Our People

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Henry Duncombe

Henry Duncombe

Managing Director

For the last ten years Henry has been the driving force behind Lanware and its vision to be the leading technology outsourcing partner to the financial services industry.

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As Lanware’s Managing Director his client-focused approach and technical background has enabled the company to build long term relationships with its financial services clients.

Henry’s key objective with all Lanware clients is to always deliver service excellence and then earn the reputation as a trusted partner who responds to the changing needs of their business.

Research shows that very few service providers truly achieve this accolade from their clients as they struggle to deliver on the promises they made. This trust sits within the core values of Lanware and the many clients who’ve been with the company for over a decade demonstrate this success.

Henry’s experience stretches over 15 years’ starting as a senior technologist within a world-class engineering & computing environment at Rolls-Royce Aerospace, through to working on major EDS outsourcing accounts for clients including the DWP and Amlin.

Henry has a 1st class BSc (Hons) in Industrial Management and in his spare time is a keen golfer.

Rosalyn Breedy

Rosalyn Breedy

Non exec Director

Rosalyn has been a Corporate and then Financial Services lawyer for over 22 years working in private practice, investment banking and at a multi-family office. 

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Rosalyn has a keen interest in financial regulation and policy work and writes and speaks regularly on these matters.

She specialises in advising trustees, family businesses and offices, private capital investors, private wealth managers and entrepreneurs (particularly private equity, hedge fund principals, fintech businesses) and other city professionals.

She provides corporate and financial services advice. Rosalyn also establishes family and private funds, advises fund management businesses and acts on a range of private equity and joint venture deals.

Rosalyn is a member of the Financial Services Lawyers Association, International Bar Association and the International Forum.

Paul Smitherman

Paul Smitherman

Marketing Director

As the Marketing Director for Lanware, Paul brings with him over 25 successful years in senior marketing and business development roles across the IT Services and Consulting Industry.

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He has worked specifically in the Outsourcing, Business Applications and Management Consulting arena, heading marketing and alliances teams for leading Consulting and Systems Integrators. His particular focus at Lanware is responsibility for the complete spectrum of marketing strategy and communications.

With a degree in business studies, and a post graduate diploma in marketing he brings a wealth of experience across a multitude of complex business solution and industries. His family keep him busy, but when he does get some spare time, Paul enjoys running, skiing and occasionally a bit of amateur dramatics.

Erica Correia

Erica Correia

Head of Projects and Consultancy

As Head of Projects and Consultancy, Erica brings over 13 years of experience within several areas of IT with particular focus on Service Management and Project Management.

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Erica has delivered several projects and programmes for the business and for IT within the Financial Services.

She has worked mainly within internal IT departments delivering projects to the business with an extensive delivery experience managing some of the biggest Outsourcing companies in the market. She has also worked as part of an Outsourced Managed Service Provider.

Erica’s role within Lanware is to lead Projects & Consultancy delivering value to all Lanware’s clients.

Erica is completing her BSc (Honours) in Psychology and she is a life coach.

James Tovey

James Tovey

Finance Director

As Finance Director of Lanware, James brings with him 17 years’ of experience 15 of which has been in the IT outsourcing sector.

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Post-graduation, James chose to follow the path of management accountancy as he was drawn to the ability of the role to shape and develop a business. He’s worked in various roles from internal cost control to bidding for large multi-year government outsourcing contracts and turnaround of loss making contracts. Consistently, the elements James has enjoyed in these roles have involved the collaboration of finance with delivery and project teams to drive improvements for both clients and company.

James’ role as Finance Director at Lanware involves providing a framework of robust financial controls and reporting and using the output of these to provide strategic support to the SLT in order to aid decision making and shape the future direction and growth of Lanware.

Anita Scroccaro

Anita Scroccaro

Head of HR

Anita is the Human Resources Manager responsible for all aspects of both strategic and operational HR at Lanware. 

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Anita’s broad experience includes talent acquisition, employee engagement, learning and development, coaching, change management and employee benefits.

Her career in Human Resources spans 18 years spent predominantly within the IT and Technology sector working for both large and small companies.

Anita holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Studies from Brunel University and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

Outside of work, Anita enjoys going to the gym and is a keen runner, having recently completed the London Marathon.

Ian Brookes

Ian Brookes

Service Operations Manager

As Service Operations Manager of Lanware, Ian brings over 20 years’ worth of experience within IT Service Management.

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Ian has a wealth of experience delivering numerous IT Services across different industries including, Finance, Defence, Central Government departments and Telecommunications.

He has worked both within internal IT departments delivering services to multiple teams as well as having extensive experience delivering IT Services as part of an Outsourced Managed Service Provision.

Ian’s role within Lanware is primarily managing the BAU (business as usual) teams providing services to all Lanware’s clients. This includes Service Desk and Infrastructure & Operations ensuring that all services are delivered to and exceed contracted agreements whilst identifying opportunities for Continuous Service Improvements.

Since moving to London Ian enjoys visiting historical sites of interest and sharing these experiences with his family.

Our services

Our 4 pillars for a complete choice of outsourced IT services - all tailored to the needs of the financial services sector.

Finance Forward 365

Microsoft modern workplace & cloud technology for digital transformation.

Compliant Teams

Increased productivity & collaboration with call recording whilst reducing costs.

Cyber Security

Keep your data secured against rapidly changing threats within Financial Services.

Personal Service

A responsive, high-touch service desk tailored to the needs of financial services.

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