Meet our leaders

Our Leadership and Board

Behind our Human Layer Security platform is a team of industry leaders who specialise in delivering security solutions that protect our customers, their staff and the digital content they share. This unique blend of skills and expertise enables us to lead the market in cutting edge security technology.

Tony Pepper

Tony Pepper

Chief Executive Officer

London

Co-founder of Egress

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Neil Larkins

Chief Operating Officer

London

Co-founder of Egress

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John Goodyear

Chief Science Officer

Sheffield

Co-founder of Egress

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Malcolm Locke

Chief Financial Officer

London

Joined Egress in 2014

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Richard Mortimer

Richard Mortimer

Chief People Officer

London

Joined Egress in 2014

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Robin Bell

Robin Bell

Chief Information Officer

London

Joined Egress in 2016

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Darren Cooper

Darren Cooper

Chief Technology Officer

London

Joined Egress in 2017

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Sudeep Venkatesh

Sudeep Venkatesh

Chief Customer Officer

London

Joined Egress in 2018

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Clint Poole

Clint Poole

Chief Marketing Officer

Boston

Joined Egress in 2021

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Mark Lendon

Mark Lendon

SVP of Sales

London

Joined Egress in 2018

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Kelly McCann

VP of Account Management

London

Joined Egress in 2007

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Alexei Shamov

VP of Product Architecture

Toronto

Joined Egress in 2007

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James Hinks

James Hinks

VP of Solutions Engineering

London

Joined Egress in 2011

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Dan Hoy

Daniel Hoy

VP of Corporate Marketing

London

Joined Egress in 2012

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Rob Riddiford

Rob Riddiford

VP of Customer Operations

London

Joined Egress in 2016

Savana Baijnath

Savana Baijnath

VP of Finance

London

Joined Egress in 2018

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Tayana Bellis

Tayana Bellis

VP of Client Services

London

Joined Egress in 2019

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Andrew Whittlestone

Andy Whittlestone

Director of Engineering

Sheffield

Joined Egress in 2007

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Richard Green

Director of Security and Compliance

London

Joined Egress in 2013

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Lucy Baker

Lucy Baker

Creative Director

London

Joined Egress in 2015

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Mark Wares

Director of Software Development

Sheffield

Joined Egress in 2015

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Jamie Davies

Jamie Davies

Sales Director

London

Joined Egress in 2017

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Mark Waghorn

Director of Delivery Management

London

Joined Egress in 2017

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Ed Bodey

Ed Bodey

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

London

Joined Egress in 2018

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Mark Wright

Mark Wright

Director of Marketing and Sales Operations

London

Joined Egress in 2018

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James Sudworth

Director of Digital and Customer Experience

London

Joined Egress in 2019

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Louisa Whibley

Director of Sales Enablement

London

Joined Egress in 2020

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Casey Connelly

Marketing Director, North America

Boston

Joined Egress in 2021

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Doug Sharples

Director of Enterprise Sales

Jacksonville, FL

Joined Egress in 2021

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Stephen Bainbridge

Sales Director

New York

Joined Egress in 2021

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Martin Hiscox

Martin Hiscox

Chairman of the Board

Martin is an experienced Chairman, CEO and NED, Director with 25+ years of Private Equity funded IT start-ups, acquisitions, mergers and trade sales. He has a wealth of Software, SaaS, IT Hardware experience of running businesses with sales of up to $1b; an MBA from Brunel and Henley Management College; a Higher Certificate in Computer Science; is a Freeman and Liveryman of the City of London; an Elite Member of the British Computer Society and a Chartered IT Engineer. Martin focuses on Supply Chain and Manufacturing, Retail, Telematics, SaaS, and Security verticals.

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Ed Lascelles

Board member, Partner at Albion Capital

Ed leads the technology investing at Albion having spent the last 15 years investing in early stage companies, typically in software. Prior to Albion, Ed worked at ING Barings advising UK public companies on M&A, IPOs and fundraisings during the dotcom era. Ed read philosophy at UCL.

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Kyle Griswold

Board member, Partner at FTV Capital

Kyle is currently a partner at FTV Capital, a growth equity firm that invests in enterprise and financial technology companies. He has served on the board of or had investment responsibility for the following companies at FTV Capital: Aspire Financial Services, Apex Fund Services, CardConnect, CashStar, Edgewater, Egress, ETF Securities, FleetOne, IndexIQ, Strata Fund Solutions, Rapid Ratings, Reliaquest, Swan Global Investments, True Potential, VelocityShares and WorldFirst.

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David Quantrell

Board member, Non-Executive Director

David joined Egress as a Non-executive Director in 2020, bringing his experience in scaling high-profile technology businesses, such as Box and Clarify, and his experience of running large divisions of HP, McAfee, and Nortel, to help support Egress’ rapid business growth.

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Tony Pepper BOARD

Board member, Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer

Co-founder of Egress, Tony currently serves as CEO, overseeing all aspects of business growth and innovation. Prior to Egress, Tony held executive management positions at Reflex Magnetics, Pointsec Mobile Technologies, and Check Point Software Technologies.

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Neil Larkins

Board member, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer

Neil co-founded Egress in 2007 and currently serves as Chief Technology Officer, playing an instrumental role in shaping the strategic technical direction of the business, with particular emphasis on product and service development.

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Malcolm Locke

Board member and Chief Financial Officer

Malcolm joined Egress in 2014 as CFO, and works widely across the business to support delivery of the company’s impressive growth and international expansion. He has spent more than 20 years working with fast-growth technology businesses, with the last 10 years in CFO roles. Malcolm is Chartered Management Accountant and holds an MBA from Ashridge Hult Business School and an MSc from Imperial College, London.

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