Celebrating 21 years of innovation.
At Computer Service Centre we have created a management and technical team to provide our clients with the practical and expert support they require. Come and meet the people behind the scenes.
After completing A-levels in English, French and Economics at Sir John Leman High School in Beccles, Jeremy joined a management training scheme with one of the UK’s leading retail businesses before starting Computer Service Centre with Christopher Cooper in 1997. Since then, Jeremy has overseen the management of the business and has been responsible for establishing customer service standards, staff training and development, as well as the company’s finances. Jeremy also co-ordinated the physical relocation of the business from Norwich city centre to Meridian Business Park in April 2006.
Following a BTEC III Electronic Engineering course at Great Yarmouth College of Further Education, Chris worked in the off-shore industry as a hydrogen sulphide technician, which included installing gas detection equipment on drilling platforms. Chris was subsequently recruited to repair navigational and fire equipment for an international off-shore drilling company before establishing Computer Service Centre with Jeremy Clarke in 1997. Chris has been responsible for building strong customer relationships and all technical aspects of the business, including the construction of our own Data Centre and private Wide Area Network.
After completing A levels in Derbyshire Glyn opted for an accountancy qualification via working in industry and started his career at Neepsend Plc in 1977. Subsequent career steps into service industries saw Glyn appointed as Finance Director in a leading 24/7/365 distress purchase service industry, one that he worked within for 32 years eventually heading and running the market leading operator where Customer Service was, and remains, his passion, delivered through exceptional teams of equally passionate people.
Rachel has built a career in account management with a focus on always delivering excellent customer service. Whilst previously working at Brandbank, Rachel progressed through various commercial roles and managed retail clients such as Sainsbury's and Nisa. Outside of work and having recently just got back into the sport, Rachel can be found playing hockey for her local club. She also likes to play badminton and enjoys going to comedy shows.
Head of Operations
Ryan joined our Software department in 2012, having previously studied at City College Norwich and achieving a first class degree in Business Computing at the University of East Anglia. Ryan’s responsibilities include managing the team to deliver .NET development and building complex web applications to suit the requirements of our clients. With experience in customer-facing roles in the retail sector, Ryan brings with him an enthusiasm for ensuring that our customers are happy with the solution we deliver and prides himself on timely project delivery. In his free time, Ryan enjoys football, keeping fit and is a keen supporter of Liverpool FC.
Head of Technical
Russell grew up in Thetford and attended West Suffolk College where he attained a BTEC National Diploma in Computer Science. Prior to working for Computer Service Centre, Russell worked for a local multimedia company in their internal IT support department, then in a similar role for a domestic repair services company. Russell joined Computer Service Centre as a Project Engineer and further to gaining his A+ and Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator certification, Russell was appointed Installations Department Manager. Russell's role consists of managing the Installations team, which includes overseeing network and server installations and he has recently achieved Prince 2 Practitioner status.
Having grown up in Norwich and after completing his A-levels at City Academy Norwich, Jason joined a well-known accountancy firm in July 2010 as a Junior Accountant. During four and a half years working in the accountancy profession, Jason worked with a variety of businesses and organisations, becoming proficient in Sage accounts, as well as achieving his accreditation as a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians in 2012. Jason joined Computer Service Centre in March 2015 as Accounts Administrator and is responsible for daily accounting routines and preparation of monthly management accounts. Outside work, Jason enjoys training in the gym and spending the rest of his free time socialising with friends.
Head of Engineering
Scott left Norfolk in 1999 and has been working up and down the country in various IT positions. Scott was In his previous role for 8 years in London, working for one of the largest ISP’s in the country. Scott has a young family, is a big music lover and is currently rejuvenating his love of vinyl and building his collection. He is also a keen photographer and camper, attending a number of festivals.
Having attended Sir John Leman High School in Beccles and after a brief spell working for the family firm, Michael began working at Computer Service Centre in 2001 as a Sales Administration Assistant. In 2004 Michael was promoted to Administration Co-ordinator with his main responsibilities including stock control, credit control, invoicing, Microsoft Licensing and maintaining our Microsoft Partner Program. Michael is a St John First Aider and currently Administration Department Manager.
Having grown up in Cambridge, shortly after completing his A-Levels Sam pursued a career at John Lewis. Throughout his 6 years as a John Lewis Partner, Sam was based in various different roles and departments. After relocating to Norfolk in February 2017 Sam joined us as our new Administration Assistant. Most recently working in an Administration based role he has brought multiple key skills to the team, as well as a high level customer service experience. Outside work, Sam is a semi-professional singer, who regularly performs at various different events for clubs, weddings, parties etc. In his spare time Sam enjoys spending time with his family, going to watch his beloved football team Tottenham Hotspurs, watching superhero shows/movies, playing snooker and darts.
Support Department Manager
Ben attended Sir John Leman High School in Beccles, where he completed an ICT & Business Studies A-level before attending City College Norwich where he completed his Advanced Diploma in IT Practitioner Level 3 course in 2009. Ben joined Computer Service Centre as an apprentice in our Support Department in September 2009. After completing the apprenticeship Ben joined the Support Department before moving into the Installation Department. In December 2014 Ben moved back to the Support Department and became the 1st Line Team Leader. Outside work, Ben enjoys spending time with his young family and is a member of Gillingham Cricket Club as well as recently taking up snowboarding.
2nd Line Support Engineer
Laszlo followed his passion for IT by joining our team as a Support Technician in 2014. Bringing with him a wealth of experience in customer service in the hospitality and insurance sectors, and having held management roles in a large restaurant chain, Laszlo is very focused on delivering client satisfaction. His enthusiasm for resolving client issues is backed up with his Comptia A+, N+ and Microsoft certifications. Originally from Hungary, Laszlo has lived in Norwich for 11 years before moving back to his home country and enjoys keeping active at the gym when he is not spending time with his young family.
Support Team Leader
Mark brings another dynamic to the team, bringing experience from his previous role in EPOS support. Outside of work, he spends the majority of time with his family. He has two young children which he likes to make the most of in his spare time. Mark’s other hobbies include football, motorsport and a love of music.
Francis moved to Norfolk in 2000, having lived in Zimbabwe and Botswana for much of his life. Before emigrating, Francis achieved a BA degree and Graduate Certificate in Education. Francis has since achieved his CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, MCSA:2003, CCNA and an MSc Network Security qualification. Francis has worked in IT for over 10 years at several local schools and colleges and gained a comprehensive knowledge in all things IT. Outside of work, Francis is a keen cyclist and is a member of the Hethersett Velo club.
Mark joined the Support team at Computer Service Centre in December 2012 as a Support Technician. Mark’s knowledge has been gained over 5 years working within the IT sector whilst also having completed qualifications including a GNVQ in IT, BTEC National Diploma in ICT, MCP, MCDST, CompTia A+ and CompTia Network+. In his spare time Mark enjoys badminton, computer gaming and loves Formula 1 racing.
2nd Line Support Engineer Jason has followed his passion for IT by joining our support team and after working for over a year in our 1st line team he has progressed in to our 2nd line team. Jason brings a wealth of customer services experience having worked at a national financial provider for eight years proir to joing Computer Service Centre. Jason has completed his CompTIA A+ & N+ certifications and has recently completed his Microsoft Server 2016 certifications making him a Microsoft Certified Professional & Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate. Jason loves most sports, in his spare time he enjoys karting, snowboarding and spending time with family & friends.
Karl studied at the Lowestoft Sixth Form College and achieved the highest grade within the BTEC ICT course. Alongside the course Karl volunteered at the Lowestoft Local Links, in which his position was to manage the communication and timetables between the students and managers. Karl’s hobbies are gaming, socialising with friends and improving his technological skills, such as building and managing a homelab server.
2nd Line Support Technician
Brian studied at Paston College and achieved A-levels in maths, physics, chemistry and accounting. After this he spent five years in a Customer Service team before moving into an IT support role. He worked in this role for four and a half years before joining CSC in July 2017. Brian is currently studying towards CompTIA A+ and Network+ qualifications. Outside of work Brian enjoys running, gaming and socialising with friends.
Michael has recently joined Computer Service Centre as a Support Technician, after spending 2 years as a Support Technician in the legal industry. He has completed an ITQ as part of an apprenticeship, and is now working towards attaining CompTIA A+ and N+ qualifications. Outside of work, Michael enjoys gaming, building computer systems, and watching sci-fi shows, as well as having a keen interest in rock climbing and swimming.
1st Line Support Technician
Dominic studied at Wymondham Sixth Form, achieving A-levels in maths, further maths, and physics. After several years of experience in a customer service and IT role, he has recently joined Computer Service Centre as a Support Apprentice. Outside of work, he is a RYA qualified sailor and has a keen interest in hiking, traveling, and gaming.
Steven has joined the company with extensive experience in customer service. IT has been a passion of his since a very young age and he has a vast array of self-taught knowledge alongside an AVCE completed at City College. He is currently studying for his A+ and N+ certifications. Outside of work he is a keen football fan and enjoys attending matches while also watching on TV. Steven’s other hobbies include gaming, a love of music, walking the dog and spending time with his family.
Nathan brings to the team 9 years’ experience as a Senior Telecoms and Networking Engineer.
With this he brings wide-ranging customer service experience and a vast knowledge of various phone systems.
Nathan also brings years of experience in cable networks from planning to installing cat 3, 5 and 6 cable networks.
Nathan is currently studying towards his Comptia A+ and N+ Qualifications.
Outside of work Nathan enjoys playing golf, visiting national trust sites and spending time with family and friends.”
Zach studied at City College Norwich, completing a two year Diploma in IT obtaining a Double Distinction Merit. Alongside this he had a part time job at a local computer sales company refurbishing laptops and desktops ready for them to be resold, and has recently joined Computer Service Centre as an IT Support Apprentice. Outside of work, he likes fishing, riding his quad bike and working on cars.
Alex started his career as a junior software developer and has recently joined Computer Service Centre in the support team as a 1st line engineer. He has spent over 6 years in the Gas and LPG industry developing strong sales and customer service skills. More recently Alex has gone back to his love of IT.
In his spare time, he is a Bassist for a local rock covers band. He also enjoys music, gaming and long dog walks with his partner.
Josh studied Computer Science and Economics for A-Levels at Framlingham College. He went on to learn the trade of Groundworks and Landscaping but soon realised it wasn’t for him and decided to pursue his passion & interest in IT. Outside of work, Josh plays Rugby for Eastern Counties U16’s – U19’s and also for North Walsham Vikings.
James previously spent 16 years in mobile telecoms within the retail industry and held various management positions during this time. He has a wealth of customer experience from delivery of solutions through to end user support, and has always had a passion for technology. Having decided to pursue his own personal aspirations to find a role in IT, he studied to achieve his CompTIA A+ certification along with graduating from his IT Technician Traineeship. Outside of work James enjoys spending time with his family, online gaming, listening to music and expanding his Lego collection.
After spending 10 years in the horticultural industry, Joseph decided to broaden his interest in the IT industry. He studied for his CompTIA A+ and joined Computer Service Centre in 2021. In his spare time Joseph can be found gaming or exploring his diverse interest in music. He enjoys singing, plays several instruments, and digitally composes his own pieces.
Lee studied physics at the University of Leicester achieving a first class Masters degree. He joined Computer Service Centre in 2021, having previously worked in veterinary histology before deciding to change his career and pursue his passion for IT. Lee’s hobbies include playing badminton, pool and snooker, building PCs and gaming.
Jason studied for his IT Degree with the Open University where he specialised in Java Development. He joined Computer Service Centre in 2021 bringing with him over 5 years of IT support experience. He has a keen interest in Martial arts after having travelled to Hong Kong to train for a couple of weeks with the son of Bruce Lee’s master. He has recently found a new hobby with running and enjoys spending his time gaming, travelling and going to gigs with his wife.
During the Covid-19 lockdowns and having always had an interest in IT, Scott upskilled and gained his CompTIA A+ and CompTIA N+ qualifications. Newly trained and combined with over 10 years of customer service experience, Scott joined the company in August 2021. In his free time, Scott likes to play the guitar, sports and is a keen online gamer.
Leead joined Computer Service Centre in August 2021 after gaining a number of technical qualifications such as CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+, to name just a few! Having previously worked abroad in the hospitality industry and from owing his own photography business, Leead knows the importance of providing great customer service. Outside of work he enjoys playing the piano, video and photo editing, and taking walks in the countryside.
Richard has always had an interest in technology; first completing an advanced GNVQ in ICT at sixth form and then going on to gain a 2.1 degree in Human Computer interaction. After working in a variety of customer facing roles, Richard decided to focus on his career in IT completing his CompTIA A+ before joining us in September 2021. Richard is a trained scuba diver, car enthusiast and enjoys mixing music at home.
Senior Cloud Developer
Toby joined us in December 2013 as a Software Developer responsible for the maintenance and continued development of existing solutions. Although a software development enthusiast for many years, Toby focused his education on his other passion - music and composition - and is a talented musician holding both Bachelors and Masters degrees in this field. Since making the decision to forge a career in IT, Toby has worked in a range of roles that encompass solutions, support and software giving him a wide understanding of the services we provide to our clients. Outside work and music Toby is a fitness enthusiast, photographer and mechanic.
Prior to joining Computer Service Centre, Richard had for over 10 years, been working for a large Norwich based factory, designing and developing custom software solutions for internal and external clients. In his personal life, Richard has a wide range of interests ranging from technology to DIY.
Chris joined the team in February 2019 as a Cloud Developer but prior to this, he spent 15 years working as a Management Accountant. His last role, at a North Norfolk Seafood Company, gradually transitioned from one based in accounting to a system management role designing, developing and implementing software aimed at helping the company run more efficiently. Outside of work, Chris is an avid supporter of Norwich City FC but his main love is spending quality time with his young family.
Originally from Northamptonshire, Arron graduated from UEA in 2011 studying Business Information Systems and has been a software developer ever since, working on a variety of both web and desktop applications in the education sector. Hobbies include playing playing guitar and bass, skiing, and is a fan of music, film and motorsport.
Sam studied at the University of East Anglia, completing a Masters degree in Biochemistry in 2015 and a PhD in Computational Chemistry in 2019, during which time he discovered his love for software development. Following this passion, Sam joined Computer Service Centre in May 2019 as a member of the Cloud Development team. Outside of work, Sam enjoys playing rugby for Norwich AXV, cycling and playing guitar.
Solutions Department Manager
David comes from a strong customer service and service management background, progressing to a management role in Aldi, and then Aviva. A fluent German speaker with a keen interest in business and technology, David is a climbing enthusiast with a strong aversion to cake.
Leon moved to Stalham in his childhood and attended Stalham High School. Before working in IT, Leon worked in the financial services sector for several market leading firms. Leon joined our Solutions team in July 2008 as an Account Manager and is responsible for ensuring our customers’ IT requirements are fulfilled. Leon’s role includes discussing IT solutions and strategy as our customers’ IT needs change and grow. Leon is a Microsoft Licensing Sales Specialist which allows him to ensure that we offer the best and most cost effective licensing model to each of our valued clients.
Key Account Manager
After completing a BA Hons Degree in business studies at the University of Plymouth, Emily has established a strong customer service career with market leading companies before joining Computer Service Centre in 2016. Following time with Amazon as an assistant buyer during her earlier career, Emily now brings with her key account management skills as a customer experience manager with Brandbank. A keen runner outside of work Emily enjoys travelling and taking in different cultures, especially the music.
Kimberley moved back to her hometown in Norfolk after spending a number of years living in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire following the completion of her Law Degree at the University of Lincoln. In 2012 Kimberley started her career in IT by working on the Helpdesk team for a Software company in Nottingham, and progressed into a Technical Account Management role. Along with Kimberley’s wealth of knowledge and experience, she also has a real passion for ensuring an excellent customer experience is received. Outside of work Kimberley particularly enjoys experiencing a broad range of food, culture and music from various festivals and events around the world.
Since completing a Masters degree in Chemistry at The University of Nottingham in 2010, Dexter has adopted a variety of customer service, communications technology and project management roles. Before starting with Computer Service Centre he managed project delivery as the Head of Business Operations for a cloud communications provider within the healthcare sector. In his spare time he enjoys watching movies and gaming. He has also hiked several long distance walks, such as Coast-to-Coast and the South Downs Way, as fund raising events for charity.
Macauley spent 6 years working for a leading IT distributor, learning vast amounts about the industry before joining Computer Service Centre in 2021 . Now working as an Account Manager within the Solutions team, he has an ethos of providing excellent customer service. Macauley is a supporter of Newcastle FC and likes to spend his spare time on a golf course or going to live music events.
Prior to joining Computer Service Centre, Kyle was based at a local oil and gas company where he liaised with global clients to ensure operations were conducted efficiently. Additionally having previously worked within the Technology industry, Kyle has a host of experience of delivering both B2C and B2B solutions. In his spare time Kyle enjoys playing basketball and exercising at the gym.
Installations Department Manager
Jason started work for Computer Service Centre as a member of our Support team in October 2005. With a total of twelve years’ experience in the IT industry, prior to working for Computer Service Centre, Jason worked as an IT Engineer for a large national company. Having gained his A+, Network+, Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer 2000 and Avaya phone systems certifications. Jason is a Senior Installations Engineer in the Installations Department where he manages a team of engineers.
Having been born and bred in Norfolk, Kevin studied Electrical engineering at Great Yarmouth College. He worked for 8 years at a family-run IT business in North Norfolk and brings a wealth of customer service and IT support knowledge to the team. He has already gained MCP status, including 4 MTAs and Server Virtualization using Hyper-V. Since joining Computer Service Centre he has also completed his CompTIA A+ and N+. Outside of work he enjoys snowboarding, Formula 1 and Geocaching with his wife and dog.
Junior Project Assistant
Jordan grew up in Ipswich, moving to Norwich in 2015 to study. He joined CSC as an Administration assistant in 2018, before moving to the Projects Department in 2019 after passing his Prince2 Foundation and Practitioner exams.
Outside of work Jordan enjoys playing the bass guitar in a band, football, and spending time with his young family; he’s older than he looks! He has remained a loyal supporter of Ipswich Town Football Club, despite their painful relegation and the years he has spent living in Norwich.
Junior Installations Technician
Adam has recently left higher education completing his ICT BTEC with a distinction star. Adam joined Computer Service Centre in September 2014 as an apprentice, aiming to complete his apprenticeship as well as the CompTIA A+ within his first year. Recently, Adam won a competition with ASUS ROG for his custom water-cooled PC. In his spare time he teaches karate to all levels and ages several evenings a week. Adam achieved his 1st dan Shotokan karate black belt at the age of 11 and 2nd dan at the age of 13. He is also a keen online gamer.
Shannon joined Computer Service Centre after completing her BTEC level 2 Diploma in IT and Telecoms via an apprenticeship. Previous to Shannon’s apprenticeship, she completed AS levels in Spanish, Psychology and Photography. Shannon still has a keen interest in photography and Spanish, spending her spare time taking and editing photos or brushing up on her Spanish. Shannon also likes spending her spare time gaming, attending comic cons and socialising with friends.
Harry has recently joined Computer Service Centre as a Support Technician. He brings with him IT and Customer Service experience from a variety of sectors, most recently within healthcare. Harry enjoys learning new technologies and skills, and is looking forward to the variety of systems supported. He is currently working towards his CompTIA A+ and Network+ qualifications. Outside of work Harry has a van that he is converting into a camper, and has a home-lab setup he uses to experiment with new technologies. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, and running when he can.
Having grown up in Martham, Lee completed his BTEC National Diploma Business ICT at East Norfolk Sixth Form. Lee started working at Computer Service Centre in our Support department as a Support Technician in November 2005 and has since gained his A+ and Network+ certifications. Lee is currently a member of the Installations team, where his responsibilities include configuring computers, printers, servers and networks. Outside work, Lee is a climbing and cycling fanatic and also plays in a band.
Document Controller & Project Support
Originally from Middlesbrough and after living in other parts of the country, Sheila moved to Norfolk in 2004. Since then she has worked in various roles within the Oil & Gas Industry supporting both onshore & offshore teams. Sheila joined Computer Service Centre in January 2021 as Document Controller & Project Support, bringing with her a wealth of administration experience and key document control skills. Outside of work Sheila enjoys socialising with friends, walking and spending time with her family.
Matt grew up in Wymondham and attended Wymondham High School. Matt started working for Computer Service Centre in November 2005 in a sales role and over the years developed into an Account Manager. Last year Matt qualified as a PRINCE2 Practitioner before embarking on his new role as a Project Manager. Currently Matt is responsible for managing a variety of projects from an Office relocation to the implementation of a Windfarm Management system. Outside of work, Matt has a young family, enjoys a round of golf and playing cricket for Great Melton First XI.
Originally from Hertfordshire, Andy moved to Norfolk in 1999 where he continued his education at Caister High School, before attending Great Yarmouth College where he completed his Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education in IT and an AS level in Electronics. Having gained 8 years' experience in IT support as in-house IT Support Technician for a local estate agency and then a local IT support company, Andy joined Computer Service Centre as a Support Technician in July 2011. Outside work, Andy enjoys cycling and occasional power kiting.
Born in Caister-on-sea, Norfolk. At 16 Paul joined the Army as an apprentice Electronics Technician in the Royal Corps of Signals and enjoyed a globe-trotting lifestyle serving for 15 years. Upon leaving the regular Army, Paul pursued a career in the Offshore Oil & Gas Industry as a Telecomms Engineer specialising in VSAT, LOS, PABX, TVRO, CCTV, Fibre Optics, VHF & UHF radio systems installations and maintenance.
After 10 years as a field engineer, then offshore Comms Tech Rotation, Paul became a small Business IT Manager before moving towards the Security Industry and working closely with Mobile phone networks. In Paul`s spare time he has re-joined the Army as a reservist, enjoys Training & teaching Martial arts at the largest Martial Arts Dojo on the east Coast, swimming and running.
Mark is another local having grown up in Norwich, following school, he studied Electronic Servicing at Norwich City College. He has over 25 years’ IT experience, initially installing networks in local health authorities and General Practices across the UK. Later moving to an internal IT role for a global construction consultancy, where he maintained and supported the company’s IT systems as it grew from 60 to over 450 users during his 19 years’ service. Mark joined Computer Service Centre in June 2018 as an Installations Engineer and is studying towards his CompTIA A+ & Network+.
Outside work Mark enjoys spending time with his family, cycling and clay pigeon shooting.
After attending Aylesbury Technical College, where he achieved a BTEC National Diploma in Computer Studies, Evan embarked on a career in IT. Evan now brings with him 20 years of broad range experience from within the IT sector. Evan has attained various professional and academic certifications including MCP, CCNA and more recently a BSc in computing and IT subjects. Outside of work Evan enjoys sport and socialising. As a keen trail runner he trains whenever possible though his primary concern is spending time with his young family.
Cyber Security Specialist
Before joining Computer Service Centre, Richard lived in Cyprus and moved back to Norwich in his late teens where he completed his A-Levels. Richard joined our Support team in August 2004 and moved to our Installations team in 2009. Richard’s primary role is to ensure all web facing services, such as web hosting as well as virtual and dedicated servers are fully secure and operational at all times. Along with other industry certifications, Richard has achieved both A+ and Network+ certifications.
Richard moved to Norfolk in 1997 and completed his GSCEs and AS-levels at Thorpe St. Andrew School. After this he joined BT Openreach as an apprentice where he achieved Level 3 NVQ and BTEC qualifications. He worked as a Telephone Engineer for four years before joining CSC in November 2016. Richard is currently studying towards CompTIA A+ and Network+ qualifications. Outside of work Richard enjoys automotive detailing, gaming and is a keen runner.
Daniel completed his Level 5 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Computing and has since completed his CCNA1, CompTia A+ and N+. Daniel previously worked at a large car manufacturer in Norfolk and is used to working with complex IT systems, including those of the car manufacturer's Formula 1 team. Since working at Computer Service Centre Daniel has progressed into the 2nd line support team.
Digital Marketing Executive
Daniel grew up in South Norfolk and attended East Norfolk 6th Form College where he attained a BTEC National Diploma in IT and a CCNA in Routing & Switching. Since 2007, Daniel has obtained a plethora of experience in digital marketing across many sectors. In 2016, he co-founded and built a successful prop-tech start-up in Norwich. Daniel's role consists of managing our digital marketing and that of our clients. In his spare time, Daniel, enjoys spending time with his young family and is a keen supporter of Norwich City.