Our executive team

  • Ralph Steffens

    Chief Executive Officer

    Ralph is a highly experienced and innovative business leader. With a passion for pushing the boundaries of technology, he has been a leading figure in developing and modernising the telecoms infrastructure across many regions, including Europe, Australia and India.

    Before joining Truphone, he was COO of Reliance Jio Infocom in India, where he oversaw the delivery of a national fibre network. He was also COO for NBN Co. in Australia and Managing Director at BT in the UK.

    When he's not motorcycling in the Australian Outback, he enjoys a round of golf.

  • Adam Hall

    Chief Financial Officer

    Adam leads our Finance, Commercial and Legal Teams – he is passionate about driving commercial innovation within technology businesses.

    Before joining Truphone, Adam was Finance Director at Stansted Airport and CFO for Worldpay UK. A highly experienced senior finance leader, he has extensive industry, transaction and transformation experience in telecoms, IT, financial services and infrastructure, including a 17 year career at BT. Adam qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in 1994.

    Married with two children, he is a keen skier and enjoys playing cricket and ice hockey.

  • Corina Holmes

    Director, Human Resources

    Corina is responsible for leading HR globally, ensuring the people strategy reflects the business strategy.

    Since joining Truphone in 2012, she's successfully driven the rapid expansion of Truphone's operations across 10 countries. She has over 20 years' experience in global ventures, acquisitions and mergers gained at Travelex, IMS Health, Syntegra, MCI, AT+T and BT.

    Married with two children, four horses and a cat, she finds her weekends are pretty active.

  • Igor Borisoglebski

    Chief Technology Officer

    Igor leads our technology teams from Portugal, ensuring Truphone provides the best connectivity worldwide.

    With first class degrees in both Telecommunications Engineering and International Management, he's pioneering game-changing technology.

    An amateur astronomer, Igor also enjoys a round of golf and making wine.

  • Steve Alder

    Chief Business Development Officer

    Steve leads our global strategic partnerships for future business opportunities.

    As Senior Vice President and iPhone Director at Telefonica, he was responsible for bringing the iPhone to the UK, with an exclusive deal between O2 and Apple. He was also CEO for start-up business Jajah Inc in San Francisco.

    A season-ticket holder of Chelsea F.C, he regularly goes with his wife and three children.

  • Richard Fletcher

    Director, Product & Marketing

    Richard spearheads the development of our products and is the custodian of the customer.

    He previously worked for the Arkarius Group, a Private Equity business. With extensive telecommunications and fintech expertise, he was COO at Plusnet and CIO and CTO at BT Conferencing.

    Passionate about running, sailing and Formula 1, he also enjoys camping with his wife and three young children.

  • Bernhard Pussel

    Director, Global Sales

    Bernhard is responsible for sales across eight countries. With over 25 years' telecoms experience, he was previously Regional Sales Director at Colt Technology Services and Director of Sales at Telindus.

    Bernhard holds a degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from the University of Cooperative Education, Stuttgart and is an Honorary Judge at the local labour court in Frankfurt.

    Bernhard likes anything on two wheels and spends his free time biking around the Frankfurt hills.

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