Chief Executive Officer
Alan Rommel is the Chief Executive Officer of Parity and was appointed to the Board on 12 August 2015. Alan joined Parity following completion of his degree in Economics and Business Studies from the University of Sheffield. He has over 20 years recruitment experience and a solid understanding of the industry, having spent 5 years as MD of Parity Resources before promotion in 2013 to CEO of Parity Professionals which was created by combining the recruitment and talent management services. In addition to holding a number of senior posts within the Parity Group, Alan was elected to the APSCo (The Association of Professional Staffing Companies) Executive Committee for 3 terms covering the period 2010 – 2014.
Managing Director, Parity Professionals – Parity Recruitment
Andrew Foskett was appointed a Managing Director of Parity Professionals in January 2014, having been Business Development Director for Parity Resources since 2008. He has successfully managed teams across a wide variety of sectors, throughout the UK and mainland Europe since 1994. Andrew focusses on client needs to develop new service lines and win major clients and has substantially grown the Parity brand in Scotland where he is based. Andrew takes pride in delivering the highest standards of customer service to support our clients through change for sustainable growth.
Head of Talent Management Services, Parity Professionals
Chris joined Parity group in 2013 as Head of Innovation and was appointed Head of Talent Management Services in 2016. He has over 25 years’ experience in the Learning and Development space both as an employee and managing his own Leadership & Development companies. His extensive experience of this market is underpinned by a theoretical understanding. He holds an MSc in Organisational Psychology and has a passion for helping individuals, teams and whole organisations. He is an accomplished public speaker and the author of several white papers. With a reputation for ‘making things happen’ he always has the courage and commitment to do things differently where circumstances and requirements dictate.
Managing Director, Parity Consultancy Services
Andy Ogg joined Parity in 1998 as a Software Developer. He has undertaken systems development, consulting, project management and account management roles and presented at conferences and seminars with Oracle, Microsoft and the UKOUG on Database Technologies, Business Intelligence, and the Cloud. In 2012 Andy was appointed Head of Delivery for Parity Consultancy Services and then additionally sister company Inition in 2013 where he helped to develop new clients across both businesses and ensured that projects were successfully delivered on time and within budget. In December 2014 Andy was appointed Managing Director of Parity Consultancy Services.
Adrian was appointed CEO of Inition in September 2015 after being instrumental in bringing the company inside the Parity Group in 2012. For the previous 4 years with Parity, Adrian was Head of Strategy and Innovation, a role which included identifying and assessing potential acquisitions, using his wide ranging knowledge of the media and marketing services field. He is also the lead on the GroupSeer project, part of Techlab, Parity’s innovation lab initiative. With a technical background in data visualisation, computer graphics and media technologies, Adrian set up one of the first digital agencies in Eastern Europe almost 25 years ago. Since then he has been involved in both start-ups and established companies.