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Meet our leadership team

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Meet Our Team

Alan Laing,
Chairman

Alan was previously at Sage whom he joined in 2014 initially as the Executive Vice President for Partners and Alliances, responsible for Sage’s indirect business worldwide and subsequently Managing Director: UK and Ireland – Northern Europe. 

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Alan has more than 30 years’ experience working in the technology industry in Digital Equipment Corporation, Oracle and Avaya.  Alan also held the positions of CEO and CMS supplier Mediasurface, and GM of Portal Software, one of the first ISPs in the San Francisco bay area.

David Griffiths,
CEO and CCO

David is the driving force behind FISCAL’s commitment to delivering solutions that provide customers with real value and a great return on investment. He has 25 years’ experience in growing technology organizations and has spent the last 15 years working with hundreds of Accounts Payable and Shared Service Centers to help protect their corporate spend.

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David’s vision and leadership have been crucial in focusing FISCAL as a leading brand in the Procure-to-Pay function. Under his helm, the business has grown 50-fold in revenues across North America and Europe.

Prior to joining FISCAL, David was Head of European Marketing for Bottomline Technologies, and Commercial Director for European Internet Technologies, a supplier of e-business solutions. David holds an MBA and Honors Degree in Business and Accounting.

Lesley Reeve,
COO and Co-Founder

Lesley’s role as FISCAL’s Chief Operations Officer underpins the operational integrity of the business. She has 12 years’ experience at Executive Board level, ensuring the effective execution of FISCAL’s strategic and operational objectives.

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She provides hands-on direction to ensure the company’s operations directly support business growth and the increase in customer requirements.  At the heart of her role is ensuring customer success by leading FISCAL’s first-class Customer and Professional Services teams.  Alongside, and integral to overall business success, she spearheads the organization’s award winning People and Culture by delivering strategic direction and support to HR.


Dr Alfred Pilgrim,
CTO

Alf provides a pivotal role in FISCAL’s product and technology development.  He directs and supports the Engineering functions for the group business where his teams are responsible for designing, building and supporting FISCAL’s software products as well as the global SaaS and internal infrastructures.

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Holding over 30 years’ experience in technology and product planning, as well as a solid track record in the successful delivery of R&D operations for a variety of enterprise and venture capital funded organizations.  His former positions include four years as CTO with Nomad Digital – the leading IT technology company specializing in the provision of internet connectivity solutions for the global rail market.  He was also CTO for Clearswift, a mid-market IT security solutions vendor with specific expertise in deep content filtering of email and web traffic, and CTO of Northgate Information Solutions.  Alf holds a BDc (Computer Science) and Phd (Automation) from University of Leeds.

Frances Lawrence,
Finance Director

Frances is a commercially-driven and proactive chartered accountant with 20 years post-qualified experience in the technology sector within the UK and US including three years in Silicon Valley.  She has a strong track record of enabling top-line growth, closely managing working capital and realizing stakeholder value.  

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Frances is skilled in collaborating with the leadership team to achieve the business strategy and is a highly effective communicator at all levels in the organization.

David Thorley,
Customer Development Director

David joined FISCAL from facilities support business Alsco where he held the position of Commercial Director for four years.  David brings a wealth of sales and operational leadership experience having held senior sales and marketing positions within management consulting business Managementors…

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and the outsourcing services sector including; media specialist MGt and remote infrastructure and customer service business Sensée.  Davids extensive experience is ideal for driving the successes of our business development team and supporting the wider business.


Colin Rigby,
Director of Channel & Strategic Alliances

Colin is a vital part of the Executive Leadership team with over 25 years experience in operational finance, Colin drives the Strategic Partner and Alliances focus for FISCAL Technologies. Working with key partners and resellers to expand FISCAL’s proposition into wider markets.

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With a wealth of experience of both direct and indirect sales channels both at operational and strategic level Colin thrives on creating revenue generating relationships. He is also Vice President for the Scottish Rugby Union and a Trustee of the Murrayfield Injured Players Foundation.

David Jewell,
Services Director

David joined FISCAL in August 2020, focused on driving growth across FISCALs range of Services, ensuring we continue to deliver value and a memorable experience across our customer family.  David also leads our Project Delivery and PMO team, ensuring the quality and effectiveness of our customer implementations’ and projects are delivered in line with our exacting standards. 

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Having spent more than 30 years in Operations and Service Delivery across multiple disciplines and industries, David brings a commercially focused desire to deliver an outstanding customer experience.   All of David’s leadership experience has come in growth environments during his time as Customer Services and Operations Director at Bottomline Technologies, and latterly as Group Operations Director – Telematics for Radius Payment Solutions.  

Daniel Cashen,
Product Director

Dan is a successful Technology Leader with over 20 years’ experience in senior product and project management and technology roles. His expertise lies in delivering projects and product lines through the full lifecycle – from strategic market reviews, concepts, prototyping and into mass market adoption, and in the delivery of business-wide technology and transformational projects.

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Dan is working alongside our leadership team to ensure tremendous progressive outcomes within the product function. He is a proven strategic and collaborative leader, confident in taking an Agile approach to deliver successful products and solutions for users. 


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