Our people make the difference to our customer success

Mike Harding

Chairman and CFO

Mike’s considerable experience in growth, mergers and acquisition enables senior executives to adopt best practice and insight to shape future success. His dual responsibilities in Sandhata are to ensure empowerment of the board and to steer day-to-day practice.
Gary Thornhill

Gary Thornhill


Gary’s Leadership comes from a strong background in delivering complex IT projects within the banking sector. Gary’s experience and proven methodology guarantee to deliver full value to Sandhata’s customers.
David Akka, Chief Commercial Officer at Sandhata Technologies

David Akka


David has a solid track record of developing both service and product companies using his extensive DevOps and SOA experience. This enables Sandhata to define and execute strategic commercial roadmaps including mergers & acquisitions plus growth strategies.
Darren Griggs CTO

Darren Griggs


Darren brings over 25 years of IT leadership and cutting-edge practices in DevOps, lean and automating deployment workflow through physical distributed and mainframe platforms.

Babji S Vundavilli

Co-Founder and CAO

Babji streamlines all of Sandhata’s administration activities, both client and consultant, ensuring a quick route to market and a cost effective operational model
Khalai Chelvan

Khalai Chelvan

Co-Founder and Board member

As one of the four founding partners, Khalai Chelvan has been part of Sandhata since its formation in 2005
Kumaravel Narayanan

Kumaravel Narayanan

Co-Founder and Board member

Kumar brings a wealth of experience in team building, enablement and innovation. Kumar plays a pivotal role in delivering both major programmes and projects for clients.

Philip Samuel

Regional MD, APAC

Philip leads and manages the APAC region within Sandhata. He is responsible for resourcing and the final P&L responsibility for the area