Board of Directors

We have a well-structured, experienced board comprising of an executive chairman, one non-executive and three executive directors.


Paul Fitzsimon

Paul Fitzsimons Chairman

Paul joined as Chairman in 2015 and has 23 years’ experience in the private equity sector. Paul acts as an adviser to the Allocate Software board. Since joining Apax Partners in 1992, Paul has spent his career as both an investor in and a board member of private equity companies. He retired from Apax Partners in 2010 as a member of the Investment Committee and now advises Hg Capital, the majority shareholder of Allocate Software, as well as holding a number of investments in private companies


Dr. Sati Sian Chief Executive Officer

Sati joined as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in September 2015. Sati brings over 30 years of global experience in the healthcare information, software and services sector. Sati joined Allocate from IMS Health where he held a variety of roles, most recently as Senior VP for Global Technology and Operations leading a global team of over 6,000 people responsible for operations, product development, services and technology. His prior roles included President of IMS’s China operations, General Manager of IMS’s Global Consumer Health business, and managing IMS Health’s Consulting and Services business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, leading it through an aggressive growth phase. Dr. Sian earned a Ph.D. in Information Technology from Imperial College, and holds an M.B.A. in Strategic Management.


Robin Wooldridge  Chief Financial Officer

Robin joined as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in 2015.  Previously, he was CFO of OB10 Limited, the leading global electronic invoicing network, which was acquired by Tungsten Corporation plc.  Prior to this, Robin was Finance Director of market research company TNS UK, within the WPP group, and of travel loyalty business Air Miles (now Avios), a subsidiary of British Airways.  Robin is a Chartered Accountant who qualified with KPMG in London.

Mathew Brockman from HG Capital

Matthew Brockman

Matthew joined the Allocate Software board in December 2014 and is a member of HgCapital’s TMT group. He also sits on the boards of Achilles, Intelliflo, Sequel Business Solutions and Valueworks.

David Issott from HG Capital

David Issott

David joined the Allocate Software board in December 2014 and is a member of HgCapital’s TMT group. He also sits on the boards of Relay, TraceOne and Valueworks.

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Dr. Graham Rich Non-Executive Director

Dr Graham Rich joined as a Non-Executive Director in December 2013. Dr Rich is an experienced former chief executive of NHS hospitals including a Foundation Trust and a primary care trust (PCT) as well formerly holding a position as Director of Commissioning. He is currently a co-founder of CareTechnica Ltd, a company focusing on the commercialization of medical technology.

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