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Executive Team

Executive Team

Nick Petheram


As CEO, Nick’s focus is to lead and support the executive team to deliver against the strategic goals of the company, and to continue to engage with customers and partners to ensure the alignment of Bell’s strategy and customer requirements.

Nick has held senior management and Board-level roles in many organisations including ICL and Veritas, and latterly with Board roles at Morse and 2E2 and Bell Integration.



Manpreet Gill


Manpreet is an operational and strategically-focused CMA qualified Chief Financial Officer with more than 20 years experience in the IT services sector. As Chief Financial Officer, Manpreet is responsible for all financial controls of the business and has a strong track record in successful delivery of timely, accurate and relevant financial and management information supporting the business to maximise revenue and profit.

Neil Pratt

Sales Director

Neil has been instrumental in driving solution sales into Bell’s customers for nearly 20 years.

His hands on-team leadership style ensures that his skilled sales team deliver procurement services and enterprise solutions which meet and exceed their customer’s expectations.





Patricia Druken

Chief Operating Officer

Joined Bell in 2020

Pat is responsible for Bell’s global procurement delivery and operations functions. Former roles include Head of Information Technology at Eastspring Investments, as well as senior roles at Aberdeen Asset Management, Scottish Widows and HSBC.





Alex Kennedy

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 Cain

General Counsel

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 former roles include leading his own legal practice, Blaser Mills, Non-Executive Director of Cognisco Group, Chair of the Board for Bingo Express and General Counsel and Company Secretarial roles in other leading law firms.

Edward Long

Head of Pre-Sales and Analytics

Ed joined Bell as Head of Pre-Sales and Analytics in 2019 to manage proposals and deliver solutioning and data analytics for new customers.  Ed has extensive experience including senior procurement and management consulting roles at HP, Accenture and Nexco.