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Volta is a specialist developer and operator of purpose-designed, carrier-neutral data centres. The company is a joint venture between funds managed by Apollo Global Real Estate (AGRE), the real estate investment management arm of Apollo Global Management, LLC (NYSE: APO), and Glebe London, LP.

  • Matthew Dent

    Chief Executive Officer

    Matthew has over 16 years of experience in the data centre, technology and property sectors specialising in acquisitions, fund structuring and management, strategic asset management, corporate financing and restructuring.

    Matthew was previously appointed to the main board of Global Switch. As the Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Global Switch, Matthew implemented corporate restructuring and business turnaround across its 3 million square foot data centre portfolio, located in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Madrid, Singapore and Sydney.

    Additionally, Matthew is the Managing Director of Glebe, which is part of the equity funds behind Volta. Matthew is a Chartered Surveyor

  • Jonathan Arnold

    Managing Director

    Jon joined Volta in June 2014 and has led the team through a significant period of growth resulting in Volta being ranked the 20th fastest growing tech company in the UK in the Deloitte Technology Fast50 2017.

    Jon has been in IT and business communications solutions since 1996. Throughout the years, he primarily focused on sales and account management, gaining experience in companies such as Siemens, WorldCom, Sirocom, Azzurri Communications and Daisy Group, signing multi-million pound deals and delivering business growth.

    Prior to joining Volta, Jon held the position of Enterprise Sales Director at Daisy Group. Prior to that, he was Managing Director of ServAssure, part of Daisy Group, heading a team of over 30 people including sales, service desk, projects and warehouse.

  • Jean Soong

    Finance Director

    Jean is a Chartered Accountant with over 10 years experience in the Financial Services sector including hedge funds, investment management and private equity firms.

    Gaining valuable knowledge in consulting, transaction services, business development and audit, having worked in Deloitte and KPMG, Jean brings a unique mix of understanding of how business operates effectively whilst promoting future growth.

    Jean specialises in improving the value of companies through complex finance transformations implementing major business change initiatives.