The purpose of the Board is to be ultimately responsible for the business strategy and the financial robustness of the Group. They are required to monitor performance and establish a governance structure and practices which facilitate effective decision making and good governance.
To enable the members of the Board to discharge these responsibilities, they have full and timely access to all relevant information and attend regular Board meetings. All Directors are shareholders in the business, and have allocated sufficient time to the Group to discharge their responsibilities effectively.
Executive Chairman & Founder
Chris Robinson, Executive Chairman of QX Global Group, founded the company in 2003 in Skipton, North Yorkshire...
Chris Robinson, Executive Chairman of QX Global Group, founded the company in 2003 in Skipton, North Yorkshire to provide cost-effective outsourced accounting services to Chartered Accountants through its office in Ahmedabad, India.
Under his leadership, the company has grown from a small team of 5 in 2004 to an IAOP Global 100 outsourcing company, with over 2,000 employees providing finance, accounting and recruitment services. His own personal experience of setting up a company in India means he can bring valuable insight into the steps and processes a business needs to take to establish themselves there.
An ICAEW-qualified Chartered Accountant by profession, Chris trained with KPMG and was in practice for over 6 years. Post that, he ran Business Solutions (Northern) Limited, providing accounting and part-time FD services to owner-managed businesses in the Yorkshire area. From there he joined the dot com boom and spent three years as a Finance Director of an AIM-listed ISP.
In 2002, he was a founding member of the team to take over JCJ (now HCL Doctors), a specialist locum recruitment agency, which he grew from a turnover of £1 million to £30 million within 3 years.
Group Chief Executive Officer
Frank Robinson joined QX Global Group in January 2019 as Group Commercial Director, having previously held senior sales and marketing roles with some of the UK’s largest and fastest growing food businesses – for the last 15 years at Board level.
He was promoted to Group CEO in October 2019, and is responsible for leading the Executive Board and the senior leadership team in the day-to-day running of the Company’s business, consistent with the strategy and commercial objectives agreed by the Board.
Frank graduated from Sheffield City Polytechnic with BTEC Business Studies and has since gained an Executive MBA from ECR Europe’s Progressive Management Programme, where he studied at INSEAD, Paris; Wharton University, Pennsylvania; St Gallen University, Switzerland; MSU, Germany; and London Business School.
He lives in Scarborough, North Yorkshire with his wife, Amanda, where you will often see him riding his vintage Lambretta scooter around the seafront. He loves to cook and have friends around for dinner. He follows his Dad’s keen interest in distance walking and is a long-suffering Leeds United fan.
Chief Financial Officer
Snehal Patel, a Chartered Accountant has over 15 years of exposure in multi-cultural environments spearheading Corporate Finance. With hands-on experience in financial controlling & accounting, auditing, advisory, managing IFRS/ Ind-AS assignments and proficiency in formulating financial policies & strategies, he has played a transformational role in optimizing the financial journey of QX.
Snehal’s primary area of expertise includes conducting statutory audits, internal audit, consolidation assignment, and tax audits for manufacturing, engineering, oil and gas, power, pharmaceutical and other sectors.
He has held critical positions at Deloitte and Sintex where he applied his planning and financial acumen to increase revenues, reduce costs and drive financial and operational deliverables.
A stickler for detail, his knowledge of international markets places him in good stead to look after the financial positioning of QX Global Group.
CEO – F&A and RPO divisions
Mahesh is an industry veteran with 18+ years of experience in the field, and one of the very first employees of QX Ltd, having been with the company since 2004.
As the CEO of QX Finance & Accounting Services and QX Recruitment Services, Mahesh focuses on delivering value-added, transformative services that fuel client success. Over the years, he has worked closely with CFOs, FDs and finance leaders, enabling them to leverage the Shared Services and GBS models, set up high-performing offshore teams and transforming their finance functions.
He supports and guides a team of over 800 accountants, payroll specialists and recruitment professionals to deliver comprehensive support to businesses from a range of industries, including recruitment, student accommodation healthcare, manufacturing, and wine & spirits.
Under Mahesh’s leadership, the team have a track record of 100% successful transitions and are renowned for their commitment and ability to deliver as per set SLAs. Consequently, most of the business growth has come from referrals by satisfied and loyal clients.
Mahesh is a qualified Chartered Accountant from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has since graduated from IIM Ahmedabad’s prestigious Senior Management Program. He is also a PRINCE2 Practitioner, with skills that allow him to optimise the efficiency of operations.
Chief Customer Officer
Akhilesh has over 18 years of experience in the BPM industry in various management positions and, as the Chief Customer Officer for the Group, he is now actively working with our clients in the UK and the US markets helping them set up their Recruitment and F&A operations offshore. Highly influential and well-liked in the industry, Akhilesh is responsible for sales across multi-regions, consisting of all Recruitment and Finance & Accounting customers.
Akhilesh is a customer-centric, goal-oriented leader with diverse leadership experience gained through his roles in operations and sales and by working with several BPM companies. His experience in international business operations places QX Global Group in an optimal position to expand and develop its business in a fast paced environment.
When he’s not helping clients transform their business operations you can find him at the gym working out or playing various sports.
Chief Strategy Officer
Pom is a management graduate with specialisation in marketing and finance and has over 15 years of industry rich experience of providing professional services. Having been with QX Ltd since 2005, he has worked on multiple group businesses across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.
He started with service delivery operations, graduated to spearheading a variety other functions of the business, and eventually stepped into a more strategic role of working closely with the Group CEO and the QX Board to fine tune and achieve business objectives.
The experience of working across departments and geographies have enabled Pom to develop a keen insight into the cultural disconnects and service delivery challenges that tend to crop of in the process of setting up Global Shared Service teams.
As the CSO, Pom provides personalised consulting and advisory support to our clients, ranging from accountancy firm owners and partners, to CFO and CXO-level executives in mid-to-large enterprises. At the same time, Pom is responsible for making sure that QX stays focused on strategic issues that move the needle and ensure that the business is able to effectively support the growth goals of its clientele.