Formed over 10 years ago, Core began providing innovative international calling solutions for mobile customers. Since then the Group has expanded through both organic and inorganic growth into a number of areas of the telecoms market.
Working closely with our Mobile Network Operator partners, we have developed a unique, fully-managed distribution model for the independent, multi-chain and online retail sectors. Core now proudly partners with over 30,000 retail outlets with competitive Pre-Pay SIM solutions, mobile accessories, handsets and calling services. Headquartered in the heart of London, our rapidly expanding retail distribution network comprises of offices and expertise across the UK to serve demand from customers.
We have always put innovation and serving our customers at the heart of what we do. We believe this will continue to ensure Core’s expansion well into the future.
Tony founded Core in 2003 with a vision of delivering the UK's only service that would enable mobile users to use their bundles for free international calls. Since inception the Group has expanded at a rapid rate capitalising on the significant growth in market opportunity.
Tony has over twenty five years' experience in the fixed and mobile telecoms industry and he has held a number of executive positions, including Board Member for O2, BTCellnet and Airwave and CEO of Dolphin Telecommunications. Tony led Core’s purchase of AD Comms in 2011, and its subsequent sale to Panasonic Corp in 2016.
Jonathan has led the Finance team since the inception of the Core Group. He trained as a Chartered Accountant with PwC before moving to Dolphin Telecommunications, Inquam Telecom and then Centrica where he held senior finance positions.
Having spent over 15 years in the telecoms industry, Jonathan’s expertise includes product development, growth, change management and M&A. As a director at Core, Jonathan has been closely involved with commercially supporting all growth initiatives as well as driving infrastructure development to meet the ever-changing needs of the business.
Keith joined Core as a Board Director primarily to lead the development of Core's distribution business.
Keith brings a wealth of experience in the mobile, wireless and business services sectors having held senior commercial and business development positions at O2 prior to The Cloud where he led the successful transformation of the UK business as Managing Director and, most recently, at Regus where he led the business unit which developed and built out business facilities for mobile workers at major transportation and retail hubs in the UK.