Board of Directors

Restore plc

Executive Committee

Charles Bligh

Charles Bligh

CEO Charles Bligh was appointed CEO of the Group from April 2019.
Charles was previously Chief Operating Officer and main Board Director at TalkTalk Telecom Group plc, which he joined in 2011. He previously spent 20 years at IBM Corporation in various countries, culminating in his role as Vice President, Commercial Sector in UK and Ireland.
Charles is also a trustee of the National Children's Orchestras of Great Britain.
Angie Wiseman

Angie Wiseman

Chief People Officer Angie joined the Group in January 2020.
Prior to this Angie spent 15 years at TalkTalk in a variety of senior HR roles, including B2B HR Director, Talent & Development Director and People Director: Organisational Effectiveness & Business Partnering.
Angie has a Masters in Human Resource Management.
Duncan Gooding

Duncan Gooding

Managing Director
Datashred
Duncan joined the Group in October 2019.
He has worked over the last 25 years in the IT and Telecoms markets with recent experience in Logicalis as a Sales Director and then in the B2B Division in TalkTalk as the Sales Director and then Chief Operating Officer.
In addition to his role as the Managing Director of Datashred, Duncan provides strategic support for acquisitions in Restore Technology.
Chris Wilde

Chris Wilde

Director of Corporate Development Chris joined the Group in 2014.
He is responsible for the Company's M&A activity.
Chris has spent 40 years as a business owner in the technology industry around the World and held both CEO and Chairman roles since the early 1980s when he started his first business.
Neil Ritchie

Neil Ritchie

CFO Neil was appointed CFO of the Group in October 2019.
Neil is a Chartered Accountant and was previously Chief Financial Officer of AIM-listed Mulberry Group plc and prior to this spent 14 years with the technology business Dyson, where he held a variety of commercial and finance roles.
Neil serves on the Board as an Executive Director, reporting to CEO Charles Bligh.
Nigel Dews

Nigel Dews

Managing Director
Records Management
Nigel was appointed Managing Director of Records Management in January 2020.
He was previously Managing Director of Restore Harrow Green which he joined in 1999. Prior to this he spent 14 years with Pickford's Removals where he held several Senior Management positions.
In addition to his role as the Managing Director of Records Management, Nigel provides strategic support in Harrow Green.
Tim Ryder

Tim Ryder

Managing Director
Harrow Green
Tim Ryder was appointed Managing Director of Harrow Green in Jan 2020.
Tim joined Harrow Green in 1993 and joined the Group in 2012, when Harrow Green was acquired by Restore. He has held senior roles in the removals and Records Management businesses and prior to his current appointment was the Operations Director for Harrow Green.
Sarah Waudby

Sarah Waudby

Company Secretary Sarah joined the Group in April 2007 and is a Chartered Accountant and Director of Group Finance.
Prior to this Sarah held a variety of finance roles.
Sarah serves on the Executive Committee as Company Secretary.
Mark Horrocks

Mark Horrocks

Managing Director
Digital
Mark joined Restore Digital in April 2016 and held the roles of Operations & IT Director and Commercial Director before being appointed Managing Director in January 2019.
Mark was previously Operations Director then Commercial Director and a member of the UK Operating Board of EDM Group Ltd which he joined in August 2007. Previously he had a 13 year career in various senior IT roles in three UK based businesses.
Steve Talbot

Steve Talbot

Managing Director
Technology
Steve joined the Group in 2014.
Steve has been a leader in providing Information Security services and IT Recycling Services for 25 years. He founded the first UK Trade association for information destruction in 1996 and then went on to start and sell 2 successful businesses in the same space prior to joining Restore.