Board of Directors

Eckoh's Board of Directors consists of technology leaders.

Christopher Humphrey

Non-Executive Chairman

Christopher Humphrey, BA, MBA and FCIMA, is currently a Non-Executive Director of AVEVA Group plc, SDL plc and The Vitec Group plc. Christopher was formerly Group Chief Executive Officer of Anite plc from 2008 until August 2015, having joined Anite in 2003 as Group Finance Director. He has held senior positions in finance at Conoco, Eurotherm International plc and Critchley Group plc. He was previously a non-executive director of Alterian plc between 2011 and 2012.


Guy Millward

Non-Executive Director

Guy Millward has held a number of senior finance positions with both publicly listed and privately held technology companies. Guy joined the board in October 2016 and is currently CFO at Imagination Technologies Group plc, a leading multimedia, communications and technology company. His previous roles include; Group Finance Director at Morse Plc, Group Finance Director at Alterian Plc and more recently, CFO at Advanced Computer Software Group plc from 2013, until its sale to Vista Equity Partners in mid-2015. Guy qualified as a chartered accountant with EY in 1989.


David Coghlan

Non-Executive Director

David is currently Chairman of Synectics plc, an AIM-quoted provider of high-end electronic security systems, and a Non-Executive Director, and Chairman of the audit committee, of SCISYS plc, a software company also quoted on AIM. He is also Chairman of Quadrant Group Limited, a leading independent supplier of aviation simulation and training, with subsidiaries in the UK and USA. He has extensive experience with technology companies in the business-to-business field. David was previously a partner at Bain & Company, a leading strategy consulting firm.


Nik Philpot

Chief Executive Officer

Nik is a founder of Eckoh and was appointed COO and Deputy CEO in September 2001, before being appointed CEO in September 2006. Nik has 30 years’ experience in the voice services industry; he was originally at British Telecom before establishing a number of start-up businesses in the telecoms and technology sectors. As CEO of Eckoh, he has created a leading provider of Secure Payment solutions and Customer Contact services for the contact centre industry.


Chrissie Herbert

Chief Financial Officer

Chrissie joined the Board in May 2017 from her role as UK & Ireland Finance Director at PayPoint plc. She brings with her significant industry insight and experience from one of the leading global secure payment companies. In addition, having qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG, Chrissie gained considerable executive experience at a number of high growth, consumer facing businesses including Collect+ and Travelodge Hotels Ltd.