Alex Husic founder and Chief Technical Officer Alex is one of Webpuzzle’s founding partners and is the architect and technical lead responsible for the platform, applications and user interface. Previously, Alex worked on enterprise applications for OLM, SONY Europe, 3Com and Lloyds Banking Group. He was the first Head of Development at Primelocation where he worked closely with Simon Simpson on the development and launch of Primelocation.com.
Simon Simpson founder and Creative Director Simon is one of Webpuzzle’s founding partners and has worked closely with Alex Husic to bring the Webpuzzle platform to life. Previously, Simon was a founding partner of Bespoke Communications, the business responsible for developing, launching
and managing Lombard Direct (a number of other direct businesses) and Primelocation.com - where he was personally responsible for designing the Primelocation logotype and identity, website, TV and press advertising, literature and Primelocation magazine.
MA New College, Oxford FRSA
Mark Bentley non-executive Chairman Mark’s first career was as a strategy consultant, and he worked at McKinsey & Company. From 1996 onwards, his second career has been as an investment banker, where he has held numerous senior roles including, inter alia, general partner at Greenhill & Co, Managing Director and Global Co-Head of the Energy and Natural Resources
Group at HSBC, Managing Director, JP Morgan, and Senior Managing Director, Europe at Guggenheim Partners. With over 28 years’ experience in the energy and resources sector, Mark has advised on M&A transactions with a combined value in excess of $500 billion.
LLB UCL and BCL New College, Oxford
John Parnell non-executive Director John, one of Webpuzzle’s partners, is a recognised pioneer in the provision of web design and technology services and has been at the forefront of digital development for the past decade. As one of the founders of Head London, John was involved with numerous digital projects including Microsoft’s inaugural use of Enterprise Web 2.0
technology in the UK (in partnership with the NHS), broadening the definition of accessibility compliance in consultation with the RNIB and the award winning ‘WebCameron’ platform.
MA Edinburgh University
Cleo Nicolaidou-Bartram Digital Director Cleo started her career as a linguistics lecturer before a fast track MBA let to a second career and a consultancy role with PWC. This was followed by five years with Odgers Ray & Berndtson delivering change in the public sector. From 2010 Cleo has been working in retail and corporate banking (LBG & RBS) where she has helped shape and deliver complex financial products for the digital economy. Since joining Webpuzzle as Digital Director Cleo has been looking at how the business can help the evolution of fintech.
MA San Francisco State University. MBA, Henley Management School