&A and IPO transactions, as well as in external audit during his early career. Andy is an adviser and mentor to a number of CFOs and prospective CFOs.
Ruth was appointed to the Board in October 2020. Ruth is a Global Fintech 50 Influencer and is currently chair of the Payment Systems Regulator Panel and a partner at Gauss Ventures, as well as holding non-executive director positions at Permanent TSB (Ireland) and Digital Identity Net. Her prior roles have included spearheading regulatory and market strategy for treasury and trade solutions at Citi, advising the European Banking Federation on policy making for securities services and payments and serving as a NED of the London Stock Exchange Group