Cutover Management Team

Ky Nichol


Formerly the Global Head of Government and Major Sporting Events practice at a niche global consulting firm, Ky has 15 years of experience in major launch events and transitions. These experiences span EE, NASA, European Space Agency, Barclays and the London 2012 Olympics.

Marcus Wildsmith

CPO - Product Management

Formerly the Global Head of Telco and High Tech practice at a niche global consulting firm, Marcus has 15 years of experience with major launch transitions, projects including EE (the UK’s largest Telco) and the first UK 4G Services.

Richard Bell

Head of Business Development

Formerly the IT COO & Deputy CIO for Barclays, Richard has over 30 years of Financial Services experience, including the delivery of many international change programmes across Investment, Commercial, Wealth & Retail Banking.

Kieran Gutteridge

CTO - Technology and Engineering

With 15 years of web, iOS/iPhone and Android development, Kieran has previously developed mobile applications for Tesco, BBC and other prominent organisations.

Craig Gregory

CSO - Chief Security Officer

With over 15 years of enterprise software implementation and operations support experience, Craig has worked with many major clients, from Jaguar Land Rover to Gazprom.

Manish Patel

Head of Client Success Management

After nearly 25 years at Barclays, Manish has extensive global IT change experience within financial services. He works with our clients to support their adoption and use of Cutover.

Barry Selzer

Sales Director

Barry has extensive sales experience and has spent 20 years helping enterprise clients get value from great software. He is focused on growing Cutover’s client base and ensuring that we meet demand in financial services and other industries.

Nick Kyrke-Smith

Head of DevOps

Nick joined us from Barclays Investment Bank where he worked for nine years in a variety of roles in the Technology organisation. He has experience building and managing global teams and working on the adoption of DevOps practices.

Emma Pritchard

Business Manager

Emma has over 10 years experience in corporate acquisitions, strategy development, market intelligence and data analysis.

Subject Matter Experts

We collaborate with industry experts to refine Cutover Enterprise for key use cases such as Release, Resilience and Transformation.

Mark Heywood
Mark Heywood

Resilience Sector Specialist

Formerly the Head of Operational Resilience for UBS, Mark has over 20 years of experience in senior risk and resilience roles and has worked across Financial Services, government departments, city and county councils and the charity sector.