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Philip Hunt

Chairman

Chairman

Philip is an investor and board advisor to a range of businesses in the technology, digital communications, property and media industries. He started his career as an accountant with Ernst and Young, before moving into corporate finance and corporate turnaround roles. Philip led the buy-out of Wheel, the largest digital communications agency in London in the early 2000s. Since selling Wheel to LBi, (and then Publicis), Philip has worked with many technology businesses including, among others, MTM London; Bowen Craggs; Firebolt; Aqueduct; Preloaded; Line; The UX Agency; ROEYE; Net Media Planet, as well as chairing the digital transformation specialist, Seren Partners, now EY Seren.

Philip graduated in PPE from Christ Church, Oxford.

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Nigel Gale

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Nigel leads Vuealta’s Sales operations globally, with responsibility for our businesses in North and South America, Europe Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific. In his previous role with Anaplan, he served as the Regional Vice President of sales for Financial Services.

Before joining Anaplan in October 2015, Nigel served as the global Vice President of Sales at a division of Rolls Royce namely Optimised Systems and Solutions working with global Airlines and Energy companies and prior to that was the RVP of Sales at BusinessObjects for Northern Europe.

Nigel holds an MBA and BEng honours degrees from Nottingham University and spent his first ten years at Caradon Group on supply chain transformation projects.

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Malcolm Nisbet

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer

Malcolm is the Chief Financial Officer, responsible for the finance and corporate administrative operations at Vuealta. He brings over a decade of experience in the finance functions of international and high-growth businesses within software-as-a-service and bio-tech industries.

Prior to Vuealta, Malcolm was Head of Finance at Oxford Nanoimaging, helping them secure their series B funding round. He has also held positions within Veeva and Zinc Ahead.

Malcolm received his degree in Mathematics and Chemistry from Durham University. He is a chartered accountant, starting his career in audit at Blick Rothenberg.

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Joost Driessen

Managing Director Vuealta APAC

Managing Director Vuealta in APAC

Helping enterprise customers across industries with innovative planning solutions to drive improved business performance is what excites me every day.  Enabling talents to unlock their fullest potential through personal and capability development is most rewarding and satisfying.

At Vuealta, I enjoy each wave of productivity improvements by empowering teams to plan, model and optimize activities across the entire value chain. I believe in value-creation as a key driver and client-centric culture as our competitive advantage. Our dynamic, ambitious, and expanding APAC team has gained the trust of leading enterprises through proven outcomes and personalized customer experience.

 

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Sean Culligan

Managing Director Vuealta EMEA

Managing Director Vuealta in EMEA

Sean leads the EMEA services team with responsibility for all project delivery within the region.

Before joining Vuealta in 2017 as one of the founding team, Sean supported the development of a global Anaplan practice at OpenSymmetry (an SPM focused management consultancy) with leadership of the EMEA practice.

Having worked on a diversity of projects across many sectors, Sean is comfortable managing complex projects; producing and presenting detailed analyses to stakeholders at all levels, using the results of this work to develop businesses cases for change, and then planning and leading projects through change and implementation.

He is a certified Master Anaplanner and has led Anaplan implementations across a range of use cases in the UK and Europe while also providing subject matter expertise globally. Sean also supports the wider Anaplan eco-system having sat on product advisory boards and provided focused expertise and guidance in the data integration and extensibility areas.

Sean holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from University of Johannesburg.

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Brian Mehr

Brian Mehr

VP North America

Brian has spent 20+ years in a variety of roles in industry and consulting focused on digital transformation, large scale integrated planning, and decision analysis. He currently serves as Vice President in the Americas and through his leadership and mentoring mindset, brings innovative solutions to new and existing clients.

Prior to joining the consulting industry in 2019, Brian was the AVP FP&A at Southern New Hampshire University, one of America’s largest online universities.  During his tenure there, he led the financial digital transformation with a complete Anaplan implementation.  Before joining Vuealta in 2021, Brian was a Director at Tru Consulting where he led large enterprise-wide Anaplan implementations and served as a Managing Partner.

Brian holds a degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Rhode Island and a Master in Business Administration from the University of New Hampshire.  Brian is also a certified Anaplan Solution Architect and holds a Corporate FP&A Professional Certification from the Association for Financial Professionals

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Stefan Gradin

Head of Advisory

VP of Finance and Workforce Planning

Stefan leads Vuealta’s Advisory services and is responsible for the sales, solutions consulting, advisory and enablement teams. Helping our new and existing clients addressing their planning related challenges and realising the benefits of changing their way of working.

 

Prior to joining Vuealta in 2017, Stefan held numerous Advisory and System Integrator roles at EY and IBM, delivering projects to a wide range of clients across numerous geographies as well as roles with smaller, specialised solution providers. Prior to shifting to a consulting career, Stefan worked in financial controlling for a variety of multinational companies.

 

Throughout his career, in both consulting and as a leader in finance, Stefan has participated in and led projects involving stakeholders of all levels and backgrounds, advising on how to achieve the desired outcome.

 

Stefan holds a Master in Business Administration from the University of Lund, Sweden.

 

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Noemí Andrés

Industry Leader (Consumer & Manufacturing)

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Nathan Buss

Nathan Buss

Industry Leader (Insurance, Technology & Telecomms)

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Jeanette Fletcher

Industry Leader (Financial and Business Services)

Industry Leader (Financial and Business Services)

Jeanette is a qualified accountant with more than 15 years of consulting experience, specialising in corporate performance management, transformation, and change.   She is commercially astute and has a strong understanding of all business operations and processes.

The breadth of industry, functional, technical, solution design and project management experience that Jeanette has attained, enables her to readily understand our clients’ needs and to support them as needed: providing strategic advice and client roadmaps, business proposals, best practice advice, quality reviews and assurance, current status assessments, collaborating to arrive at a vision and blueprint for a future state, re-engineering business processes, designing and implementing technology solutions, change management and coaching and training of staff.

Earlier in her career, Jeanette worked at accountancy practices and in line management for many years in the financial services industry, including banking, wealth management, brokerage, pensions, and insurance before embarking on her consulting career at both smaller consultancy businesses and PwC.

In addition to financial services, Jeanette has project and/or commercial experience across other industries, including construction and housing, logistics and transportation, manufacturing, media, pharmaceuticals, professional services, and the public sector.

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Craig Marsland

Industry Leader (Construction & Health)

Industry Leader (Construction & Health)

Craig is the industry lead for Construction and Health.

Before joining Vuealta in 2021, Craig spent 10 years working for a major Housebuilder in various finance roles, which included the implementation of Anaplan and other IT systems. Craig has a broad industry experience having previously worked in IT outsourcing as well as for several blue chip companies in both mainstream finance and project roles. He is a certified Anaplan Solution Architect and has led several Anaplan implementations across a number of sectors and business requirements. Having implemented Anaplan as both a customer and a consultant, Craig has a good understanding of client pain points and how to resolve them with Anaplan.

Craig is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) and holds a First Class Honours degree in Engineering (B.Eng) from Brunel University.

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Scott Hildebrand

Industry Specialist (Insurance)

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Daniel Dunleavy

Industry Specialist (Consumer)

Daniel is the TMT and CPG/MFG industry leader in North America. He is a certified Master Anaplanner and has led Anaplan implementations across a range of use cases. Daniel brings over a decade of experience as a strategic analyst driving profitability for organizations of all sizes. Before serving as an industry leader, he was head of data integration for Vuealta North America. Prior to Vuealta, Daniel served in a variety of finance and business analytics capacities with several Fortune 500 companies.

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