Chief Executive Officer
Michael has a successful track record of building high quality, outsourced support services businesses to the public and private sector. From 2004 to 2009, he was an Executive Director and CEO of the Professional Services divisions of Supporta PLC, which included managing the information technology services, design and architecture, consulting engineering, document and technology data management services to public and commercial sectors. Michael played an integral part in the development of the Company from start-up in 2004 to a £60 million turnover through organic growth and acquisitions.
John is the Founder of RealFlair in 2000 which merged with Available 4 to become NEXTRA in 2014. John is passionate about designing software and technology that provides clients with genuinly innovative solutions to their business problems.John is responsible for the overall strategic direction of the business with a specific focus on operations and product development.
David heads up all commercial development activities across the NEXTRA business. David is responsible for driving high level commercial relationships and development opportunities including strategic growth and targeted acquisitions. Enhanced product development and pricing is also at the heart of David’s strategy for commercially growing the business along with identifying new market opportunities, strategic partnerships and Investor relations.
With 20 years’ experience of selling and implementing Workforce Management Solutions, Paul now heads up our Account Management function. Paul is committed to understanding how the customer experience impacts all customers and improving the ways that we can work better together to enhance the customer journey. Adopting the attitude of ‘what can I do to make a difference’ is the approach that Paul takes in all situations and with open and honest communications, anything is possible.
Head of Projects and Implementation
Gemma joined the business in 2012 to work on our help desk, but has quickly risen to the role of heading up the entire implementation and project management team. Gemma is passionate about delivery of projects to clients on time and within budget. She has an encyclopedic knowledge of the product and how clients use it which is highly influential in the development process for updates to ensure that the product always fits the client's needs.
Jennifer has been with NEXTRA for over 2 years having come from a dynamic service background, she has a deep understanding of the challenges multi-site businesses face with complex contracts and T&A rules. She is committed to providing an expertly high level of service, guiding customers through the challenging end-to-end process of upgrading business practices as well as ongoing support and collaboration.
Chief Technical Officer
Tim has been with the company since 2006 and it was his first job straight from University. He joined us as a junior developer and has since risen to the role of CTO. Tim is often described as being the other half of John's technical brain and is unique in his ability to be able to discuss complex technical concepts with clients and then to be able to translate it into the technical terminology used by the development team.
Senior Business Analyst
As the company's Senior Business Analyst, Rachel is involved in the documenting of complex T&A rules which the customer requires for payroll purposes. Rachel works alongside the customer to obtain this information, assist in the completion of scenarios and successfully implement complex rules. Rachel is part of the ISO 27001 & ISO 9001 team who successfully gained accreditation in March 2021 and is responsible for the day to day management of all ISO processes.