The Board

Alan Sellers

Executive Chairman

Alan Sellers was called to the Bar in 1991 at the Gray's Inn Bar and is currently practising from the Liverpool Civil Law Chambers. Alan is an expert in civil litigation, personal injury and credit hire claims and clinical and professional negligence, and he is recognised as a leading figure in these fields. Mr Sellers was one of the founders of the business and has been instrumental in forming Anexo Group plc as it operates today. On admission, Mr Sellers will continue to practise as one of Anexo's in-house team of barristers.


Mark Fryer

Chief Financial Officer

Mark is a qualified Chartered Accountant who joined the Group as a Director in August 2022. Formerly Mark held the position of Group Finance Director at Augean plc, a leading UK specialist waste management business, where he joined the Board in December 2016. Prior to this he was Group Finance Director of Dialight PLC and Manganese Bronze Holdings PLC. He also held the position of Interim Chief Finance Officer of two private equity owned businesses, Bridon International Ltd and Nualight Limited.

Samantha Moss

Bond Turner Managing Director

Samantha Moss graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in law and accountancy in 2003 and she was subsequently admitted as a solicitor in 2008. Samantha has worked at Bond Turner since 2004 and is currently Managing Director. Samantha is a specialist in clinical and professional negligence and civil litigation, including personal injury and credit hire claims. Samantha also maintains managerial responsibility for Bond Turner and overseas regulatory compliance, client care, complex claim, staff supervision, account and complaints handling. Samantha is married to Alan Sellers.


Dawn O'Brien

Director, Bond Turner

Dawn originally embarked upon a career as a Barrister and was called to the Bar by Middle Temple.  She joined Bond Turner in 2006 and was appointed CEO of Bond Turner in 2009.

Dawn 0'Brien (background)

Christopher Houghton

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Christopher Houghton is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants. He joined Park Group plc in 1986 in a finance role rising to Finance Director in 2001. After taking on operational responsibilities he became Chief Executive in 2012 retiring from the group in 2018.


Richard Pratt

Independent Non-Executive Director

Richard Pratt was called to the Bar in 1980 and has practised in Liverpool, specialising in criminal law. He was appointed a QC in 2006 and has been the head of his chambers since 2012 and leader of the Northern Circuit between 2011 and 2013. Richard is also a recorder of the Crown Court.


Roger Barlow

Independent Non-Executive Director

Roger Barlow is a Chartered Accountant and was a partner with KPMG until 2000. Since then he has held a number of directorships and is currently Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of Audit at a challenger bank, Bank & Clients plc. He is the independent member of the Audit Committee at the Information Commissioner's Office and was recently Chairman of Marsden Building Society and also Chair of Audit at a NHS Foundation Trust Hospital. He has also been CFO and Chairman of two AIM listed companies.


Saki Riffner

Non-Executive Director

Saki Riffner is Chief Investment Officer and Co-Founder of DBAY Advisors Ltd. where he is focusing on small cap investments in the UK and Continental Europe. He previously worked at Laxey Partners and Rothschild. Saki joined the Board of Anexo Group plc as Non-Executive Director in January 2021.


saki riffner

Dr Julian Addison

Non-Executive Director

Julian Addison is Managing Director and Operating Partner of DBAY Advisors Ltd. where he is focusing on small cap investments in the UK and Continental Europe. He previously worked at Movado Group and Rothschild. Julian joined the Board of Anexo Group plc as Non-Executive Director in May 2022.

Julian Addison

Mike Branigan

Non-Executive Director

Mike is the Senior Operating Partner at DBAY Advisors. He has over 40 years’ experience in developing and implementing strategies that have enhanced the competitive advantage of businesses in the USA, and Europe. Before joining DBAY in 2011, he worked in senior positions in Europe with TDG, Levi Strauss and Otis. He started his career with Coopers & Lybrand Management Consultants in the USA, moving to the UK practice in 1986. During his time with Coopers & Lybrand he designed, managed, and implemented supply chain re-engineering and business improvement assignments for more than fifty Fortune 500 companies. 

Mike Branigan


Page last updated: 21 September 2022