Nick joined ATTRAQT in 2015 as a Non-Executive Director, and became Chairman the following year. In January 2018 Nick became Interim Executive Chairman while ATTRAQT undertook the search for a new Chief Executive Officer. On the arrival if Luke McKeever in May 2018 Nick reverted back to his role as Chairman.
Following a successful executive career with GKN, Mars Corporation and MasterCard, Nick moved into private equity and is the Founder and Managing Partner of Azini Capital Partners LLP, a London based private equity firm with a track-record of successful investments in growth stage private and public technology companies.
Nick has a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering (M.Eng) from the University of Bristol.
Non-Executive Deputy Chairman
Ivor is the chairman of Project Trust. He lives in London and is a non-executive director of Powa Technologies Limited (a financial technology company) and Bluefield Harrier Limited (a solar power company).
Educated at Inverness Royal Academy and University College of Wales in Aberystwyth, Ivor has spent most of his professional career as an investment banker with Barclays de Zoete Wedd and until recently with Deutsche Bank. Ivor is a capital markets specialist and at Deutsche Bank he was head of global capital markets, co-head of investment banking and a member of the executive committee of Deutsche Bank's corporate and investment banking division.
Independent Non-executive Director
In a career spanning three decades, Ed has worked extensively as a senior executive in the technology, media and telecommunications sectors in management, sales and product/service development roles.
Previous international roles have included working for Apple in Europe, strategic planning and programme director for Scoot.com plc and managing operations in Northern Europe for Quark Inc. He was responsible for establishing the digital division for global publisher Boat International Media, including successfully launching boatinternational.com and establishing it as one of the leading online market place for pre-owned superyachts.
Along with advising a number of clients on strategy and business development, Ed has a portfolio of companies based in North Norfolk, and most recently he was instrumental in raising over £750,000 in funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and English Heritage to help secure the future of one of the UK's youngest ancient monuments.
Robert is a partner in the international law firm Taylor Wessing LLP and has been a solicitor for 24 years. He is a corporate lawyer specialising in advising companies on all aspects of corporate law including listings and mergers and acquisitions.
Chief Executive Officer
Luke joined ATTRAQT in May 2018 as its Chief Executive Officer.
Luke has a wealth of experience growing successful international technology businesses. He served as CEO for three years at OB10, the SaaS global trading network acquired by Tungsten Corporation Plc in 2013, and was CEO of Portrait Software, an AIM-listed customer marketing company where he drove double-digit growth before the business was acquired by Pitney Bowes in 2010.
He has also worked in senior commercial, corporate development and advisory positions for a host of influential software companies in the UK, Europe and the US, including Experian and Alterian, as well as Metia Group, a multi-national digital marketing agency.
Luke joins ATTRAQT from Neighbourly.com, an award-winning community-focused SaaS platform, where he remains as Non-Executive Director.
Chief Financial Officer
Eric has extensive experience as a public company CFO and joined ATTRAQT from Ipto Supply Chain Systems UK Limited, a private equity backed software and services business.
Previously he was CFO at KBC Advanced Technology plc, a technology services business to the oil industry, until its successful sale to Yogogawa Electric Corporation in April 2016.
Eric qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte, has an MBA from London Business School and a BEng from Loughborough University.