Our specialist technology team can help define and develop differentiated product and technology platforms, delivered in partnership across a range of options, including through our wholly-owned technology services businesses and a large partner network, all supported by the pioneering vision of the founders.
The Technology teams develop cutting-edge products and platforms that help turn commercial concepts into a reality – serving the needs of millions of customers across Europe and the UK every day. We are experts in applying the latest technological advances to develop systems that deliver real business benefit. Our Technology expertise extends to M&A origination, due diligence, through to post-acquisition integration and operation.
Group Chief Technology Officer
Derek joined MARCOL in 2015 with over twenty years experience in the Technology, Strategy & Digital markets.
Prior to joining MARCOL, Derek held senior positions in organisations of varying sizes, from large corporations like the BBC and Microsoft, to innovative, market disruptive start-ups in sectors including healthcare, media and technology.
Derek’s role is to advise the Partners on strategies for developing optimised technology outcomes which meet their long term investment goals for Digital. He leads technology M&A and tech integration, and provides support and counsel for the technology leadership teams across MARCOL’s diverse portfolios.
CEO - MARCOL Health
Ed joined MARCOL in 2015 with more than 25 years’ experience within the health sector across the UK and Europe, the US and North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
Ed has built and managed several international healthcare businesses that included private-equity-backed operations in developed and emerging markets, as well as acquiring and integrating established companies across international regions. The health operations included care delivery, health technology & management, mental health, diagnostics and wellness. Prior to this he worked for the world’s largest healthcare business based out of the US, UnitedHealth Group, where he led their international health services & technology operations ‘Optum’.
At MARCOL Health, Ed brings with him extensive experience in scaling healthcare businesses and helping develop go-to-market strategies across the majority of the healthcare spectrum.
Particular interest in proven businesses that are technology enabled or data-led, where both these capabilities help ensure the expansion of new innovations that can be achieved at scale and are able to be internationalised.
Chief Executive Officer - Alltime Technologies
Tom joined Alltime Technologies in 2015, with over fifteen years operational experience in the technology sector.
Tom is Chief Executive Officer at Alltime Technologies, responsible for the strategic operation and support of technology delivery across the MARCOL portfolio businesses, working closely with the Group Chief Technology Officer.
Prior to joining Alltime Technologies, Tom spent twelve years leading technology teams within Advanced365, the IT Managed Services arm of the OneAdvanced Group.
Senior Associate Director - Business Systems
Sarah joined MARCOL in November 2018 as Senior Associate Director of Business Systems to lead finance & associated enterprise system change within companies under investment management.
Prior to joining MARCOL, Sarah worked as a change management consultant specialising in ERP implementation utilising Microsoft products. Her commercial background includes 10 years working with a brand founder and director of Lush Cosmetics seeing 400% growth reaching 1bn turnover trading in 47 countries. Sarah implemented the UK operation technology platform then moved in a role within the Emerging Markets team working with partners in the middle and opening new group regions within Asia and South America. Previous to this her accounting experience was gained with market retail and asset giants Kingfisher and leisure sector leaders Merlin Group.
Within the last 7 years Sarah has been focusing on technology within finance and operations expanding her knowledge within new platforms. Sarah holds BA (hons) degree and certified in Prince2.
Senior Associate Director - Technology
Victoria Cavanagh joined MARCOL as a Business Analyst in March 2016. She was promoted to Senior Associate Director – Technology in September 2019 and now provides digital transformation and product expertise for technology developments across the group.
Previously she worked in Business Analyst roles for Public Health England and the University of Ottawa Heart institute in Ontario, Canada, developing process and IT improvements within their business systems and applications.
Victoria holds an MA in British and European History from the University of Oxford.