Service Announcements My Account
Select Page

Our People

Group Board:

The Board of JT Group is appointed by the Minister for Treasury & Resources, under the Chairmanship of John Stares:

John Stares

John Stares

Non-Executive Chairman, Member of Remuneration Committee, Member of Nomination Committee

John Stares – Non-Executive Chairman (JT) – John Stares joined JT in 2007 as a Non-Executive Director. Before moving to Guernsey in 2001 John was with Accenture for 23 years. During that period, he worked as a strategic, financial, change and IT consultant with major clients in most industry sectors. During his 15-year tenure as a partner he held a wide variety of leadership roles in Accenture’s Canadian, European and Global consulting businesses. John is also a Non-Executive Director of INPP and the Guernsey entities of Terra Firma.

Since moving to Guernsey he has also completed a 10-year term as the Managing Director of Guernsey Enterprise Agency. Also 5/6-year terms as a Non-Executive Consultant to the Ogier Group and a Non-Executive Director of Jersey Electricity and Aurigny. John is Chairman of Governors of More House School, a Trustee of NPC and the Arts & Islands Foundation. He is also a former President of Rotary Guernesiais. He is a graduate of Imperial College London, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales and a Member of the Worshipful Company of Management Consultants.

Graeme Millar

Graeme Millar

Chief Executive Officer

Graeme was appointed CEO of the JT Group in January 2010.  He has two decades of telecoms experience. Prior to taking up his role at JT. He was the Chief Commercial Officer Russia for MTS, Russia’s largest mobile telephone operator with over 70 million subscribers.  Before working at MTS, Graeme worked at Vodafone for almost 11 years in senior sales. He also worked in marketing and commercial positions, culminating in his appointment as a Director of Vodafone Netherlands.  He also worked at Motorola for over 6 years in numerous roles.

Colin Tucker

Colin Tucker

Senior Independent Director, Member of Remuneration Committee

Dr. Colin Tucker trained as an Electrical Engineer at UMIST achieving a BSc, MSc and PhD. He has spent over 25 years in the telecommunications industry in a number of senior roles. His last two positions were as main board director and COO of Orange plc and Managing Director/Deputy Chairman of 3. Colin has also served as non-executive director for Sarantel, TTP, Morse and Monitise and as Chairman of UIQ Technologies. In addition to his industrial experience, Colin has acted as Industrial Professor at Loughborough University. He continues to assist in the academic world with management and mentoring of spin-out companies coming from Edinburgh University.

Kevin Keen

Kevin Keen

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of Remuneration Committee, Member of Audit Committee

Kevin Keen has wide experience of business in Jersey following a career spanning 40 years. He is a Chartered Director, holds an MBA from the University of Stirling and is a fellow of ACCA and CIMA. Kevin is also active in the third sector and is currently Honorary Treasurer of Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust.

 

Phil Male

Phil Male

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Nomination Committee, Member of Remuneration Committee, Member of Audit Committee

Phil Male has worked in the TMT sector for more than 20 years. He previously worked for Cable&Wireless, heading the Customer Services, Networks and Operations divisions, and corporate strategy, and ran the demerger process that separated out C&W Worldwide. Phil has previously been the Chief Operating Officer at THUS plc, a business that he floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1999, CTO at Demon Internet, and Technical Director at The Press Association. He is currently the CEO at UK2 Group.

Sean Collins

Sean Collins

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of Audit Committee, Member of Remuneration Committee, Member of Nomination Committee

A chartered accountant, Sean was formerly a senior audit and advisory partner at KPMG, where he had worked since 1972. From 2009-2012, Mr Collins was Head of Markets, Asia Pacific, responsible for the firm’s business development in the Asia Pacific region. He also led the Global Communications and Media practice for over a decade.

Mr Collins has deep and extensive experience of corporate governance, financial reporting and other corporate disciplines, gained during many years as lead partner for a large number of major international clients.  He was the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of  Millennium & Copthorne Hotels Plc until December 2014.

Other appointments include member of the Case Management Committee of the Financial Reporting Council, Council Member of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs, Governor and Deputy Chairman of More House School in Surrey, England. Sean was also recently appointed a UK Government Crown Representative at the Cabinet Office.

Meriel Lenfestey

Meriel Lenfestey

Non-Executive Director

Meriel joined JT’s Group Board as a Non-Executive Director in 2016. She has built her successful 20 year career driving and enabling a shift to customer centricity with forward looking companies across a wide range of business sectors.

She has 16 years experience at board level.  Founding a London-based User Experience Company, it grew to become the UK market leader and globally highly respected. Her work has included tactical and strategic engagements with clients across many sectors. This includes Financial Services, Consumer Electronics & Software, Telecoms, Media, Retail, Transport and Public Sector.

 

John Kent

John Kent

Chief Financial Officer

John joined us as CFO of the JT Group in February 2012.  He is a highly commercial CFO who has spent the bulk of his career working for two large FTSE companies in the utilities sector, Vodafone and British Gas, in financial and commercial leadership roles.  Prior to joining JT, John was the CFO for Vodafone Ireland, the €1bn turnover Vodafone operating company based in Dublin. 

Daragh McDermott

Daragh McDermott

Company Secretary / Corporate Affairs Director

Daragh joined JT from PwC Consulting’s London office over 10 years ago, where he specialised in the provision of strategic, economic and regulatory policy advice to clients in the telecommunications sector. Prior to that, Daragh spent 5 years with KPMG’s Dublin office working in its technology, media and telecommunications division.

Daragh is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (“FCA”), a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (“FCIS”), a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (“FIoD”) and a Chartered Director (“CDir”). He holds an honours degree in Business Studies from Dublin City University, a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors, and a Graduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law, Guildford. Outside of his role in JT, Daragh is an independent member of the States of Jersey Audit Committee, a Non-Executive Director of Jersey Water, a trustee on the board of Autism Jersey and he also sits on the Management Committee of La Moye Golf Club in Jersey.

Executive Committee:

The JT Group is managed by the Executive Committee, under the direction of Graeme Millar.

Graeme Millar

Graeme Millar

Chief Executive Officer

Graeme was appointed CEO of the JT Group in January 2010.  He has two decades of telecoms experience. Prior to taking up his role at JT. He was the Chief Commercial Officer Russia for MTS, Russia’s largest mobile telephone operator with over 70 million subscribers.  Before working at MTS, Graeme worked at Vodafone for almost 11 years in senior sales. By working in marketing and commercial positions, he was appointed as a Director of Vodafone Netherlands.  He also worked at Motorola for over 6 years in numerous roles.

John Kent

John Kent

Chief Financial Officer

John joined us as CFO of the JT Group in February 2012.  He is a highly commercial CFO who has spent the bulk of his career working for two large FTSE companies in the utilities sector, Vodafone and British Gas, in financial and commercial leadership roles.  Prior to joining JT, John was the CFO for Vodafone Ireland, the €1bn turnover Vodafone operating company based in Dublin. 

Thierry Berthouloux

Thierry Berthouloux

Chief Technology & Information Officer

Thierry Berthouloux joined JT from Monaco Telecom where he led domestic and international operations from 2009 as Network Vice President, before enlarging his scope in 2013 to manage the converged Network and IT division. He is a French national with over 25-years experience working across the European telecommunications industry delivering complex projects for a number of telcos in Italy and France including the second largest French operator, SFR.

Thierry holds a Management Masters from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises of Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne (IAE St Charles) and a Masters degree in Electronics Engineering from the Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Brest.

Daragh McDermott

Daragh McDermott

Company Secretary / Corporate Affairs Director

Daragh joined JT from PwC Consulting’s London office over 10 years ago, where he specialised in the provision of strategic, economic and regulatory policy advice to clients in the telecommunications sector. Prior to that, Daragh spent 5 years with KPMG’s Dublin office working in its technology, media and telecommunications division.

Daragh is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (“FCA”), a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (“FCIS”), a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (“FIoD”) and a Chartered Director (“CDir”). He holds an honours degree in Business Studies from Dublin City University, a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors, and a Graduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law, Guildford. Outside of his role in JT, Daragh is an independent member of the States of Jersey Audit Committee, a Non-Executive Director of Jersey Water, a trustee on the board of Autism Jersey and he also sits on the Management Committee of La Moye Golf Club in Jersey.

Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

Managing Director - Global Enterprise

Paul D Taylor has over 25 years telecom industry experience working in the UK, Caribbean, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, overseeing global projects in countries as far afield as Panama, the US and Bermuda. Throughout his career, he has held a number of senior leadership roles within global telecoms companies that took him to Guernsey in 2008 where three years later Paul joined the JT Group as Managing Director for JT (Guernsey). He has recently been promoted to Managing Director for JT’s Global Enterprise Business Unit, where he is now responsible for developing the business across both the Channel Islands, and globally.

Barna Kutvolgyi

Barna Kutvolgyi

Managing Director - Global Consumer

Barna joined JT in January 2011 and has spent over a decade in various marketing, commercial and sales functions in the communication industry – working for the big names of content (Reuters), fixed line infrastucture (KPN), mobile service (Vodafone) and advertising (Grey Group).  He has experienced international assignments in Kenya, Turkey, Cyprus and Romania.  Also he has held different senior positions during his 9 years at Vodafone, including Commercial Director in Hungary, Chief Marketing Officer in Turkey and Board Director in Cyprus.

Tom Noel

Tom Noel

Managing Director - Global Wholesale

Tom spent the majority of his career working in the UK and Ireland for BAE Systems and Merrill Lynch respectively. He returned to Jersey in 2011 working for CPA Global as their European Financial Controller.

Educated at De La Salle College, Mr Noel later obtained a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from Bristol University before qualifying as a Chartered Management Accountant.

Craig Samuel

Craig Samuel

Senior Vice President (JT Americas)

Craig joined JT in 2016 having held high level executive roles within a number of businesses across the UK and US. An established senior business and technology executive, at JT he is responsible for building upon JT’s Enterprise & Wholesale success in North America and driving forward its interests in the entire Americas Region.

Throughout his career he has held high-level global executive roles with Hewlett Packard Corporation; Compaq Corporation; Unisys Corporation; UT Starcom; and British Petroleum Group (UK and US) as well as a number of early stage companies in the US and Internationally. He also currently holds board and advisory board positions in the US and UK, including: CENSIS, My1Login, and QikServe.

Meet the Teams:

GE Leadership team

GE Leadership team

Meet the JT Global Enterprise Leadership team, click here.

SME team

SME team

Meet the JT SME team, click here.

Contact us

Talk to an Account Manager

Make an enquiry

request-call-back +44 1534 882345

request-call-back Request a call back

Leave Feedback