Who are Onwave?

Our mission, our team, our company

The future is ever changing and evolving, especially in the technology industry.

Agility and flexibility to innovate are vitally important in order to stay ahead of the curve.


To create a sustainable business that helps customers to leverage technology to create efficiency and help future proof their business so that it is prepared for the changes that the technology revolution will bring.


To help businesses maximise their potential by providing the highest quality network infrastructure and connectivity services to support solutions that drive operational efficiencies and continual business improvement.


To work collaboratively with customers and suppliers to produce unified working relationships, believing that the strength of these relationships will be reflected in the speed and quality of the products and solutions delivered.

Our Team

Onwave consists of a wide range of individuals, from backgrounds working in both Blue-Chip companies and SMEs.

Our team has many years of experience in Networking and Telecoms, as well as Construction, Engineering, Rail, Health and Government Services, give us greater insight into industry challenges.

Our combined knowledge helps us to provide customer solutions, guidance and support that is better aligned to your business needs.

Alan Phelan

Founding Director

Alan is a Founding Director of the Nucleus Venture Partner Group, the parent company of Onwave and is currently the CEO for Onwave’s sister company SourceDogg, an e-procurement platform.

Starting out as a section engineer, Alan spent many years as the Managing Director of Servigroup before working as a board-level consultant for Mouchel and Creagh Concrete Products.

Sean Mckeague

Founding Director

Sean founded Onwave to change the way that connectivity is delivered to the infrastructure sector.

Sean previously led a successful technology contracting business in the Rail Sector and brings his wide-ranging business experience to Onwave.

Executive Board
Stuart Ladbrook


Stuart’s leadership has been at the heart of Onwave’s growth since joining in 2011, leading the development from a start-up telecoms business into a multi-disciplinary technology business with consistent annual growth of over 30%.

Stuart has over 20 years prior experience in leading, managing and delivering complex technical, construction, rail and signalling projects having previously senior positions at Mouchel and Thales.

Jay Moorhouse


Jay is the Chief Operations Officer at Onwave previously being the Operations Manager at BAM, working in the construction industry for 12 years.

He is a Fellow of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Chartered Institute of Highways & Transportation and the Chartered Management Institute.

Simon Romp


Simon joined Onwave as our Chief Technology Officer who will be responsible for setting the technical direction for Onwave products and services.

Simon brings over 20 years experience in designing and implementing performance and resilient software both on premise and in the cloud.

Service Directors
Andy Mehaffey

Managing Director – Rail Solutions

Andy is the Managing Director for OWL Rail who joined Onwave in 2023.
In the last 30 years Andy has worked in the civil engineering and rail industries. He has been a contributing member to significant initiatives like the expansion of the M25 and the resignalling of the Sheerness Branch.

Susanne Cubel-King

Director of People and Culture

Susanne has been with Onwave since 2012, currently she is the Director of Culture and People. Susanne has been instrumental in growing the Operations team and is a key member of the Onwave leadership team.

During her consulting career, she worked on various projects in Central Government, including the former Department of Trade & Industry, UK Trade & Investment and the Home Office/UK Border Agency.

Peter Fisher

Head of Sales

Peter works with both existing and new companies to identify opportunities for product development.

Peter brings to Onwave over 30 years of experience in the Communications industry.

Jamie Gillmore

Senior Solutions Specialist

Prior to Onwave, Jamie has spent over 20 years working for Vodafone and more recently BT’s innovation division, advising large multinationals, UK Central Government and Energy / Utility organisations on how mobile comms can be used to solve business challenges.

Whilst at BT, Jamie was part of the core team building use cases for National Highways / LTC and CNI providers such as Sellafield underpinned by Public / Private Cellular infrastructure.

Dana Konkin

Head of Network Engineering

Dana leads our Network Engineering function. Dana has more than 10 years of experience designing, implementing and operating IP-based networks in various industries such as security, networking and Internet & Telephony Service-Provider (mobile & fixed line).

Ryan Cubitt

Network Operations Team Manager

Ryan has over 15 years of experience in IT/Network support and 5 years of experience within a leadership/management role. During his career, Ryan has supported over 300 users, worked as 2nd line support for the world’s largest provider of open internet connectivity.

Nick Vardy

Senior Network Engineer

Nick has over 28 years of experience working within the IT sector. For 20 years of his career, Vick worked for British Telecoms in Network Support in both 2nd and 3rd line roles. He has also rolled out Onwave’s large scale projects such as Lower Thames Crossing and supported lead working companies such as Morgan Sindall, ISG, Murphy and SGN.

Mathew Knight

Solutions Specialist

Joining Onwave in 2016, Mat is a highly skilled and experienced Network Engineer with a passion for design, implementation and innovation. With 15 years of experience working for various departments within the NHS and 8 years of experience in Royal Navy Submarines, Mathew brings a wealth of knowledge and skills in IT delivery and network engineering to the Onwave team.

Iain Murdoch

Senior Network Engineer

Rosie Brooks

Operations Manager

Rosie has been with Onwave since 2018. Rosie is currently the Operations Manager. Whilst with Onwave Rosie oversaw the transition of both Morgan Sindall and Murphy to Onwave including onboarding new customers and working with sites that are in nuclear power stations.

Julie Hale

Service Delivery Team Leader

Adrian Simmons

Service Delivery Team Leader

Commercial and Finance
Rosemarie Connel

Financial Controller

Rosemarie is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and has been working as a Financial Controller for Onwave since the business started. She is a fellow of the chartered accountants and a chartered tax consultant in the institute of chartered accountants in Ireland.

Kevin Barry

Management Accountant

Kevin became a Chartered Accountant in 1993. Kevin has worked in both accountancy firms and a number of schools in senior positions.
Kevin joined Onwave in January 2019 as an Management Accountant, supporting the Financial controller.

Chris Hall

Commercial Manager

Chris is a Chartered Surveyor with a background in major Civil Engineering projects across the UK. He joined Onwave as a Commercial Manager in June 2020 from his previous role as a Senior Quantity Surveyor at BAM Nuttall. Chris is also a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors & Member of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors.

Business Support
Jade Le Gray-Wise

Business Support Manager

Jade joined Onwave in 2017, as a Graduate Project Manager after graduating with an MChem from the University of Hull. Since then Jade’s role has developed to now overseeing marketing activities and developing the Company Management System.

Jade has also led the company to achieving ISO accreditations for 9001 Quality, 27001 Information Security, 45001 Occupational H&S and 14001 Environmental Management Systems.

Leanne Fisher

Marketing Coordinator

Leanne has been Marketing Support at Onwave since 2022. She has worked in various industries and has completed an Advanced Diploma in Digital Marketing Level 5.

During this time, she monitors and creates content for the Onwave and OWL social media channels, manages the corporate website, arranges exhibitions and has updated and developed the marketing collateral.

Sarah Moran

Marketing Manager

Sarah joined Onwave in June 2023, she leads the marketing department. Sarah is a B2B marketing professional with over 10 years of experience in marketing with 5 years’ experience working in complex technology start-up and scale up organisations.

OWL Delivery
Saif Sharif

Project Manager

Saif has worked in the Rail industry for 6 years. He joined Onwave in 2022 as a Technology Project Manager in the OWL Delivery Team. He has made great strides in promoting the safety of the track workers working in the rail industry. Saif also has a Personal Track Safety qualification and is a first aider.

Darren Bull

Project Manager

Darren joined Onwave as a Technology Project Manager in 2022. He has 12 years of experience in the rail industry, during this time he has worked on various maintenance projects in the southern region as well as Oxford enhancement and track worker safety in Sussex.

SaaS Platform
Matthew Bass

Lead Developer

Matthew is responsible for co-designing, building, testing and implementing software solutions at Onwave. He previously worked in the publishing sector writing APIs, bespoke XML applications and automated publishing workflows. He has over 10 years of programming experience.

Tom Brewer

Lead Developer

Tom joined Onwave as a Full Stack Developer in 2023. He has 13 years of experience in software design and delivery in the insurance and mortgage sectors. During this time Tom created administration systems, rating services and API integrations as well as a bespoke platform.

Mark Scanlan

Software Assurance

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Our Company History and Ownership

Our History

Onwave has been operating since 2008, delivering fast, reliable, resilient and secure Managed Connectivity Solutions to business.

Investment from our parent company Nucleus VP group  has allowed us to develop leading edge, future proofed network technologies built around our own, fully resilient, core network; engineered to world class standards.

This network is now being used by some of the largest companies in the UK.

Nucleus VP Group

Onwave is part of Nucleus VP Group.
The Group’s mission is to build a lasting legacy of sustainable companies which make a difference in the world of technology.

Our Sister Companies

Nucleus VP Group is the parent company of Onwave UK Limited, SourceDogg Limited and NVP Energy.

SourceDogg Limited

A leading master data and supply chain software provider committed to offering the easiest-to-use software experience globally with solutions for:

  • Supplier master data
  • Strategic sourcing
  • Spot buying/purchasing
  • Contract management

NVP Energy

Developed a revolutionary wastewater treatment method that substantially reduces wastewater treatment costs and generates energy.

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