Board of Directors
Co-founder and IT Director
Andrew co-founded ULS technology in 2003. He started his career developing and implementing software solutions at PE International plc and Vintner Computer Systems. He founded his own businesses, Weston Computing, in 1995, and Weston Technology in 2000.
Andrew has spent the last 14 years building property, financial and legal services
applications for the Group and also co-founded ehips Ltd (now known as United Home Services Ltd) in 2007, which is now part of ULS.
Chief Finance Officer
John joined the business in January 2011 at the point of LDC’s investment in the group. Prior to joining the company, John was finance director at Stortext Finance Limited, a private equity backed SaaS business specialising in document management. There, he led a merger process before taking the lead in a successful trade sale of the merged entity to Box-it Limited.
John is a chartered accountant, having qualified with Ernst & Young, before he gained blue-chip experience with Motorola in a number of roles.
Independent Non-executive Director
Elaine joined as Non-executive Director in June 2018. She is currently Sky Plc’s Group Chief Information Security Officer and a Group Director in its Technology Executive team. Elaine has over 20 years in operational and strategic technology consultancy and leadership roles, with multinational market leaders in the telecommunications, media, technology, travel, financial and public sectors.
Elaine is a key sponsor on a number of programmes to encourage more women into technology-based careers.
Oliver Scott is a partner of Kestrel Partners LLP, the Company’s largest shareholder, a business he co-founded in 2009 and which specialises in investing in smaller quoted technology companies. Prior to this, Oliver spent over 15 years advising smaller quoted and unquoted companies, latterly as a director of KBC Peel Hunt Corporate Finance.
Oliver has acted as Kestrel’s representative on various of its public and private investee companies and was previously a non-executive director of IQGeo Group plc and KBC Advanced Technologies plc prior to its takeover by Yokogawa.
Martin Rowland has spent the last 10 years in a variety of investment roles, working for institutional private equity houses and investing alongside family offices. Prior to this Martin held operational and strategic roles in mid-sized and large corporates. He has been a director of companies in an executive and non-executive capacity, helping businesses to scale organically and through acquisition. He was previously a non-executive director of the Group between 2011 and 2014.