As it would be for any business, providing a good return for our investors is of course a key goal for the company. The best way to do that is to run a good business that satisfies its customers, has motivated staff and is profitable.
Our core strategy benefits
We know our core strategy, growing our customer base and project diversity as a means to both grow our business and to protect it from the normal ups and downs of projects in telecoms. We know that growth and profitability benefits our customers by giving us more resource, skills and experience. We know it benefits our people by providing more opportunities for growth and development as well as as much job security as our industry and their skills allow.
There’s lots of further information for stakeholders and investors in the annual reports which you can find below.
Andy has been the Managing Director of Virtua since 2008, and is responsible for making sure we deliver for our customers. That means making sure we understand their needs and have the best people in place to deliver for them.
Andy is a computer science graduate. His management skills come from a career in product management and leadership with Hewlett-Packard, Lotus/IBM and Motorola.
Outside of work Andy is a keen triathlete, often out cycling with fellow directors, Rob and Brian.
Rob started working in telecoms over 30 years ago and then along with fellow director Brian, founded Virtua in 2005. Currently, Rob manages the consultancy side of the business and company project and programme governance.
In his free time Rob enjoys spending time with his family, supporting Rugby Union and cycling.
Chief Technology Officer
Brian’s 30 year background in the industry spans across system engineering, disciplines of cellular network E2E design, test and deployment, from concept first generation through to latest 4G networks. Alongside fellow director Rob, Brian founded Virtua in 2005.
Cycling and running are some of Brian’s hobbies. He’s currently got 21 London marathons under his belt.
Tony is responsible for running the board of directors in the interest of all stakeholders including the management shareholders, Connection Capital and the broader base of Virtua employees and contractors, with safety being our top priority.
In his free time Tony enjoys being adventurous you will often find him skiing and cycling up and down mountains.
Miles represents our Private Equity backer, Connection Capital LLP, on the board. He is an experienced professional and has worked with UK SMEs throughout his career, both in an advisory capacity and in private equity roles, helping management teams deliver their growth plans. For him he enjoys the dynamic and cutting edge environment that working with us brings.
Miles is a keen rugby fan and enjoys both playing and watching it in his free time, as well as keeping fit playing tennis and snowboarding.