Senior Operational Management.

Matthew Bayfield

Chief Executive Officer, Parity Group

Matthew Bayfield was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in February 2019 having initially joined the senior management team of Parity in May 2018 to drive the development of our market-leading consulting practice. Matthew’s strategic focus is on the development of products and services which provide our clients with the people and technology to deliver 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.

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.