BoardEx Leadership - BoardEx


Richard MacWilliams


Dick has been with BoardEx since 2003.  He is also Managing Partner of eBond Advisors and the Chairman of Intelligent Markets.  Previously, Mr. MacWilliams was Executive Vice President of Bridge Information Systems, now part of Thomson Reuters. He joined Bridge as a result of Bridge’s acquisition of EJV Partners, where he served in various roles including President and Chief Executive Officer.

James Daly

Chief Executive Officer

James has been the driving force behind BoardEx since it was founded in 2001. He joined following a career at Dow Jones spanning ten years where he held various senior management positions. Amongst his responsibilities was the management of Dow Jones Markets business in the UK, Germany and Switzerland. His role encompassed sales, customer support, technical operations and finance. He later became the Managing Director for Europe at IQ Financial Systems, a Deutsche Bank Ventures Company.

Neil Davies

Finance Director

Neil joined the company in July 2004 as Finance Director having worked over the last fifteen years in senior financial roles with a number of SME’s in the technology field with client sectors including Asset Managers, Life Companies and Derivative/Option Trading banks and firms. Prior to that Neil also spent three years with United Newspapers plc as a Financial Accountant based in their head office. After graduating from the University of Birmingham (Commerce/Accounting, 1982) Neil qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985 with Ernst & Whinney in London.

Cameron Ireland

Chief Technology Officer

Cameron joined BoardEx in 2001, and leads a global team of technology specialists who are responsible for all Technology and Product Development activities within the Company. Prior to joining the Company, Cameron was a technology consultant with the Management Consultancy, City Consultants. Cameron’s career in Information Technology spans over 20 years in the Banking and Financial Services sector, and he has held senior IT positions in E-Vote (Thomas Financial), Reuters and Cabletron Systems.

Dominick Sutton

Managing Director, Content

Dominick heads all content activities worldwide for BoardEx.  Prior to joining the company he was head of Economics & Research at Investec Ireland and Chief Economist of the Gandon Group.  Dominick was also the Senior International Economist at ABSA in South Africa, having served with a public sector venture capital fund and as an Assistant Director working in water pollution in South Africa. Amongst his qualifications he holds an MBA, a MCom, further degrees in Economics and Science, is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute and Member of the Institute of Directors.

Greg Wood

Sales Director

Greg has over 25 years of experience in sales and sales management with a special focus on financial services.  Before joining BoardEx, he held leadership roles at IQ Financial Systems, Dow Jones Markets and Liberty Inc. Prior to that Greg held senior marketing management roles at Taylor Nelson Sofres, a global market research firm, and Johnson Wax in South Africa.

Naomi Kent

Services Director

Naomi has spent her entire career at BoardEx beginning in 2002.  She has held several key roles both in London and New York working in both the data and services areas.  Naomi leads a dedicated team of client service professionals that provide high-touch support to all of our customers around the world.

Janice Gordine

Director of Human Resources and Business Administration

Janice manages the Administrative & Human Resources requirements of the Company. Her experience in implementation and management of high volume customer management and billing systems is particularly valuable as is her background from within the Financial Services area where she has an all-round understanding of the demands of this marketplace.

Eddie Bell

Non-Executive Director

Eddie is Chairman of Bell Lomax Moreton a leading literary agency. He has over 35 years of experience in the publishing business and was Chairman and Publisher of Harper Collins, a News Corporation Company. Eddie is a non-executive director of Haynes Publishers, a leading automotive manual publisher. Eddie was former non-executive Chairman of OAG Worldwide, an information business servicing the Airline sector.

Julian Sainty

Non-Executive Director

Julian is a founder shareholder of BoardEx and a founding Partner of both Sainty, Hird & Partners Limited, a leading Executive Search firm, and Sabre Corporate Finance. He was previously a founding Director of Norman Broadbent International Limited.  Julian is an investor in a range of private companies.

Ashwin Gupta

Non-Executive Director

Ashwin is a Vice President in the Principal Strategic Investment Group at Goldman Sachs in London, where he focuses on principal investments in companies offering content, trading and trading technology. Ashwin also serves on the boards of Celoxica Holdings plc and REDI Holdings LLC.