Executive Committee


Graeme Millar
Chief Executive Officer of JT Group, Member of the Nomination Committee

Graeme was appointed CEO of the JT Group in January 2010.  He has two decades of telecoms experience and prior to taking up his role at JT he was the Chief Commercial Officer Russia for MTS, Russia's largest mobile telephone operator with over 70 million subscribers.  Prior to MTS, Graeme worked at Vodafone for almost 11 years in senior sales, marketing and commercial positions, culminating in his appointment as a Director of Vodafone Netherlands.  He also worked at Motorola for over 6 years in numerous roles.

John Kent
Chief Financial Officer of JT Group

John joined us as CFO of the JT Group in February 2012.  He is a highly commercial CFO who has spent the bulk of his career working for two large FTSE companies in the utilities sector, Vodafone and British Gas, in financial and commercial leadership roles.  Prior to joining JT, John was the CFO for Vodafone Ireland, the €1bn turnover Vodafone operating company based in Dublin.

Daragh McDermott
Company Secretary / Corporate Affairs Director

Daragh joined JT from PwC Consulting’s London office over 10 years ago, where he specialised in the provision of strategic, economic and regulatory policy advice to clients in the telecommunications sector. Prior to that, Daragh spent 5 years with KPMG’s Dublin office working in its technology, media and telecommunications division.

Daragh is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (“FCA”), a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (“FCIS”), a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (“FIoD”) and a Chartered Director (“CDir”). He holds an honours degree in Business Studies from Dublin City University, a Diploma in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors, and a Graduate Diploma in Law from the College of Law, Guildford. Outside of his role in JT, Daragh is an independent member of the States of Jersey Audit Committee, a Non-Executive Director of Jersey Water, a trustee on the board of Autism Jersey and is the Chairman of La Moye Golf Club.  

Thierry Berthouloux
Chief Technology and Information Officer

Thierry Berthouloux joined JT from Monaco Telecom where he led domestic and international operations from 2009 as Network Vice President, before enlarging his scope in 2013 to manage the converged Network and IT division. He is a French national with over 25-years experience working across the European telecommunications industry delivering complex projects for a number of telcos in Italy and France including the second largest French operator, SFR. 

Thierry holds a Management Masters from the Institut d’Administration des Entreprises of Paris Pantheon-Sorbonne (IAE St Charles) and a Masters degree in Electronics Engineering from the Ecole Nationale d’Ingénieurs de Brest.

Paul D Taylor

Paul D Taylor
MD of JT Guernsey and Senior Vice President (EMEA) 

Paul D Taylor has over 25 years telecom industry experience working in the UK, Caribbean, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, overseeing global projects in countries as far afield as Panama, the US and Bermuda. Throughout his career, he has held a number of senior leadership roles within global telecoms companies that took him to Guernsey in 2008 where three years later Paul joined the JT Group as Managing Director for JT (Guernsey) and most recently expanded his responsibilities into EMEA. 


Barna Kutvolgyi
MD of Channel Islands

Barna joined JT in January 2011 and has spent over a decade in various marketing, commercial and sales functions in the communication industry - working for the big names of content (Reuters), fixed line infrastucture (KPN), mobile service (Vodafone) and advertising (Grey Group).  Barna has experienced international assignments in Kenya, Turkey, Cyprus and Romania.  He has also held different senior positions during his 9 years at Vodafone, including Commercial Director in Hungary, Chief Marketing Officer in Turkey and Board Director in Cyprus. 


Tom Noel
MD of JT International

Tom spent the majority of his career working in the UK and Ireland for BAE Systems and Merrill Lynch respectively, before returning to Jersey in 2011 working for CPA Global as their European Financial Controller. Educated at De La Salle College, Tom later obtained a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree from Bristol University before qualifying as a Chartered Management Accountant.

Jo Waring-Hockley
Global HR Director 

Jo’s career in HR has spanned over 28 years, with 21 years spent at a senior level. She has led HR teams supporting employee numbers from 600 to 5,000 within multinationals, FTSE 100 firms and midcap private companies, including National Provident Insurance, BAA and General Dynamics. Most recently, she was HR Director at Jersey Electricity.

She has worked with a leading British think-tank on promoting Women in Leadership and is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors. She has a BA (Hons) in history, is a qualified member of the British Psychological Society and has a Masters in Executive Coaching.

Craig Samuel
Senior Vice President

Craig joined JT in 2016 having held high level executive roles within a number of businesses across the UK and US. An established senior business and technology executive, at JT he is responsible for building upon JT’s Enterprise & Wholesale success in North America and driving forward its interests in the entire Americas Region.

Throughout his career he has held high-level global executive roles with Hewlett Packard Corporation; Compaq Corporation; Unisys Corporation; UT Starcom; and British Petroleum Group (UK and US) as well as a number of early stage companies in the US and Internationally. He also currently holds board and advisory board positions in the US and UK, including: CENSIS, My1Login, and QikServe.