Our Team

Meet the OfficeLabs Team

OfficeLabs Personnel

Unlike some providers, our team take a jargon-free, no-nonsense approach to delivery, which is why customer focus is one of the core principles of OfficeLabs. With a combination of IT and business knowledge, our team will take your requirements and then build a project in collaboration with you and your staff. We firmly believe that new technology adoption is at the heart of positive change within every industry, so the OfficeLabs team will actively work with your users over extended periods of time to make them feel happy in their new environment. Better yet, we’ll show you how to get the most from your data through easy-to-learn business intelligence software.

We’ll help you realise your goals whilst achieving full compliance and governance – so your important data is kept safe. Information management systems can grow quickly, so we will ensure your records are automatically saved with the correct tags and retention policies to meet your compliance targets.

Our Talented Team Members

Graham Bidwell
Owner & Managing Director

Planning, strategy and productivity. Continual improvement of process and service, strategically driving the business forward in line with a long-term vision. Office 365 and SharePoint Architect and Subject Matter Expert working across the business to design and deliver information and application solutions. Developing baseline and target data architectures. Change management. Risk mitigation.

Specialties:

  • Cloud Architecture and Information Management using Microsoft and SAP technologies
  • SharePoint 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016
  • Gimmal ERP-Link for SharePoint and SAP Integration
  • Microsoft BI Stack 2005/2008/2008 r2/2012
  • Knowledge Management
Darren Scully
Commercial Director

Over 25 years of experience creating, developing and managing businesses in the IT and digital marketing industries. Website, Intranet and Extranet expert with a talent for delivering projects that exceed client expectation. A qualified and experienced photographer, videographer and content creation expert.

Specialties:

  • Team Building & Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Solutions Planning
  • IT Systems Integration
  • Business Development & Digital Marketing
Andrew Finch
Chief Information Officer

Andy is a Government Compliance & Assurance expert with 11 years of experience in delivering compliance projects, specialising in Information Assurance & Cyber Security, Data Protection and Risk. As an IA Practitioner, Andy is a member of the IA government assurance group and has previous experience in auditing against the IAMM framework.

Outside of work, Andy is a keen photographer with an interest in event and fashion photography and has an active outdoor lifestyle which includes hiking and skiing as often as possible – Andy’s a former ski instructor.

Specialties:

  • Developing and deploying effective technology solutions
  • Coaching of members of the IT teams, particularly IT leaders
  • Plan and develop strategies to improve the efficiency of all technological initiatives
  • Oversee the development and testing of new programs
  • Ensures the business uses technology in the best ways possible
  • Ensures the company’s data remains secure by keeping up to date on the latest cyber security threat
Mark Ellis
Head of Operations and Security
Over 20 years’ experience with EUC and Infrastructure technologies. Coming from a technical architect background, more recently moving into leadership and management. Recognised as a BT star in 2017 (one of 14 out of over 34000 employees). Highly driven and effective technical leader and integrator, with a natural talent for collaboration and delivering beyond expectations.


Specialties:

  • Team Building & Leadership
  • Project Management
  • Security Audits & Testing
  • IT Systems Deployment & Delivery
  • ITIL & Prince 2 Accredited
  • Microsoft, VMware & Cisco Accredited
Callum Pinfold
Chief Technicial Officer

SharePoint and Gimmal architecture specialist, focused on providing consulting for the Microsoft and SAP space. Experienced in performing sizing, scoping, architecture and deployment of digital business solutions.

Produces and oversees the production of technical requirements, deliverables, development and implementation of complete Office 365 information management architectures.

Specialties:

  • Cloud Architecture and Information Management using Microsoft and SAP technologies
  • SharePoint 2013/2016
  • Gimmal ERP-Link for SharePoint and SAP Integration
  • Microsoft BI Stack 2005/2008/2008 r2/2012
  • Knowledge & Information Management
  • Data Analytics, Insights & Reporting
Jane Leigh
Training and Development Manager

Over 25 years’ experience of training management and training delivery, both in IT Training and soft skills. Qualifications include: in Diploma in Learning and Development (L&D) Management, Award in First Line Management – ILM Level 3, Managing Successful Programmes, Prince 2 Foundation, Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management (ITIL), Institute of IT Trainers’ Trainer Assessment Programme (TAP), Institute of IT Trainers, E-tutor Professional, European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) Expert and MOUS Master – Microsoft Office XP.

Specialties:

  • Training delivery for Microsoft Office and soft skills workshops
  • Creation of course materials
  • Experienced team manager
Rob Kershaw
Technical Consultant & Copywriter

An experienced writer and editor, creating technical website content tailored to the voice and mission statement of your company. Technical support for SharePoint, Office 365, and third-party products.

Specialties:

  • Microsoft product suite support and implementation
  • 2nd/3rd-line software support for bespoke products
  • Digital copywriting, technical editing and formatting
Brent Leigh
Technical Consultant

Experienced Office 365 and SharePoint Consultant with a long history of working in the information technology and services industry.

Specialties:

  • IT Project Management
  • Service Delivery
  • IT Service Management
  • Hands-on Training and Coaching
  • Data Migration
Eva Ingleson
Communications Consultant

Eva is an experienced communications professional with a proven track record in both strategic and tactical communications across a variety of sectors.

Specialities:

  • Setting up effective employee communications from scratch
  • Engaging with remote workforces
  • Change and business transformation communications
  • Ghostwriting for senior leaders
  • Crisis communications
Toby Simmerling
Senior Development Manager

With over 15 years’ experience developing web applications and extending the capability of SharePoint, Office 365 and the full Microsoft stack, Toby manages OfficeLabs development projects with full involvement in the entire life-cycle, including scoping, architecture, build, unit testing, TDD, release, and aftercare.

Specialties:

  • Business requirements analysis
  • Full Microsoft stack development
  • Azure migration and configuration
  • SharePoint Online and On-premises
  • Business Objects, Crystal Reports and Power BI
George Haslock
Project Engagement and Delivery Specialist

With 12 years of experience in delivering large scale change to enterprise organisations, George has the ability to keep a grasp of the details. Continual engagement with all stakeholders and clear communications are crucial elements to the success of his projects. His role is to ensure that everything is in place prior, during and after OfficeLabs projects are delivered.

Specialties:

  • Stakeholder engagement and management
  • Communications – Media and Corporate
  • Planning support
  • Implementation & delivery assurance
  • Account management
  • Governance and Control – Risk & issue management

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