Ben graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of London, and began his career with Bayer, the international chemical and pharmaceutical company. He moved into the IT sector in the early 1980s, and he has been involved in electronic document management since the middle of that decade. He has held sales director roles with innovative leading companies in that sector, including Anite and Spescom Software. He has been responsible for sales and business development management in the UK, Europe, the USA and South Africa.
With Safe4, Ben is responsible for sales and channel development activities in the UK and internationally.
Alistair graduated with Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Ship Science from the University of Southampton. After starting his career as a consultant he moved into developing desktop engineering software and web based information management solutions. He has spent 20 years in software development and IT management for leading global organisations, including Lloyds Register and AVEVA. Systems he has developed have consistently won prestigious awards including Microsoft Digital Britain.
More recently he has led large mixed UK and offshore development teams and runs his own outsourced software development company.
His role with Safe4 is as CTO and Development Director, acting as lead architect, overseeing all technical implementation and providing development resource through his company.
Paul graduated in mathematics from Imperial College, London and then qualified as an accountant before moving to Australia. Embarking on a 25 year career with blue chip companies such as Eastman Kodak and ICI, he held senior business management, international marketing, business planning and operations roles in Australia, Japan, the USA and Europe. His recent career includes mentoring and supporting small businesses in the UK.
As Commercial Director and CFO his remit includes commercial, business planning, financial, contractual,regulatory and compliance activities.
Mike has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Information Systems from the University of South Africa. He heads up the Safe4 operation in South Africa, and is also targeting other territories in sub-Saharan Africa. He has been responsible for founding and growing a number of highly successful businesses, including SPL, CCH and DocQnet.
Mike was CEO of Cordys (Africa) until 2014, and has become recognised as one of South Africa’s leading proponents of cloud technology. His wide experience of successful business development, coupled with many years of involvement in a range of document-centric system implementation projects, give Mike a unique perspective on the opportunities for Safe4 in South Africa.