Peter Rigg, Non-Executive Chairman
Peter Rigg is an experienced chairman with a background in investment banking. Currently serving as chairman of Polarcus Limited, an Oslo listed marine seismic survey company, Peter is also an independent non-executive director of Schroders Oriental Income Fund Ltd and a director of Cartesius Advisory Network. Peter was formerly Head of Asian Equity Capital Markets and Head of Investment Banking North Asia at Credit Suisse First Boston.
Paul Guilbert, Independent Non-Executive
Paul is an experienced non-executive director with specific long term expertise serving on the boards of both quoted and unquoted investment companies, and private equity fund businesses including Permira, Apollo, Alchemy and Schroders. Through his previous executive role of SVP/Global Head of Private Equity Fund Administration at Northern Trust he was exposed to over 60 separate investment groups. Paul is therefore well placed to both sit on the board of MXC and head the audit and Remuneration committees.
Meriel Lenfestey, Independent Non-Executive
Meriel has significant experience in both technology and investment with more than 20 years’ experience at Board level. She worked at Microsoft and the BBC before becoming a successful entrepreneur. Meriel is currently a Non-executive Director at various public, private and third sector companies including Jersey Telecom, Aurigny Air Services, Guernsey Enterprise Agency, Arts for Impact and Gemserv Ltd.
Ian Smith, Founder
Ian has an extensive track record of investing in and managing tech companies. He co-founded the advisory subgroup of MXC Capital. Ian has sat on numerous boards and either led or been involved in a large number of transactions in the TMT sector. Ian led strategic change and value accretion at Redstone plc and Accumuli plc and until recently was deputy executive chairman at Castleton Technology plc, having formerly been CEO, a role he held since the company’s inception. He currently sits on the board at IDE Group Holdings plc.