The Board is responsible for establishing and maintaining the Group’s systems of internal financial controls and importance is placed on maintaining robust operational controls.
Sangita Shah is the non-executive Chair of AIM traded Kinovo plc, RA International plc, Chair of remuneration committee of Inspired plc, board member of Quoted Companies Alliance, lead board director of NASDAQ listed Forward Industries Inc. and a director of Global Reach Technology EMEA Limited.
Sangita has extensive experience in corporate finance, journalism and senior consultancy. She has held a number of senior roles within blue chip organisations, including Unilever, Mars, Ernst & Young and KPMG, was a former board director of Swindon Town FC and a past President of the Chartered Institute of Journalists. She has consulted to a number of organisations that include HM Cabinet Office, HSBC and other blue chip companies.
Sangita is a qualified accountant and a frequent keynote Chair and speaker in forums for the Windsor Leadership Trust and in the past the European Parliament.
Chief Executive Officer
David Bullen joined Kinovo plc in April 2019 from Boleyn International Ltd, a strategic management consultancy he founded in 2016. He brings an impressive track record of creating substantial shareholder value. David started his career at Novartis, holding several senior positions over nine years, both in the UK and abroad with a strong focus on turning around and transforming businesses within the organisation. David joined Anpario in 2007, moving on to become COO in 2009 and then CEO in 2011 until 2016. During his tenure as CEO, he oversaw growth in revenue and profits, delivering a four-fold increase in share price and the company being recognised with the Queen’s Enterprise Award.
Group Finance Director
Clive joined Kinovo plc as Group Finance Director in November 2018. He was previously at St. Ives plc from 2010 to 2018, the international digital transformation group now called Kin and Carta plc, where he was Group Finance Director for its St. Ives Marketing Activation (SIMA) division, comprising print and marketing services businesses. At SIMA, he was part of the leadership team that undertook the successful restructuring of the businesses prior to their sale in early 2018. Clive qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989.
David was appointed to the Board as Non-Executive Director in December 2019, and brings significant audit and accountancy experience. Having qualified as an accountant over 28 years ago, David is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is currently the Senior Audit Partner at UHY Hacker Young in Brighton. He has extensive experience advising both UK and International companies on AIM, and is Chair of the Company’s Audit Committee.
Caroline was appointed a Non-Executive Director in December 2020 and brings extensive property and governance experience to the Board. Having qualified as a surveyor and a company secretary, Caroline is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and The Chartered Governance Institute. Following a 30 year executive career, including 10 years as Company Secretary at Grosvenor, she is now a Non-Executive on the boards of A2Dominion Housing Group Limited, LocatED Property Limited and Wynnstay Properties PLC (AIM listed).