Picsolve is wholly owned by Eight Roads, the proprietary investment firm which manages the proprietary capital of Fidelity International Limited. Inspired by Fidelity’s near 50-year history of investing, Eight Roads’ 110 investment professionals focus on building bold and meaningful businesses in Asia, Europe and the US.
Eight Roads invests with a long-time horizon and first invested in Picsolve in 2008. Their confidence in our business model and strong market position is evidenced by their ongoing commitment to fund our innovation and growth strategy. This level of backing gives us the focus and flexibility to support our partners around the world.
Executive Partner, Principal Investments
With 20+ years of leadership experience in CEO and Chairman positions at Europe’s largest hospital and provider groups, Attila has transformed leading multi-national healthcare companies in eight countries executing growth, turn-around, and defence strategies. Attila currently serves on the Boards of four international healthcare providers based in the UK and US.
Attila's, CEO career includes Capio, Europe’s largest hospital chain with 260 hospitals and clinics in five countries, listed on Stockholm’s Nasdaq. Attila was also CEO and Chairman of Penta Hospitals International, Europe’s fastest-growing multi-national hospital group with 84 units, and leading university teaching hospitals and academic medical centres in London, Cambridge and Manchester. Attila has led some of the most successful turnarounds in the history of UK’s healthcare system. Prior to his CEO career, Attila was a leader of McKinsey’s healthcare practice transforming blue-chip global companies in over 15 countries. Attila is a trained clinician with years of experience as a doctor and academic researcher, holding a PhD in Molecular Cancer Research from Sorbonne University in Paris, MSc in Health Management from Imperial College London, and Medical Doctor trained at Humboldt University in Berlin and University of New York.
Colin was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Picsolve in March 2014. Colin is a seasoned and very successful CEO, Chairman and non-executive director who has a proven track record in building consensus in teams to achieve business transformation and sustained growth in the most challenging high tech business environments. In addition to Picsolve , Colin is non Exec Chairman at Addison Lee Group, Wowcher and Auction Technology Group.
Colin is extensively experienced in leading public and private companies, with a strong background of successful acquisitions and developing organic growth strategies in businesses that have reworked fund raising, managing public and private shareholders . Colin’s areas of expertise are primarily in technology including Infrastructure software, operating systems, application technology, SaaS and digital data services and more recently cloud based business and digital market models.
Executive Vice President HR, Colt Technology Services
Melanie joined Colt in April 2019 and forms part of the Executive Leadership Team. In her role, Melanie is instrumental in driving Colt’s people strategy, overseeing the attraction, retention and development of talented people across Colt, in order to drive business success.
Before joining Colt, Melanie was working for Eight Roads, the proprietary investment arm of Fidelity International Limited, where she was Head of HR. Prior to this Melanie spent 15 years at Fidelity International where she held various senior HR roles across a number of business areas including technology, operations and investment management.
Chief Executive Officer
David joined the Picsolve board in February 2016, originally joining as Chief Financial Officer and then becoming Chief Executive Officer in January 2018. David is responsible for managing global high-level partner relationships and in his current role leads various strategic initiatives at Picsolve, including the acquisition of Freeze Frame and the strategic investment in Panora.me.
David qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PWC, before working within the media, entertainment and technology industry. This included working with the Financial Times Group and Channel 5. As CFO, David was responsible for international M & A which involved acquisitions in Asia and the sale of Channel 5. Subsequent roles have included business refinancing and integration of acquired businesses. David is also a Trustee and Chair of the Finance Committee of Make a Wish UK and The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain.