PLC Board2018-10-15T11:21:56+00:00

PLC BOARD

Andy Parker
Executive Chairman

Andy Parker is an experienced commercial, operational and financial professional. A chartered accountant, Andy has held a wide range of commercial and finance roles culminating most recently in his tenure as Chief Executive Officer of Capita Group plc, the FTSE 350 professional support services company. Andy has held a number of finance director roles during his career and is a highly experienced public markets board director.

Ian Smith
Executive Director

Ian has an extensive track record of investing in and managing technology companies and is co-founder and CEO of MXC Capital. Ian has sat on numerous boards and either led or been involved in a large number of transactions in the TMT sector. Ian led strategic change and value accretion at Redstone plc and Accumuli plc and was previously deputy executive chairman and CEO at Castleton Technology plc.

Mr Smith holds no direct beneficial interest in IDE Group, however is CEO and a substantial shareholder of MXC Capital.

Max Royde
Non-Executive Director

Max is an experienced company director and co-founder of Kestrel Partners LLP, a London based fund management business whose clients are a significant shareholder of IDE Group. He is a fund manager of Kestrel Opportunities and has been advising and investing in UK smaller companies since 1998. Max is also a non-executive director of Ingenta plc.