Senior Operational Management.

Alan Rommel

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.

Roger Antony

Group Finance Director

Roger Antony, Group Financial Director, was appointed to the board on 22 April 2016. Roger had been with Parity for over 18 years prior to his appointment, holding the position of Group Financial Controller since 2006, and prior to that the role of Financial Controller for the International Resources Division. Roger joined the Group after qualifying as an accountant in 1997, and previously held managerial roles within a variety of listed entity finance departments. He has a thorough understanding, and experience, of the IT Services sector.

Andrew Foskett

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.

Andy Ogg

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.

Matthew Bayfield

Managing Director, Parity Consulting

Matthew Bayfield joined the senior management team of Parity in May 2018 to drive the development of our market-leading consulting practice. His focus is on the development products and services which provide our clients with genuine insight, enabling them to take brave, confident, commercial decisions. He is an acknowledged expert in his field, recognised as one of the 50 most influential people in data by DataIQ. Matthew has been on the Group Board for Ogilvy and Mather as their Head of Data for EMEA, as well as founding and leading a number of data strategy, research and insight businesses taking three to successful commercial exit. He brings extensive market knowledge, experience and enthusiasm to help our clients drive real enterprise change.