SNX offer a highly flexible platform to solve the most critical issues faced by the financial industry. To date the XT Platform product suite has attracted an impressive base of industry leaders in areas such as Research, Sales and Trading, Investment Banking and an ever increasing number of financial businesses. We pride ourselves on our speed of development, usability and the high calibre of our staff, all of which ensure we deliver the best Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions possible to financial firms.

SNX offer simple yet powerful solutions to help our customers improve access to relevant information, improve communication, stay in control of regulatory matters and ensure higher levels of workflow automation. This allows our customers to compete and add real value to their operations.


Joe Sluys

Joe is a graduate in economics and began his career working in technology for a large investment bank before moving on to a large US asset manager. Joe’s technology career was in the area of business analysis and business intelligence. In 2005, Joe founded a business that became an award-winning IT infrastructure and managed services provider within the UK financial services market. This business is thriving and Joe is now focused on achieving his vision for SNX Systems. Joe has always had a passion for business and an entrepreneurial spirit.

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Nigel Wood

Nigel has a degree in Computer Science and 25 years experience in the City as a proprietary trader and a market-maker.

As a director at Dresdner Kleinwort, WestLB Panmure and Nomura, his product experience included vanilla equity, equity derivatives and structured products.

In 2013, Nigel setup his own business to deliver CRM solutions to UK brokers.

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Melanie Ellyard

Melanie is a highly experienced sales and marketing professional with over 20 years experience. Melanie has particular expertise in business strategy, having served at board level, strategic account management, project management, new business sales and partnership building. Melanie has experience with ‘start up’ companies and ‘blue chip’ companies such as Financial Times, ICV, Thomson Reuters and HSBC Asset Management.

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Jon Carp

Jon has over 33 years experience of working in the City. In 2000 Jon joined Credit Agricole in the Equity Broker Cheuvreux where he established and ran the Electronic trading team for Europe. In 2002 he spent 2 years in New York establishing the US business before returning to the UK to run the Electronic Trading sales team globally. Under Jon’s leadership, the team designed new products for the bank and increased team revenues to €70 mln pa. In 2013 Jon joined Societe Generale, Newedge,in the Prime Broking area to establish an Equity product.

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Alistair Sutherland

Alistair holds a BEng (hons) degree in Software Engineering and has over 10 years experience in the Software industry. Since 2004 Alistair has worked with successful start-ups as well as a multi-national fortune 500 software company.

Alastair has impressive technical experience, his career having spanned coding to enterprise architecture. In addition, Alastair has considerable leadership experience managing distributed teams in the successful delivery of software products, on-time, in an Agile environment.

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Andy Makeham

Andy has a proven track record with start-ups and early stage companies, having been involved in several in his 40 year career in the software industry in both the private sector and public markets. The last one, K3, he founded, took public and grew to £70m sales.

A seasoned CEO, Andy’s skills lie in driving the growth potential of companies, creating a clear vision and strategy, fundraising and building effective management teams.

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