Executive Board Directors
Dr Ian Denley
Ian is responsible for corporate affairs, research and development and the overall running of the company. He has over 25 years’ experience in the software industry, with the last 15 specialising in healthcare.
Ian has led a number of public and private companies in the health and social care sectors as CEO or chairman, most recently co-founding Shearwater Healthcare Investments with Markus Bolton. He is also chairman of Graphnet Health.
This is now Ian’s second stint as chief executive of System C - he left the company the first time following its sale to McKesson in 2011. During his previous tenure, Ian oversaw the development of the Medway product suite, a number of strategic acquisitions including that of Liquidlogic, the company’s flotation on AIM and its sale to McKesson.
Markus co-founded System C in 1983 and has over 35 years’ experience as a director of IT companies. He took System C into the healthcare market in 1993, and has specialised in health and social care tech ever since.
As joint CEO of System C, Markus has overall responsibility for all areas of the business over the years. He currently leads on business strategy, sales, customer and partner relationships and finance.
Markus is also a director and major shareholder of Graphnet Health and co-founder of Shearwater Ventures.
Antony is responsible for financial stability across the System C and Graphnet Care Alliance. He has over 25 years’ experience in senior finance roles including UK Finance Manager at McKesson for the Electronic Staff Record (NHS England HR/Payroll), Finance Director for Dr Foster and positions within the tourism and telecoms equipment industries.
Operational Board Directors
Director of HR and Administration
Jane is an FCIPD qualified HR professional with over 30 years’ experience. She was one of System C’s first employees in 1985 and is responsible for all areas of HR and corporate administration, Jane is also our company secretary.
Dr Jon Shaw
Director of Clinical Strategy and Design
Jon combines 12 years’ experience in the NHS as a hospital doctor and surgeon with a background of entrepreneurship and software development. He was co-founder and managing director of the award-winning care co-ordination platform CareFlow Connect which was acquired by System C in 2016. He is now responsible for ensuring our products are designed with the clinical end-user in mind and leverage the latest digital technologies.
Sarah joined System C in 2007 and has over 20 years’ experience of account and project management. Her roles at System C have included being director of delivery and support, overseeing the delivery of programmes from sales handover to deployment verification. Sarah is now a customer director, responsible for ensuring that our customer relationships are maintained at the highest levels and that customer satisfaction is prioritised.
Chief Technology Officer
Simon has over 30 years’ experience in software development and has been developing health and social care solutions for over 20 years. His principle skills are technical leadership, software architecture and development. Simon has been with System C since its very early days and is a vendor representative on the board of INTEROPen.
Lawrence has been System C’s legal counsel since 2002. Prior to that he was a partner with Whitehead Monckton solicitors.