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Board Members

James West

James is our Chair and co-founded the company back in 1999 with Mike Fischer. He loves technology and is the driving force behind loads of the exciting projects we work on at Alamy. As well as Alamy James also runs video monitoring company Manything, which turns spare smartphones and tablets into sophisticated video monitoring cameras.

Mike Fischer

Mike is our Vice-Chair and co-founded Alamy with James back in 1999. He also co-founded and was CEO of RM, the UK company that pioneered the use of technology in the classroom. He is founder of the Fischer Family Trust which runs projects in health and education. Working alongside Tim, James and John he develops the business strategy. He’s also a chairman of Manything.

Tim Pearson
Non-executive director

Tim is our non-executive director; he has loads of experience in the technical world and after joining RM as a graduate in 1981 built his way up to the CEO position at the same company in 2001. He works with Mike, James and John to develop the business strategy and shares his wealth of knowledge with other members of our team. He’s also a co founder of Manything.

Andy Harding
Chief Executive Officer

Andy is our CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and joined the company in December 2017. He’s responsible for setting the vision and strategy for the company and leading the senior management team. Before Alamy, Andy worked in retail and ecommerce for 20 years and is passionate about building amazing customer experiences. Andy is also board advisor to Yext and POQ.

John Schilizzi
Chief Operating Officer

John is our COO (Chief Operating Officer) and looks after the global operations at Alamy. He is the man in charge of keeping us all motivated and on track to achieve our goals. After training as a chartered accountant, John found his feet in the media and entertainment industry 21 years ago, starting off in the film business before moving to Alamy as CFO (Chief Financial Officer) in 2000.

Senior Team

Adam Goldberg
VP of Sales, North America

Adam Goldberg is our VP of Sales for North America and leads our US Sales Team on key accounts and new business sales in the advertising, corporate, publishing and broadcast markets. Adam has built up over 20 years experience in the stock industry working at Corbis, Archive Films/Photos and FPG International before joining Alamy in 2012.

Alan Capel
Head of Content

Alan is Head of Content for both Alamy and Stockimo. He started his photo-career at Tony Stone (now Getty Images) in 1990 before joining Alamy in 2000. He's responsible for the millions of images on our site and the photographers and agencies who supply them. Alan and his team are committed to sourcing new content, improving the photographer experience and managing our relationship with contributors.

Helen Hicks
Head of Marketing and Customer Service

Helen is our Head of Marketing and Customer Service. After 8 years building up the Alamy customer service team to become one of the best in the industry, she transitioned into marketing and is now also responsible for developing our digital marketing strategy to make sure we stand out in a hugely competitive market. Her focus is on delivering great products and a fantastic service for our customers.

James Hall
Head of News

James heads up our Alamy Live News team and is responsible for what comes in and goes out of the live news feed every day. Before joining Alamy in 2010, James worked on numerous local, regional and national newspapers racking up over 20 years experience in the news industry.

Kaldip Chohan
Head of Development

Kaldip is our Head of Development, after studying Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering he decided to move away from this field to pursue a career in software development. With over 26 years experience in developing software and 16 of those in the stock photo industry, Kaldip leads our offshore team overseeing the design, planning and implementation of software projects across the company.

Nick Hollingshead
IT Services Manager

Nick is our IT Services Manager and is responsible for making sure our networks and data centres can store the millions of images we have on our site, whilst still providing a fast website and seamless online experience. With over 7 years experience working in the Alamy IT team, Nick works hard to provide the best possible service for everyone on the site, and is occasionally found crawling around under our desks and fixing a broken mouse!

Prasanna Sundararajan
Chief Operating Officer

Prasanna is COO for our India office. He makes sure our India operations run smoothly and drives his team to work towards our business goals. Prasanna has a strong background in finance and operations and brings 25 years experience to his role.

Rachel Wakefield
Head of Sales

Rachel is our Head of Sales and stumbled on the stock image industry by chance when working at Oxford Scientific Films, editing and licensing wildlife video clips. Now with over 25 years experience in the stock industry she is responsible for leading the international sales team and global distributors. Her role also involves product development and innovation.

Richard Taylor
Head of Projects

Richard is our Head of Projects and SEO, his role is to oversee all projects and product development at Alamy and keep everything on track. He also spends a lot of his time working with the SEO team to get Alamy visible in search engines. Prior to working at Alamy he worked at BT’s research labs, and then spent many years at RM in various roles.

Srinivas Paladugu
CTO, Alamy India

Srini is our CTO (Chief Technical Officer) for India. He is responsible for the overall direction, implementation, coordination and support of all IT, design and development-related activities at our India office. Srini has more than 22 years of experience in the Technology Industry and plays an integral role in developing the growth of our India office.