Senior Vice President – Alexander Bethell
Alexander is responsible for business development, client relationship management and new project mobilisation globally. Alexander maintains comprehensive oversight and management of these core functions ensuring CTG meets our ever evolving requirements to provide quality services to our clients by ensuring that all global programme staff are trained, skilled and operated in compliance with all company policies and procedures which have been established. Since joining CTG in mid-2010 following graduating from the University of Leeds, Alexander has been fundamental in supporting the initial operational phases emerging from CTG’s appointment of international and local consultants into new territories, and will support the on-going personnel management, remotely, until such time as CTG requires a permanent international presence. In particular, Alexander currently manages CTG’s on-going programmes across a number of African countries, so has a unique understanding of the programme implementation issues in these diverse and challenging environments. Alexander supports the Recruitment team with sourcing new potential consultants from around the globe and ensures that their quality is to the highest possible standard. Throughout his tenure Alexander has and continues to spend much of his time based in the field in order to ensure the efficient management of our programmes in a number of countries where CTG has considerable operations; to date this has included Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Libya and Kenya.
Director of Operations – James Veysey
James has over 15 years' experience in Human Resources and Management Consulting. He began his career working for Humanitarian Aid organizations and then spent 8 years as a management consultant working across a range of sectors mainly focussed on HR and organizational development. Amongst his past roles, he has been HR Director for a large British security firm operating across the Middle East and North Africa and he was a General Manager of a remote site medical company.
James is a linguist and has spent over 13 years working overseas. He has high sensitivity to working across-cultures and operating in challenging and high risk environments.
He has had significant exposure of all elements of the human capital cycle ranging from large-scale recruitment campaigns to managing significant change. He has also led several major IT implementation projects.
The Senior Management Team
Afghanistan Country Manager – Jason Smith
Jason joined the company in January 2015 . He has worked for over 10 years in developing relationships and investment in both conflict and post conflict environments concentrating on the Humanitarian sector and also with the governments of Iraq , Afghanistan and South Sudan.
He developed the Afghanistan investment summits in 2007 and has successfully expanded this year on year with the US government agencies , Ministers and many UN agencies His business experience has given him a clear understanding of the needs and requirements from both the donor sector and the commercial entities working in challenging environments.
Jason manages the complete day to day requirements of the business in Afghanistan overseeing all elements of the business from client management, HR and personnel management, operations, program implementation and administration.
Regional Manager, Operations and Field Services Africa – Anthony Rudd
A recent addition to the management team, Anthony joined CTG in 2014 and comes with 22 years British Military experience providing Life Support, Logistics and construction seeing active service in Northern Ireland, Iraq, Kosovo and Afghanistan, while also deploying on challenging construction projects in Canada and Kenya.
Anthony has spent the last two years with a Global Solutions Company covering Africa as a Subject Matter Expert with Technical Services and most recently Program Manager based in Dubai in particular focusing on potential new business, during the last couple of years Anthony lived and worked in Somalia attended business trips in Kenya conduct reconnaissance in Liberia, Guinea and Mali, worked on United Nation and Commercial Tenders in Uganda and the Central African Republic to name but a few.
Anthony will report directly to the General Manager focusing on CTG’s Regional Business Development, Current Client Relationships, Crisis Management and Risk Mitigation while providing valuable experience in Proposal Writing, Tender Submission and New Project Mobilisation.
With Anthony’s wealth of military experience in conflict zones and remote locations alongside his invaluable experience in Africa this will be advantageous to CTG’s future development into Africa.
Financial Analyst – Ervin Massey
Ervin is a Finance specialist with over 16 years of experience in logistics and Financial Management within regional-related companies including Supreme and Ecolog. Ervin brings with him more than 19 years of financial, general management and controller experience within multi-regional and multiple business stream control environments.
Ervin is responsible for a reliable and efficient cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism to ensure CTG is able to meet and exceed the clients’ operational needs. Ervin will ensure that the accounts processes being implemented for this contract meet the industry standards and follow best practice.
HR Director – Lisa Flanagan
Lisa has over 10 years of international experience in recruitment and HR management. She has extensive experience in recruiting for a broad spectrum of positions for government, non-government organizations, commercial, retail, hospitality and security sectors, remote and emerging markets. Lisa has managed a number of recruitment drives across different continents and regions simultaneously. These recruitment drives have been managed remotely and involve not only search and selection but also testing and interviewing candidates. Lisa continuously improves on her Recruitment Training and Assessment Certification.
As a Recruitment Manager, Lisa has come up with a versatile and efficient recruitment process to ensure that all our clients will be provided with highly skilled and well-experienced staff in their operations. She is responsible for the sourcing, screening and processing of CTG’s consultants all over the world, and is used to working within our clients’ budgets and sometimes extremely tight timelines.
Africa Programmes – Jared Onyango
Jared is responsible for the complete personnel management systems and administration of CTG’s clients in across Africa. With extensive experience in assisting programmes and data collection across South Sudan, North Korea, Kenya and Somalia, Jared contributes considerably to CTG’s programme management in Kenya, Somalia, Libya, Liberia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Benin and Ethiopia. Based in our Kenya Regional HQ with frequent visits to our Africa sub-offices, Jared provides the day to day management of our personnel including complete administrative assistance in the form of processing payroll, insurance, contract management, operations and life support. Jared has a unique understanding of the programme implementation issues, including working within a clan governed environment and has provided CTG with considerably introductions to local authorities. Jared also provides a vital role in recruiting local national staff allowing CTG to ensure that our Clients are provided with vetted and qualified personnel they would be content utilizing as representative of their organization.