Victor Steel has held a series of senior roles including deputy chairman of the Navy, Army and Air Force Institute (NAAFI), a non-executive director of Eidos plc,
chairman of European Leisure plc, Mansfield Brewery plc, Woolworths plc and Superdrug. His career includes having been an executive director of Kingfisher plc, Guiness plc
and the Beecham Group plc. He is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing and has wide ranging experience in international business.
Responsibilities: to Chair General meetings and Board meetings; to apply his wisdom to the needs to the company.
Stephen Streater started his public company career as a founder of Eidos plc where his positions included Managing Director and Director of Video Technology. Stephen founded and
successfully floated Forbidden Technologies plc where his combination of expertise in technology, business and finance has been instrumental in the creation of this exciting and
technically vibrant company. Stephen's visionary approach can be controversial at times and he enjoys presenting his revolutionary ideas to public audiences, both at exhibitions and in the press.
Responsibilities: to oversee all aspects of the running of the company; to ensure the optimal quality and level of staff is available; to integrate output from R&D, Sales, Marketing, Finance and Admin to ensure products and services meet the needs of customers.
Business Development Director
In his Business Development role at Forbidden, Greg is responsible for managing customer and partner relationships and delivering the company's technology into real life applications. Greg has held a number of senior
positions in a 22-year career in the high tech industry. At Cap Gemini he was Business Development Director of Cap Gemini Finance, responsible for the sourcing and introduction of new products. From 1998 to 2001 he was a
Director and Managing Director of Raft International, the business software company, which floated on the London Stock Exchange in October 2000. He has extensive experience of delivering complex technological solutions to an
Responsibilities: to manage customer and partner relationships; to deliver Forbidden's technology into real life applications; to create and pursue business opportunities from potential significant customers; to manage the sales and marketing functions.
Phil Madden has held senior finance positions at board and sub-board level for over 16 years. He has acted as Finance Director to Greater London Supplies, as Director of Finance and IT for the British Tourist Authority and as
Director of Finance for a market-leading international development consultancy.
Responsibilities: to prepare company interim and annual accounts; to liaise with the auditors; to prepare management accounts; to ensure smooth running of the financial side of the company; to prepare cashflow forecasts; to prepare the budget.
David Main is currently Chief Executive of Swets, a global media business providing services to publishers and libraries around the world.
He is also a Director of Talisman Management Limited, a management advisory company for private equity groups.
He brings experience in retail, consumer and B2B services sectors as well as technology experience to the board of Forbidden.
Previously, he has held a key board position with Gus Home Shopping, the largest home shopping company in the UK.
David Main was also a partner with Bain & Company in both the UK and North America.
Responsibilities: to provide independent advice to the Board on all matters of company strategy, and in particular, in relation to business development.