Both at a global and a regional level, our management team's emphasis on entrepreneurial values gives us a real advantage. As experienced leaders within their respective market disciplines, our management team collaborates to protect and grow our business success and shareholder value.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Naz Sarkar

Joining us in 2005, Naz is responsible for all Computershare business lines across the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Irish and African regions, as well as the European proxy solicitation operations of Georgeson.

Prior to joining Computershare Naz was with Lloyds Registrars for more than 15 years. He has over 20 years of market experience leading teams across share registration, share dealing and employee equity plans.

Naz is a fully qualified Chartered Secretary, ICSA, ACIS.

Sascha Ragtschaa

Sascha joined Computershare in 2004 as a Lead Software Architect & Senior Software Engineer through an acquisition in Germany. With over 20 years of IT industry practice and leadership experience in marketing, communications, banking and financial services industries, Sascha specialises in IT as a service, agile project and software delivery, continuous integration and technology leadership.

Sascha has held many leadership roles around the world for Computershare. Most recently he managed the Global technology teams for our Communication Services division, before being appointed regional CIO in 2015.

Kevin Firth

Kevin joined Computershare in 2004, moving into his current role in 2015. Kevin is responsible for our share registration service in the UK, Jersey and Ireland.

In his previous role, Kevin led the team that manages the Gilts register on behalf of the UK Debt Management Office, securing a 10 year contract extension in 2015.

Kevin also led a successful bid team to deliver The Deposit Protection Service (The DPS), the first government-approved custodial tenancy deposit protection scheme. Kevin’s team successfully launched The DPS ahead of schedule in April 2007, with the scheme protecting in excess of £1 billion worth of deposits to date.

Prior to Computershare, Kevin worked for the Bank of England for 24 years and had a spell at HM Treasury.

Julian Foster

Julian joined Computershare via the acquisition of HBOS Employee Equity Solutions (EES) in 2009 and is currently responsible for our Voucher Services and Tenancy Deposit Protection business lines.

He is passionate about delivering excellent customer experience, and has a wealth of experience in senior and executive roles responsible for client relationships, commercial strategy, change management, product development and financial planning.

Julian has also played an active role in trying to raise the standards of the childcare voucher provider industry. Julian is on the Board of the Childcare Voucher Providers Association and was responsible for drawing up its Code of Practice for members.

Andrew Jones

Before taking over as CEO in October 2011, Andrew was HML's Chief Operations Officer responsible for all aspects of operations and IT. Andrew has extensive experience of delivering large-scale business change across financial services and automotive retailing.

Following the completion of an MBA, Andrew joined Accenture, initially leading a number of IT-enabled change programmes in the automotive industry before moving into financial services (insurance and banking) in the late 90s.

Before joining HML in 2007, Andrew spent six years rebuilding National Australia Bank’s UK Insurance business driving a threefold increase in income and a significant reduction in cost. He has since led the delivery of IT and business change, as well as the client on-boarding activities central to HML’s success as a market leader in financial outsourcing.

Cas Sydorowitz

Cas is responsible for Georgeson’s Northern European Proxy and Corporate Advisory business and has been with Georgeson for over 15 years.

Cas has an expert knowledge of proxy voting mechanics and key governance matters affecting issuers and shareholders globally. Having worked for several activists, and against many more, he has in-depth experience to support investors or issuers in complex, sensitive activist campaigns.

Cas remains an ongoing advisor to the UK Department of Business, Innovations and Skills as well as the UK Takeover Panel and the London Stock Exchange on various corporate actions and proxy-related matters.

Alex Brooks

Alex joined Computershare in 2011 to head up our Communication Services division. With over 15 years’ experience in the marketing and transactional communications industry, Alex has held senior positions in some of the UK’s largest print and mail companies, including Communisis Plc and St Ives Plc.

He has also been responsible for running a marketing solutions operation for Time Warner and set up a creative agency earlier in his career.

Heidi Wilson

Heidi is responsible for our offshore business comprising employee equity plans, share registration, offshore trustee and company secretarial services.

With over 600 clients around the world, we offer expert advice for companies operating in offshore jurisdictions including Jersey, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Cayman Islands, Bermuda and the British Virgin Islands.

Heidi has more than 20 years' experience in offshore financial services. Graduating in Law from Kings College London, Heidi spent 13 years with Mourant Equity Compensation Solutions before joining us in 2006.

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