Manx Technology Group - Leadership
Joe Hughes
Joe is CEO of Manx Technology Group. Following an early career in software development, Joe held a senior technical position at a leading financial services organisation, working on projects throughout the UK, Europe and Asia. Prior to joining MTG, Joe was the Managing Director of a leading Isle of Man datacentre, network and telecoms operator.
Kristan McDonald
Managing Director (Software)
Kristan is Managing Director of Manx Technology Group (Software) Limited. Leading the MTG Software division in creating solutions for our clients, he brings 20 years of software development skills to the group from the e-gaming, financial and technical service industries.
John Webster
John is an economist and an entrepreneur with involvement in a range of companies, including the Manx Technology Group, Good Connections, Manx eGaming Association and Manx Business Connection. John is also a non-executive director of various companies and trustee of the Microgaming Health and Community Trust.
Jonathan Luckins
Jonathan oversees the technology and platform services of MTG. Experienced in datacentre operations, information security, cloud and networks – he ensures MTG remain at the forefront of technological developments.
Darren Bell
Director (MTG Solutions)
Darren heads up the Enterprise division of the business, overseeing the management and support of our client’s IT and business systems. Prior to MTG, Darren was an IT consultant who worked throughout the UK, Europe and Asia. Darren is the main point of contact of our largest IT service customers, ensuring every element of their IT and communications infrastructure is meeting the every need of their business
Steve Foulkes
Director (MTG ServiceTech)
Following a successful career with Unisys and IBM, Steve founded ServiceTech. Steve identified an opportunity in the market that demanded high end IT support services. Since then, Steve has worked with leading technology vendors, delivering services to large corporates and public sector clients.
Iain Wrigley
Director (MTG ServiceTech)
Iain oversees the operational side of ServiceTech, including operations, finance, HR and procurement. He ensures the service desk and client SLAs remain within bounds, and drives improvement within the business. Iain has held several roles including head of IT for global financial services companies and acted as an IT consultant for leading corporates.
Steven Webster
Head of Service Desk
Steven manages the day to day operations of the Group Service Desk. He is responsible for all on-boarding ensuring necessary skills and procedures are in place as well as the day to day management of our client accounts. Steven has over 20 years in leading high performing customer services teams and in the management of call centres in the public and private sector.
Dave Taggart
Manx Business Connection
Dave was born and grew up on the Isle of Man. He has recently returned to the Island after spending the last 15 years as a a partner in Juniper Consulting Group, Inc. Dave has worked in innovation consulting for 15 years and has delivered over 1,000 strategy and market research projects to a wide range of healthcare companies, from start‐ups to global leaders, spanning every major sector in healthcare and life sciences. His expertise also includes health‐economics, epidemiology and value analysis for health technology. Dave has a BA in Modern History from the University of Oxford and an MSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics.
Abby Turton
Group Operations
Abby oversees the operational side of the Group. Abby is responsible for our core systems, processes and coordinates all client engagements with the Group. For large projects and those particularly across time-zones, Abby ensures our software development, service delivery and technical teams operate effectively and Abby acts as the interface between MTG and the client. Abby ensures MTG’s systems and platforms work to the benefit of our customers and she is in regular contact with all key suppliers and business partners.