In May 2021, Alpha Plus Group’s Finance Director, Mark Sample, will retire following 9 years of exemplary service.

We are delighted to announce that Jim Bowden will be joining Alpha Plus Group as Chief Financial Officer, from January 2021. Jim was until recently the CFO of ISS in Hong Kong. ISS is a global services provider which offers technical support, catering, security and other services to businesses in a wide variety of sectors including healthcare, education, aviation and banking. Prior to moving out to Hong Kong with his family in 2019, Jim held several Finance Director and Group Financial Controller positions with ISS UK and Air Partner (an aviation services company). Jim trained with Ernst & Young where he spent over 11 years. As senior manager there, he led the audits of large businesses and was involved in the mergers and acquisitions of various property and hospitality groups ranging in value from £10m to £3.3bn.

Jim read Mathematics at Exeter College, Oxford and has an Executive MBA from Warwick. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW).

We look forward to welcoming Jim to Alpha Plus in January.