The Executive Team

Rachael Nevins - Executive Team

Rachael Nevins

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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.

Nigel Berry - Executive Team

Christian Dickson

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

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

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

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

CHIEF DIGITAL AND INFORMATION OFFICER

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.

Lynette Hirst - Executive Team

Tracy Toon

PEOPLE DIRECTOR

Tracy joined Adare SEC in November 2019 as People Director. With more than 30 years of experience in the financial services sector, Tracy held a number of senior HR roles and was chief operating officer for Santander’s retail contact centres. Tracy works across Adare SEC’s three sites to lead colleague engagement, as well as implement the ‘attract, develop and retain’ strategy, to ensure the company’s client-centric approach is at the core of its transformation strategy. Tracy also ensures Adare SEC’s colleagues feel truly valued as part of the company’s journey, and that it continues to be a great place to work for everyone!