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Board Members

Board Members

The industry veterans guiding Rosslyn forward.


James Appleby

James has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry where he has grown teams and capabilities globally. In 2002 James founded Bluefin Solutions, a global consultancy that helps deliver digital transformation powered by SAP. As CEO he grew the business to approximately 250 people, based on his passion for leadership, values and strategy. Following the sale of Bluefin in 2015 he remained with the parent company taking on a larger role. James now acts as chairman and non-executive officer to a small number of fast-growth technology companies. He has a Master of Arts in Engineering from Cambridge University and was appointed to the Board on 20 July 2018.

Skills and experience
James’ experience in building and growing an IT business over many years is very relevant to Rosslyn’s ambitions, as are his industry connections. These are supplemented by his leadership skills and his background in building successful cultures and mentoring management team

Non-Executive Director

Ginny Warr

Ginny is head of procurement at The British Land Company PLC. She is a seasoned chief procurement officer bringing over 30 years of experience in both public and private sector roles. Prior to joining British Land, Ginny was instrumental in Vodafone’s global expansion program having specific responsibility for procurement transformation and alignment across Europe and Africa.

Skills and experience
Ginny is an influential and experienced procurement leader, with a proven track record of delivering sustainable business benefits in challenging environments. Having operated at executive level to deliver procurement best practice, her experience and domain insights are a valuable addition to the Group as we develop products and markets.

Chief Executive Officer

Paul Watts

Paul is a 30-year veteran of the enterprise software industry, holding executive leadership roles in North America, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific. His primary expertise is in the design and implementation of go-to-market transformation initiatives centered around the customer experience.

Most recently, Paul has worked with emerging technologies, including robotic process automation, and intelligent automation, as well as gaining a broad spectrum of vertical market knowledge. Paul is passionate about employee wellness, and as such is a non-executive at the early-stage start-up GoVida.