The Bedroq team It's good to meet you

Bedroq Team image May 2021

Meet the team

Ed Armitage

Ed

Chief Executive, Founder

Ed believes that good business is built on solid foundations. He started Bedroq to help organisations that rely on technology for critical operations get the basics right which means deep sector expertise and 24/7 proactive support for clients

Matt Wood

Matt

Technical Director

Matt is a recognised expert delivering secure multi-media networks to support technical surveillance, covert operations and control rooms for law enforcement agencies. He has a long track record in delivering successful critical national infrastructure projects

Aaron Moore

Aaron

Operations Director

Responsible for all operations with a primary focus on service excellence, Aaron has a drive for developing efficient systems and processes. He takes pride in building high performance teams through structured mentoring and coaching

 

Peter Wood

Peter

Commercial Director

Experienced commercial director managing major secure networking and communications projects for critical national infrastructure, law enforcement and public sector clients

Ian

Head of Cloud Services and Engineering

When Ian isn’t busy creating and looking after our clients’ network hardware he can be found catching up on reading, listening to music or walking on the South Downs.

Mike

Head of Onboarding

Mike has deep experience in managing projects of all sizes, providing strategic direction and ensuring smooth pain free delivery – a bit like a midwife!

Adam Plevin

Adam

Consultant IT Director

Adam is a cloud engineer, consultant IT director and technical project manager with a passion for Power Automate. That’s when he can tear himself away from the VR world of Beat Saber.

Laura

Finance Director

Laura looks after the money and keeps us on the straight and narrow.  Out of work, Laura is a keen mountain biker and skier as well as mother to two nearly-teenage daughters

Paul Rogers, Bedroq

Paul

IT Project Manager

When he isn’t golfing or supporting the ‘Saints’, Paul oversees ICT refreshes and upgrades helping customers transform their businesses to an improved operation model

Brett

Key Account Manager

Brett works with clients to ensure all elements of their IT drives value.  After work, Brett kicks back with his headphones and his music or digs for victory in his lockdown allotment

David

David

Technical Project Manager

David comes from a technical background, making him process-driven and organised. Outside of work, he’s a keen F1 fan, piano player and on a mission to cycle all the canal towpaths in the country (for which there is naturally a spreadsheet!…)

Kylie Horne
Kylie Horne

Kylie

Project support and logistics

Kylie runs a tight ship and keeps the technical office team under control.  Outside of work she is a Girl Guiding leader for the local Rainbows and is mum to two total whirlwinds

carl

Carl

Project Manager

Carl has a history of engineering and Project Management in public and private sectors, working directly with stakeholders to deliver efficient, cost-effective projects. When he isn’t working, he enjoys 3D printing or walking his dogs along the Lincolnshire coastline.

Ben Topping

Ben

Service Operations Manager

Ben is head of the front line team responsible for monitoring systems and networks 24/7.  It will be one of his team who will pick up any issues, will be available for first line support or to escalate a problem

Julia Mountfield
Julia Mountfield

Julia

Service Desk Manager

Julia is our service desk manager, she tracks, analyses and reports service performance and gives regular updates to clients. Outside of work she loves travel and sport

Janet Barrett

Janet

Account Manager

Jan has worked in client services for the technology sector for over 20 years, always available to help and provide project updates she bridges a gap between highly technical experts and clients

Michael Crabtree

Michael

Technical Engineer

Looking after a team of IT and network specialists, installers and riggers and specialising in firewalling and routing, Mick loves nothing more than solving ‘secure data transit’ problems

Shaun

Non Executive Director

Shaun keeps us true to our principles and makes sure the board operates effectively. When he isn’t keeping us in line, he can be found in the Solent racing sailing boats

Alex

Marketing Director

Alex helps us talk about our proposition and connect with new people who might care about it.  She’s a river rat and likes nothing better than rowing on the Thames

Sue Rock
Sue Rock

Sue

Finance Assistant

Sue looks after sales invoicing and credit control as well as processing purchase invoices through to payment. When the Yorkshire weather permits she loves to be outside gardening.

Darren Swinbank
Darren Swinbank

Darren

Technical Services Engineer

Darren sets up and configures systems and network monitoring equipment.  He provides support to internal team members and to customers.  After work he enjoys a drink with mates or a spot of gaming.

Helen

Financial Controller

Helen makes sure all our suppliers get paid and keeps us in line regarding expenses. She is a keen baker and we have high hopes of seeing her on Great British Bake Off someday

Jennifer Benge, Bedroq Marketing Manager

Jenny

Marketing Manager

Jenny is a keen hiker. When she isn’t devising exciting ways to talk about how Bedroq helps its customers, she can be be found on a blustery hilltop with her dog Liquorice.

Nicky

Executive Assistant

Nicky keeps the wheels turning and helps the team stay connected. In her spare time, Nicky teaches Aerobics and Body Balance classes as well as being mum to two small children

Cara

Sales Support Assistant

Cara makes sure that no enquiry goes unanswered.  She’s the only one of the team to have encountered a real live pirate… get her to tell you the story!

Jordan

Jordan

Cloud Services Support Engineer

Jordan has always been passionate about learning and developing his skills in technology. Pursuing a career in IT allows him to continue exploring and improving. He is family-focussed and enjoys spending time with his children.

Keith

End User Computing

Keith is the face of the technical team working onsite on implementations and support.  He claims to be a chocoholic but we’re not sure as his favourite Nesquik flavour is strawberry

Simon Hearnshaw Bedroq

Simon

Systems Implementation Engineer

When Simon’s not working with the technical systems Bedroq’s clients require, he likes to get away from the computer screen on a long walk or by playing board games.

Michael Martinez

Michael

Service Desk Engineer

Other than his passion for problem solving in IT and all things technical, Michael likes to spend time with his three kids and mountain biking with his wife

Glen Carter

Glen

Systems Implementation Engineer

Glen is one of Bedroq’s engineering team heroes. Outside of work he enjoys tending to his home-grown veg, getting away in the caravan and reading a good crime novel.

Jeffery Mortega, Bedroq

Jeffrey

Service Desk Engineer

Jeffrey is one of the first people you speak to if you need help. When he isn’t looking after customers, he’s tooled up doing a bit of woodworking or backyard gardening.

Christopher Basco

Chris

Cloud Services Support Engineer

Chris enjoys all things technical and acquiring new skills.  When he isn’t working on self improvements he spends time tinkering round the house and fixing up home improvements!

Adrian Borek

Adrian

Cloud Services Support Engineer

Adrian is always looking to develop new skills in IT and in his personal life. He’s always got a project on the go, and when he isn’t up a ladder, gym and jiu-jitsu are his go to ways to keep fit.

When we aren't working...

Nicky Slade
Laura Jones skiing
Dress up Teams meeting
Aunt Bessie's Northern Monk
Jam Tarts
KeithStrasse
Vogalonga 2018

Have you got what it takes to join the team?

If you think you’ve got some skills that could be put to good use at Bedroq, please get in touch.  We look forward to hearing from you.