Our teams of talented people deliver the full range of hard and soft service solutions that work for our clients across private and public sectors organisations including shopping centres, Pharmaceutical companies, critical environments, universities, hospitals and offices.   

Our teams of talented people deliver the full range of hard and soft service solutions that work for our clients across private and public sectors organisations including shopping centres, Pharmaceutical companies, critical environments, universities, hospitals and offices.   

Meet the Board

James Thoden van Velzen
Chief Executive Officer UK and Ireland


James joined Apleona in July 2017 as Chief Executive of UK and Ireland, with responsibility for all day-to-day operations. 

A graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, James has extensive prior experience in the industry having worked as Operations Director, Facilities Director and Managing Director before commencing a CEO role with SPIE in 2010.

Jacqui Paice
Managing Director UK FM

   
Jacqui boasts more than 30 years’ experience of People Management, having started her career in the catering industry. She joined the business in 2011, with a particular focus on a large shopping centre portfolio, before being promoted to Operations Director and ultimately Managing Director for the UK FM business in spring 2019.

Ray Casey
Ireland FM Managing Director

   
Ray has more than 20 years’ experience in the FM industry, having started his career as an Engineer. He joined the business in 2005 to manage a large financial services account before being promoted to Operations Director and ultimately Managing Director in mid-2017.

Raphael Fainac
Strategy & Transformation Director

   
Originally from Paris, Raphael’s career has taken him to Brussels and Eindhoven before relocating to London in 2006. Since joining Apleona in September 2017, Raphael has held responsibility for developing, communicating and translating Divisional and Group strategies into comprehensive execution plans and results. 

Jane Podmore
HR Director (UK & Ireland)

   
Jane has been with the business since 2013, progressing from HR Manager to Head of HR and now Director of HR (UK & Ireland), becoming part of the Board in January 2018. 

In her role, Jane has responsibility for leading the development and delivery of our people activities, ensuring alignment with our overall strategic business plan.   

Douglas Hogg
Chief Financial Officer

   
Previous to joining the company in 2019, Douglas was employed in senior international management roles at leading global financial organisations. In his role, Douglas is responsible for the improvement of systems and controls to drive efficiency and effectiveness across all main financial processes.

Contact

Apleona HSG Ltd 
Fifth Floor
City Reach
5 Greenwich View Place
London
E14 9NN
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)208 790 1000
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