About NetDimensions

Management Team

Senior Management

Jay Shaw

Jay Shaw
Chief Executive Officer

Jay co-founded NetDimensions after more than a decade with NASDAQ-listed The Princeton Review (TPR). Jay's experience includes running TPR operations in the US and Asia, in which capacity he held executive responsibility for organising and delivering both academic and corporate training programs on a commercial basis. Jay taught English in China in 1984 and 1985. Jay is responsible for general Group management and sales.

Ray Ruff

Ray Ruff
Chief Scientist

Ray co-founded NetDimensions, having joined the Group from Sybase. Ray previously served as open systems group manager at Unisys in the US. Ray holds an M.S. in computer science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ray is responsible for managing the technical and product development areas of the Group.

Matthew Chaloner

Matthew Chaloner
Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining NetDimensions, Matthew, worked in a variety of senior financial positions before the appointment as CEO of UK-listed company, Howle Holdings plc (Howle) in 2003. After successfully executing the sale of Howle to AIM listed electronics manufacturer Elektron Technology plc (Elektron) in 2006, he acted as Financial Controller for its largest division in Elektron where he sets up a Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise (WFOE) in Shenzhen, China and successfully offshored manufacturing. From March 2010, Matthew has acted as Business Development Director responsible for targeting new business opportunities both in mainland China and overseas. Matthew is a Fellow of the ACCA and an Associate of the CIMA.

Rienk Brouwer

Rienk Brouwer
General Counsel

Rienk holds an LLB and LLM from VU Amsterdam and an MBA from CUHK (Hong Kong). Rienk is also a qualified solicitor in the Netherlands and a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP) with the IAPP. Prior to joining NetDimensions, Rienk worked in corporate finance for a Hong Kong based M&A advisory firm. Rienk also practiced as a solicitor in the Netherlands where he worked for Holland Van Gijzen LLP, a leading Dutch corporate law firm and strategic alliance partner with Ernst & Young.

Robert Lowe

Robert Lowe
Chief Technology Officer

Prior to joining NetDimensions in December, 2000, Rob worked for gorillasia.com, a portal for Internet professionals in Asia that encompassed content management, community and e-commerce functions. He holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Oxford University and a master's in computing from Cambridge University. In 2000, Rob co-founded the Hong Kong Java User Group (HKJUG) to promote the acceptance and adoption of Java-based technologies. He remains an active member of the group's management committee.

Jill Mahony

Jill Mahony
Chief Human Resources Officer

Prior to joining NetDimensions, Jill was a senior consultant in IBM having worked on complex HR transformation projects and strategies with multinational multicultural global companies and FTSE 100 clients. She helped develop and implement the merger strategy for PWC where she had responsibility for TUPE transfer, culture integration and best of breed consulting practices. More recently she has been working as an HR Management Consultant and Coach. Jill is responsible for NetDimensions’ global HR network.

Board of Directors

Jay Mervin Shaw
Chief Executive Officer | Born in 1960

Jay co-founded NetDimensions after more than a decade with NASDAQ-listed The Princeton Review (TPR). Jay's experience includes running TPR operations in the US and Asia, in which capacity he held executive responsibility for organising and delivering both academic and corporate training programs on a commercial basis. Jay taught English in China in 1984 and 1985. Jay is responsible for general Group management and sales.

Ray Cecil Ruff
Chief Scientist | Born in 1955

Ray co-founded NetDimensions, having joined the Group from Sybase. Ray previously served as open systems group manager at Unisys in the US. Ray holds an M.S. in computer science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Ray is responsible for managing the technical and product development areas of the Group.

Matthew Chaloner
Chief Financial Officer | Born in 1971

Prior to joining NetDimensions, Matthew, worked in a variety of senior financial positions before the appointment as CEO of UK-listed company, Howle Holdings plc (Howle) in 2003. After successfully executing the sale of Howle to AIM listed electronics manufacturer Elektron Technology plc (Elektron) in 2006, he acted as Financial Controller for its largest division in Elektron where he sets up a Wholly Foreign Owned Enterprise (WFOE) in Shenzhen, China and successfully offshored manufacturing. From March 2010, Matthew has acted as Business Development Director responsible for targeting new business opportunities both in mainland China and overseas. Matthew is a Fellow of the ACCA and an Associate of the CIMA.

Graham Malcolm Higgins
Non-Executive Chairman | Born in 1951

Graham is Managing Director of TalentFire Ltd, an executive coaching & development company based in the UK and delivering leadership workshops and executive coaching worldwide. Graham holds a Full Technical Certificate in Telecommunications (5th Year City and Guilds). Graham chairs the Remuneration and Nomination committees.

Anna Louise Thompson
Non-Executive Director | Born in 1968

Anna is currently Director, Flight Operations at Cathay Pacific Airways Limited after 2 years as General Manager Aircrew where she is responsible for managing planning, rostering, recruitment, personnel, and industrial relations. Prior to taking up this post, she was seconded to be Chief Operating Officer of Air Hong Kong, a regional all-cargo carrier that Cathay Pacific partnered with DHL Express to develop the express freight network in Asia. She has been working with Cathay Pacific for over 20 years with positions including General Manager, South East Asia (based in Singapore), and General Manager Airports (based in Hong Kong). Anna holds a BA (Hons) in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Trinity College, Oxford. Anna chairs the Audit Committee.

 
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