Colin brings over 20 years’ experience in the finance and insurance industry, performing a variety of leadership roles that include Chief Commercial Officer at A-Plan Insurance, Product and Commercial Director at Comparethemarket and CEO at Santander Insurance and Age UK Enterprises. Colin brings customer-focused leadership to the business, drawing on his wealth of knowledge and experience with insurance partnerships, product management, sales and distribution, to ensure SSP support our customers to develop and grow their businesses.
Chris joined SSP in 2009 and held a number of senior finance positions prior to his appointment as CFO in May 2018. Before joining SSP, Chris spent 12 years with PwC, latterly as a Director in the Corporate Finance practice. Chris is a Chartered Accountant.
Kevin brings over 30 years’ experience in IT to SSP, who he joined in 2017 initially as Director of Managed Services and then becoming our Chief Technology Officer in 2021. Before joining SSP, Kevin worked for a number of companies, including CSC, Xchanging and Lloyds Bank, mainly in senior leadership roles with a technology bias, that have included Managing Director, Operations Director, and Architecture.
Stuart joined SSP in 2016 as a procurement consultant and joined the executive team shortly after as Group Commercial and Procurement Director with wide ranging responsibilities that also cover risk and compliance, data security and legal functions. Stuart has held senior commercial positions at a number of high street names including The Booker Group, Dixons Carphone and The Kingfisher Group and uses his commercial acumen to help SSP achieve sustainable growth.
Andrew joined SSP in 2014, initially as a programme manager, before moving to head up our professional services function. In 2021, he became part of the executive management team in his role as Director of Professional Services. Before SSP, Andrew spent nearly 18 years at Legal & General in a variety of IT and change management roles, and he brings over 20 years’ experience in delivering large scale projects and programmes.
Steve joined SSP in 2011, initially as the head of professional services for one of our products, then as the head of our Specialist Business Unit. With more than 35 years’ professional services experience working in the IT services sector, for the most part serving the financial services industry, Steve was made Director of Intermediary Delivery Services in 2021 and Director of Broker in 2022; he brings his considerable experience to our leadership team, strategically managing and developing our Broker product range, some of our biggest customers and most important projects.
Alex joined SSP in 2021 initially as Head of Business Transformation before transitioning into his current role. Alex brings a wealth of experience gained from working at several software houses over the past 11 years focused on brokers, MGAs, insurers and more recently price comparison sites. Alex’s current responsibilities extend to proposition, sales and marketing.