Calum Stewart

Managing Director

Calum has primary responsibility for client relationships, business development and direction.

Calum founded Intuitus in 2002 following an earlier career in business development and project management with systems integration companies including IBM, ICL and Cap Gemini Ernst & Young. He has a deep understanding of the value of technology and IT due diligence in support of a broad range of financial and strategically-sponsored transactions, what is important to both the buyer and the seller when undertaking due diligence, and how these services need to be delivered. His due diligence experience dates back to services provided to Lloyds Bank at the time of its merger with TSB in 2000.

Calum has an Honours degree in Business Management and French from Loughborough University. He loves the mountains and his personal interests include hill walking, road cycling, skiing and golf.

Iain Mackay

COO and Technical Director

Iain is responsible for the delivery of all of Intuitus’ client engagements, development of new products and standards, and managing the consultant team.  

Iain joined Intuitus in 2010 after 25 years in senior business and technology positions including CIO at Wolfson Microelectronics PLC, CTO at, and Information Services & Quality Director at Kwik-Fit Insurance Services. His experience in establishing new businesses and improving fast growing organisations has been based on developing technology solutions that address the specific needs of fast, high growth and ever changing businesses. Since joining Intuitus Iain has delivered over 500 client engagements.

Iain's qualifications include an MBA from the University of Dundee. When not working he enjoys the distractions of a busy family life.

Adrian Astley-Jones

Director - Transaction and Value Enhancement Services

Adrian is responsible for client relationships and business development at Intuitus.

Adrian's career in IT has spanned both corporate IT and early stage technology companies. He spent 9 years at Computacenter plc in a number of senior roles, latterly as Business Development Director, and then several years as an advisor and Non-Exec to a number of early stage technology companies helping them to commercialise their offerings and structure their growth plans. He focused most recently in the software, mobile and general technology sectors.

Adrian has an MA (Hons) in Political Science from the University of Dundee and a Master's degree from Strathclyde Business School. He is a keen rugby fan, plays golf and enjoys the wild parts of Scotland’s beautiful coastlines.

Douglas Eadie

Manager - Transaction and Value Enhancement Services

Douglas is responsible for client relationships and business development at Intuitus.

Douglas started his career in IT with Nortel before moving to a billing software company, working with mobile network operators across EMEA and Asia. More recently, Douglas has spent over 10 years in various commercial management positions with Bitwise, a specialist software services company, working with some of the world’s technology leaders across a range of business sectors in Europe and the USA.

Douglas has a BSc (Hons) in Mathematical Sciences from Strathclyde University. He is an enthusiastic golfer and enjoys travelling with his family.

Garry Tough

Manager - Transaction and Value Enhancement Services

Garry is responsible for client relationships and business development at Intuitus.

Garry’s broad experience in IT spans hardware, software, telecommunications and IT services since starting his career with ICL. He spent 9 years at Thus plc in a number of senior sales management roles including Sales Director reporting to the UK Board and overseeing a transition in the salesforce to a services focussed business. Garry has also held several Country Manager positions for software services and niche IT solutions providers, enabling them to build a presence and then expand in Scotland.

Garry has a BA (Hons) in Commerce from Napier University and an MBA from the University of Stirling. His passion outside of work is rugby and as such Garry is president of his local rugby club in addition to also coaching and refereeing at youth and senior levels. He is also a keen self-taught musician playing a variety of instruments including guitar, piano, bass and drums.

Alasdair Redmond

Head of Service Delivery and Technology

Alasdair has day-to-day responsibility for technology and client service delivery at Intuitus.

Alasdair has over 20 years of experience in technology leadership. He held leadership positions in a number of consultancies and systems integrators, prior to joining Convergys Corporation, a world leading BPO. As Global Vice President, he was responsible for all client facing technology solutions and services, creating value for leading global companies across a broad range of industries.

More recently Alasdair held a Group CIO role and was named to the UK CIO 100 in 2016 on the strength of the digital transformation he led. This work included research into the application of IoT (Internet of Things) and Machine Learning to enhance Education.

Alasdair has an Honours degree in Law from the University of Central Lancashire and in 2009 completed the Delivering Information Services programme at Harvard Business School. Outside of work Alasdair enjoys family life and the great outdoors.

Clarissa Rowe

Head of Service Delivery and Quality

Clarissa has day-to-day responsibility for quality management and client service delivery at Intuitus.

Clarissa has over 20 years of international experience in business analysis, process definition and implementation, product design and project delivery. Beginning her career in the finance industry in Paris, she then moved to the US and spent several years as both a Program and Production Manager at Microsoft, managing all aspects of software creation from requirements analysis to delivery. Following her departure from Microsoft she worked as a consultant on a wide range of projects for corporate clients as well as for technology start-ups in Silicon Valley, and for non-profits and NGOs such as UNHCR.

Clarissa has widespread international experience, including many years living and working in both France and the US, and multiple missions to Africa and Asia. She is fluent in French.

Clarissa’s academic qualifications include an Honours degree from Oxford University. Outside of work she is kept busy with family life, but likes to travel and do outdoor activities whenever possible.

Nancy Moore

Head of Service Delivery and Projects

Nancy has day-to-day responsibility for projects and client service delivery at Intuitus.

Nancy has an extensive knowledge of Retail Banking and the Life and Pensions industry, gained through a 28-year career in IT in blue chip financial institutions. An expert in defining technology strategies and development roadmaps, she brings significant experience in business and enterprise architecture disciplines.

Her 23-year career in Standard Life involved the delivery of strategic programme definitions, technology and capability roadmaps, high level target operating models, business and IT capability models and evaluations. Nancy then joined Tesco Bank to establish a strategic analysis function within IT. In 2015, Nancy acted as interim lead enterprise architect for Atom Bank, a new digital FinTech start up bank, where she was responsible for definition of its Strategic End State Architecture and development roadmap.

Outside of work, Nancy has a keen interest in art and literature, writes for a national archive and is enjoying bringing up her new puppy.

Maria Hamilton

Consultant Channel Manager

Maria is responsible for managing Intuitus’ highly successful and expert community of executive level consultants who provide technology due diligence and strategic advisory services to our private equity and corporate clients.

Throughout her career Maria has been responsible for developing initiatives around business change, marketing, technical pre-sales and building associate networks within the technology sector in different market sectors. Always passionate about learning, she gained an MBA mid-career from Edinburgh Business School, Heriot Watt University, achieving a distinction.

When not at work, Maria enjoys hill-walking, biking walking her dog, travelling and continuing to learn.

Katie Gordon

Marketing and Communications Manager

Katie has responsibility for developing and implementing client marketing programmes and client communications at Intuitus.

Katie has worked in a number of marketing roles for companies including the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, Palgrave Macmillan and the Royal Society of Medicine Press.

Katie’s qualifications include an MA (Hons) degree in English Literature from the University of Edinburgh and a Professional diploma in Direct and Digital Marketing from the IDM.

Outside of work Katie enjoys travelling, running and exploring Edinburgh.

Susanna Mieskonen

Business Support Administrator

Susanna works within our Business Support team at Intuitus and co-ordinates the PMO of our client projects, as well as supporting the consultant recruitment administration process.

Prior to joining Intuitus in 2014 Susanna had been working in technical support roles supporting B2B and B2C clients in a call centre operation.

Susanna is originally from Finland but has been living in Scotland for several years; she carried out her Masters degree at Glasgow University.

Lenore Kennedy

Business Support Administrator

Lenore works within our Business Support team at Intuitus and co-ordinates the PMO of our client projects.

Prior to joining Intuitus in 2016, Lenore ran her own online holiday letting business in Edinburgh for many years.

Originally from Canada, Lenore graduated from the University of Waterloo (Canada) with a Bachelor of Mathematics. She has worked in a variety of software companies in the UK holding roles from software programmer, business analyst and technical support. Lenore brings a wealth of experience to the Delivery Support role from project administration, systems management and client management.

Outside of work, Lenore enjoys walking and going to her morning spinning classes.

Calum Purdie

Business Development Associate

Calum supports the Business Development Managers with all transaction and client activity at Intuitus.

Calum has experience working in client support at a web development and marketing firm as well as having held positions within accounting and business advisory.

He graduated from Edinburgh University in MA (Hons) Business and Accounting. In his spare time Calum likes to participate in sport and has a keen interest in politics and current affairs.

Fanny Franov

Business Development Associate

Fanny supports the Business Development Managers with all transaction and client activity at Intuitus.

Fanny is originally from Sweden but has lived in Edinburgh since 2012. She holds an Honours degree in Economics and Politics from the University of Edinburgh.

Outside of work Fanny enjoys playing guitar and has a long-standing interest in public policy and attitude formation.

Nuria Alvarez-Perez

Business Development Associate

Nuria supports the Business Development Managers with all transaction and client activity at Intuitus.

Originally from Spain, Nuria moved to Edinburgh in 2015. Prior to her appointment, Nuria worked in business support roles for several organisations and as a teacher and curriculum manager for educational institutions in both Spain and the U.S.A.

Her qualifications include a Master’s degree in Business Information Technology (with Distinction) from Edinburgh Napier University. Outside of work, Nuria enjoys learning languages, live music, and travelling.

Peter Robinson

Finance Director

Peter advises Intuitus on financial management and governance.

Peter is a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) with more than 25 years’ experience in a wide variety of sectors both in the UK and overseas. Working with a client portfolio of entrepreneurial companies in Scotland, Peter is driven by team success, efficiency of operation and strategic focus.

Outside of work, Peter is an avid sports fan and an enthusiastic cook, barista, world traveller and Scottish craft gin taster.

Frank Carter

Special Adviser

Frank Carter has recently joined Intuitus as a Special Adviser. He brings a wealth of experience from the Private Equity and Corporate worlds both in the UK and overseas. Frank is an adviser to KPMG, having recently retired from the partnership after more than 30 years with the firm.

One of the founding members of KPMG's Corporate Finance business, Frank was Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, London and UK Head of Financial Sponsor Coverage. He has worked extensively overseas, including running the KPMG Corporate Finance practice in France for three years.

Frank was educated in Scotland and graduated from Heriot-Watt University with a degree in Accounting and Finance in 1983. He is a Fellow of the ICAEW and a member of its Corporate Finance Faculty and, in 1999, completed the PMD Executive Management Programme at Harvard Business School.

He is also Non-Executive Chairman of AIM listed Search and Selection business, Norman Broadbent Group plc, a Board Member and Trustee of the National Literacy Trust and a Freeman of the City of London.


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