The Executive Team

Rachael Nevins - Executive Team

Rachael Nevins


Joining Adare SEC as Chief Financial Officer in August 2017, Rachael was appointed as Chief Executive Officer in September 2018. A passionate business leader, Rachael is driving Adare SEC forward with a focus on client services, technology and operations. Rachael has previously had a number of CFO roles in PE-backed businesses across a range of sectors, within these roles Rachael brought fresh insight to management and built platforms for successful growth. In her spare time, Rachael likes running and all things tennis related.

John Iandolo - Executive Team

John Iandolo


John joined Adare SEC as Chief Sales Officer in May 2018 with responsibility for the Sales strategy.  He is a focused sales leader, with a solid reputation for successful growth, innovation and transformation, demonstrated by his illustrious career history within the IT and Technology industry at companies such as Hewlett Packard, Telefonica Global Services and Intrinsic Technology (now Manitel). Outside of his passion for business, John refers to himself as one of life’s generalists, with a wide variety of hobbies and interests.  As an Italian, he is, naturally, an avid football fan, a film enthusiast and enjoys travelling. 

Nigel Berry - Executive Team

Christian Dickson


Christian joined Adare SEC in May 2019, following three successful years as Financial Director and Chief Operating Officer of Berwin & Berwin.  Beginning his exciting career at P&G, Christian has undertaken a number of roles within Production, Finance and Strategic Planning and more.  Although Christian has spent the last 17 years in commercial finance roles, his varied career enables him to bring a wealth of hands on experience to Adare SEC.  Christian promises to deliver sales and profit growth, by helping Adare SEC to provide a wider range of integrated communication solutions in a competitive sector, whilst also ensuring Adare SEC is a great and enjoyable place to work for all colleagues.  Outside of his career, Christian has 3 children, is a keen Liverpool FC supporter, enjoys running and cycling and manages a junior athletic team.

Tom Prestwich - Executive Team

Tom Prestwich


In November 2018 Tom joined Adare SEC as Chief Operating Officer. Tom will bring a wealth of industry and operational experience. His plans are to future proof Adare SEC, investing in hardware and technology, whilst further streamlining processes to achieve operational excellence. In his spare time Tom likes to spend time with his family, he is an avid cyclist and enjoys shooting. 

Lynette Hirst - Executive Team

Andrew Herd


Andrew joined Adare SEC in September 2019 after a career spanning 20 years through a number of senior level technology positions, most recently as CIO of Computershare Loan Services. Throughout his career, Andrew has led multiple technical projects, most recently leading the technology services for government owned banks. Andrew continues to develop Adare SEC’s delivery capability, focussing on leveraging innovation and building robust, secure and functionally rich systems in order to provide Adare SEC’s clients with best in sector platforms for customer communication and engagement. Outside of his career, Andrew enjoys spending time with his family, hill walking, music and reading.

Amanda Taylor - Executive Team

Amanda Taylor


Before joining Adare SEC in 1998, Amanda began her career in the Public Sector, moving in to IT in the Financial Services Sector, with managerial roles in both Operations and Projects.  Amanda’s time at Adare SEC has mainly been spent in our Client Services department, but she has undertaken many other roles, such as Head of Projects, Business Development Director and T&S Director, giving her a broad knowledge of the business, which she can bring to her department. Her goal is for Adare SEC to provide market-leading levels of customer service excellence, encouraging her teams to go above and beyond the norm to be the very best and to fully understand their clients’ needs to become true and trusted partners. Outside of Adare SEC, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and friends, holidays and scuba diving.

Lynette Hirst - Executive Team

Lynette Hirst


Lynette joined Adare SEC in January 2019 as Transformation Director, bringing with her a wealth of experience and knowledge of leading transformation projects across Sales, Operations and Financial Departments. Lynette’s aim for Adare SEC is to set up a Project Management Office that will offer best in class Project Management now and in the future.  Supporting the business areas through their change journey, Lynette and her team aim to provide industry leading client on-boarding processes and support the delivery of the strategic business plan. Outside of business transformation, Lynette enjoys dining out, running and travelling as much as her holiday allowance will allow!