Q3 2022

36 | Q3 2022 Apr22010 SaaS Company General Counsel of the Year 2022: Tim Ross Headquartered in London, Concentra Analytics is the creator of Software as a Service (SaaS) data solutions which are used to visualise, model and track business operations, working with more than 100 enterprise clients from offices Philadelphia, The Hague, Melbourne, and Hong Kong. The firm builds products that enable businesses to capture, manage, and analyse data to improve their operations. Its flagship product, OrgVue, was founded in 2008 and is the leading SaaS workforce analysis and modelling solution used by business, finance, and HR leaders to plan and optimise organisations on an ongoing basis. Alongside OrgVue, Concentra’s other products include SupplyVue for holistic supply chain optimisation and DataPlus for data warehouse automation. Tim Ross acts as General Counsel at the firm and joined following a 15-year career, including senior positions at VEON, Vodafone, and Kelway (now CDW UK). He tells us more about OrgVue, following its funding by £41m in growth equity investment in May 2018. “It’s a leading organisational planning and design software platform, capturing the power of data visualisation and modelling to build more adaptable, better performing organisations,” he begins. “HR, finance, and business leaders use OrgVue to take control of their organisations and, with data evidence, make faster, more confident decisions that get the right people doing the right work – at the right cost.” Tim brings to Concentra Analytics a wealth of experience in structuring complex deals, international negotiations, business strategy, and operational P&L oversight. Having started his career as a solicitor with DMH Stallard LLP in London, Tim is a highly experienced, resultsoriented executive with a strong understanding of M&A transactions, corporate finance, entrepreneurial environments and relationships, and a track record of setting, planning and executing business strategy. He also combines entrepreneurial strategic thinking with instinctive commercial acumen to deliver growth, efficiency, and cost optimisation. As well as General Counsel, Tim also acts as company secretary and is a member of the executive leadership team. “Innovation captures our hearts and minds,” Tim elaborates, speaking of what it is that sets Concentra and Orgvue aside from its competitors. “It’s what motivates us and makes us go further. We create technology-led scalable solutions for complex problems in a continually changing world.” The company strongly believes in a culture of learning and openness and actively supports its employees to build their careers, whatever stage they’re at. This culture is built on invention, collaboration and a drive to deliver the highest quality of service to our customers. “We are ambitious, driven, and decisive,” Tim states. “We share our learnings with each other, take accountability for our decisions, enabling us to grow faster and stronger. “We support and encourage a diverse and inclusive workforce, and are always on the lookout for self-starters who love technology and problem-solving.” Recently, Tim was recognised for his work with Concentra and Orgvue in the UK Legal Awards 2022 and bestowed with the prestigious accolade of SaaS Company General Counsel of the Year 2022 – we wish him all the best for the future. Contact: Tim Ross Company: Concentra Analytics Web Address: www.concentra.co.uk Organisational design and workforce planning SaaS platform, OrgVue, puts structure in place to ensure companies have the right people, in the right place, at the right time – helping them bridge the gap between workforce demand and supply. We find out more from Tim Ross in the wake of him being recognised in the UK Legal Awards 2022.