Our People.

a nexus of relationships

The connection between people stimulates ideas and sparks creativity; this is our nexus, the link between us is what makes us stand out. We believe in chemistry, teamwork and nurturing talent, especially in the offshore space.

 

Dave Edge.

Co-founder & CTO

Dave has over 20 years experience in the technology sector with an emphasis in software development. He was a key team member at Reuters in London, where he worked as a developer on their trading systems.

Now based in Jersey, Dave is the co-founder of Nexus Technology. Previously, he worked as a Business Analyst and web developer for the States of Jersey and at C5 Alliance overseeing many projects including: middleware solutions, internet banking, pension systems, investment systems, client portals, data collection and merging and KYC systems.

He brings an ethos of excellence; focussing on delivering innovative solutions for clients. He takes a very pragmatic view of technology; always asking whether it is functional and of real use to clients.

+44 7797 821020

dave.edge@nexustech.je

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Gary Stewart.

Co-founder & CEO

Gary is a qualified ACCA accountant with over 18 years' working in IT and the offshore finance industry. He started his career as a Software Developer, has held roles as a Business Analyst, Project Manager and Auditor and has experience of working for large global banks, one of the ‘big four’ accountancy firms and a legal administration company.

Gary has worked on a variety of projects for the finance department of large global fund administrator, including systems for portfolio valuations, client profitability and process improvements and new system implementations.

His background has given him a holistic view across the complete project lifecycle, from business analysis through to the design, build, and successful delivery of solutions.

+44 7797 714877

gary.stewart@nexustech.je

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Ben Symonds.

Data & Analytics Consultant

Ben is a data and analytics expert developing and building modern reporting solutions including wealth management MI platforms, data warehouses, tabular data models using SQL, SSAS, SSRS, SSIS, WhereScape Red, Power BI, DAX and Tableau.

Ben has also delivered a whole range of data projects from legacy system decommissioning, data migrations and integrations for M&A or platform changes and various government reporting systems such as FATCA, CRS and BNOR.

His clients have included some of the world’s major banks, global organisations and trust companies. As a Business Analyst by background, he has gained a wide skill set with an expertise in business operations, technical skills and analytics across multiple business functions specialising in Wealth Management.

He has a Master’s Degree in Business Technology Consulting from Henley Business School.

+44 7797 763915

ben.symonds@nexustech.je

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Stephen Roper.

Senior CRM & Software Consultant

Stephen is an all rounder with a flair for technology. With over a decade of experience he has seen many changes within the sector but he has always developed his knowledge by staying ahead of the curve and working on cutting edge projects.

Stephen is a full stack developer, developing n-tier bespoke solutions in both the private and public sector. He is skilled in using technologies such as C#,VB.NET, MVC3, HTML, ASP.NET, SQL and Azure.

He has worked on the development and customisation of CRM solutions and has developed web portals leveraging both ADXStudio and Microsoft Dynamics CRM technologies.

Stephen’s honest and holistic approach in working with clients on what they need both on the front and back end, makes him a valuable member of the Nexus team.

+44 7829 702934

stephen.roper@nexustech.je

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Madeleine Maddison.

Senior Project Manager

Madeleine has over 15-years experience across a variety of organisations, including large retail and private banks, International law firms, charitable trusts, trust companies and local businesses.

Madeleine has a strong emphasis on helping organisations operate more efficiently through operating model/business process analysis and re-design. She is skilled in identifying opportunities and offering project based solutions to companies of any size.

With such a broad experience in a variety of sectors, Madeleine is able to look at the human element of change and how it affects people within organisations. She identifies key areas of risk and growth while managing and leading people from one solution to another.

She focuses on business analysis as well as project management including: new trust company set-up, DMS integration/consolidations, Software design (in house development), Software implementations (including Navision, Viewpoint, IntApp Time and Open), Data warehouse development and MI design and delivery.

Madeleine’s commitment to deliver projects on time and on budget, as well as a wider promise to help clients through the change process, makes her a key player in the Nexus team.

+44 7797 754355

madeleine.maddison@nexustech.je

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Joe Raymond.

Senior Web Application Consultant

Joe has been a consultant for over ten years. He started his career in developing database driven applications for the fulfilment industry.

He has extensive experience in developing internal, intranet and external solutions, from online banking to dynamic data gathering applications. He is highly skilled in using technologies such as: C# .NET, VB.NET, MVC Frameworks, HTML and CSS (including HTML5 and CSS3), JavaScript (jQuery), Azure, Web Services and SQL.

His recent projects have included updating a long-standing web application to be more user friendly on mobile devices and the upgrade of a new online banking system.

Joe’s experience in the processes he has been exposed to, enable him to deliver ever improved solutions and consultancy to clients.

As an all rounded consultant he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Nexus team.

+44 7797 726014

joe.raymond@nexustech.je

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Thomas Evans.

Associate Consultant

Thomas has extensive experience as a consultant in both the private and public sectors. Working in the finance industry he has extensive knowledge of Dynamics CRM for Banking helping businesses to become more efficient and effective with a customer centric focus.

Thomas is a full stack developer proficient in multiple programming languages such as HTML/JavaScript, SQL, .NET (C#/VB/F#)Java C/++.

Thomas understands how to maximise the benefits from utilising the scalable power of Cloud services from platforms such as Azure/AWS/Google Compute Engine.

Additionally, Thomas has good infrastructure knowledge in Networking/Directory services, OS management as well as DevOps. Using powerful tools such as PowerShell, WMI, custom Orchestration.

Thomas is a creative thinker when it comes to delivering bespoke solutions for Nexus clients and always looking to stay ahead of the technology curve.

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Susie Crowder.

Non Executive Chairman

Susie joins Nexus as Non Executive Chairman providing independent strategic advice and corporate governance guidance to the board. Her insight and experience in strategy development, change, human capital planning and leadership will help Nexus to continue to deliver technology-led, focused solutions across a wide range of sectors.

In addition she holds a range of board level advisory positions in public and private sector organisations, as well as being an investor in a range of start up businesses.

susie.crowder@nexustech.je

 

Joe Harvey.

Software Developer / Consultant

Joe has over 8 years experience both on the client and agency side, delivering effective technology solutions to a wide range of sectors. He brings with him extensive experience in integrating multiple systems, via REST and SOAP based API's, to provide cost and time effective end-to-end solutions.

He has implemented a custom single sign on (SSO) solution using JSON Web Tokens (JTW) to provide a seamless user journey across multiple authenticated systems.

As part of the Nexus team Joe will help clients through their journey - from understanding objectives and achieving their goals to design and development, all the way up to testing, amendments, hosting and maintenance.

Joe Graduated in 2010 with a First Class Honours in Web Design BSc from The University of the West of England.

+44 7797 829750

joe.harvey@nexustech.je

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Paul Read.

Associate Consultant

Paul is a senior IT professional with a wealth of experience in Microsoft technology stack and a proven record of accomplishment in public and private sectors. He has full IT development life-cycle expertise including team and resource management, IT architecture and technology strategy, requirements gathering, business analysis, application design, application development, development processes, platform migration and system support and maintenance.

As both a team player and team leader, Paul’s technical knowledge and analytic skills enable him to deliver IT projects which result in real business change for clients. He is able to articulate and present complex information to colleagues and business contacts at all levels within an organisation.

Paul specialises in the integration of business systems and is particularly interested in data informatics and document management systems which provide timely management information and allow users to use systems in an efficient and effective way.

Paul holds a Doctorate (Ph.D.) and B.Sc. (Hons) degrees from the University of Wales, Cardiff.

paul.read@nexustech.je

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Rebecca Salkeld.

Web Application Developer

Rebecca is a full stack software developer with experience in C#, Java, NoSQL, SQL, HTML,CSS, Javascript and JQuery using object oriented and services architecture.

She has a passion for education and has worked with a leading Education software company, to deliver reliable products that make a difference to her clients.

With extensive experience working with offshore development teams, following an agile methodology using test driven development, Rebecca has been instrumental in managing similar projects from implementation to completion, including delivering online services for local government.

Rebecca is a proven professional with a varied skill set. Her valuable expertise and client management experience makes her a valued addition to the Nexus team.

Rebecca holds a BTEC ICT from Highlands College and a BSC in Computer Science from University of East Anglia.

rebecca.salkeld@nexustech.je

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