Ken Archer

Ken Archer

Non-Executive Director and Chairman

Ken was appointed to the Board in June 2010 and became Non-Executive Chairman in November 2010 and is also Chair of the Nomination Committee. Ken has over 35 years’ experience in the IT industry most recently as CEO of SmartStream Technologies following their buyout by TA Associates from 3i.  Ken started his career with JP Morgan, where he was VP of information services; he subsequently became CEO of Mercantile Information Services. Prior to joining SmartStream, Ken was President at CSC where he was responsible for European Business Development. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Fidessa group plc.

Ian Manocha

Ian Manocha

Chief Executive Officer

Ian was appointed CEO in June 2015. Prior to joining Gresham, he 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 over 25 years’ experience in the business technology sector working with global financial institutions and corporates.  Ian has a BSc honours degree in Civil Engineering from Southampton University.

Rob Grubb

Rob Grubb

Chief Financial Officer

Rob was appointed CFO in 2011 having previously joined Gresham as Group Financial Controller in 2009. Rob previously held roles with Ernst & Young and Lucite International, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Imogen Joss

Imogen Joss

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee

Imogen was appointed to the board in September 2016 as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director. Most recently Ms. Joss has been the President of S&P Global Platts Inc. prior to which she was President at S&P Global Market Intelligence (formerly, S&P Capital IQ, Inc.). Imogen has worked within the financial sector for over twenty years, and has extensive experience in financial sales and marketing. Imogen’s executive career also includes leadership roles with a range of high-profile financial services organisations, including Lloyds Bank, Reuters plc, Financial Times Information Ltd, Extel Financial Ltd. and FTSE Group. At FTSE she had responsibility for global business strategy, business development, sales, client services and marketing activities and went on to serve as an Executive Director of Information Services for the London Stock Exchange Group, where she ran global sales for the index, real time, software and reference data teams.  Ms. Joss holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies from the University of Exeter.

Andy Balchin

Andy Balchin

Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit Committee

Andy was appointed to the board in May 2017 as independent non-executive director.  Andy is chair of the audit committee and will also join the remuneration and nominations committees. Mr. Balchin is currently chief financial officer at Clearswift, a provider of cyber security solutions, now part of the RUAG Defence group. He brings 30 years of financial experience in high growth software companies, including Smartstream, SeeBeyond and Documentum. Mr. Balchin is a chartered accountant and has recent experience working in a private equity environment, in M&A and IPO transactions, as well as in external audit during his early career.