• Colin Sempill

    Chief Executive Officer

    Colin has been running SSE’s Telecoms business for 6 years and is responsible for accelerating the significant growth achieved in recent years. Prior to this Colin worked across the SSE Group in a variety of roles including Group Strategy and Transformation Director and as a member of SSE’s Retail Leadership team. Before joining SSE, Colin worked in management consultancy for Ernst & Young and Arthur Anderson.

  • Dave Eddy

    Chief Operating Officer

    As Chief Operating Officer, Dave is responsible for ensuring the design, delivery and support of all customer services exceed expectations. Prior to SSE Enterprise Telecoms, Dave spent over 25 years in the telecoms sector where he has managed operational activity in senior roles at Virgin Media, BT Radianz, NTL, Nortel Networks and 186k.

  • Steve Forbes

    Chief Financial Officer

    As Chief Financial Officer, Steve oversees the company’s financial, commercial, administrative and risk management functions as well as IT and transformation. Steve qualified as a Chartered Accountant and worked in corporate finance for Deloitte before joining the SSE Group in 2000, where he held a number of roles. Most recently he was Managing Director of their Retail Energy Business, the UK’s second largest energy retailer.

  • Vicky Bori

    HR Director

    As HR Director, Vicky is responsible for creating and delivering our people strategy by introducing an ambitious and enviable culture that promotes growth and determination which will help the company achieve its goals. Before SSE Enterprise Telecoms, Vicky worked at Timico and at Alternative Networks Plc as HR Director.

  • Alan Mitchell

    Sector Director for Transport

    As Sector Director for Transport, Alan is responsible for understanding the changing landscape of the Transport sector with autonomous vehicles and digitisation of the railway on the horizon. With over 25 years’ experience in Telecoms and IT, Alan is well placed to understand the connectivity requirements of the future within the Transport sector thanks to senior positions held at Colt, Cable and Wireless and Vodafone.

  • Sarah Mills

    Sector Director for Network Operators

    As Sector Director for Network Operators, Sarah is responsible for our strategy in helping Mobile Network Operators achieve their 5G ambitions through high capacity fibre delivery as well as supporting other Network Operators in achieving their regional or global strategies. Sarah has over 15 years of experience having worked at O2 for 8 years followed by 7 years with Telefonica Global Solutions, leading business development and strategy across Latin America, China, and Europe.

  • Simon Willmott

    Sector Director for Service Providers

    As Sector Director for Service Providers, Simon is responsible for growing revenues in the Service Provider market, which manages relationships with Global Carriers, Telecom Aggregators and Value Added Resellers with a particular focus on building strategic partnerships through the delivery of medium & high capacity network solutions across the UK. Simon has been with SSE Enterprise Telecoms for almost 20 years. Prior to this, he worked at both Mercury Communications and then Cable and Wireless in a variety of sales and business development roles.

  • Jonathan Rowan

    Business Development Director

    Jonathan joined our management team having previously worked in a strategy consulting firm focusing on Telecoms, Media and Technology. With over 25 years’ industry experience Jonathan has been brought into the role to help deliver accelerated growth plans, working with sales, marketing and strategy teams. Looking to the future, he sees SSE Enterprise Telecoms as being well positioned in supporting the UK’s next-generation connectivity requirements as well as key in helping to enable the 5G and fibre revolution.

  • Alexandra Gartrell

    General Counsel and Company Secretary

    As General Counsel and Company Secretary, Alexandra is responsible for running the SSE Enterprise Telecoms expanding legal function as well as managing our commercial contracts and regulatory teams in support of the company’s rapid growth plans. Prior to SSE Enterprise Telecoms she has over 20 years’ legal experience working regionally and internationally in the telecoms, media and technology sectors.

  • Paul Clark

    Sector Director for Energy & Utilities

    As Sector Director for Energy and Utilities, Paul is responsible for developing our strategy in line with the growing needs of the Energy and Utilities market, particularly as Distribution Network Operators transform into Distribution System Operators and their reliance on telecoms and networks becomes more critical. Prior to joining SSE Enterprise Telecoms Paul had a 16-year tenure at Virgin Media during which he held a number of senior management positions leading Field, Project Management and multiple Operational teams.

  • Martin Samuel

    Sector Director for Public Sector

    As Sector Director for Public Sector, Martin is responsible for building SSE Enterprise Telecoms expertise in delivering services to government, both directly and via strategic partners. Prior to joining us, Martin worked in the IT services industry, most recently at BT, where he worked with a wide range of UK Government departments, including; HM Revenue and Customs, The Department for Business, Skills and Innovation, The Metropolitan Police, The MoD and the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish Governments.

  • Bernie Marolia

    Sector Director for Enterprise

    As Sector Director for Enterprise, Bernie is responsible for developing our Enterprise strategy, helping guide and support our customers in an ever-changing and challenging climate. With over 20 years’ experience, Bernie is well placed to deliver on SSE Enterprise Telecoms’ promise to better connect UK businesses. Prior to joining us Bernie worked at O2 and more recently, at Vodafone where she headed up the major corporate business channel.

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