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Richard Last - Chairman (appointed 16 November 2000)
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Richard is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales with substantial experience in the IT software and services sectors, and is chairman and non-executive director of Servelec Group plc, listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.  He is also a chairman and non-executive director of Gamma Communications plc, Tribal Group plc, Lighthouse Group plc and Arcontech Group plc and non–executive director of Corero Network Security plc, all AIM listed. In addition he is a director of a number of private companies including APD Communications Limited, Learn Solutions Limited, both of which he is chairman, and Waste Management Solutions Limited.

Robert Pettigrew (appointed 16 November 2000)

assets/1a BSC website 2015/Bob_Pettigrew.jpgRobert has more than 20 years’ experience in the development of emerging businesses and, in particular, the commercial exploitation of new technologies. He co-founded The Generics Group of companies (renamed Science Group plc) in 1986, which is one of the country’s leading technology consulting and investment groups and was a key member of the team that took the company public in December 2000. He retired from The Generics Group at the end of 2002 to pursue independent investment activities. He is currently an investor-director and non-executive chairman of Sunamp Limited, Odos Imaging Limited and Pervasid Limited as well as being a non-executive director of Acal Energy Limited.

Peter Waller (appointed 1 November 2010)

assets/1a BSC website 2015/Peter_Waller.jpgPeter is an experienced chairman and director with extensive UK and international executive experience in the IT technology, software and services sector.  He initially worked with IBM and Hitachi then with Spring plc, at that time one of the UK’s largest recruitment and training businesses. He is currently chairman of KeyPoint Technologies (UK) Limited, director and founder of Turnberry Management Company Limited and non-executive director of BCS Learning & Development Limited.  For the past decade Peter has worked as a board member with a succession of early stage and early growth private and public companies.  His particular skills are in sales and marketing and working with companies to develop successful sales growth strategies.