Meet the team

Anvil was born as the technology wing of 4C Associates, a leading procurement consulting firm. The products were initially used as tools deployed by consultants as part of advanced diagnostics linked to client projects before quickly developing into full SaaS offerings. We’re incredibly proud of our heritage being one of a suite of tools developed by practitioners for practitioners around the world.

Steve Harrison

Steve Harrison is an entrepreneur who has created organisations in both technology & procurement consulting Steve previously held senior roles in Oracle Corporation and investment bank Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein

Elaine Heatley
Head of Development

Elaine Heatley is an experienced development manager and has overall responsibility for all development programmes

Paddy Pipe
Head of Business Intelligence Solutions

Paddy is one of the founding members of Anvil and has extensive experience in delivering advanced analytics in fast paced agile environments. His background in software development and passion for driving client success through data visibility positions him perfectly as our Head of BI Solutions. Paddy is one of our Key Account Managers delivering solutions across multiple sectors such as Banking, Housing, Consumer Products and Leisure & Hospitality. He owns our analytics roadmap and is always on the hunt for new ways to enrich your data and bring new concepts and insight to the forefront to enable more data driven decisions.

David Hill
Head of Customer Success

David has deep product expertise and manages new client engagements. He is a founding member of Anvil and has years of hands-on experience delivering spend analytics solutions to a broad range of organisations. David leverages his in-depth experience gained from working closely with clients on their data challenges to lead the development of our AI-driven software for spend classification and supplier normalisation

Richard Brown
Head of Sales

Richard heads up our global sales organisation and joins Anvil following over a decade working across Supply Chain & Procurement. Richard started his career purchasing procurement technology and leading global implementations of key systems. Wind forward to the present day, Richard is well placed to welcome onboard our new clients around the world and help shape their technology journeys.