Meet the team
Beginning his career at PwC, Paddy is a Chartered Accountant and an experienced investor in the SME space. A chemistry graduate from the University of Oxford, he captained the university’s rugby league club – a sport in which he won international recognition representing Ireland. Since hanging up his boots, he enjoys swimming to keep fit during the week and can be found lagging at the back of parkrun events most weekends.
Brendan is a seasoned entrepreneur, having cofounded, grown and successfully exited several technology companies. In addition to his position as COO of a group of outsourcing companies, he has a portfolio of start-ups that he advises in a non-executive capacity. An engineering graduate who subsequently earned an MBA, Brendan is ever on the lookout for opportunities to use technology for developing product and service offerings. A lover of the outdoors, he is regularly found on the touchlines supporting his children’s sporting activities.
Originally a derivatives trader in an investment bank, James is proven in identifying and selling technology-enabled outsourcing solutions to multinational corporates. Combining skills developed during each of his mathematics and finance degrees, he has also co-founded and successfully exited multiple technology companies. A sports generalist, James’s career highlight came as QPR matchday mascot back in 1989, a game the hoops went on to win 2-0.