After growing and selling a successful startup in the Education sector, Tristan began his corporate career at Andersen Consulting where he worked at board level with some of the world’s leading companies (including Prudential, American Express and British Airways).
Wanting to get back to running businesses, Tristan joined Opodo, a leading online travel agency, as Distribution Director. While at Opodo, he recognised the opportunity to build a consulting company that could support businesses in a dynamic digital age. Working with Nick, Alliants was born.
Nick’s early background was in starting and building fast growing IT services and Staffing firms - prior to founding Alliants he built and sold three businesses - two in staffing/recruitment (£15M t/o, £3.5M t/o) and one in IP Networking Services (£28M t/o).
Since helping build and launch babylon health, Nick has helped some of the world’s leading Hospitality and Travel companies adopt emerging technologies to drive better customer experiences. His passion is for ensuring that where the Digital experience meets Operations, excellent service is delivered consistently at a global scale.
Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant at EY, Steve has spent the rest of his career in C-level roles, predominantly in retail.
A financially focussed career culminated in the role of CFO Argos in 2000. Since then Steve has run various ecommerce business as CEO including Tesco Direct, M and M Direct, ACHICA as well as Customer Director B&Q.
Steve’s notable successes include making click and collect a mainstream customer proposition in the UK, the introduction of the concept of omni-channel into retail and using data to optimise business profitability.
Kathleen is an experienced COO who has previously been the Operations Director of Preferred UK which made the Sunday Times FastTrack list for two consecutive years, acted as COO for IT Services company, aap3, restructuring the business and laying the foundation for MBO and led the corporate restructure of a single entity staffing company of £125M+ turnover including establishing a centralised shared services company, and five trading brands.
Kathleen was 2015 Finalist in The Business Magazine's "Woman of the Year" awards (Large Business category) and is a Councillor for the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
Alliants is home to some of the leading people in both our focus industries and product areas. Our Hospitality team is unrivalled in its understanding of hotel operations and associated systems, our travel team in distribution strategy and eCommerce systems - and our retail team coined the term Omni-Channel. Our product teams are experts in conversational commerce, big data and machine learning.
We operate across the globe from our bases in Southampton, UK and Toronto, Canada. Our offices in London and Toronto share the same values and camaraderie. If you like the sound of that, get in touch or drop in and say hello - we’re always on the lookout for people to join our growing team.