Executive Team

Our Executive Team has extensive experience across a range of sectors.


Steve CallaghanStephen Callaghan

Stephen joined as Chief Executive Officer of Northgate Public Services in September 2016. He is responsible for the company’s overall strategic development, and has a considerable track record of growing and transforming businesses with particular expertise in software and services domains. He began his career in the British Army as a commissioned officer and studied electrical engineering at Cranfield University.    



Andrew Coll
Andrew Coll is Chief Financial Officer for Northgate Public Services. He is responsible for providing financial and business leadership for the company and for helping to determine and deliver the company strategy. Andrew joined NPS in November 2011 from System C plc, where he was CFO for four years, during which time the business expanded significantly. 


Ian Blackhurst

Ian Blackhurst is Executive Director for Solutions at Northgate Public Services. He is responsible for developing client solutions and for managing our large portfolio of software platforms and solutions. Ian previously worked at GEC-Marconi, Siemens, BAe Systems and blue 8 technologies in a variety of product development, sales and senior management roles.


Robyn Tolley

Robyn Tolley is Executive Director for Services at Northgate Public Services. He is responsible for developing our service partnerships and services business, utilising our intellectual property and transformation capability to offer better services to our clients. Robyn has previously worked at Noemalife, Cerner and iSoft in a variety of senior management roles.


Sandra Malone

Sandra Malone is the Director of Marketing for Northgate Public Services. She is responsible for the company Marketing Strategy, Corporate Communications and all marketing activities for the company. Sandra previously worked for British Telecom, Cable & Wireless, the 3Com Corporation and Grant Thornton in a variety of Director roles.

Ian Noble
Ian Noble is Chief Operating Officer for Northgate Public Services. He is responsible for governance, policy implementation, business process change, acquisition and disposal activity and offshore business development. Ian has been with NPS for 16 years, having previously held senior roles within the NHS and banking sector.

Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith is Human Resources Director for Northgate Public Services and leads strategic change and business development projects. Adept at creating optimal people strategies, Patrick has extensive experience in business acquisition and restructuring, TUPE, HR shared services, and developing, mentoring and managing leadership teams. Prior to NPS, Patrick was a senior manager at PWC’s HR Consulting practice delivering strategic change programmes to both the public sector and international clients. He has over 22 years of HR and change management experience.