Management Team

Our Board combines a wealth of business leadership experience with a deep knowledge of our sector and a unified vision for success. We look forward to welcoming new diverse and value-adding talent to our team as the Group continues to grow.

GUSTAVE GEISENDORF
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Gustave Geisendorf is the CEO of Zutec since March 2020 and has worked in the position since then. He has meaningful experience of business transformations and he has held operational roles including Chief Executive Officer for Domino’s Pizza Scandinavia. Previously Gustave held corporate finance and private equity advisory roles as a Director at Citigroup and Lehman Brothers and as Portfolio Manager at Folksam.

Gustave holds a BSc in International Economics and Business Administration from Uppsala University in Sweden and an MSc in Finance from Cass Business School in London.

Shareholding in the company: 0

Warrants in the company: 10,950,000

Independent to
Company Management: No
Major Shareholders: No

BRUCE MORRISON
Chief Financial Officer

Bruce has over 25 years’ commercial experience in finance strategy, accounting fundraising, M&A and disposals. Bruce was most recently CFO at Smartspace Software plc, a SaaS company operating in ‘smart buildings’ and workspace optimisation.  Prior to that, he was Group Finance Director at Bond International Software plc, where he led a successful divestment of all operations, with £55 million returned to shareholders. He held this role for 13 years. ACA qualified, Bruce started his career as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in audit and transaction advisory work before transitioning to FD and CFO roles for publicly listed and private organisations in IT, media and leisure. This included eight years as FD of Wembley Stadium Limited, which owned and operated the Wembley Complex including the Stadium, Arena and Conference and Exhibition Centre.

EMILY HOPSON-HILL
Chief Technology and Operations Officer

Emily has always worked with exciting technology companies, across telecoms, investment banking, media, property tech and now brings that experience to the construction industry at the BuildData group. Starting as a software developer, Emily grew to managing development teams, then support organisations, and global professional services and product organisations and combines all of that as our Group Chief Technology and Operating Officer. Emily is excited about BuildData because the industry is just about to crest the wave on digital transformation and our companies and solutions are perfectly positioned to help building developers and owners, housebuilders and housing associations in the efficient and future-proofed management of data. Emily is passionate about technology, both at work and home, enjoying gaming, media and to mix it up, a spot of fine dining!

ALEX MATHIESON
Chief Revenue Officer

Alex is the Chief Revenue Officer at Builddata and responsible for leading the sales and customer success organisations across the group. Alex believes there is a huge opportunity in construction right now, as our key buyers turn to tech to support regulatory compliance and meet sustainability targets, while boosting productivity.  With 20 years in sales and leadership, Alex’s collaborative style of bringing all functions together to enable customer success sets him apart. Prior to Builddata, he led Thinkproject in the UK and spent ten years leading software sales teams across EMEA and Australia at Pitney Bowes. A competitive sailor, when he’s not working, Alex can be found spending with family and friends on the water.

MARIA HUDSON
Chief Marketing Officer

With over 20 years’ experience, Maria has led global marketing teams at SaaS companies including SDL, Acision, Mavenir and Sensat, with responsibility for brand building and corporate marketing, communications, digital experience and demand generation across these companies. As a collaborative leader, at BuildData Maria is leading the marketing initiatives to build brand equity and awareness, while delivering compelling and highly integrated campaigns to key global audiences and buyers by bringing solutions to market and enabling sales. With the residential market ripe for the picking as it embraces construction tech, Maria is excited to be part of the group. In her spare time, Maria is a mum to her one year old daughter and loves outdoor pursuits.