Our Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team

Our Leadership Team

Our Team | Killian Whelan CEO of Sim Local

Killian Whelan

Chief Executive Officer

As founder of Sim Local, Killian is an Irish entrepreneur who has established several businesses over his professional career. Killian is currently a Director of Travelwin Group, Great Irish Pubs, Florida, Cogs & Marvel and Solas (an Irish charity helping young adults achieve their potential).

Our Team | Audrey Sheridan, Chief Retail Officer with Sim Local

Audrey Sheridan

Chief Retail Officer

Audrey brings over 20 years’ experience to the Group and currently oversees the business and retail operations. She excels at team management, professional development and deployment of new business functions.

Out Team | Hakeel Zaman, Chief Commercial Officer with Sim Local

Hakeel Zaman

Chief Commercial Officer

Hakeel is a qualified barrister and a seasoned professional in sales, business development and marketing. His expertise lies in travel retail, telecommunications, new business development and revenue growth. He focuses on the development of new global commercial agreements.

Our Team | Julie Gibb, Chief Technology Officer with Sim Local

Julie Gibb

Chief Technology Officer

Julie has 20 years’ experience in the Information and Telecoms Technology sector. She has an exceptional track record in delivering large scale business, network and IT transformation. She is responsible for the technical development and operational support of the Sim Local portfolio.

Our Team | Andrew McClellan, Chief Business Development Officer with Sim Local

Andrew McClellan

Chief Business Development Officer

Andrew has over twenty years’ retail experience across the UK High Street and UK/International Travel locations. He spent several years with the management team of WHSmith Travel, shaping and delivering its growth strategy. Andrew will lead the expansion of the business in the UK and internationally.

Our Team | Killian Whelan CEO of Sim Local

Stephen Beck

Chief Finance & Strategy Officer

Stephen is a chartered accountant with over 10 years audit & consulting experience. He joined the group in 2014 to develop the financial and administrative support team. He also oversees the Group’s strategy for expansion across multiple sales channels and geographies.