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Kyndi Management Team

Simon Swift

Interim CEO
Kyndi Management Team

Simon Swift

Interim CEO

Simon joined Kyndi as Interim Chief Executive Officer in October 2021 with strategic responsibility for Business Delivery and Growth for Kyndi’s core trading activities of CCTV and Telecare.  He has over 35 years Local Authority Experience in running a range of Council Services both direct delivery and traded services at an Executive Level ranging from Leisure, Regulatory Services, Waste and Highways & Parking.  For the last 16 years Simon has worked for Medway Council who are the Shareholder for Kyndi, and since 2016 has been employed as the Head of Highways.  Simon has a range of skills sets around business delivery and growth along with contract management, customer insight and partnership working experience.  Simon Lives in South London and is married with two children and in his free time enjoys rock climbing, swimming and gardening.

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Robert Kennedy

Head of Operations
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Robert Kennedy

Head of Operations

Robert has worked within the care and monitoring arenas since 2015, holding various roles both within the local authority and latterly as part of Kyndi.  He is proficient in fostering successful partnering agreements and has been Head of Operations for over 18 months ensuring the smooth running of the Control Centre and its many outreach posts.

Having previously spent most of his working life in London, Robert is enjoying being back in Medway. He is a keen runner and hiker and spends as much of his free time as possible out in the fresh air.

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Ben Murphy

Head of Finance, Support & Governance
Kyndi Management Team

Ben Murphy

Head of Finance, Support & Governance

Ben joined the company in October 2020.  He is a qualified Certified Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in audit and industry.

After qualifying with PWC he worked for a number of Blue-Chip organisations.  Ben specialises in contract and project finance as well as system design, and has delivered major ERP solutions alongside continuous process improvements within Finance Teams.

He lives in Sittingbourne with his wife and two boys. Ben is a keen supporter of Dartford FC while enjoying afternoons at non-league football; local cricket in the summer where he might turn an arm over or two; a Sunday bike ride and a good walk.

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Sonia Smith

Telecare Service Manager
Kyndi Management Team

Sonia Smith

Telecare Service Manager

Sonia has been with Kyndi since 2015 and is the Manager for the Telecare Service, covering all of the vital back office functions for the service. Sonia currently manages 6 members of staff.  Before working at Kyndi Sonia worked in finance for a major Bank. Sonia has a partner and together they have three children. In her spare time, Sonia enjoys spending time with her friends and family and taking long walks with her dog.

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Harjinder Dosanjh

Monitoring Services Manager
Kyndi Management Team

Harjinder Dosanjh

Monitoring Services Manager

Harry has been with Kyndi since 2015, Harry heads up the Monitoring Centre which covers the Telecare Emergency Calls, CCTV and Out Of Hours. Harry currently manages 20 members of staff and day to day operations.  Before working at Kyndi Harry worked in London as a Logistics Manager for a commercial/residential development company for seven years overseeing projects from start to finish, including some of London’s famous skyscrapers he also managed over 50 members of staff over several sites.  Harry is married and has one child, in his spare time you can find him in the gym.  Harry has a passion for cars and boxing but most importantly spending time with his family and friends.

Board Member

Howard Doe

Board Member

Howard Doe

Howard Doe comes from a background in the charitable housing world, having been Secretary of the Peabody Trust for over 20 years.  He has been a Councillor for Medway for the past 20 years and is now Deputy Leader and Cabinet Portfolio Holder for Housing and Community Services.  He is also Chairman of Medway Development Co. Ltd which is heavily involved in the creation of the new town centre at Chatham.

Howard has lived most of his life in Medway and is a lover of the Rochester Festivals and an active member of the Rochester Pickwick Club.  He is married and has three sons, plus 10 grandchildren!

Board Member

Ashley West

Board Member

Ashley West

Ashley has enjoyed a successful career in banking and commerce. During the past 15 years, he built up a portfolio of Non-Executive roles including 9 years at mhs homes Ltd, where he chaired the Finance, Risk & Audit Committee and subsequently became Group Chairman.

More recently he was a Non-Executive Board Member at two other housing associations: East Thames Group and the Radian Group, a Governing Council Member of the University of Kent and a Non-Executive member of the Membership Board of the RICS.

Ashley is married with three adult daughters and enjoys cricket, music, theatre, travel and fine arts.

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Board Member

Steven Hughes

Board Member

Steven Hughes

Steven joined the Kyndi board as a non-executive director in February 2019 to provide his commercial expertise to this fast-growing Telecare business.  He has over 20 years’ product, marketing, commercial and leadership experience in FTSE100 and Challenger brands across Tech, Telco and Retail.

Steven has an enviable skill set, an eye for detail and a great understanding of customer insight as well as the ability to motivate his team and deliver results.  He lives in Rochester with his partner and young family.

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