Mark is one of the advertising industries leading lights with numerous senior relationships across the ad tech and media giants. He joins us from Opera Mediaworks, where he was Managing Director, EMEA. Mark founded and sold his mobile advertising business 4th Screen to Opera, and then helped grow the business to over $100m in revenues. Mark’s expertise is in executing in a high growth ad tech sector as well as European acquisitions. He joined the Board in June 2017.
David is an accomplished CFO with a wealth of public company, growth and international business experience within the technology and energy sectors. David is currently the CFO of SmartXpo Solutions Limited, the AI and machine learning company to the global events industry. Prior to this, he was CFO of STC Energy Management Limited, a leading energy software technology provider, where he led the sale of the company to Inspired Energy PLC. Previously, David was a non-executive director of Pixels Limited, (formerly AIM quoted as Pixel Interactive Media Limited) which was recently acquired by Gravity4, with responsibility for corporate governance and investor relations.
Dan has over 20 years’ experience in creating and developing new products and businesses, specialising in commercialising new technologies such as mobile, data and AI. He has worked in senior positions in the retail, loyalty & marketing and financial services for and with brands such as American Express, Aimia and Barclays. Dan joined in August 2016 to lead the scaling of our Mobile Data and Location Intelligence Division, building on similar programmes of work from his experience with major brands such as Barclaycard, Nectar & Sainsbury’s. He joined the Board in June 2017.
Kelvin Harrison is a chartered engineer with extensive experience in executive and non-executive roles across the information technology, media and telecommunications sector. His involvement has spanned from start up, through VC and PE investment to IPOs on LSE and AIM and exits via trade sale. He was previously CEO of Vega Group plc and Maxima Holdings plc, which he founded and grew to more than £50M revenues, £9M pbt and 500 staff. He was also CEO of Symbionics Group, a pioneer in wireless technologies such as Bluetooth, and an NED with UBC Media Group plc. He has led high growth of revenues and profits in British and International businesses, with a recent focus on Software as a Service (SaaS). He was Chairman of NetDespatch which was recently purchased in a strategic acquisition by Royal Mail Group. He is also Chairman of Traveltek, Atlas Cloud and Clixifix.
Shaun has been a Non-Executive Director at Location Sciences since June 2014. Shaun has held a number of executive roles at some of the most respected international media and technology businesses such as Telefónica, Telegraph Media Group and EMAP. He currently serves as CEO of Exterion Media, a leading international outdoor advertising Company, backed by Platinum Private Equity. Shaun is also a Non-Executive Director on various Boards, including Ocean Outdoor, and has served as Non-Executive Chairman for companies including Weve and Tag Man. In the industry, Shaun serves as the Vice Chairman for FEPE, and has previously served on the Board on numerous Trade Bodies, including the Mobile Marketing Association and The Advertising Association.
Benjamin co-founded the management consultancy company, Concise, which was acquired by iris Worldwide, the integrated marketing agency in 2008. Post-acquisition, the company became the strategy and consulting arm of iris Worldwide, with Benjamin taking up the role of CEO for iris Concise, as well as serving on the Board of Iris Worldwide. Benjamin is also non-executive Chairman to the electronic receipts company, yReceipts.
Location Sciences Group Plc acknowledges the importance of high standards of corporate governance. The Corporate Governance Code, published by the Quoted Companies Alliance in May 2013, sets out a minimum best practice standard for small and mid-sized quoted companies, particularly AIM companies.
The board of directors intends to comply with the requirements of the Corporate Governance Code to the extent that it is considered appropriate and having regard to the company’s size, board structure, stage of development and resources. The board will meet at least four times a year to review, formulate and approve the company’s strategy, budget, corporate actions and major items of capital expenditure. The board has established an audit committee, a remuneration committee, a nomination committee and a technology committee, each with formally delegated duties and responsibilities and written terms of reference.
Our audit committee is responsible for ensuring the financial performance of Location Sciences® is properly monitored and reported on, the effectiveness of accounting systems and financial reporting procedures. Location Sciences’ Audit Committee consists of Shaun Gregory and Kelvin Harrison, who acts as Non-Executive Chairman of the committee.
Location Sciences’ remuneration committee is responsible for the specific remuneration and incentive packages for each of the company’s executive directors, senior executives and managers. Location Sciences’ Remuneration Committee consists of Shaun Gregory and Kelvin Harrison, who acts as Non-Executive Chairman of the committee.
The nomination committee is responsible for reviewing and making proposals to the Board on the appointment of Directors and meets as necessary. Location Sciences’ nomination committee consists of Kelvin Harrison, who acts as Non-Executive Chairman of the committee, and Shaun Gregory.
Full terms of reference are available at our registered office: 27/28 Eastcastle Street, London, W1W8DH.