Our Leadership Team

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The DataFlow Group is part of EQT the leading Swedish private equity group with portfolio companies in Northern and Eastern Europe, Asia and the US.  With total sales of more than EUR 19 billion, EQT works with companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership.
Our Executive Management Team

Sunil Kumar

Chief Executive Officer

Sunil draws on over 25+ years of global management experience across the manufacturing and professional services industry. A results driven seasoned executive, prior to joining the DataFlow Group, Sunil held COO and CFO roles with Deutsche Bank, Genpact and GE.

Sunil is a certified management accountant and holds a Master’s degree in Accounting and Law.

Enrico Menichetti

Chief Operations Officer

Enrico has extensive operational experience and a track record of success in building and leading high performing organizations globally having previously worked with Volenday, Teletech, First Advantage and Harte-Hanks.

With a background in Shared Services, Enrico is responsible for leading the DataFlow Group’s efforts to further improve quality and turnaround time with a clear focus on the customer experience end to end.

Enrico is an IT graduate from Hogeschool PXL.

Garry Taylor

Chief Technology Officer

Garry has spent more than 30 years in the technology industry, with over 20 of those years in the banking sector having held posts in TSB, Barings, ING and Macquarie.

Originally from London, England, Garry has spent the last 20 years based in locations throughout Asia including Japan and Hong Kong, and prior to joining the DataFlow Group was responsible for setting up and managing a 1,800 person global IT support centre based in The Philippines.

Now based in Dubai, Garry brings his considerable leadership and technology experience to the DataFlow Group to ensure that technology provides the company with an industry-leading advantage.

Tony Fargher

Chief Financial Officer

Tony is a seasoned finance professional, with 15 years of global experience predominantly in blue chip multinational companies. Before joining the DataFlow Group in 2018, he spent nearly seven years at Serco Group plc, a FTSE 250 UK listed company, where he served as Finance Director overseeing their Integrated Services Sector across the Middle East.

Prior to Serco, Tony was the Finance Director of the Mubadala subsidiary John Buck International in Abu Dhabi; before that, he worked with Goldman Sachs Bank in London and PwC in Wellington, New Zealand, which is his hometown.

Based in Dubai, Tony is a qualified Chartered Accountant, having also achieved a 1st degree honors in Accounting and Commercial Law.

Rafi Hattar

Chief Commercial Officer

Rafi has over 20 years of rich experience in Sales and Business Development and has worked with top Engineering Software Solution firms like Bentley Systems, Aveva Solutions, and Hexagon as a Business leader.

An engineer who also holds an MBA degree from the University of Leicester in the UK, Rafi leads the Commercial division at DataFlow, where he establishes the key strategic priorities and translates them into a comprehensive strategic plan, that spans the capabilities of the DataFlow Group across the globe.

Prior to the DataFlow, Rafi was the Vice President at Hexagon PPM leading the Middle East and Africa markets.

René Seifert

Chief Digital Officer

René has 25 years of experience in various roles as a tech entrepreneur, investor, and as a media professional. He has founded and co-founded businesses in crowdfunding, digital consulting, e-commerce, healthcare and the BPO space. He started his career as a radio presenter, journalist and media manager with positions at Bayerischer Rundfunk and Lycos Europe/Bertelsmann.

He holds an MBA from the University of Augsburg.

Sanjeev Agarwal

Chief of Staff

Sanjeev has over 20 years of experience in Finance and Operations, managing teams, delivering high-value research, analytics and business intelligence to clients.

At DataFlow, Sanjeev leads BI & Data Analytics and Internal Audit functions for the Group and oversees the firm’s Legal and Administration and Human Resources departments. Before joining DataFlow, he was the head of equity research at Copal Partners and prior to that with Genpact, managing FP & A and Treasury operations and GE on the company’s prestigious Financial Management Program (FMP).

Sanjeev holds an MBA from Symbiosis Center for Management & HRD, Pune.

Prior to Serco, Tony was the Finance Director of the Mubadala subsidiary John Buck International in Abu Dhabi; before that, he worked with Goldman Sachs Bank in London and PwC in Wellington, New Zealand, which is his hometown.

Based in Dubai, Tony is a qualified Chartered Accountant, having also achieved a 1st degree honors in Accounting and Commercial Law.

Our Board of Directors​

Per Setterberg


Per worked with Global Blue between 1988 and 2014, for the last 16 years as President and CEO,  driving the expansion from a local presence in the Nordic countries to the world leader with operations in 41 countries. Per was formerly a senior manager for PwC and a Swedish State Authorised Accountant.

Chairman of Dataflow Ltd, Elevate Ltd and VFS Global, Per is a Swedish national and Switzerland resident, with a degree in Business Administration from the University of Lund, Sweden.

Dr. Lars Gatenbeck

Lars previously held leading positions in the European and US Pharmaceutical industry, a career including being Vice President of Pharmacia and Pharmacia Upjohn with global responsibility for several Therapy and Business Areas. Dr Gatenbeck has also been CEO and President of the Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm, one of Europe’s leading university hospitals and Chairman for the Swedish Healthcare Industry organisation, Swecare.

Chairman and Founder of Life Equity Group. He has extensive experience of corporate governance as board member of several public and private companies in Europe and Asia. Presently, Dr Gatenbeck serves as Chairman of the Boards of Akademikliniken, Memira, Life Medical Sweden and on the Boards of Christian Berner Tech Trade AB and the DataFlow Group. He serves as a Senior Industry Advisor to EQT and Industrifonden.

James Gundry

James was born in Scotland and educated at Fettes College. Starting his early career with a  Private Client Stockbroking firm in Edinburgh James moved to Hong Kong in his mid 20’s where he worked with Michael Page, specialising in banking back office appointments. In 1996 he joined Robert Walters as Managing Director -Hong Kong and established their first office in Asia. In 1998 he established Quest, a specialist executive search firm in Hong Kong and later in Manila.

In 2016, Quest in the Philippines entered into an agreement with Robert Walters and rebranded as Robert Walters and today is non-executive Chairman for Robert Walters in the Philippines. He was a founder of Quest Research (now First Advantage -Asia) which was Asia’s largest pre-employment screening company at the time it was sold to First Advantage. He was a founder shareholder of Integrascreen (now part of Thomson Reuters) and the DataFlow Group and serves as an Independent Director on DataFlow’s board of Directors.

Majdi Al-Sahhaf

Majdi A. Al-Sahhaf has worked for the Public and Private sectors for more than thirty years. With an established track record in management, banking, finance, sales, marketing, communications, public relations and relationship management; Majdi holds a Master’s degree in International Communications from the School of International Service at the American University, Washington DC and a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from King Saud University of Saudi Arabia.

He is currently advising on Public Policies and Government Affairs for PepsiCo Middle East and Africa; prior to this advisory role in PepsiCo, Majdi served as an Advisor to the Minister of Commerce and Industry, and concurrently served as the Managing Director of the Saudi Commercial Attachés, a Board Member of the King Fahad Causeway Authority, and a Board Member of Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities, as well as a member of the executive team of MCI.

Simon Griffiths​

Simon rejoined EQT Partners in 2020 as Head of Private Equity Asia Pacific. He previously spent seven years in Asia with EQT, initially in Hong Kong before moving to establish the Singapore office and EQT’s Southeast Asia business. Simon also led EQT’s first investment in Australia. Prior to EQT, Simon was the Managing Partner for Bain & Company’s Nordic business. There he worked very closely with EQT for over ten years, advising on over thirty investments that EQT made in the Nordic region.

Simon holds an MBA (with distinction) from INSEAD and graduated in Russian and French from Oxford University.

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