The team

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Bert Groeneveld, CEO



Bert is the founder of G2 Speech. He established the company in 1998. He is passionate about satisfying customers, user experience and delivering the best possible solution.

Henry Gallagher, MD


Managing Director

Henry joined Dictaphone Co Ltd in 1989 and has been in the voice solutions market since. Dealing both with private and public industry he has gained an in-depth knowledge in the delivery of workflow solutions through voice driven products.

James Stapleton, Director of Customer Strategy


Director of Customer Strategy

James joined G2 in 2004, when we first directly entered the UK and Irish markets and has been working in the healthcare industry for over 15 years. He now oversees customer strategy and engages with our customers to ensure they realise the benefits of our solutions and aligns the appropriate solutions to our customer goals. He is committed to delivering value to our customers and is passionate about how IT solutions can improve the way we work and live.

He also holds a master’s degree in Electronic Engineering and enjoys many sports, including football, tennis and snowboarding.

Gemma Sandford, Director of Marketing and Communications


Director of Marketing and Communications

Gemma joined G2 in 2013 to head up marketing and communications in the UK and Ireland. She now oversees marketing and communications across the company. She has an abundance of experience in the field and has worked in the healthcare industry for over 10 years.

In her spare time Gemma enjoys socialising, baking and games. She's a lover of gingerbread and cockapoos.

Chris English, Director of Service and Implementation


Director of Implementation and Service, UK & IE

Chris joined G2 Speech in 2011 as a Project Manager, implementing and supporting our solutions across some of our largest and most diverse customers.

Chris is responsible for the implementation teams in the UK and Ireland, together with ensuring our ongoing service to our customers is to a consistently high standard across these regions post project, his experience in change management ensures that our internal processes are managed efficiently to the benefit of our clients.

When not working Chris enjoys running, and spending time with his young children.

Bas Jansen, CTO



Bas joined G2 in 2000 as a Software Engineer. He is now responsible for R & D- researching the latest innovative technologies and implementing these in our products. He's been involved in many implementation projects, and is very experienced in integrating our solutions into the customers way of working.

In his personal life Bas enjoys riding his motorbike. He also likes spending time outdoors with his kids - combining the opportunity to practice his photography skills.

Jeroen van Laarhoven | Business Development Manager | G2 Speech


Director of Business Development

Jeroen joined G2 as a Junior Project Manager. During the last 15 years he has seen the company develop and grow. He has experience operating from both a project and sales perspective. He has a solid understanding of our markets across Europe.

In his spare time Jeroen likes to watch and play football. He's also the trainer/coach at his sons football team.


Michael Spink, Sales Manager - UK


Sales Manager - UK

Michael is the Sales Manager - UK and has been responsible for the Sales Team in the UK since March 2016. Michael works hard to build and maintain strong and effective client relationships. Michael graduated from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and enjoys 5-a-side football and snowboarding.

James O'Sullivan, Area Manager - Ireland

James O'Sullivan

Area Manager - Ireland

James was appointed Area Manager for Ireland in 2008 and is committed to ensuring G2 Speech delivers the best possible solutions to our customers. Prior to G2 Speech, James was the Regional Sales Manager for Dictaphone before setting up Dictation Direct in 1996 (which later became part of G2 Speech in 2005). James has a diploma in Marketing from the Marketing Institute of Ireland.

Jack Morris, Commercial Manager

Jack Morris

Commercial Manager

Jack joined G2 in 2014 as a business development manager in the south of England. He now looks after the existing accounts in the south of England as well as the responsibility for generating new business.

Jack graduated The University of Leicester with a degree in Biological Sciences. In his spare time Jack is a keen triathlete and skier with a marathon and half ironman lined up for 2017.

Brody Gallagher, Commercial Manager

Brody Gallagher

Commercial Manager

Brody joined G2 Speech in August 2015. He is responsible for accounts in the Midlands and specialises in pathology. He enjoys a a variety of sports including rugby, hurling, Gaelic football and golf. He has a love of football (Arsenal!) and enjoys music and attending concerts.

JK Singh, Commercial Manager

JK Singh

Commercial Manager

JK is our latest addition to our sales team. He joined us in September 2016. A BSc graduate in Interactive Systems & Video Games Design, JK is a tech lover. He has a passion for football, the gym and swimming. He's a hardworking individual who adapts himself to the nature of the organisation.



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