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    Donald Fowler

    Group Chief Executive

    Donald has been with the Premex Group since 2008 and was managing director of the Medico Legal division until 2013.  Since then Donald has been the global ExamWorks’ Group UK CEO with responsibility for all four of Premex Group’s business units, including Medico Legal.  Prior to joining Premex Donald worked in both the legal and financial sectors, spending five years in private practice as a corporate lawyer, followed by a further eight years in the banking and private equity sectors with the Bank of Scotland.


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    Simon Margolis

    Group Chairman

    Simon qualified in Medicine from the Universities of St Andrews and Manchester, subsequently working in several hospital posts and as a General Practitioner before founding Premex in 1996.

    In 2012 Simon was appointed as Chairman of AMRO for a second term having previously held the position in 2006 when he was heavily involved in the formation of the MRO agreement which followed on from the case of Woollard v Fowler. 

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    Doug Laver

    Finance Director

    Doug is a Chartered Accountant who spent the early part of his career working for a number of major Insurance companies.  Doug joined Capita in 2004 and supported their rapid growth in the financial services BPO market through contract wins and acquisitions, subsequently working across much of the company’s portfolio of private and public sector businesses as Divisional Finance Director. Doug joined Premex in July 2017 as Group Finance Director.  

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    Mike Cutler

    Managing Director, Premex Services

    Mike qualified as a solicitor in 1999 within Liverpool law firm Silverbeck Rymer's Personal Injury department, where he became a partner before leaving to join Keoghs where he became Managing Director of their Claimant arm, K2 Solicitors. Mike returned to Silverbeck Rymer, in 2006, as a partner and their Claimant Operations Manager.

    In May 2009, after working closely with Premex in a client / supplier relationship for over 6 years, Mike joined Premex in the role of Operations Director, bringing with him a wealth of knowledge of the sector. In October 2013 Mike was appointed Managing Director of Premex Services. 

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    Peter Sleigh

    Managing Director, 3d Rehabilitation & ExamWorks Investigation Services

    Peter joined the group in 2014 following a 26 year career in Banking, most latterly as Regional Director for RBS responsible for the North of England. Since then, Peter has been Managing Director of ExamWorks Investigation Services and has overseen significant changes in the business, most notably in the introduction of innovative technology to improve service delivery.