Management Team

Management Team

Simon Hall

Simon Hall

Co-founder, CEO
Simon is responsible for the company’s overall strategy and direction. Under Simon’s leadership, Coeus has successfully evolved into a leading digital mobile workforce specialist, who is transforming workplaces with its intelligent and award-winning solutions.
Simon’s passion for technology was a driver in his decision to co-found Coeus Software with business partner Christopher Eccles in 2006, with the mission of creating an affordable, commoditised cloud solution, that could mobilise and digitise business processes for any size business. It is the culmination of a successful career which includes:
  • Setting up HeliMedia Ltd in 1994, which has gone on to become a lead-ing global specialist of airborne technology projects in military, public safety and commercial projects across the globe.
  • Working with global aerospace and defense providers Wescam Technology, to build their UK presence.
  • Three years with Troll Technology Corporation, as key member of their management team.
  • 10 years as a BBC broadcast engineer with involvement in high profile projects that included the transition from analogue to digital broadcasting.
Christopher Eccles

Christopher Eccles

Co-founder, CTO
Christopher is a co-founder of Coeus Software, and leads its software strategy, architecture and the implementation of its PoliceBox and Quvo cloud-based workforce mobility platforms. The Cambridge University graduate is also responsible for managing the company’s research and development activities.
A Chartered Engineer and also a member of the IET, Christopher’s past notable achievements include:
  • Co-founding Coeus Software in 2006 with Simon Hall.
  • Prior to this, launching a software consultancy to specify and develop applications for major public and private sector clients.
  • Project managing the roll-out of a worldwide digital satellite distribution system for the BBC World Service.
  • Managing the introduction of a national automated monitoring system for over 1,000 BBC transmitter sites across the UK.
  • Securing MSc’s in Project Engineering and Software Development, having achieved his first degree at Cambridge University
Peter Wilson

Peter Wilson

VP Operations
Peter joined Coeus in 2011 and is responsible for overseeing the day to day activities of its operations, support and integration offices at BOHO 5 in Middlesbrough’s Digital City. As a key member of the Coeus Management Team, Peter has developed customer-facing operations for the company that include its ITIL-based services and PRINCE2 compliant project management systems.
Peter’s extensive experience includes:
  • Over fifteen years in the IT industry, principally focused on the delivery of secure solutions for the security and public safety sector.
  • Prior to joining Coeus, Peter joined Northamptonshire Police’s National ANPR Co-ordination Team in 2005, helping to grow the Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) system to a national solution used by 43 police forces
  • Joined Northamptonshire Police in 2003 as a Systems Analyst for ANPR
  • Graduated from Teesside University in 1997 with a degree in Information Sciences
Steve Maggs

Steve Maggs

Chief Financial Officer
Steve is responsible for overseeing the company’s financial operations, high-level forecasting and planning.
In this key position, Steve is able to draw on his financial expertise and a strong background within the software industry, to ensure Coeus is always in the best possible shape to fund its operations and growth.
David Potter

David Potter

Chairman
David leads the company’s board of directors. Drawing on his wealth of experience, David is responsible for advising and steering the activities of the board, so it best serves the long term aims of the company.
David has built up a substantial amount of strategic and business expertise, having directed some of the city’s most high-profile investment companies, including Alva Capital, Maven Capital Partners and Gresham House Strategic over the last 20 years.