Meet the Team

SVGC Consulting Directors:

Dr Andrew Nixon
Dr Andrew Dixon

Focussed on continuously transforming the business to respond to the market, driving and delivering great outcomes to our clients, benefit to employees, value to shareholders and opportunities to partners and associates. 

Passionate about working collaboratively between small businesses, small with large and collaborative technology pull-through from academia into delivery.

Managing Director

Julia Campbell
Julia Campbell

Julia has 20 years of experience of commercial and managerial roles across the defence and security sector. Her role within SVGC is wide ranging involving: contract management; personnel development; recruitment; insurance and financial governance. She has previously held senior commercial roles in both Thales and QinetiQ.

Head of Commercial

Matt Bentley
Matt Bentley

Head of Finance

Chris Parry
Chris Parry

Non-Executive Director

SVGC Associates Directors:

Julia Campbell
Julia Campbell

Julia has 20 years of experience of commercial and managerial roles across the defence and security sector. Her role within SVGC is wide ranging involving: contract management; personnel development; recruitment; insurance and financial governance. She has previously held senior commercial roles in both Thales and QinetiQ.

Head of Commercial

Matt Bentley
Matt Bentley

Head of Finance

Victoria Hatwell
Victoria Hatwell

Systems Engineering. Victoria is experienced in working across the Defence industry focusing predominantly on through-life Requirements and Capability Management & acceptance. Victoria is actively involved in academic outreach programmes, building approachable, unique and innovative working relationships between industry and education.

Senior Consultant, Systems Engineering

SVGC Digital Directors:

Dr Andrew Nixon
Dr Andrew Dixon

Focussed on continuously transforming the business to respond to the market, driving and delivering great outcomes to our clients, benefit to employees, value to shareholders and opportunities to partners and associates. 

Passionate about working collaboratively between small businesses, small with large and collaborative technology pull-through from academia into delivery.

Managing Director

Julia Campbell
Julia Campbell

Julia has 20 years of experience of commercial and managerial roles across the defence and security sector. Her role within SVGC is wide ranging involving: contract management; personnel development; recruitment; insurance and financial governance. She has previously held senior commercial roles in both Thales and QinetiQ.

Head of Commercial

Matt Bentley
Matt Bentley

Head of Finance

Chris Parry
Tony Klein

Non-Executive Director

Core Team:

Paul Stanley
Paul Stanley

Paul is involved in most of SVGC’s activities from business development to drafting bids, delivering tasks and ensuring that SVGC complies with the requirements of its ISO certifications.

Head of Analysis and Quality

Dave Mason
Dave Mason

Data Scientist

Duncan Harrison
Duncan Harrison

Business & Security Manager for SVGC looking after the day-to-day running of the business. With a breadth and depth of knowledge across all aspects of his role – including some financial aspects – utilising his skills from his 25 years in the Army, prior to joining SVGC in October 2012.

Business Manager

Richard Bryson
Ian Stephenson

Ian is a highly experienced software and solutions architect with over 20 years working in the defence industry He has a diverse set of skills and experience taken from commercial product development and military research. Ian is leading our technical approach to developing and delivering digital transformation solutions.

Software and Solution Architect

Richard Bryson
Richard Bryson

As Head of New Business, Richard enjoys the challenge of key account planning and business development. Richard believes that winning bids and delivering value – alone and in partnership –  is all the better when you’ve shaped the opportunity from the outset.

Head of New Business

Kate Breed
Kate Breed

Project Manager

Mark Milligan
Mark Milligan

Mark is the ringmaster to achieve assured delivery based on sound and efficient use of P3M. He is motivated by helping to make complex transformations achievable. 

Head of Delivery

Erlend Frayling
Erlend Frayling

Knowledge Transfer Associate

Tom Brockway
Tom Brockway

With a wealth of experience from Programme and Project delivery across the Public and Private sectors, Tom is the Programme Manager for Digital Transformation; Key Account Manager for a proportion of SVGC’s client base and the Knowledge Transfer Partnership Company Supervisor with the University of Glasgow. His spare time is spent running half marathons, landscape and architectural photography, cooking and travelling.

Programme Manager, Digital Transformation