Our people

We are an experienced team with extensive technical, commercial and go-to-market expertise.

Meet the team at
Vannin Ventures

We look forward to working with you and helping your business reach its potential.

We are a small, focused, capable team able to call on many years experience in the commercialisation of telecoms and technology.

Tom Meageen

Tom Meageen

CEO

Tom has a wealth of over 30 years’ experience in international business development, innovation and developing strategic partnerships. Most recently, Tom was responsible for the overall leadership and strategic development of Manx Telecom’s Global Solutions business – a leading provider in international MVNE and connected M2M and IoT solutions. Moving on from Manx Telecom in 2016 to setup Vannin Ventures.    

Mike Bromwich

Mike Bromwich

CTO

Mike graduated with a degree in Information Engineering – combined Computer Science and Electronics and has extensive knowledge of IT, Telecommunications and Networking. Shortly after graduating Mike co-founded Advanced Systems Consultants – an IT consultancy and bespoke software house – that later merged to form PDMS Advanced Systems Group; Mike is also CEO of Partitionware.

Peter Callow

Peter Callow

Commercial Operations Director

Peter began his telecoms career in Marketing and moved through a number of commercial roles covering Interconnect, Roaming and Wholesale relations.

In 2010 he became Head of Wholesale and Regulation and in 2015 joined the Manx Telecom Trading Board. He set up Vannin Ventures with Tom in 2016.

Tim Dowling

Innovation Director

Tim has a passion for innovation, so it is unsurprising that this forms the common thread through his career.

Whether working on financial services, mobile telecoms or beer, Tim has enjoyed the challenge of inventing new solutions to consumer needs.

Most recently, working in the Virgin Group and with other leading brands, he has led the development and launch of new mobile businesses, across a range of markets.

David Bufton

Finance Business Partner

David joined Vannin Ventures after working for four years for an online media company. Prior to that David worked as an auditor for nine years in the UK and on the Isle of Man, and during this period he qualified as a chartered accountant.

David particularly enjoys work around financial forecasting and modelling, and he is excited about the opportunities to do this within Vannin Ventures given their ambitious growth plans.

Outside of work David enjoys spending time with family and playing and watching a variety of sports.

Find out all the latest news about Vannin Ventures and the businesses we’re working with

New Director appointment for Vannin Ventures

Iarla Hughes joins Vannin Ventures board as Director with effect from 12th November 2018 after becoming Manx Telecom’s new CFO.

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Goshawk technology is launched on the Isle of Man as MT clearSound on 19th September 2018

Manx Telecom launched a new service on the Isle of Man to improve the clarity of mobile calls. The service, MT clearSound is based on the technology of Goshawk Communications, part of the Vannin Ventures group of companies. Click on the links below to read the full press release and a video covering the event.

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Vannin Ventures signs agreement with BT to deliver Goshawk over EE network as a new MVNO in 2019

Manx Telecom Plc (AIM: MANX; the “Company”), the leading communication solutions provider on the Isle of Man, is delighted to provide the following update on its business incubator, Vannin Ventures, and the lead investment in its portfolio, Goshawk Communications (“Goshawk”).

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