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Leadership

 

Executive Team:

 

Espen Halvorsen
Chief Executive Officer

Espen Halvorsen joined OASIS Group in June 2018 and is currently serving as Interim Chief Executive Officer, having held the position of Chief Commercial Officer prior to this. Through his role as Interim CEO Espen oversees the strategic direction of OASIS Group, whilst maintaining and enhancing its status as a leading international RIM company. He has held several senior roles within the industry for over 15 years and has over 20 years’ experience working globally in executive roles building up businesses across the world. He founded an internet consultancy company which grew to be one of the largest in Norway.

 

 

 

 

David Manifold
Chief Financial Officer

David Manifold joined OASIS Group in July 2018 as the Chief Financial Officer. In this role he is responsible for leading and developing the Finance and Accounting functions and partnering with the CEO and management team in the development and delivery of strategic initiatives. With over 20 years of senior executive management experience he has driven transformational growth through the effective alignment of strategic initiatives with operational processes. David is a qualified Accountant and holds an MBA.

 

 

 

Ian O'Donovan
Director of Corporate Development

Ian O’Donovan joined OASIS Group in June 2018 as Director of Corporate Development. In this role he works closely with the wider OASIS team on all elements of the acquisition and integration processes associated with our busy corporate activity. Ian is a Chartered Accountant and has more than 20 years executive experience in corporate development and finance roles.

 

 

 

 

Jane Gallagher
Group HR Director

Jane leads the OASIS Group Human Resources function and is passionate about our Team Members fulfilling their potential within the Company. She has experience developing and executing talent and development strategies in growth companies with a particular focus on culture and engagement. Prior to joining OASIS, she held senior HR roles in Aramark and Capita and she holds a Bachelor in Business Studies from Dublin City University. She is also an associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development.

 

 

 

Senior Management Team:

 

 

Barbara Ellis
Director of Investment Realtions

Barbara is responsible for originating acquisitions in new geographic markets. As well as this, Barbara is responsible for welcoming new clients to OASIS following acquisitions, utilising her marketing experience to ensure new client needs are understood and met during the integration phase.

 

 

 

 

 

Claire Gallagher
Director of Integrations & Compliance

Claire’s career in the RIM industry began in 1999 and she has been part of the OASIS journey since inception. Claire brings her broad and cross-functional range of experience across OASIS to her role in overseeing the integration of our many acquisitions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Erika Deeter
Contracts Manager

Erika joined OASIS Group as Contracts Manager following a period of substantial growth for the Company. Responsible for the effective creation and management of contracts she supports all business units. Whilst supporting the Acquisitions & Integrations departments Erika undertakes an audit of all acquired Client contracts, providing analysis to the management team and internal stakeholders. With a focus on compliance Erika ensures that OASIS provide Clients with contractual documentation that are in line with current regulations.

 

 

Fiona Holdsworth
Director of Acquistions 

Fiona is responsible for originating acquisitions in OASIS' core markets. Fiona likes to forge strong relationships with potential acquisition targets, gaining a deep understanding of sellers needs such that we can deliver creative and market leading outcomes for both seller and buyer. Fiona has been with OASIS since 2014, making a significant contribution to our Industry leading acquisition track record.

 

 

 

John Alexander
Group Head of Client Experience

John leads Oasis Group in the delivery of Client Care services and proactive Client communication. With a focus on developing strategies that put the Client at the heart of OASIS and a passion for Client service delivery John ensures that services improve through the introduction and review of key business information, as well as cross-organisational stakeholder partnerships.  

Applying his extensive knowledge and over 20 years’ experience in senior management roles he has had great success in implementing processes that enhance the Client experience.

 

 

 

Nick Knight
Executive Vice President, Sales & Commercial Development

Nick is an experienced RIM industry professional having worked across various departments including operations, business development and sales. He is responsible for the sales, marketing and commercial strategy of OASIS Group. He tirelessly works with his team to meet and exceed our current and prospective Client’s expectations. Managing the diverse needs of the international client base through the implementation of customer-centric initiatives.

 

 

 

Steve Holmes
Head of Operations

Steve Holmes is responsible for the operational functions at OASIS and through his team constantly strives to improve the service levels and efficiency across the OASIS Group. With over 20 years’ experience within the RIM industry in various senior management roles, Steve has vast and proven management experience in the sector.

 

 

 

 

Steve Townley

Director of Technology

Steve Townley became a Team Member of the OASIS Group in February 2018 through the acquisition of Box-it UK Limited. His role is to provide stable, secure, innovative and efficient technology services that continue to meet the standards and expectations of our Clients. He has over 20 years’ experience of managing technical teams across a broad range of industry sectors and has overseen the creation and management of many business-critical technology services.

 

 

 

 

Founder & Vice Chairman

 

Dennis Barnedt
Founder & Vice Chairman

Having successfully founded and led one of the world’s largest record & information management companies, Access Information Management located in the USA, Dennis set his sights on Europe in 2009 and acquired OASIS Group. Headquartering the company in Dublin, Ireland the expansion onto the continent was not far behind. Now with over 30 locations across six countries, he transformed OASIS into one of the fastest growing and most dynamic companies in the industry. Still holding a seat on the Board, he works with Espen and the Leadership team to steer the continued growth of the Company.