Our Leadership Team

Experienced. Focused. Human.

We are innovative people

Our people deliver transformation and innovation, to enhance the future of industry.

Our leaders aim to inspire our people, motivating them to collaborate with each other, and with our clients.

At ITI Group we are all part of one big team, committed to continuously exceeding customer expectations by working with clients to solve problems, unlock the potential of the connected world, and create innovative solutions that deliver value.

Enhancing industry with experience

We offer the support and experience of a large, established organisation with the spirit and energy of a small company.

We’re made up of specialist teams, based in strategic locations across the UK, Europe and North America.

This allows us to deliver on a local level, to leading operators in the nuclear, energy and manufacturing industries.

Our people are industrious and geeky. Using intelligence and analysis to understand the world. Practical and insightful, with a personal touch – they build our experience, trust, and invention.

They are people who will listen, and focus on delivering the correct advice with effective solutions. They have a track record of creating solutions with enduring value, and carry the qualifications and certifications to prove it.

The Senior Leadership Team

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Mark Hardy

Executive Chairman

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Mark Hardy

Executive Chairman

Mark has significant commercial experience as an independent advisor to Private Equity Investors, Industrial Technology Companies and Start-up Businesses. He also has a wealth of industry knowledge gained through an extensive engineering career, culminating in executive leadership positions at other UK System Integration companies.

Mark joined ITI Group in January 2021 as Chairman and since then, his market awareness, network connections and competitor insight have proven invaluable, helping to shape the Group and enable it to deliver on its ambitions whilst delivering exceptional value to customers.

Dominic Murphy

Chief Executive Officer

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Dominic Murphy

Chief Executive Officer

Dominic was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in April 2024, and is now responsible for the overall strategic direction and growth of ITI Group.

His leadership experience spans managing international businesses and delivery of enterprise-wide, transformational change in PE-backed and listed organisations. Having worked across multiple geographies, Dominic has extensive experience in strategy, corporate development, commercial development and account management, operational improvement and programme management.

Prior to joining ITI Group, Dominic held multiple roles at Element Materials Technology including Vice President, Connected Technologies business unit for EMEA and Americas regions; Global lead for HSEQ & Operational Excellence; and Post Merger Integration lead for Element/Exova PLC acquisition. Dominic also held previous positions with Schlumberger and Deloitte.

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Paul Bayliss

Chief Operating Officer & General Manager

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Paul Bayliss

Chief Operating Officer & General Manager

Paul joined ITI in November 2021 as Chief Operating Officer in order to help the company to achieve its growth ambitions. A passionate and highly motivated Chartered Quantity Surveyor FRICS, Paul has extensive operational and commercial experience in systems integration and main automation contracting.

Paul is a successful change leader with a track record of delivering results. He is responsible for all operations across ITI, delivering projects, driving strategic growth objectives, and ensuring operational efficiencies and customer satisfaction.

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Marcus Royle

Chief Financial Officer

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Marcus Royle

Chief Financial Officer

Marcus has over 14 years’ experience as a financial director, and has held similar positions with other companies in the professional services, project management, and engineering sectors. He was also CFO at another UK System Integration company for six years before joining ITI Group.

Marcus started his career as a chartered accountant in an accountancy firm, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Maths from the University of Liverpool. He is responsible for the financial management and control of the business, ensuring that all financial operations are running smoothly and efficiently. Marcus joined the ITI Group Board as CFO in 2023, with a focus on ensuring the future of the business in line with our growth expectations.

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Kelly Parkin

Group People and Culture Director

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Kelly Parkin

Group People and Culture Director

CIPD Level 7 qualified, Kelly built her HR career within various manufacturing and engineering organisations where she led on prudent recruitment and talent development initiatives, with more recent focus on various change management projects.

Kelly now heads up ITI’s HR activity with the goal of delivering positive people management practices and HR Strategy, in order to build and empower a highly skilled and motivated workforce to deliver the best possible service to our clients.

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Mike Hodge

Group Chief Technology Officer

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Mike Hodge

Group Chief Technology Officer

Mike is a visionary leader in digital solutions for manufacturing with over 30 years of experience. He is the founder and former CEO of Cimlogic, now a part of the ITI Group.

Mike’s expertise encompasses a wide range of areas, including Process Control & Automation, SCADA, MES, IoT, and Data Science, all with a focus on delivering transformational technical value to manufacturers and other industries.

In his current role as Group CTO for ITI Group, Mike is committed to finding innovative solutions for customers across various sectors, including Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Power Transmission, Industrials, and Manufacturing. His mission is to help customers stay ahead of the curve by leveraging the latest technologies to address their pain points and seize new opportunities.

With his passion for technology and his commitment to making a difference, Mike is dedicated to ensuring that ITI Group remains at the forefront of the rapidly evolving technology landscape.

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Melanie Scott

Group Marketing Director

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Melanie Scott

Group Marketing Director

Melanie has several years’ experience in B2B sales and marketing, including 14 years with IBM’s Commercial and Global Services. With a CIM Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing, her skills include strategy creation and campaign planning and execution, both for the UK and overseas.

Melanie joined Cimlogic, now part of ITI Group, in 2018.  She is responsible for leading ITI Group’s marketing strategy, development and implementation; establishing the ITI Group brand; and generating sales leads across key sectors in the UK, Europe and North America, enabling clients worldwide to benefit from our digital transformation and operational technology solutions.

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Darren Glover

Operations Director – Safety and Control

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Darren Glover

Operations Director – Safety and Control

Darren started his career with JCB as an Engineering Apprentice and over the subsequent 15 years worked his way up through the business, gaining hands-on experience of numerous functions, including design & development, sales, project management, manufacturing, and operations management; most recently leading a large team delivering special projects and continuous improvement.

Darren is responsible for ITI Group’s Safety and Control solutions’ operational teams, ensuring the on-time delivery of projects and services. His effective leadership and development skills inspire his team, helping both the business and its people to grow.

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James Sykes

Operations Director – Digital Solutions

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James Sykes

Operations Director – Digital Solutions

After studying Electrical Engineering, James’ career spans engineering, manufacturing automation, operational and change management.  One of the founders of Cimlogic (now ITI Group), James moved into the role of Operations Director for ITI Group in 2023.

James is responsible for ITI Group’s Digital Solutions’ operational teams, ensuring the on-time, on-budget delivery of projects and services and maximising client satisfaction.

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Oliver Stone

Director of Global Consulting

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Oliver Stone

Director of Global Consulting

Oliver’s career spans over 10 years of Manufacturing and supply chain management experience in processes, and systems. His main area of expertise is within process excellence, with a strong grasp of Lean Six Sigma, and integrations of technology to tackle manufacturing challenges. Oliver has a deep understanding of the Food and Beverage, Life sciences and Logistics industries.  

Oliver leads the ITI Consulting team, engaging with clients worldwide, maximising the business value from digital transformation solutions.

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Dave Kirby

Compliance and Continuous Improvement Director

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Dave Kirby

Compliance and Continuous Improvement Director

Dave has over 25 years of experience in the delivery of major business change for utilities, power and nuclear customers through the delivery of complex IT and control and automation systems integration projects. Dave’s skillset spans project management, operational IT and real-time monitoring solutions, project management, consultancy and change management.

Following eight years of energy sector consultancy with Accenture and 11 years heading up delivery of services to Capula’s power generation and water clients, Dave joined ITI as General Manager in 2015. Dave is now responsible for collaboration across the ITI Group, supporting the company’s operations teams with a specific focus on integration, compliance and continuous improvement, ensuring the highest standards of contract and service delivery on behalf of our clients.

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Chris Stones

Sales Director, Energy

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Chris Stones

Sales Director, Energy

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in the UK oil, gas and power sectors. Having started his career in the marine industry as an electrical and electronic engineering apprentice, Chris quickly progressed into client-facing roles thanks to a natural ability to determine and develop the best solution to solve customers’ needs.

Chris joined ITI in 2011, and as Sales Director is now responsible for the growth of ITI Group in the Energy sector, ensuring our clients are fully informed and supported, by offering solutions that meet their needs and deliver meaningful ROI.

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Ben Pyne

Sales Director, Nuclear

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Ben Pyne

Sales Director, Nuclear

Joining ITI in 2022, Ben has worked in sales for over 25 years within process automation and system integration businesses focused on providing innovative automation and digital solutions to civil nuclear and defence clients. Ben is a nuclear professional focused on delivering growth for ITI Group across the entire nuclear sector.

The UK nuclear programme is going through a period of long-term investment to support energy security and make a significant contribution to the UK’s net zero targets. Utilising our group-wide knowledge and experience of providing new and legacy technology plus both on-going and long-term support services we work collaboratively with our clients to provide solutions that ensure their assets remain safe and secure, and operate reliably and efficiently throughout their entire lifecycle of operations.

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Colin Jones

Major Projects Director

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Colin Jones

Major Projects Director

Colin began his career as a fire and gas safety engineer, progressing over the course of 30 years to large-scale project management, running £10m+ C&I projects within £100-200million construction projects for Costain before joining ITI as Project Director at the beginning of 2021.

Colin uses his wealth of experience in project management and subcontractor coordination, as well as his invaluable insight into customer needs, to ensure the successful delivery of projects to ITI Group’s power and infrastructure clients. He has a passion for mentoring younger engineers, passing on his knowledge and helping the team to progress. Colin has substantial experience in turnkey delivery including procurement, manufacture, installation & commission with full life-cycle experience and experience of being the primary point of contact with large, multi-national and national clients.

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“I was particularly impressed with how quickly the teams were able to develop such an effective solution. We now have instant access to a much wider range of reporting, which creates a deep understanding of our environmental impact, and the data experimentation capability is invaluable.”

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“We chose ITI Group [Servelec Controls] because of their software know-how and technical expertise in control system integration. The project was completed to a high technical standard and were confident that the new system will support the plant to efficiently provide energy to the Grid for the next 25 years.”

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“ITI Group’s technical knowledge of current and archaic systems and protocols was highly valuable: it would have been difficult to deliver the project without this. High levels of communication made it very easy to collaborate and keep track of the project status.”

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