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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.

Martin Metcalf

Chief Executive Officer

London, UK

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.

Bevan Botha

Global Partner Head & Managing Director, APJ

SYDNEY, 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.

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Chris Covell

VP Engineering Development

London, UK

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.

Char Hill

Customer Success Manager

Texas, USA

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.

Chris Kiely

Chief Commercial Officer

London, UK

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

Malaga, 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

London, UK

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.

Emma Walsh

Chief People Officer

London, UK

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

London, UK

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

London, UK

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.

James Barter

Solution Engineer Director

London, UK

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.

James Gray

Sales Operation Director

London, UK

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.

Joey Stephens

Delivery Director

Texas, USA

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.

James Shaffer

Head of Support

Texas, USA

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.

Justin Vaughan-Brown

Managing Director, Germany

Berlin, 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

Berlin, Germany

Tom Todd is the VP Sales Americas with nearly 20 years working at SAP and in the SAP ecosystem. He was the SAP VP of Strategic Industries, supporting customers ranging from Fortune 100, the U.S. DoD, to the largest Financial Services organizations. Tom has more than a decade in the DevOps market and is fluent in the complexities of business transformation at operational, process, and technical levels. With a focus on delivering measurable business outcomes for his customers, Tom has been fortunate to serve as a leader of teams managing global accounts in North America, Latin America, AsiaPac, and Europe.

Kevin Callaghan

Delivery Director

London, UK

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.

Keith Davidson

Non-executive Director

London, UK

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.

Kit McKay

Global Content Manager

London, UK

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.

Laurence Horton

Customer Success Manager

London, UK

Tom Todd is the VP Sales Americas with nearly 20 years working at SAP and in the SAP ecosystem. He was the SAP VP of Strategic Industries, supporting customers ranging from Fortune 100, the U.S. DoD, to the largest Financial Services organizations. Tom has more than a decade in the DevOps market and is fluent in the complexities of business transformation at operational, process, and technical levels. With a focus on delivering measurable business outcomes for his customers, Tom has been fortunate to serve as a leader of teams managing global accounts in North America, Latin America, AsiaPac, and Europe.

Paolo Da Costa

Senior Test Lead

London, UK

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.

Patricia Gomez

Development Manager

London, UK

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.

Peace Zigah

Marketing Director

Ontario, Canada

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.

Richard Bayliss

CFO

London, UK

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.

Rajendra Mistry

Development Manager

London, UK

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.

Sanakara Narayanan Anantharaman

Head of IT Security

London, UK

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.

Trevor Ticehurst

Chief Operating Officer

London, UK

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.

Dr. Thomas Otter

Non-executive Director

Heidelberg, 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.

Uwe Bohnhorst

Non-executive Director

Hanover, Germany

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.

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Our product suite drastically cuts the time and effort required to execute SAP change, allowing forward-thinking businesses to capitalize on market opportunities and boost their business growth. Experience real results with a radically new approach to SAP delivery.

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Embrace Change to Deliver the Innovation Your Business Needs

It’s time to embrace change with insight and confidence. We’re here to make sure you embrace every change confidently, so you change faster and for the better.

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