The continuing rapid growth of the digital world means our market opportunity is vast and growing. We have put in place many of the building blocks needed to capitalise on this, including a network of global channel partners. We are confident of further progress in the year ahead as we move through to the next stages of commercialisation.

For more on our market and strategy please see our latest Annual Report.

The Board

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Stephen Davidson

Non-Executive Chairman

Stephen is currently Non-executive chairman of JSE listed Datatec Limited, Non-executive director of Informa plc and Non-executive director of Restore plc. In his earlier career, Stephen was CFO, then CEO, of Telewest Communications plc and Vice Chairman of investment banking at WestLB Panmure.

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Sir Bryan Carsberg

Non-Executive Director

Former Director General of OFT and Oftel, Sir Bryan Carsberg brings vast experience of the communications industry. Previously holding board positions with Cable & Wireless Communications plc, Inmarsat plc and RM plc. In 2002 was Adviser to the Joint Parliamentary Committee to undertake of the proposed new Communications bill, now the Communications Act, 2003.

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Dr. Mark Reilly

Non-Executive Director

Head of the Technology Division of IP Group plc, Mark has held numerous advisory positions in innovative high-tech companies such as Ultrahaptics Ltd and Mirriad Ltd. and overseen successful IP Group exits such as Overlay Media and AIM-listed Tracsis plc. Mark holds a PhD in Engineering from the University of Cambridge.

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Paul Spence

Non-Executive Director

Paul has spent much of his career with Capgemini holding various roles including deputy group CEO and CEO of Capgemini Global Outsourcing Services. As well extensive IT experience he has a broad international background. Paul is a graduate of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is currently a Non-Executive Director of G4S.

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Dave Page

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Dave has advised on multinational corporate business systems, with roles in enterprise, outsourcing, software and hardware companies including establishing and leading the Consulting team for the $1 billion European Service Provider line of business at Cisco. Dave was the founding member of the management team at Nexagent, a venture funded software business acquired by EDS in 2008.

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Steve Bennetts

Chief Financial Officer

Steve qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young and has spent his career in the technology sector, working as EMEA Finance Director at several Nasdaq quoted companies. He led the team that established Amazon’s European operations, managing the early hyper-growth. More recently working at VC funded UK based companies including Content Technologies sold for approximately $1 billion.

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Robin Young

Chief Operating Officer

Robin Young was appointed Chief Operating Officer in October 2015. Robin has extensive CIO, COO, Experience, working at companies such as Mitchells & Butlers, GlaxoSmithKline, Procter & Gamble, Ford Motor Company, HBOS and Citigroup.

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The Board

Actual Experience is an AIM quoted company and, accordingly, compliance with the UK Corporate Governance Code (the ‘Code’) is not mandatory. However, the Company remains committed to high standards of corporate governance and seeks to comply with the spirit of the Code to the extent practicable for a public company of its size. In addition, the Company seeks to follow the recommendations of the Quoted Companies Alliance in relation to the corporate governance of companies on AIM.

The Board meets at least six times a year and in addition holds informal discussions with Executive Directors and senior operational management.

The Board has a schedule of matters reserved for its approval, which includes strategy, acquisition and disposal of subsidiaries and intellectual property, annual budgets and progress to the achievement of these budgets, reviews of any significant risks facing the Group, receiving reports on the views of Company shareholders, consideration of major capital projects, and significant financing matters. The Board has delegated certain powers and duties to the Board Committees, all of which operate within clearly defined terms of reference and in accordance with the Code, where applicable.

The Audit Committee

The Audit Committee is chaired by Sir Bryan Carsberg and the other committee members are Mark Reilly and Paul Spence. The Audit Committee determines and examines matters relating to the financial affairs of Actual Experience including the terms of engagement of the Company's auditors and, in consultation with the auditors, the scope of the audit. It receives and reviews reports from management and the Company's auditors relating to the half yearly and annual accounts and the accounting and the internal control systems in use throughout the Company.

Audit Committee; Terms of Reference

The Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee is chaired by Mark Reilly and the other committee members are Stephen Davidson and Sir Bryan Carsberg. The independent Non-Executive Chairperson sits on the Remuneration Committee. The Remuneration Committee reviews and makes recommendations in respect of the Directors' remuneration and benefits packages, including share options and the terms of their appointment. The Remuneration Committee also makes recommendations to the Board concerning the allocation of share options to employees under the Share Option Scheme.

Remuneration Committee; Terms of Reference

The Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee is chaired by the independent Non-Executive Chairman, Stephen Davidson, and the other committee members are Dave Page, Mark Reilly and Paul Spence. The Nominations Committee monitors the size and composition of the Board and the other Board Committees, is responsible for identifying suitable candidates for board membership and monitors the performance and suitability of the current Board on an ongoing basis.

Nominations Committee; Terms of Reference

The Risk Committee

The Risk Committee is chaired by Paul Spence and the other committee members are senior managers of the Company, including the Chief Financial Officer. The Risk Committee determines the overall process to identify, manage and control risk within Actual Experience. It is responsible for developing the Risk Policy and approving any subsequent changes to its content. The Risk Committee receives reports from management on the residual risks within Actual Experience and determines the appropriate level of risk appetite for the Company.

Risk Committee; Terms of Reference

Nominated Adviser and Broker
N+1 Singer Advisory LLP
One Bartholomew Lane

Legal Advisers
Osborne Clarke
2 Temple Back East
Temple Quay

Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
Glass Wharf
Temple Quay

Link Asset Services
The Registry
34 Beckenham Road

Public Relations Adviser
Alma PR
Aldwych House
71-91 Aldwych

Investor Contacts
Investor Relations

Actual Experience plc
Quay House
The Ambury

Share Symbol: ACT
Currency: GBP

Security Restrictions: No restrictions on transfer of securities

Number of shares in issue: 44,816,213
Percentage of AIM Securities not in public hands: 57.11%

Significant Shareholders

(as at 13th October 2017)

Shareholder Number of Ordinary Shares Percentage of issued Ordinary Shares
IP Group 9,928,384 22.15%
Lombard Odier 6,870,974 15.33%
M&G 6,615,674 14.76%
Mr. Michael Edge 3,195,000 7.13%
Queen Mary University of London 2,610,000 5.82%
Mr. Dave Page 1,932,368 4.31%
Professor Jonathan Pitts 1,879,750 4.19%
Ruffer 1,877,677 4.19%
Allianz 1,709,594 3.81%
Other Directors Number of Ordinary Shares Percentage of issued Ordinary Shares
Steve Bennetts* 175,500 0.39%
Dr. Mark Reilly 65,500 0.15%
Stephen Davidson* 20,000 0.04%
Robin Young* 7,200 0.02%

*Excluding share options.

The Company is not listed on any other exchanges or trading platforms. Actual Experience is subject to the UK City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

Actual Experience Plc is a company incorporated and registered in England and Wales, registered number 06838738. The company's headquarter's are in the UK, with regional sales offices in the US.

This page provides access to all of the information and documentation required of us under Rule 26 of the AIM Rules. The information provided here was last updated on 13th October 2017.


Total Voting Rights 11th January 2018

Wednesday, 10 January 2018

Placing Circular

Thursday, 2 March 2017

Placing circular 28 May 2015

Thursday, 21 December 2017

Admission Document

Friday, 14 February 2014

Certificate of Incorporation

Tuesday, 11 February 2014

Articles of Association

Thursday, 21 December 2017