The Sarossa Board
Mike Bretherton, Executive Chairman
Michael was appointed as a non-executive Director in March 2011 and subsequently took on the role of Finance Director in January 2012, before being appointed Chairman in October 2012. He is a non-executive director of a number of other AIM listed companies and is also a director of Ora Limited, which provides investment capital for early stage technology companies. In addition, Michael has been a director of six other AIM quoted companies during the last five years, including Nanoco Group Plc, Ceres Power Holdings Plc, Tissue Regenix Group Plc and Oxford Pharmascience Group Plc. He has a degree in Economics from Leeds University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. His early career included working as an accountant and manager with PriceWaterhouse for 7 years in London and the Middle East, followed by finance roles at the Plessey Company Plc, Bridgend Group Plc, Mapeley Limited and Lionhead Studios Limited
Ross Hollyman, Non-Executive Director
Ross was appointed as a non-executive Director on 7 December 2011. He has been employed in the investment industry in the UK for over 20 years. He has previously been an investment director at GAM Limited and JP Morgan Fleming Asset Management, and Head of Global Equities at Liontrust Asset Management plc. Ross is currently a director of Orchard Wealth Management Limited and is the investment manager of the Sabre Global Opportunities Fund, an equity Long/Short hedge fund.
Jonathan Morley-Kirk, Non-Executive Director
Jonathan was appointed as a non-executive Director on 25 October 2012. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Securities and Investment Institute and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He has extensive experience of capital markets and structuring investments and has served as a director on a range of public and private companies, including as Chairman of Fox-Davies Capital from 2003 to 2008 and, previously, he also served as a director of S G Warburg Securities and Samuel Montagu & Co. He is currently a non-executive director of EastSiberian PLC (formerly PetroKamchatka), which is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange.