Who We Are

We are a global company with a family ethos at our very core. We’re proudly passionate and entirely obsessed with what we do best – supplying and managing global brands.

The relationship that people have with technology is the real reason we’re here. By combining our comprehensive technical knowledge with our creative skill and abilities, we can bring any product to life.

The Tactus Group was built on bringing the latest and greatest technology products and accessories to market, with the aim to make the impossible a reality! We take pride in developing products for our clients; they are always exquisitely designed and engineered to the very highest standards.

Culture

We are infectiously passionate about technology and insanely ambitious! We encourage an open and honest culture of innovation, creativity and team work.

We focus on delivering exceptional products, creating brilliant brands and making the impossible become possible.

Honesty

We understand the value that honesty brings to building strong relationships. We work closely with our clients at every step of the process, leading our clients continue to work closely with us year after year.

Integrity

We believe in always doing the right thing, even when no one is watching! We also understand that actions speak louder than words, which is why we give 100% to every project and always find a way to succeed.

Vision

As the old saying goes, ‘you don’t need eyes to see, you need vision’. Our ability to see future products and envisage the impact they will have on the world is what gives us an advantage on the competition.

Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.

Board Members

Get to know our team of experts

(If you think we look good here, just wait until you meet us!)

Scott Brenchley

CEO

Scott founded Tactus in 2014; he is a proven business leader and entrepreneur. He has worked in the IT industry for 18 years and has successfully managed, funded and created a number of new businesses in the Information Technology sector. Scott has a Masters Degree in Strategic Business Management and was also the first UK member of the Apple European Council.

His knowledge and insight into technology products and future trends has been a key driver in guiding the Tactus Group into a global player.

He has connections with some of the biggest retailers in Europe and his relationships in Asia have secured the manufacturing and supply of our products at the right price, without compromising on quality.

Sidney Benson

Sales Director

Sidney has blazed a trail of multi-million pound achievements across Retail, Education, Public Sector and other channels, including B2B and B2C.

He has spent 20 years in retail, in Senior Management positions, with Texas Homecare, B&Q, Sainsburys’, and Homebase as Regional Manager for the North-West of England.

In 2004 he joined MCC, an Apple Premium Reseller, looking after the company’s multi million pound accounts such as BT, Stone Computers, and HMRC.

A key member of the board tasked with influencing change and a go-to leader for all striving to achieve the same levels of performance.

John Osborne

Commercial Director

John has spent 27 years in the IT and Consumer Electronics business.

In 2003 he joined Tech Data; in 2007, he returned from European responsibilities to the UK, going on to lead the corporate growth strategy that accelerated the business from £800m – £1.5bn.

His approach to business planning targets the organisation specifically at the long-term goal through everyday activities. He has a keen interest in technology and is very experienced at building winners.

He has an extensive and global network of relationships at all levels in the channel.

Peadar O’Reilly

Non-Executive Investor Director

Peadar is a founding partner Praetura Capital LLP, a business specialising in venture investment and corporate advisory, which was incorporated in 2011. He became a member of the Tactus Group board in 2015 and is also Chairman of Big Red Group, a high growth eCommerce business which processes over 400,000 orders per annum, achieving average annual growth in revenue of 100% over the last three years.

He is also NED of Praetura Asset Finance and previously acted as Regional Director for ABN Amro, an established, UK asset backed, lending business for Bank of Ireland.

Karen Houghton

Legal Director

Karen has over seventeen years’ experience in the legal sector. She began her career at Andersen Legal (formerly Garretts) where her legal training began in a multi-disciplinary environment, resulting in qualifying as a Corporate solicitor.

In October 2013, she established her own business, BDM Legal Limited, where she practises as a corporate/commercial solicitor in the TMT sector.

In December 2013, she joined Tactus Group as a Non-Executive Director, to principally focus on the legal aspects of the business, and has since undertaken a global trademark registration programme and negotiated several key contracts for the business.

Ben Hatton

Non-Executive Strategic Director

Ben is an accomplished, award-winning entrepreneur operating in the UK’s digital and technology sectors.

He founded Digital Agency Rippleffect in 1999 and in 2008 he oversaw its acquisition by Trinity Mirror plc, the UK’s largest regional publisher, for £5.8m on the proviso that he would remain at the helm to guide the firm to further success. Further to this, he also took on the role of MD of Digital Marketing Services for Trinity Mirror leading an acquisition strategy of buying businesses complementary to Rippleffect.

In 2017, Ben joined Praetura Capital to drive its investments across digital, e-commerce and tech businesses and sits on a number of boards in a strategic capacity. Ben joined the Tactus Group board in 2016.

Over the years, Ben has been recognised highly as both an entrepreneur and a digital leader. He was once named as EN Magazine’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year and New Media Entrepreneur of the Year. He has been listed among the 33 most influential people working in technology, media and telecoms by the North West Business Insider, and ranked in the top 10 in the Drum Power 100.