Our Management

Roman Brunner

Group Chief Executive Officer

Roman Brunner is a co-founder of QuoVadis and is responsible for group management and strategy, including the creation and growth of the international subsidiaries. Mr. Brunner has been deeply engaged in core client relationships for QuoVadis. He has worked in the IT services industry in both Europe and the United States since 1987, culminating as Managing Director with global responsibilities for the largest division of disaster recovery and leasing specialist Comdisco. He was later the co-founder and CEO of Comprendium, a business intelligence and content management software company based in Europe.

Tony Nagel

Chief Operating Officer

Tony Nagel is a co-founder of QuoVadis and directs the group’s global PKI operations and finance teams. Mr. Nagel played a central role in creation and growth of the QuoVadis Certificate Authority and Trust/Link managed PKI platforms, and their ongoing operation under strict security and compliance requirements. Mr. Nagel has vast international business experience, and regularly interacts with significant QuoVadis customers and accreditation bodies. Mr. Nagel is a chartered accountant with a law degree, and previously served as the CFO of Bermuda Commercial Bank and e-payments pioneer Full Service Trade System/Trade Card.

Stephen Davidson

Chief Marketing Officer

Stephen Davidson is a co-founder of QuoVadis and leads the group’s service development and marketing activities. He is a representative on the CA/Browser Forum which created the Extended Validation Guidelines and Baseline Requirements for TLS/SSL certificates, and oversees QuoVadis interactions with trusted root programmes. Mr. Davidson has worked on the creation of online services throughout his 30-year career including some of the earliest business-oriented extranets. He previously served as regional director of marketing for Ernst & Young in the United States and as business development director for the Bermuda Stock Exchange.

Gavin Dent

CEO, QuoVadis Services Limited

Gavin Dent is responsible for QuoVadis’ co-location, virtual hosting, and managed IT services businesses in Bermuda. He has over 25 years’ experience in IT services delivering complex technology solutions to the demanding international business sector. He previously was a founder of CCS Group Limited in Bermuda, an IT service provider and professional services organization.

Barry Kilborn

Chief Risk and Compliance Officer

Barry Kilborn oversees the QuoVadis Policy Management Authority and compliance with accreditation regimes and root store requirements. He has 20 years’ experience in IT risk and assurance, having previously served as a Senior Manager for Ernst & Young, and is deeply knowledgeable in CA-specific compliance regimes including WebTrust and ETSI. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP). He also holds Certificates in Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK) and Professional Liability Insurance (Professional Liability Underwriting Society). Mr. Kilborn is a member of the Bermuda Chapter of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).