Read more about each individual team member, their role in the company as well as their previous working experience.
Derek has 40 years of experience founding companies and assisting startups with finding investment opportunities and developing long-term growth strategies.
He is currently Head of Investor Relations at European Moving Technologies and his expertise helps us in all aspects of company funding for growth and development. He is responsible for creating a robust investor relations strategy, framework, and tactics, as well as for providing a compelling investor relations roadmap.
Apart from his solid business experience, Derek has a successful career as a published writer, as well as his own weekly radio show.
Advisor and Investor
Peter has over 30 years’ experience in the transport and shipping industries including transportation throughout Europe and to the Middle East and was a partner in a furniture business importing containers from China for several years.
He also gained 5 years’ experience in computer networking and software installations, being mainly involved in the health care and hospitality sectors throughout the UK for a large software company.
Peter set up a removals and storage business in 2007 and still runs the company today.
He is a stakeholder in European Moving Technologies and acts as an advisor with regards to removals, storage, vehicle selection and routing on the App a Van and One Platform projects.
Anelia is a former Managing Director of LEM Bulgaria, IDT Bulgaria, and AMIS Bulgaria, and has spent 20 years of her career in management positions at Microelectronics companies in Belgium.
From 2004 onwards she cofounded and managed companies for Development of Integrated circuits in Bulgaria. She is an invited speaker at conferences focused on Industry 4.0, Horizon 2020, and has been nominated Quality Manager of the year in Belgium.
From 2018 onwards she became a Business Development Consultant, supporting digital initiatives and start-ups in the Varna area.
Key Personnel and Management
Management,key personel and directors
Daniel is the Founder and CEO of European Moving Technologies. He started the business with just one van driven by himself, which rapidly grew into a small fleet of vans with drivers. Daniel soon realised a much larger opportunity existed online if only a service existed that could properly broker between customers and transporters. He relaunched the business as European Moving Group in 2016 with a new large-scale platform which gained traction within the first year.
Daniel has since been at the forefront of running the technology and as built up the business to being Europe’s leading cross-border fixed price Man & Van exchange, now moving thousands of customers from more than 30 countries on a daily basis.
Head of Sales and Services
Darren comes to European Moving with a wealth of experience having managed contact centres across the telecoms and social housing sectors most notably BT Group where he ran the largest UK based Sales Centre. He has over 20 years’ experience managing people within the sales and customer service sectors and will be influential in shaping European Moving’s policies and sales/service strategies as it moves into the next stage of its development.
Darren will oversee both the Folkestone and Bulgarian operations for sales, customer service & transport management.
Samantha has been a key team member since the start of European Moving and manages and oversees the development and implementation of the business strategy. She works closely together with our CEO to influence the creation and communication of company strategy, business priorities and targets and takes decisions on matters relating to the day to day operation.
Her extensive management experience in sales and marketing allows her to not only support every team within the company, but also to develop and implement our latest ventures with App A Van and One Platform.
UK Call Centre Manager
Dayne is responsible for the daily running and management of our call centre in Folkestone. He oversees all sales and sets customer service targets, carries out needs assessments and performance reviews, recruitment, and training. Before joining European Moving Technologies Dayne worked in management within the insurance and logistics sectors.
Development, marketing, design and content
Senior Server Administrator
Nisamudeen Plackal is the Senior Server Administrator at European Moving technologies. His role in the company is to setup server infrastrucutre include supervising our Operations team, monitoring system performance and configuring new software and hardware.
Ultimately will ensure our software, hardware, servers and networks run smoothly. Nisamudeen is responsible for technical planning, documentation, provision, administration and support of hosting and domain services, but also inter-department communication and direct customer-facing support.
Marc is responsible for the multilingual content on all our platforms within our SEO strategy. He manages all SEO activities such as content strategy, link building, keyword strategy to increase our rankings on all major search networks.
Prior to joining European Moving Technologies, Marc worked as a Communication Director for an electronic component company. He holds a Master of Science from Pierre and Marie Curie University in Paris.
Content/Social Media Management
Sofia is an experienced copywriter, translator and social media engagement specialist. Prior to joining us, she has worked for media and PR agencies with multiple global brands such as Visit Sweden, Plaza Magazine, Honda and Coca-Cola European Partners, helping them with localisation, brand reputation and media presence.
At European Moving Technologies, she is responsible for internationalisation of our website content and also manages our social media presence. She oversees our content publishing needs and creates original copy for our website and social media channels.