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Our Leadership

Daren Simcox

Daren Simcox


Daren is one of the founding Directors who has led the company from inception to become the fastest growing High Court Enforcement company. He is an experienced Civil Enforcement professional, with over 30 years of working within the Enforcement industry.

Daren specialises in designing bespoke pre-litigation and recovery solutions which are tailored to the clients’ enforcement requirements.

A certificated Enforcement Agent for over 30 years, Daren is a member of the Certificated Enforcement Agents Association – CEAA, and the Civil Enforcement Association – CIVEA.

Daron Robinson

Managing Director

Daron has over 15 years’ experience, in the Enforcement, Debt Collection and Legal sectors covering a variety of senior roles.

Daron is responsible for leading all aspects of operational strategy within the business and has a wealth of experience in high level operational and system management.

He specialises in designing, creating and implementing strategies and processes to specific client and business requirements and delivering solutions for multiple processes.

A champion for innovation, Daron, has been responsible for major operational projects, which provide new solutions for clients. Notable examples include overall responsibility in the development of the company’s case management system including its bespoke data enhancement processes and the implementation of the groundbreaking award-winning ‘Agent Patroller’ Enforcement App.

Wayne Whitford


Wayne is a founding Director and has over 25 years’ experience within the Enforcement and Debt Collection sector.  He is the client champion within the company to ensure it provides them with individual attention and the highest level of customer service.

He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (FCICM).

Wayne is a judicial specialist providing innovative recovery solutions for both Commercial and Consumer partners alike.

He has particular expertise in High Court Enforcement, Commercial Rent Arrears now known as CRAR and other enforcement routines, including Local Authority Revenues and Parking.

Wayne is also a Member of British Parking Association MBPA and the Association of Credit Professionals FACP.


Nick Tubbs


Nick has 15 years’ experience at Board level as a chief executive, managing director, consultant, non-executive director within listed companies and large corporates. With a strong track record of applied innovation, he has designed and led business transformation through implementing growth, business improvement and service quality programmes.

These skills have been gained whilst working in Blue-Chip FTSE 250, NYSE and Swiss-listed firms. Nick joined JBW in 2016 as Chief Executive Officer. He also became a Director at Court Enforcement Services in September 2018.

Xiang Lu


Xiang has over 16 years’ experience in the financial industry working with a top 20 accountancy firm. Xiang initially qualified as a medical doctor and changed her career 20 years ago. Xiang joined JBW in 2011. As Chief Financial Officer, Xiang is responsible for Finance and Company secretariat.

Her role includes effective strategic and operational financial planning, monitoring and reporting, statutory accounting requirements and key relationships with banking partners. Xiang also became a Director at Court Enforcement Services in September 2018.

Alan Smith

Director – Authorised High Court Enforcement Officer

Alan has over 30 years high level management and operational experience within High Court Enforcement. He has been reappointed as a Director of the High Court Officers Associations’ Board for the second time. He has been a key player in raising educational standards within the profession. Alan was a Sheriffs Officer for West Midlands County, Warwickshire, Leicestershire, Herefordshire and Kent. Previous roles include High Court Enforcement Operations Director and Head of High Court Enforcement for two other major enforcement companies.

Alan is a director and member of our senior management board.

Malcolm Davies - High Court Enforcement Officer - Elliott Davies

Malcolm Davies

Director – Authorised High Court Enforcement Officer

Malcolm was a Sheriff’s Officer for many years covering Northumberland, Tyne & Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne and Berwick upon Tweed. In addition to being an Authorised High Court Enforcement Officer and Certificated Enforcement Agent, Malcolm is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (FCILEx). He is also a respected long-serving member of the Association of British Investigators.

Malcolm is a director and member of our senior management board.

Michael Whitaker

Director of Business Development

Michael has extensive knowledge of both the legal and debt recovery sectors. In addition, he has over 25 years’ commercial, management and operational experience. Michael’s previous roles include being Head of Business Development at Legal Recoveries & Collections Ltd and Debt Recovery Manager positions at law firms Fraser Brown, Rothera Sharp and Browne Jacobson LLP.

Michael is responsible for the development of new business, across the company’s full range of High Court and Civil Enforcement services.

Jodie Martinelli

Head of Business Process & Strategy 

Jodie has worked in the collections industry for over 12 years and has a wealth of enforcement, debt recovery and legal services experience.

Since joining us in 2014, Jodie has played a key role in our growth, demonstrating exceptional operational leadership and process management. She has extensive experience in the management of staff development, court processes, business continuity planning, client liaison and the implementation processes and strategies.

Jodie is responsible for the management of all aspects of administration, business services and business continuity. She also oversees the management of the Client Services, Transfer Up, Support Services and Commercial Services departments providing the management teams with strategic guidance and support. She champions best practice and leads on the development, enhancement and implementation of initiatives and processes ensuring that a there is a structured and consistent approach to all operational functions within the business.


Neil Jinks

Head of Client Development & Communications

Neil has over 30 years’ experience in the legal sector, both in practice and High Court Enforcement. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) and member of the CICM’s Advisory Board. Neil is an Executive Committee Member and President of IRRV West Midlands Association.

Jon Tatum

Jon Tatam

Head of Commercial and Property Services

Jon has extensive experience in client, supplier and operational management. For several years, Jon has worked in the enforcement industry, where he has been involved in several high-profile and very successful operations. Jon’s previous roles include being Operations Manager with the Burlington Group and Property Services Manager at Andrew Wilson and Co.

Jon is responsible for the day to day management and service delivery of all clients and functions within the Commercial and Property Services Division.