MEET THE LEADERSHIP TEAM


 

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Rory Fowler

CEO - Stephen Austin Group

Rory Fowler

Rory took up the post of CEO – Stephen Austin Group in January 2019. In this newly created role, Rory is responsible for both of the group’s operating companies – Stephen Austin and GradeMaker – reflecting the growing importance of our assessment technology services to our longer-term strategy.

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David Cockram

Managing Director

David Cockram

David joined Stephen Austin in September 2015 initially as Client Service Director, before taking on the role of Commercial Director in March 2017. He became Managing Director in January 2019 having developed an excellent understanding of our business and strong relationships with our clients. Prior to joining Stephen Austin, David established a broad range of experience within the commercial world;  having led Sales, Service Engineer, Development and Customer Service teams across Europe, Asia and North America. David’s primary role is to focus on the further development and execution of the business strategy, working closely with the Group CEO and members of the Senior Leadership Team.

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Michael Chitson

Production Director

Michael Chitson

Mike joined Stephen Austin in November 1999 having worked in print manufacturing and data capture for his whole career. He is responsible for all production operations at our Hertford facility and is instrumental in our product and service development.

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Anne James

Systems and Compliance Manager

Anne James

Anne joined Stephen Austin in September 2015 tasked with managing our existing Quality and Environmental standards and with the implementation of new standards into the business, to include Information Security, Anti-Bribery and Business Continuity. Anne specialises in security standards, having spent several years working within the security sector as a Quality and Standards Manager. Anne is also experienced in systems blueprinting and process mapping. Anne is responsible for all compliance related matters at Stephen Austin.

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Zoran Dimitrijevic 

ICT Director

Zoran Dimitrijevic 

Zoran joined Stephen Austin in July 2017, having held senior IT positions in Corporate, MSP, Financial and Leisure markets. He is responsible for all aspects of IT within Stephen Austin, including infrastructure, information security, software development and process improvement.

A key part of his role involves working with clients to develop software solutions designed to improve security and governance in examinations administration.