Key people.

We pride ourselves on having a team of professionals with over 25 years of experience, specifically in travel.

Simon Powell


Having worked for over twenty-five years in travel, Simon has become widely known within the industry.

Passionate about transforming business through technology, Simon is an investor in various businesses and has vast experience as CEO and Chairman.

Matt Wakerley

Group CFO

Matt founded Clarius Finance Ltd in 2011. He trained and qualified with PricewaterhouseCoopers before undertaking a number of Finance Director roles, successfully growing and exiting a number of medium sized technology businesses.

Matt now specialises in working as a consultant Finance Director to a portfolio of businesses, working especially with fast growing and turnaround businesses, helping them to develop a commercial financial strategy.

George Mortali

Group Operations Director

Formerly Managing Director of Comtec (Europe) Ltd, George has taken up the role of Group Operations Director at Inspiretec since March 2018. 

George joined Comtec in January 2003 having previously worked at senior management level for a major UK travel company. He has over thirty years’ experience in the travel industry. George is responsible for the implementation of a number of large successful travel projects.

Richard Baker

Group Sales & Marketing Director

Richard Baker founded digital agency Sequence in 1995 and has worked with various digital and web-based projects for the last 22 years.

He is currently Group Sales & Marketing Director for Inspiretec since its formation and helps travel organisations identify opportunities for growth.

Helen Baldwin

Group HR Director

Helen Baldwin is Group HR Director at Inspiretec and has worked with the team since 2009. Helen’s background is working in senior HR roles in SME businesses specialising in the IT and Professional Services sectors.

As Director at Inspiretec, Helen leads the HR function for the group including; technical recruitment, performance management, training and development and reward.