Meet the Team

SVGC Digital Directors:

Dr Andrew Nixon
Dr Andrew Dixon

Focussed on continuously transforming the business to respond to the market, driving and delivering great outcomes to our clients, benefit to employees, value to shareholders and opportunities to partners and associates. 

Passionate about working collaboratively between small businesses, small with large and collaborative technology pull-through from academia into delivery.


Julia Campbell
Julia Campbell

Julia has 20 years of experience of commercial and managerial roles across the defence and security sector. Her role within SVGC is wide ranging involving: contract management; personnel development; recruitment; insurance and financial governance. She has previously held senior commercial roles in both Thales and QinetiQ.

Chief of Staff

Matt Bentley
Matt Bentley

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Parry
Tony Klein

Non-Executive Director

SVGC Digital Core Team:

Paige Bunker
Paige Bunker

As our Junior Data Scientist, Paige is passionate about data science and how powerfully it can be used to solved intricate problems. She also has a real love for coding; “I could create new scripts and debug them all day!”


Data Scientist

Richard Bryson
Ian Stephenson

Ian is a highly experienced software and solutions architect with over 20 years working in the defence industry He has a diverse set of skills and experience taken from commercial product development and military research. Ian is leading our technical approach to developing and delivering digital transformation solutions.

Software and Solution Architect

Kate Breed
Kate Breed

Project Manager