Meet the team

Executive Board
Strategic Working Group
Senior Leadership Team
Executive Board

Ian Surtees MBA, FIoD

Chief Executive Officer

Ian joined Vertas in September 2014 having spent 25 years working within the facilities management arena, most recently for OCS in the UK but also has experience of senior operational management within Europe.

Keith Buet

Group Operations Director

Keith has worked in the FM and Service industry for over 37 years. He joined Vertas in February 2018, after time in Australia and the Middle East as Operations Director looking after FM.

Marcus Yarham

Group Finance Director

Marcus joined Vertas in October 2014. Marcus had previously been with Norse for 12 years and brings a wealth of acquisition, joint venture and business finance expertise with him

Strategic Working Group

Julia Dolan

Head of Customer Relations

Kate Innes

Head of HR

Kelly Fellowes

Head of HSQEC&G

Senior Leadership Team

Jo Spencer

Head of Schools' Choice

Karen Burrowes

Head of Operations

Karen Morphew

Head of Finance

Liam Swift

Head of National Accounts and Transitions

Nadine Coleman

Head of Property Management

Philippa Brathovde

Interim Head of Business Development

Matthew Atkinson

Head of IT