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About Basis Technologies

The world’s best-performing organizations trust our industry-leading tools to power change.

Our philosophy

Embrace Change

At Basis Technologies, we understand the pressures facing the modern enterprise. With shifting customer demands, volatile competitive landscapes and economic uncertainty – change is the only constant.

But change, whether big or small, can be daunting, especially in the complex SAP systems sitting at the heart of many global organizations. We empower companies to embrace change confidently, enabling them to unlock the full potential of their SAP systems and gain that most crucial of assets: agility.

This is why the world’s best performing organizations spanning over 30 industries trust our solutions as essential for embracing agile development and continuous innovation within SAP systems.

Unrivalled experience

Why Leading Businesses Choose Basis Technologies

Power Innovation

We don’t just provide solutions; we inspire innovation. Our team of SAP experts has honed a product suite that empowers your business to move beyond constraints and unlock new possibilities. Our tools are the catalyst you need to drive growth and challenge traditional boundaries.

Eliminate Risk

We don’t just provide a solution; we safeguard your success. We understand the cost and impact of system downtime on your business continuity, and we’re committed to eliminating this risk. Our solutions are designed to fortify your SAP systems and processes, reducing potential threats and inefficiencies to business operations. Our objective is clear – to keep your business running smoothly, safely, and successfully.

Drive Growth

At Basis Technologies, we understand that growth is a non-negotiable business objective. Our tools have been supporting business growth for decades. Trusted by some of the world’s leading brands, we redefine how SAP supports your business expansion, enabling you to realize significant ROI.

Our Leadership

Meet the team

Excellence begins with a group of bright, passionate professionals committed everyday to making a difference in today’s digital world. Meet our team.

Guy Berruyer

Chair of the Board

France

Guy Berruyer joined Basis Technologies as Chair of the Board in September 2022. Guy has held several independent Chair and Non-Executive roles since retiring from Sage as group CEO in 2014. He spent a total of 17 years at Sage, joining in 1997 to run its French operation and then its Mainland Europe business. Prior to his tenure with Sage, Guy was Country Manager and then European Managing Director for US software company, Intuit. Previously he worked at the French hardware company Groupe Bull where he was a division Marketing Director and Claris as Southern European General Manager. Guy has an MBA from Harvard University and an Engineering degree from “Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne” in Switzerland.

Martin Metcalf

Chief Executive Officer

United Kingdom

Martin Metcalf is the Chief Executive Officer at Basis Technologies and was appointed in February 2013 to drive the company’s vision and business strategy and build a world-class software company. Martin has over 30 years of experience in the IT market with a wealth of SAP expertise having previously held the position as SAP Regional Managing Director responsible for the UK, Ireland, Nordic Countries and Sub Saharan Africa. Martin also held CEO positions in a UK AIM listed software business and various start-ups, building highly talented teams capable of creating innovative solutions that solve customer’s most important SAP challenges.

Richard Bayliss

Chief Finance Operations Officer

United Kingdom

Richard Bayliss joined in 2014 as Chief Financial and Operations Officer and leads the development of the group’s financial and operational systems. In this role, he helps deliver rapid growth and enables the company to scale effectively as it continues to execute on its strategic business development plans. He was previously CFO of both a main list and AIM listed high-tech engineering group and has over 15 years of experience managing financial operations for innovative software companies.

Keith Davidson

Non-executive Director

United Kingdom

Keith is a Partner at technology growth equity firm Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) and has a proven track record of working with companies to maximize business growth and value. Keith has led and managed investments across the information technology sector with a principal focus on enterprise software and sits on the boards of several fast growing, international technology companies.

Uwe Bohnhorst

Non-executive Director

United Kingdom

Uwe Bohnhorst is an experienced executive with a demonstrated track record of growth in the SAP market and associated services sector. He has more than 27 years of experience in leadership positions with a global SAP system integrator and largest SAP reseller. For more than a decade, Uwe held the role of Chief Operating Officer responsible for all aspects of field operations across 28 market units in Europe, North America and APAC. Prior to that role, he also held various senior management roles at the company, including Managing Director for the Western Europe Region and Managing Director for Germany. Uwe holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Bielefeld.

Dr. Thomas Otter

Non-executive Director

Germany

Dr. Thomas Otter is the founder of Otter Advisory, an organization focused on helping software businesses develop and scale enterprise products. He was previously an executive at SAP, leading product management for SuccessFactors, and a Research Vice President and the lead SAP analyst at Gartner. Thomas holds a PhD in Business Administration from the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, an LLM in Computer Law from Strathclyde University, a Post Grad Diploma in HR from the University of the Witwatersrand, and the Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma. He is a fellow of the British Computer Society.

Martin Metcalf

Chief Executive Officer

United Kingdom

Martin Metcalf is the Chief Executive Officer at Basis Technologies and was appointed in February 2013 to drive the company’s vision and business strategy and build a world-class software company. Martin has over 30 years of experience in the IT market with a wealth of SAP expertise having previously held the position as SAP Regional Managing Director responsible for the UK, Ireland, Nordic Countries and Sub Saharan Africa. Martin also held CEO positions in a UK AIM listed software business and various start-ups, building highly talented teams capable of creating innovative solutions that solve customer’s most important SAP challenges.

Amine Bekkat

Head of Testing

Algeria

Amine Bekkat as the Head of Testing, my mission is quality assurance excellence. I have 17 years of experience in SAP Testing. I orchestrate end-to-end testing processes, from requirements analysis to test automation. My team and I rigorously validate our products, ensuring they meet the highest standards before reaching our valued customers. Before joining Basis Technologies , I served as a Senior Test Consultant at Experior, where I provided SAP test management consulting to divers clients across various industry sectors.

Bevan Botha

Global Partner Head/Managing Director APJ

Australia

Bevan Botha is Basis Technologies’ Global Partner Head and Managing Director, APJ. He is responsible for leading the company’s global partner strategy and for business development, sales, alliances and customer success across the APJ region. Having spent over 25 years in the technology sector, most recently with SAP in a variety of sales leadership roles across Australia, New Zealand & South Africa, Bevan brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in building high performance teams to ensure customer value.

Charlene Hill

Customer Success Manager

united states of america

Meet Charlene Hill, our dynamic Customer Success Leader for the AMS region. Since joining Basis Technologies in December 2021, Charlene has been dedicated to cultivating strong relationships, refining processes, and delivering exceptional value to our customers. With a keen eye for opportunities to enhance both customer satisfaction and team collaboration, Charlene is instrumental in ensuring that our customers receive the utmost support and success in their endeavours utilizing the Basis Technologies products. 

Chris Covell

VP of Engineering

United Kingdom

Chris Covell is VP Engineering responsible for all development, testing and support at Basis. He has over 20 years of experience in building agile teams in scale up and start up business. Chris has led software teams in Finance, Anti-Fraud and Healthcare sectors driving agile practices to increase quality and responsiveness. His role at Basis is to ensure the Engineering of our products is of the highest quality and our people perform to their potential delivering what our customers want.

Chris Kiely

Chief Commercial Officer

United Kingdom

Chris joined Basis Technologies in 2024 and is responsible for all customer-facing teams globally, including Sales, Solution Engineering, Marketing, Delivery, and Customer Success Engineering. He brings over 20 years of experience building teams at SAP, Sage, IHS Market, and Achilles, where he’s helped customers tackle their greatest challenges through the use of technology and technology-enabled services.

David Lees

Chief Technology Officer

Spain

David Lees joined Basis Technologies in January 2019 as Chief Strategy Officer and now holds the role of CTO, responsible for technology and engineering, leading product development and customer support. David has more than 20 years of SAP domain experience and expertise, most recently with Procter & Gamble where he held the role of SAP Supply Chain (S/4HANA) Platform Transformation Leader and Global SAP Platform Architect. David was highly successful across a wide range of roles at P&G and also worked for HP for three years during a period when P&G outsourced a large portion of their IT management and operations.

Edith Tukendorf

Group Accountant

United Kingdom

Edith Tukendorf is Group Accountant providing comprehensive financial management, including overseeing day-to-day financial operations and managing financial reporting to support business growth and efficiency.

Emma Walsh

Chief People Officer

United Kingdom

Emma Walsh holds the role of Chief People Officer for Basis Technologies and is responsible for leading all aspects of the company’s human resource strategy, including talent acquisition, learning and development, compensation and benefits, HR operations and technology, and more. She has a wealth of global HR expertise and a passion for helping companies thrive through the success of their employees. Previously, Emma held the role of Human Resource Business Partner at Tradeweb and a variety of HR roles at software company, Vision Critical, now Alida.

George Apostolakis

Chief Product Officer

United Kingdom

George Apostolakis joined Basis Technologies in 2021 and holds the role of Chief Product Officer. He is responsible for driving the company’s global product vision and strategy and leads the product management team. George’s focus is on developing innovative new products and advancing the existing product portfolio to help customers overcome the unique challenges of SAP and achieve exceptional business value with SAP automation. He has more than 15 years of experience leading software product management and design teams.

Hayley Harford

VP of Delivery

United Kingdom

Hayley Harford is the VP of Delivery working within the commercial organisation of the business. With extensive experience in managing implementation projects for enterprise clients across diverse industries and geographical locations, Hayley creates strategic plans that ensure timely and budget-friendly project delivery. Hayley has expertise for over a decade in consulting services and guarantees high-quality outcomes, enhancing client satisfaction and project success. Collaborating seamlessly with internal teams like Sales and Customer Success, Hayley focuses on driving adoption and maximizing customer value through aligned, strategic efforts.

James Barter

Solution Engineer Director

United Kingdom

James Barter leads our global Solution Engineering team, who are passionate about transforming the way organisations deliver SAP change, empowering the business and unleashing innovation.  James has worked within the SAP ecosystem for over 30 years and has unparalleled experience delivering high-impact solutions to complex business challenges.

James Gray

Sales Operations Director

United Kingdom

James Gray is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in Sales and Revenue Operations, Deal Desk, and Finance. As the Director of Sales Operations at Basis Technologies, James leverages his extensive expertise to drive sales strategies and operational excellence.

James holds a Bachelor’s degree from Leicester University and a Master’s degree from Southampton University. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated a strong ability to lead and optimise sales operations for large multinational companies, including Shell, Kimberly-Clark, Intel, Cisco, McAfee, National Instruments, and Hexagon.

His skills and expertise in Salesforce and Business Analytics have been instrumental in transforming sales processes, enhancing revenue performance, and delivering actionable insights for informed decision-making. James is known for his strategic thinking, analytical acumen, and ability to manage complex sales operations efficiently.

In addition to his professional achievements, James is committed to continuous learning and staying ahead of industry trends, ensuring that he brings the latest innovations and best practices to his role at Basis Technologies.

James Shaffer

Head of Support

united states of america

James Shaffer leads the IT Support department, overseeing the efficient resolution of customer support tickets to ensure a high level of satisfaction, quality, and responsiveness. With more than ten years of SAP experience and over two decades in the IT field, he has supported SAP, Oracle applications, and Open Source technologies. James has led teams and addressed IT production support challenges related to software upgrades and implementations. In his role managing Global Support Operations, he enables customers to navigate change management successfully and empowers SAP Teams to become proficient users.

Joey Stephens

Delivery Director

united states of america

Joey Stephens is the Delivery Director for the Americas market. He brings over 26 years of experience in the SAP technical space, including SAP Basis, Technical Architecture and Security, and 16 years consulting. Joey has been part of the Basis Technologies US delivery team since 2018 and enjoys helping our customers realize the value and benefits of leveraging our products in their SAP ecosystems. As the AMS Delivery Director, his primary goal is to ensure that our customers experience consistent high value consulting services and unmatched delivery quality standards.

John Dias

Customer Success Engineer Lead

united kingdom

John Dias is the Customer Success Engineering Global Manager responsible for the roadmapping, benchmarking, integrations, partner implementations and the technical parts of the processes for the implementation of customer success function. He has over 15 years experience in the SAP change/release management and ITSM space. He manages the customer relationships form a technical forefront and enables our customers to fully utilize their potential in the SAP space.

Justin Vaughan-Brown

VP of Marketing and Managing Director, Germany

germany

Justin is the Managing Director for Basis Technologies GmbH, and also acts as Global VP of Marketing. He has 25+ years of experience in bringing enterprise solutions to market with Cisco, AppDynamics, Software AG, and Microsoft, amongst others. Justin has spoken at many industry events in around the world in his capacity as Global Digital Transformation Lead, DevOps Evangelist, and VP Product Marketing. His experience spans sectors such as data integration, SAP, application development/performance monitoring and cybersecurity. In each role, Justin’s focus has been on addressing customer challenges supported by robust proof points. A dual British/German national, Justin has lived in the Heidelberg area since 2006.

Katrin El Berins

EMEA Marketing Lead

Germany

Katrin El Berins is the EMEA Marketing Lead at Basis Technologies, where she leads the development and implementation of the Account Based Marketing (ABM) approach and drives strategic marketing initiatives across the EMEA region. With 18 years of experience, including key roles at Datavard as Head of Global Field Marketing and Teamlead Telesales, and Senior Account Manager at Alex & Gross, Katrin brings a wealth of B2B marketing expertise. Her role focuses on developing go-to-market strategies, executing comprehensive marketing campaigns, optimizing customer journeys and managing German-language social media channels to enhance brand presence and generate leads.

Kevin Callaghan

Delivery Director

united kingdom

Kevin Callaghan is the Delivery Director for the EMEA and APJ regions, managing our consultants in these territories. As well as ensuring that our expert consultants have everything they need in order to deliver outstanding service to our customers, he also works with the wider Basis Technologies team to ensure that our products meet the needs of our customers and that we’re delivering the services that drive the greatest value for them. He has a background in SAP Technology going back almost 30 years and, prior to joining Basis Technologies, worked for some of the world’s largest consultancies delivering implementations, upgrades and technical services for some of the world’s largest companies across a diverse range of industries and geographies.

Kit McKay

Global Content Manager

united kingdom

Kit McKay is the Global Content Manager responsible for content and digital marketing activities in the AMS, EMEA, and APJ markets. He has almost a decade of experience in the B2B SaaS technology space, helping startups and scale-ups in the AI, ClimateTech, and MarTech sectors reach the right audiences. He manages our external channels to build our brand and amplify our expertise to SAP customers.

Laurence Horton

Customer Success Manager

united kingdom

Laurence Horton is the Customer Success Leader for EMEA and APJ regions and is responsible for our global renewals process.  He has over 7 years’ experience at Basis Technologies in a range of roles, brining insight from our customers experiences to our internal processes.  He manages customer engagements and initiatives, to ensure that our customers continue to achieve their business goals, through our products and the expertise of the wider team at Basis. 

Patricia Gomez

Development Manager

united kingdom

Patricia Gómez is a Development Manager and Software Engineer working on ActiveControl.

She has 8 years of experience as an SAP Developer and recently started a new position as a manager, guiding developers within all our products and recruiting new joiners for our fast-growing Engineering Team.

Paulo da Costa

Senior Test Lead

united kingdom

Paulo da Costa is the Senior Test Lead Manager responsible for delivering high quality tested software and prevent bugs being introduced to the products. Paulo has over 19 years experiences in IT and has previously held senior testing roles and project lead roles. Paulo has worked with financial brokerage and reconciliation and processing systems before joining Basis Technologies. In this role, Paulo helps to manage  testing of the software before is released to the customers.

Peace Zigah

Marketing Director

Canada

Peace Zigah is the Marketing Director for the Americas & APJ, spearheading initiatives to drive pipeline growth and elevate brand awareness across these regions. With 16 years of experience, Peace brings a wealth of knowledge in B2B marketing and partnerships, specializing in SaaS, telecommunications, finance, and retail sectors. Before joining Basis, Peace excelled in transforming data into compelling narratives that fuel growth and innovation. In her current role, she is dedicated to leading impactful marketing strategies that resonate with diverse audiences and amplify the brand’s presence.

Rajendra Mistry

Development Manager

united kingdom

Raj Mistry is a member of the Software engineering team working on the ActiveControl and ActiveDiscover products. He is also a Development manager responsible for guiding developers within all of our products. He has over 25 years of SAP experience within in ABAP and various SAP modules.

Richard Bayliss

Chief Finance Operations Officer

united kingdom

Richard Bayliss joined in 2014 as Chief Financial and Operations Officer and leads the development of the group’s financial and operational systems. In this role, he helps deliver rapid growth and enables the company to scale effectively as it continues to execute on its strategic business development plans. He was previously CFO of both a main list and AIM listed high-tech engineering group and has over 15 years of experience managing financial operations for innovative software companies.

Sankara Narayanan Anantharaman

Head of IT, Security & Compliance

united kingdom

Sankara Anantharaman is the Head of IT, Security & Compliance. He is responsible for IT Infrastructure & EUC Delivery & Operations , oversee Security & Compliance related initiatives at Basis. He has 23 years of experience in Consulting & End User companies in SAP & non-SAP space.  He has held several leadership roles in driving complex transformation projects prior to Basis. He has Prince 2 & Scrum Master Certification. His main goals to provide the best in class IT services to Basis Business , mature the Security Posture of Basis and drive initiatives to achieve the Compliance Certification

Shweta Shriyan

Development Manager

Australia

Shweta Shriyan is a Development Manager from Australia responsible for the development and support of our software applications and managing resources in the APJ region.

She has over 15 years of experience in the SAP world and has played the role of an individual contributor as a developer, team leader and a mentor.

Her role is to manage the developers in the APJ region ensuring productive collaboration with the larger team and mentoring them to accomplish their professional goals and objectives aligned with our Company.

Stephen Garbett

Partner Director - EMEA

united kingdom

Stephen Garbett is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in Technology Sales to Large Enterprise clients, both directly and through Partners. Early in his career, he achieved significant success at Energis, being named Sales Person of the Year in 1998, and at Cognos, where he was recognized as Global Software Sales Person of the Year in 2006. For the past 15 years, Stephen has specialized in selling to Large Enterprise SAP customers via partners, whether boutique firms or GSI / Big 4 companies. His notable successes include projects with the BBC (via PWC), Bank of Ireland (via Accenture), BAE (via Capgemini), Walgreens Boots Alliance (via Deloitte), and Syngenta (via PWC). Focused on securing new business and ARR, Stephen excels in navigating the complex political landscapes of partners and large enterprise clients.

Trevor Ticehurst

Chief Operating Officer

united kingdom

Trevor Ticehurst has more than 25 years experience in customer centric roles within the software industry, having previously worked for Accenture, SAP and Centrica. With a wealth of experience building and leading high performing teams, he is responsible for the delivery and consulting functions across Basis Technologies’ global customer base. Trevor joined Basis Technologies in 2011 and most recently has taken on responsibility for transforming Basis Technologies’ CS operations as Chief Customer Officer.

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