Our leadership team

Ancoris leadership team

Ancoris has an experienced leadership team with backgrounds in enterprise IT software, hardware and services businesses including IBM, Lotus, Sequent, Cisco, Nortel, CSC and others.  This broad range of skills gives us a deep understanding of what it takes to move from on an premise infrastructure to a cloud and mobile computing environment.

David McLeman

David McLeman – CEO

David has been involved with Software-as-a-Service since 1999 when he was Vice-President at Netstore (now 2e2), the UK’s first ‘Application Service Provider’, delivering multi-tenanted hosted messaging services based on Microsoft Exchange.

David has an extensive background in Internet services and IT service management having held senior European management positions as a European Regional Director with open-systems pioneer Sequent (now IBM); as Managing Director, UK and Ireland at Data General (now EMC) and Regional Director, Northern Europe with security and identity management specialists NetIQ.

David holds a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science with Mathematics from University of Bristol

David Fenton

David Fenton – VP Services

David is an experienced IT Services Director, with over 20 years experience of leading Service organisations at a Worldwide, European and UK level and leads our project delivery, support and services teams.

Prior to joining Ancoris David was Operations Director at Kroll OnTrack, which provides technology-driven services and software for e-discovery, information management and data recovery. David’s experience also includes managed services experience as Director, Managed Desktop Services at CSC Computer Sciences Corp; data-centre experience as Vice-President, Professional Services at Exodus; service product management leadership as Director, Service Product Management at IBM and support leadership as Global Service Delivery Director at Sequent (now IBM).

David holds a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics from Imperial College, London


Trevor Cook – VP Sales

Trevor is an experienced Sales Director, with over 20 years experience of leading Enterprise sales teams at a Worldwide, European and UK level.

Prior to joining Ancoris Trevor was AVP UK Sales at Acquia a provider of Open Source Social Business Software running on AWS. Trevor’s prior experience also includes roles as Sales Director, Manufacturing at HP Software, RVP Northern Europe at Progress Software, SVP Sales and Marketing at Volantis, UK MD at Candle and Business Unit Director at Sequent (now IBM).

Trevor holds a B.Eng.( Hons) in Mechanical Engineering and Management Sciences from University of Sheffield

John Flower

John Flower – Head of Development

John is an experienced software professional with a wealth of experience in software development across a variety of industries, technologies and roles within both multi-national and start-up organisations. John leads our Google Cloud product and custom development teams.

John joined Ancoris as Head of Development from Datasift, leading cloud platform supplier of Social Data media data, where he had been Program Manager. John’s career includes roles in software development engineering and management at Hitachi Data Systems, Mirics, Samsung and Nokia.

John holds a MEng, Electronic Engineering, 1st Class from the University of Nottingham

Mike Stroud

Mike Stroud - Head of Marketing

Mike leads marketing strategy and direction for Ancoris, helping to create opportunities for customers to transform their businesses and deliver simplicity and innovation to their organisations.

He brings a diverse range of experience, from marketing roles with IT businesses such as Servicenow, Unisys & Nutanix, to media agency planning and strategy roles with clients including Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson.

Outside of work, Mike enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, playing rugby and golf, and competing in endurance running events.

Sue Fabre

Sue Fabre – User Enablement Director

Sue leads the development of our user enablement services including the Cloud Skills Academy and our training courses. Sue also leads our collaborative software development including social and collaborative applications using Google Sites.

Sue joined Ancoris in 2012 following the acquisition of Cloud Skills, the leading G Suite training company, which she co-founded in 2009. Sue has over 20 years in the development of e-learning systems for companies including Hewlett-Packard (HP), the BBC, Siemens and Atos.

Sue holds a 1st class Bsc (Hons) degree in Computing and Technology from the Open University.

Anne-Laure McLeman

Anne-Laure McLeman – Operations Director

Anne-Laure is responsible for finding ways to improve performance and productivity.

Anne-Laure joined Ancoris in 2010, having previously been Commercial Program Manager, Emerging Markets for Cisco. Former roles include senior marketing management roles at Nortel, Peak Technologies, Requisite and AST Computer (now Samsung).

Anne-Laure holds a degree in Modern Languages from Université d’Angers in France

Louisa Bird – Customer Services Manager

Louisa Bird – Customer Services Manager

Louisa is responsible for our support team and customer care at Ancoris.

Louisa (and her team) are all Google Certified Deployment Specialists and she holds one of the first 15 such certifications issued worldwide. Louisa joined Ancoris in 2009, having previously been IT Systems Leader at Global Radio .