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.