Our Team

Our expert trace team specialise in tracing, screening, and cleansing data whilst ensuring data security and enhanced management.

Meet the Team

Lisa Lyon
Lisa Lyon

Managing Director

MD for seventeen years, Lisa has inspired Target to grow into the reputable public and private sector trace provider that it is today. Lisa has a wide breadth of knowledge and experience in providing trace and mortality services. Highly regarded and known for her appetite for continuous improvement, Lisa introduced automated tracing to the pension market and developed investigated mortality screening. mypensionID is Lisa’s latest brain child set to revolutionise the industry.

Lisa is passionate about giving back to the local community. Target works closely with local schools and charities regularly sponsoring events and new initiatives. Lisa introduced ‘Target in the Community’ enabling each staff member to take two paid days per year volunteering in the local community. Outside of work Lisa enjoys spending time with her family. Her favourite sport is golf, Rory Mcllroy would have a run for his money with her golfing skills.

What does Lisa enjoy most about her job? “Listening to an elderly member for 10 minutes because that’s the only person he or she would speak to that week or hearing the feedback from the students regarding a trip that Target funded makes me go home with a smile on my face.”

Andrew Hayward
Andrew Hayward

Head of Commercial Services

With over three decades experience working in public and private sector pensions as both an Administrator and Client Manager Andy has an impressive knowledge base.

Andy is QPA, (Qualification in Pension Administration) and ICS, (Institute of Customer Service) qualified with a good knowledge of all things pension related.

Having joined Target in 2015 his main area of work is as a Client Manager although he is also involved researching industry trends and developing trace services to meet requirements.

Outside of work, you might find Andy out fishing in his boat. He also enjoys travel and keep fit.

What makes Target a great place to work? “I like meeting clients, getting to know them and understand what their requirements are in terms of improving data accuracy. All clients are different and have different challenges, we create a bespoke service that works for each client.”

Jenny Simms
Jenny Simms

Head of Client Solutions

Jenny joined Target in 2013 having previously worked as a civil servant and owning her own business. Jenny is passionate about the services that Target delivers. Working with clients to create bespoke solutions to their individual requirements. Jenny is highly skilled in building and maintaining client relationships with an impressive reputation for effective communication. Outside of work Jenny volunteers for her local church, enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

What makes Target a great place to work? “I love the fact we are a small enough company that any issues can be resolved easily. I enjoy working closely with Lisa and am excited to be part of Target’s adventure.”

Brendon Hogan
Brendon Hogan

Head of Compliance

Brendon joined Target in 2014 to lead Compliance. His experience in Project Management, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery for the Utilities Industry means he is focused on ensuring key risks are identified and robustly controlled. Brendon oversees Targets’ Data Privacy, Quality and Cyber Security Management Systems. An outdoors man, you will find him spending time with his family and supporting the Community through Wildlife Conservation and Flood Management Initiatives.

Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith

Business Development Manager

Kevin Joined Target in 2018 having previously worked for a large data consolidator and specialised in the life and pensions industry providing mortality and tracing services, but also Anti Money Laundering and Identity services.
Previous to that he worked for a large life company, where he was involved with Independent Financial Advisors helping them to get the best investment and pensions for their clients specific needs.

What makes Target a great place to work? “I love the commitment to the life and pensions industry providing innovative solutions for different client needs. I also love Lisa’s community focus which is so different to what I have been used to previously and really drew me to the company.”

Trudy Glew
Trudy Glew

Head of People & Development

Trudy joined Target in 2018 having previously worked in the public sector. Bringing experience in change management, project management and staff development. Trudy’s focus is to ensure that Target’s strategy, policy and processes, as well as culture, are aligned working together to achieve Targets objectives and company values. Outside of work Trudy enjoys spending quality time with her family, socialising with friends and long dog walks.

What makes Target a great place to work? “The people make Target a great place to work. Target’s values identify with my own personal values. I particularly love how committed the company is to giving back and making a difference to the local community.”

Lynsey Harris
Lynsey Harris

Data Team Manager & Training

Lynsey joined Target in 2007, having over a decade of expertise in tracing and data verification. In her role of training co-ordinator this knowledge is passed on enabling Target to develop a team of highly competent trace investigators. Lynsey’s focus is to manage the training programme and the data team ensuring that data is returned to clients within the service level agreements. When not in work you might find Lynsey cheering Chelsea football team on. Lynsey devotes her time to her family, she loves the beach and her favourite destination is St Ives.

What makes Target a great place to work? “The family feel and flexibility.”

Christina McGuiness
Christina McGuiness

Bookkeeper & Payroll Manager

Christina joined Target in 2018, AAT qualified with over two decades of Bookkeeping and Payroll experience Christina brings a wealth of expertise. Christina’s main focus is accounts, revenue, forecasts and payroll. Outside of work you might find Christina riding her horse or competing in Retraining of Racehorses events, a national charity supporting the welfare and rehoming of retired racehorses of which Christina is a member.

What makes Target a great place to work? “I enjoy the friendly atmosphere of Target and like that the company is family orientated.”

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Melina Louca

Business Services Manager

Melina joined Target in 2014 having previously worked in IT management and education. Responsible for the design and delivery of high quality administrative and trace services. Melina’s main focus is to ensure that Service Level Agreements are met or exceeded. Performance is monitored and continuous improvement in process sought. Melina is known for her ability to nurture and develop her teams enabling them to reach their full potential. When not in work Melina enjoys watching films and spending time with her beloved family.

What makes Target a great place to work? “The people and the satisfaction of delivering high quality results”.