Directors

  • Peter Ayliffe - Chairman and Non-Executive Director

    Peter Ayliffe was President and Chief Executive Officer of Visa Europe from March 2006 to September 2013, where he was responsible for Visa’s European business in 37 countries, accounting for some 30% of the worldwide expenditure on Visa cards. Prior to Visa Europe, Peter spent over 30 years in retail banking. He was a main Board Director with responsibility for Retail Banking, at Lloyds TSB, one of the UK’s leading banks. During this time, Peter was a Director on the Visa Europe Board and a Director on the Visa International Board.  He is currently President of the Chartered Management Institute and also on the Board of the Coventry Building Society.

  • Alastair Lukies - CEO

    Alastair has a proven track record of turning visions and concepts into real businesses.  He founded Monitise in 2003. Three years later, Monitise was recognised as a ‘Technology Pioneer’ by the World Economic Forum and in June 2007 Alastair led the company’s demerger from Morse and listing on the LSE's AIM market. 

     

    He was named Entrepreneur of the Year at the 2011 Growing Business Awards and in January 2014 was appointed as a Business Ambassador for the financial services industry by the UK Government.  Prior to conceiving, financing and successfully building Monitise, Alastair was a co-founder of epolitix.com, the portal for Westminster, Whitehall and the devolved institutions.

  • Lee Cameron - Deputy CEO & Chief Commercial Officer

    Lee is Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Commercial Officer at Monitise and has been a member of the group’s Board since 2008. He is responsible for Monitise's legal, commercial and communications activities and oversees the company's corporate development and M&A strategy. Lee joined Monitise in 2006 as General Counsel.
     
    A practising solicitor, prior to Monitise, Lee was Legal Director at Morse plc, a FTSE 250 technology company, responsible for its legal, compliance and M&A functions where he gained considerable experience in cross-border transactions. 

  • Brad Petzer - Chief Financial Officer

    Brad joined Monitise as Chief Financial Officer in 2013. He previously worked at TelecityGroup plc, a FTSE 250 company, where he was the Group’s Financial Controller. At Telecity Brad supported the business through its Main Market listing on LSE and was responsible for the Group’s reporting, planning, policies, risk and control. Prior to Telecity Brad held senior finance roles at Create Services, an online credit card provider and part of Lloyds Banking Group, and other technology companies. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

  • Mike Keyworth - Chief Information Officer

    With more than 20 years' experience at some of the leading financial institutions in the UK, Mike has earned himself an impressive reputation as an exceptional IT executive. Mike has helped grow companies from the ground up as well as managing significant global change programmes.

     

    He joined Monitise in early 2004 as the Delivery Director for our flagship UK launch and was invited to take up the post of Chief Information Officer in October 2005 and joined the main Board in 2012.

  • David Dey - Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

    After a long career with IBM in the USA, France and the UK, David joined The Plessey Company and ran their Telecoms Division. In 1987 he joined the Board of British Telecom where he stayed for four years, leaving to set up Energis to compete with BT and Mercury. For the past eleven years David has chaired a number of start-up companies in Telecoms, Software and other industry sectors.

  • Colin Tucker - Independent Non-Executive Director

    Colin has 30 years experience in the telecommunications and electronics industries. He was Deputy Chairman of Hutchison 3G and was Technical Director of Orange for ten years. Prior to joining the Monitise board in 2007, he was a board director of Morse plc.

  • Sushovan Hussain - Independent Non-Executive Director

    Sushovan, a qualified accountant, served as President and previously Chief Financial Officer of Autonomy, from June 2001 until May 2012, and brings with him a wealth of listed company experience as well as a strong track record in growing a technology business. Prior to joining Autonomy, Sushovan worked for LASMO, one of the world's largest independent oil and gas exploration companies, where he held a number of senior international financial positions, including a focus on acquisitions and divestments.

  • Tim Wade - Independent Non-Executive Director

    Tim, a qualified lawyer and accountant, is an independent non-executive director of Resolution Limited and non-executive director of Macquarie Bank International Limited, where he chairs the Audit Committee, and Access Bank UK Limited, where he chairs the Credit Committee. He is also the chairman of the national charity Coeliac UK.

  • Victor Dahir - Non-Executive Director

    Victor has more than 40 years of finance and accounting experience. He served at Visa U.S.A. Inc. (now Visa Inc.) from 1984 until his retirement in 2005, most recently as Executive Vice President, Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer of Inovant LLC, a subsidiary of Visa.  He was Chief Financial Officer of Visa Inc. from 1991 to 2004. Prior to Visa, he served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Redwood Bank in San Francisco. A Director of MoneyGram International Inc., Victor, is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in California.