UKCloud Limited (“UKC”) and Virtual Infrastructure Group Limited (“VIG”) (together “the Companies”) – in Compulsory Liquidation

On 25 October 2022, the Companies were placed into Liquidation with the Official Receiver appointed as Liquidator and J Robinson and A M Hudson simultaneously appointed as Special Managers to manage the liquidation process on behalf of the Official Receiver.

Further information regarding the Liquidations can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/virtual-infrastructure-group-limited-and-ukcloud-limited-information-for-creditors-and-interested-parties

Contact details:
For any general queries relating to the Liquidations please email ukcloud@uk.ey.com
For customer related queries please email ukcloudcustomers@uk.ey.com
For supplier related queries please email ukcloudsuppliers@uk.ey.com

Our Leadership

An experienced team with the capability to grow UKCloud

Meet our Leaders

Jeffrey Thomas

Chairman

Jeffrey has over 25 years of senior management experience in IT.

Jeffrey Thomas

Chairman


Jeffrey has over 25 years of senior management experience in IT, property, entertainment and logistics in the UK, Europe and USA and has been involved with UKCloud since its inception. Jeff is Chairman, non-executive director and former CEO of Ark Data Centres, a leading provider of secure, available, agile, sustainable data centres.

Jeremy Sanders

Chief Strategy Officer

Jeremy has developed entrepreneurial businesses over the last 25 years.

Jeremy Sanders

Chief Strategy Officer


Jeremy has developed entrepreneurial businesses over the last 25 years and has extensive commercial and executive experience in growth markets with start-ups, business development, strategy and risk and cultural change. Jeremy has a keen interest in connecting commercial and social capacities into the current digital revolution.

Simon Hansford

Chief Executive Officer

As co-founder, Simon specified the strategy, design and build of the UKCloud platform.

Simon Hansford

Chief Executive Officer


Simon is the CEO of UKCloud. As co-founder, Simon specified the strategy, design and build of the UKCloud platform. As CEO he now oversees the entire business, its operation and continual development. Prior to UKCloud he held numerous leadership and board positions within the hosting industry including co-founding one of the UK’s leading Managed Service Providers.

William Ginn

Chief Financial Officer

William has over 20 years’ experience in senior finance roles within the technology sector.

William Ginn

Chief Financial Officer


William has over 20 years’ experience in senior finance roles within the telecoms and technology sector, most recently in portfolio companies for some of the top VC/PE houses to include Cambridge Broadband Networks, Manx Telecom and Solution1.

Sharon Brittan

Non-Executive Director

During a career spanning more than 25 years Sharon has completed multiple real estate development projects.

Sharon Brittan

Non-Executive Director


During a career spanning more than 25 years Sharon has completed multiple real estate development projects and now advises on investment and asset management. Her achievements included co-founder and CEO of Britannia Row Business Centre.

James Austin

Non-Executive Director

James works at BGF and is responsible for the origination and execution of investments in Wales.

James Austin

Non-Executive Director


James is a non-executive director. James works at BGF and is responsible for the origination and execution of investments in Wales and South West England, with a focus on Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Hampshire and Dorset.

Suhail Al Ansari

Board Advisor

With two decades of experience in the healthcare industry, Suhail is currently the Deputy Vice Chairman of Gawah Holdings and founder and managing partner of Biolinka, an investment management advisory and holding company

Suhail Al Ansari

Board Advisor


With two decades of experience in the healthcare industry, Suhail is currently the Deputy Vice Chairman of Gawah Holdings and founder and managing partner of Biolinka, an investment management advisory and holding company.

Suhail serves as an Advisory Board member and partner at i-OTA, a boutique financial advisory firm, partner at GCC Royals Investment, Management & Development, a multi faceted organization in real estate, trade finance and insurance, Partner at Evenflow Capital, a fund of funds in the digital assets & blockchain space, Partner at MASEx, a universal exchange and Strategic Partner at The Hexaa, an IT & Software Development Company that are all a part of Gawah Holdings, based in the UAE.