Founder and Non-Executive Director
Alastair Bell formed Bell Integration in 1996 building a team that is still evident within the exec and company to date ; The company becoming a Value Added Reseller (VAR) in 1999 around the enterprise space delivering Sun, IBM and Cisco alongside of its unique Asset and IT lifecycle Management solutions to FTSE companies.
Alastair stepped down from operational management after 16 years as MD in 2012 and today enjoys starting up companies and not playing golf.
Nick Petheram assumed the role of CEO of Bell Procurement Management Services at the beginning of 2020 and moved to Chairman of The Bell Integration Group. His focus is to lead and support the Procurement team, (based in our Singapore office), which is working with businesses as an extended procurement function, offering a turnkey solution to manage the end-to-end procurement for high-volume low-value global spend. Prior to this, Nick joined Bell Systems Integration in 2012 and moved to the role of CEO in 2013.
He has held senior management and Board-level roles in many organisations, including UK MD of 2e2, leaving in 2011, MD of Morse UK until acquired by 2e2, and MD of Delphis, a stand-alone division of Morse.
Chief Executive Officer
Manpreet assumed the role of CEO in 2020 and became Chief Financial Officer of Bell Procurement Management. Prior to this she was Bell SI’s Chief Financial Officer and has 13 years’ experience in the IT services sector.
As CEO, Manpreet is responsible for running all facets of the business, including all financial controls and has a strong track record in successful delivery of timely, accurate and relevant financial and management information supporting the business.
Lord St John of Bletso is a Crossbench/Independent Member of the House of Lords. He was brought up in South Africa, where he qualified as a solicitor before completing his Masters in Shipping Law at London University. He worked for 15 years in the City with Merrill Lynch before becoming Managing director of Globix Europe, the 3rd largest data centre business at the time. He was on the Advisory Board of Silicon Valley Bank for 4 years.
He is currently Chairman of Strand Hanson and Integrated Diagnostic Holdings plc and serves on the board of several public and private companies.
Human Resources Director
As HR Director, Alex is focused on building organisational capability and capacity through talent, performance management and engagement. Alex has over 20 years HR leadership multi-sector experience in technology, financial services, media and health. She has UK and international experience, and a track record in managing and facilitating organisational change. Alex promotes a collaborative, consultative, open and straightforward style of working.
Robert joined Bell in 2019 to take on the role of General Counsel and is responsible for global legal, governance and compliance functions.
Robert has more than 25 years’ legal experience in corporate and commercial transactions and disputes advising the smallest to the largest companies across the private and public sectors. His prior experiences include running his own law practice for 8 years and several years in Non – Exec Director, Company Secretary and General Counsel roles. Robert was also Chair of Bingo Express.
With much uncertainty and understandable concern surrounding the current Coronavirus crises, Bell Integration would like to communicate the following message to our valued community. As of 1st January 2021, we are:
Open for business and operating as usual.
All Bell employees are present for work, either working from home or from Bell office locations.
Our warehouses in Portsmouth and Wokingham are fully operational.
Our recycling vehicles are continuing to carry out IT Recycling and Data Destruction of Legacy IT equipment.
On a day-to-day basis, we are updating contingency planning in preparation for possible further circumstances.
Please be assured that we are taking precautionary measures to minimise and contain any risk of contagion with the health of our employees and are following guidance and advice from Government.