Vertas Group Update

Submitted by Amelia O'Hanlon | 07/04/2022

Suffolk Group Holdings, the wholly owned company of Suffolk County Council, is delighted to announce that all companies within its portfolio will now trade as Vertas Group.

As of 1st April 2022, Vertas Group Limited, Concertus Design and Property Consultants Limited and Opus People Solutions Limited will now work under one leadership structure whilst keeping their individual brands and identity.

The changes will see Ian Surtees MBA lead the Group as Group Chief Executive Officer.

Matthew Self, previously Group Director – Commercial and Operations at Concertus Design and Property Consultants Limited, has been appointed Managing Director.

Brad Sinclair has been appointed Managing Director for Opus People Solutions Limited, after previously being their Finance Director.

Duncan Johnson MBA will continue to chair the Group as the Non-Executive Chair.

Ian Surtees MBA FIoD, Group Chief Executive Officer, Vertas Group, said: “This is a really exciting time for the new Vertas Group, bringing the three businesses into alignment. The changes will offer future development opportunities for our colleagues and support our ambitions to collaborate with our portfolio of current and potential clients. I am delighted to be leading the Group and look forward to the future as we combine our efforts, particularly on our road to Net Zero and our contributions to ESG – like investing in social value for the greater good of the communities around us.”

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