PLC Board 2018-04-16T12:59:09+00:00


Bill Dobbie
Interim Non-Executive Chairman

Bill is an experienced entrepreneur and director specialising in internet, telecoms and technology businesses.  Bill was a founder of Iomart, and has been a director of Demon Internet, Prestel, Teledata, Scottish Telecom (Thus) and several other companies. Bill is currently a director of Cloudsoft Corporation, a private entity that produces software for managing public and private cloud infrastructure, and Edinburgh Alternative Finance Ltd, a peer to peer lender. He is also a non-executive director of Tag-Games Ltd, a provider of mobile and social games.

Julian Phipps
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Julian is an experienced Chief Financial Officer having spent over 20 years working in the technology sector. He has worked for a number of large IT and Telecommunications businesses including Updata, Northgate Managed Services, Sungard Availability Services and Parity. Prior to working in the technology sector Julian worked for Coopers and Lybrand in Switzerland, Luxembourg and London.

Katherine Ward
Independent Non-Executive Director

Katherine is an experienced Investment Banker having worked at Morgan Stanley and Panmure Gordon. Katherine has extensive experience in advising companies on a range of strategic options, and has worked on multiple IPO launches, equity capital fundraisings and M&A transactions. Katherine is currently Head of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications for Wentworth Resources, a publicly listed oil and gas exploration and production company.