Robert has been working in information technology and business systems for over 24 years. After graduating in Business Information Technology at Bournemouth University, he spent his formative years consolidating IT systems and expanding IT infrastructures around the globe. He now leads QuoStar, providing vision and strategy for the business. He actively engages with clients, providing insight and solutions for various business challenges as well as regularly commentating on industry developments and IT issues in the media.
James studied Information Systems Management at Bournemouth University and spent the early years of his career in financial services, working with both JP Morgan and Citi Group in senior IT security roles delivering high profile global projects. James now has overall responsibility for the day to day leadership of the business, supporting the management teams in their continual drive to improve and expand the company’s services and solutions.
John Knowles is a business man with huge international experience and success. John grew DEK International, from a small factory in Weymouth through to complete world and industry dominance. John now works with the QuoStar teams to position and build the business within key sectors, internationally.
Chris started his IT career in Financial Services and held senior roles in NPI, Shroders and other firms. He then moved to become CIO at the international law firm Ashurst before holding further CIO roles at Kennedys and Mimecast. He was previously the Global CIO at international law firm Clyde & Co, and now sits on QuoStar's board as a consultant to lead the CIO Service, providing ambitious businesses with CIO-level skills on a flexible, tailored basis.
Simon leads the operational teams across QuoStar’s departments and business units, focusing them on continual improvement and development. He also still consults himself, particularly around service and operational improvement. He holds a degree in Business Information Technology.