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Meet the Team

James Lewis
Managing Director

James HeadshotJames co-founded Pro2col in 2003 to specialise in file transfer technologies having worked in the file transfer industry with WAM!NET since 1999.

James is responsible for strategy, business development, vendor management, customer service and finance.

James is a self confessed file transfer geek with what some might think an unhealthy knowledge of file transfer technologies and vendors. With his wide network of contacts in the industry, if he doesn’t have the answer he knows where to find it.

When not working he enjoys spending time with family and friends, supporting Everton Football Club and spending as much time outdoors as possible.


Mark Allen
Senior Technical Consultant

Mark HeadshotMark has been a managed file transfer consultant for the last seven years, most recently as Senior Technical Consultant at Ipswitch File Transfer.

To date Mark has installed in excess of 100 Managed File Transfer solutions, all over the world, from a variety of vendors. With a wealth of real world scenarios, Mark is an expert in selecting and adapting MFT solutions to meet customers needs.

Mark is always tinkering with gadgets and software to really understand how things work.

Mark is a scout leader in Swindon and is also an Archery and Shooting instructor. When he is not scouting Mark enjoys travelling and spending time with his family.


Ailsa Gibbs
Account Manager

Ailsa HeadshotAilsa’s background lies in spending many years managing and growing global accounts for British Telecoms.

Since joining Pro2col, she has got to know our customer-base and their requirements well. Prospects can count on Ailsa to look for the best solution for them at the right price. And existing customers continue to plan and implement the growth of their solutions with Ailsa’s support and recommendations.

Ailsa is responsible for business development and also supports James with vendor management, customer service and organisation!

Outside of work, Ailsa is normally found spending time with her family or helping out at school, where she is also an active Governor.


Richard Auger
Senior Technical Consultant

richard augerRichard has been working in the fields of file transfer and middleware for around twenty years, mostly in the role of senior analyst while managing data integration at a major multi national company. Richards favourite areas of interest are automation and the enabling of communication between disparate computer systems.

More recently, Richard has worked in an advisory role with a number of variously sized companies who have implemented or are implementing Ipswitch MOVEit. Drawing on his experience and product knowledge, he has helped guide them to make the most out of their investment.

Outside of work Richard enjoys keeping aquarium fish and cooking, though not in conjunction with each other.


Michelle Grimaldi
Marketing Manager

Michelle HeadshotMichelle joined Pro2col in 2009, with a strong background in customer services and business development. A strong interest in business trends and analytics has led her to research and implement many marketing techniques and lead generation activities.

Michelle also maintains all of our websites. She is in constant contact with our key vendors to ensure our content is up to date and new product releases are accessible to our customers, prospects and team members.

Outside of work, Michelle plays Pool in a couple of local leagues, enjoys music festivals and spending time with friends.


Chantelle Hampson
Office Manager

ChantelleChantelle’s previous job roles within the events industry has allowed her to gain excellent administrative and organisation skills. At Pro2col Chantelle is responsible for handling the day-to-day administrative tasks, software maintenance renewals and order processing.

Chantelle also has a keen interest in the financial side of business and she has completed a course in Sage Accounting to cover all aspects of accounts, which compliments her responsibility for credit control and booking-keeping within Pro2col.

Outside of work, Chantelle enjoys spending time with family & friends.