Meet the Team
James has an unhealthy obsession with all things MFT. He can happily spend many hours researching the marketplace and also uses his knowledge to provide best advice to prospective and existing customers.
James also delivers one-to-one training to new members of the team. He’s committed to helping them develop their knowledge of MFT.
As a passionate environmentalist, James often organises beach cleans, recycles everything he can including crisp packets and encourages sustainability. These values are also reflected in our customers too.
Over the years James has created a business hub, where local independent businesses support one another in time of need.
Matthew’s innate curiosity has helped him enjoy success at each stage of his career. He naturally loves to ask questions, challenge the status-quo and create strategies that propels the company forwards.
He is a firm believer that an optimistic approach even at the most difficult times will allow you to achieve your goals no matter how small or big. This outlook allows Matthew to enjoy both the physical and mental challenges that work and life bring.
Having previously played football to a high level, Matthew enjoys coaching his son’s under 8 football team. He loves being able to give back to the community and share his coaching tips to the next generation of footballers.
Director of Strategic Alliances and Technical
Chris is not your traditional techie with server racks under the stairs. He advocates for a healthy work/life balance, saving his love for technology for work and developing his passion for craft beer at home. Chris is a qualified brewer and has on occasion whipped out the brewing equipment. He’ll be up for a Friday pint.
He is committed to providing outstanding customer service, often building relationships with customers lasting past project delivery.
There’s capability in everyone to learn a new skill from seeing, hearing and doing. That’s why Chris embraces a difficult task and is happy to assist in areas which may not be his strong suit.
Over the years, Chris has become more passionate about the environment. He does what he can do help, opting to buy loose fruit and vegetables to reduce plastic waste.
Sales and Marketing Director
Glynn describes himself as adventurous, passionate and people centric, a combination of attributes that have been vital in his career of sales management and executive leadership. As the Sales Director at Pro2col he prides himself on engineering measurable, customer-focused success.
Glynn believes that a motivated and successful team thrives when they are empowered to sell with integrity and can deliver solutions with real commercial value. He instils a sales culture of celebrating success and embracing the opportunities and learnings when things don’t go to plan.
Outside of work, Glynn is a family man and loves the outdoors. Volunteering as a leader at 1st Barton Sea Scouts, he gets to share his bushcraft skills and be an active member of the community. He is happiest on the ocean and has even spent weeks at sea exploring uninhabited atolls.
Head of Marketing
Michael is a passionate advocate for digital marketing, community building and for leveraging data to drive marketing decisions. He encourages his team to experiment, learn and iterate and fail from time to time. He always says that Marketing is all about getting things wrong, so that you can get things right.
A flair for the creative hasn’t dimmed his ability to pepper his copy with bad puns and exclamation marks. Which means that every proofread of his work begins with an immediate exclamation purge. Despite this one or two tend to slip through the net!
To continue to learn and grow Michael committed to spending at least 15 minutes a day reading. Sometimes for pleasure, sometimes for work. He managed a successful 1016 day stretch, before missing one day for the birth of his daughter.
Having grown up in Southern Africa, Michael is a passionate conservationist and a supporter of a couple of small community charities in his old hometown.
Head of Technical
Dave comes from a wealth of technical experience scoping appropriate solutions for customers and managing projects from conception to completion. He oversees the Technical Department, ensuring projects and managed services are delivered to the highest standard. He is also becoming a Globalscape EFT specialist to further his knowledge and assist the Technical Team with customer tickets.
Outside of work, he considers himself a dad first type of guy. He loves to spend as much time as he can with his wife and daughter on day trips, walks and movie nights.
Head of Operational Excellence
As Head of Operations, there’s not much going on at the company without Michelle knowing about it. From process improvements, new systems, product launch plans and client onboarding you can guarantee Michelle is involved.
Being part of the operations team is all about finding the best solutions. This requires the ability to think outside of the box. If Michelle is given a problem, she is able to explore solutions to find the best one.
Outside of work she is studying for her PRINCE2 certification to enhance her project management skillset.
Michelle is also involved in local community events. Recently taking part in the Solent beach clean and helping out with her daughter’s parent association events.
Head of HR
Katie’s role as Head of HR means she is routinely keeping up-to-date with employment legislation and best practice. This helps Katie improve our people processes to ensure Pro2col is a great place to work.
Katie is naturally a people person and is not afraid to speak up when something isn’t in the best interest of our people or communities.
She’s constantly strives to be the best version of herself, both professionaly and personally. She has recently completed her CIPD level 7 Advanced Certificate in Human Resource Management.
Katie enjoys stepping outside of her comfort zone. She will be taking part in the Dorset firewalk, stepping on hot coals to raise money for Parkinson’s.
Head of Sales
Craig has always been curious about the world of tech solutions and is excited to be on this new adventure at Pro2col. Having had many years of successful B2B sales management, he is looking forward to bringing his wealth of experience to our team. Craig gains great self-satisfaction by seeing a salesperson develop to superstar status.
Craig loves to spend quality time with his family, and in his spare time, he keeps himself fit by taking part in boxing and running, having also run the London Marathon.
Principal Technical Consultant
Richard has been working in the fields of file transfer and middleware for around twenty years. He’s currently Pro2col’s lead Technical Consultant helping clients get the most out of their MFT solution.
One of the reasons why Richard loves tech is his curious nature. Tech is constantly evolving, so he is always trying the latest tech releases and testing their limits.
No job is too difficult for Richard. He’s always willing to go the extra mile to get a job finished, whether that’s at work or a project at home.
In his free time, Richard can be found tending to his garden where he has ‘wilded’ large parts to bring more wildlife to the area.
Dane joins us as our Channel Manager working with our partners to build and maintain long term profitable relationships. He is looking forward to looking at our current processes and finding the best practices on how we can improve.
Outside of work, Dane loves exploring, trying new things and working hard to provide for his family . He has been known to go the airport with no plane ticket and eating worms on a Bear Grylls adventure! Dane also loves supporting independent businesses in the area and giving back to the local community.
Helen likes to stay on top of any HMRC PAYE changes and communicates this to the wider team.
When presented with a challenge, Helen believes the best way to learn is to try figure out the solution yourself first and then ask for help if required. She will go above and beyond to try help colleagues and her inquisitive nature helps her solves problems.
Outside of work Helen loves to run, recently attending the run festival where she met Paula Radcliffe.
It’s important to Helen to support one another within the community. She regularly helps out in her neighbourhood by making sure everyone has what they need, especially during lockdown.
As an Account Executive, Jacob uncovers what direction partners, vendors and users are looking for and consequently how Pro2col can add value to their business needs.
Jacob embraces trying new innovative methods to develop both new and existing clients.
He is committed to progressing his career in IT by expanding his knowledge and skill set by studying for the CFTP qualification.
A big part of Jacob’s job is helping to create an online MFT community. He takes an active part in Pro2col’s user group events to ensure our clients are getting maximum return on investment with their products.
Technical Support Analyst
As a technical support analyst, Helder enjoys getting to grips with the latest MFT platforms to better help solve client queries.
Although Helder would like to have all the answers on-hand, sometimes this isn’t the case. Technology is always changing and the best way to learn is to promote shared learning between the team.
He prides himself as a real team player and is the first to step in to offer any assistance. These values also apply outside of work. Helder often helps out in the local community, volunteering at the local homeless shelter providing IT support.
Senior Technical Consultant
As a data and systems architect, Sam is always looking for ways to increase the accuracy and automation of data for efficiencies.
Naturally, there’ll be both successes and failures when developing new data processes but Sam believes that each experience is valuable in facilitating continued technical and personal improvement.
Sam is a big advocate for shared learning and makes herself available to the wider team to both share her skills and also learn from them.
By now, you’ll know that Sam loves data. She believes in maximising shared data and resources so we continue to empower our customer community.
Technical Support Analyst
Ashley has a love for all things technology and after a brief spell working as an Account Manager he has found his way back to the front line of all things tech.
Working in technology naturally calls for an inquisitive person and Ashley is no different. He loves keeping on top of the latest IT trends, as well as keeping an open mind to learning new skills that will help further his knowledge.
His curious nature also extends to his love of travel. On Ashley’s bucket list is a trip to Kenya, most specifically a safari excursion!
James is a natural people person, so it’s only fitting he found his calling in Account Management. He enjoys building relationships with clients and helping them achieve their business goals.
Whilst no-one is perfect, James is a firm believer that it’s better to try and fail than to never try at all. So it will come as no surprise that James is always looking to expand his horizons, whether that’s reading, listening to podcasts or travelling the world (Singapore was a favourite)- every day is a new day to learn.
At Pro2col, James has chosen to join the environment and sustainability group and can’t wait to get stuck in to make a difference in our community.
As a member of the Finance team, Amanda is committed to producing accurate numbers at all times, but her commitment extends to bringing ethical sustainable practices to the workplace. A measure of success isn’t just about hitting profits, but more about the wider impact on both people and the planet.
With this ethos, Amanda tries to stand by her principles to speak out when she feels a line has been crossed.
When Amanda isn’t crunching the numbers she can be found at Patrick’s Patch in Beaulieu, where she volunteers as a gardener. It brings her great joy to spend time outside and to see first-hand the children’s enthusiasm for making things grow.
Senior Operations Specialist
As Operations Specialist Luke is continually looking for opportunities to improve business processes to increase efficiency.
He’s able to prioritise tasks that moves the company forwards, whilst also maintaining the day-to-day business functionalities.
Having started as a Sales Administrator, Luke has in depth knowledge of all the sales processes. As he has progressed through the company, he is committed to providing support to colleagues in all areas.
If you need a laugh Luke is the go to person. Unless you don’t like puns. He’s the resident quiz master and regularly boosted morale with team quizzes during lockdown.
Beccs has a keen eye for detail and loves to be on her feet constantly learning and improving both professionally and personally. These characteristics has helped Beccs succeed in her role as Sales Administrator.
Beccs believes in surrounding herself with positivity, so you’ll always find her with a big smile on her face. This mind-set has allowed Beccs to explore the world to improve her independence and confidence. In fact, if you have a moment, she’ll love to tell you all about her adventuress across Central America and Mexico.
As a keen environmentalist, Beccs has organised a beach clean-up team while living in Cambodia and always makes an effort to reduce, re-use and recycle in everyday life.
Our Account Manager, Adam, is dedicated to providing exceptional service to his clients. He goes above and beyond to find the best solution for their needs, and his proactive approach helps him build strong relationships with customers.
When he's not at work, Adam stays active by playing cricket and golf regularly. But that's not all—he also has a kind heart and volunteers for his mum's charity, which provides food to children during school holidays when they would typically receive meals at school.
Enterprise Account Manager
Iain is an experienced Account Manager who loves to work with his customers to understand, uncover and delve into their needs in order to provide the best possible service.
Outside of work, Iain has a passion for photography, in particular, aerial photography, making use of his drone to take some stunning images of the Dorset landscape. As a dive professional, he’s very curious about the underwater world and always keen to scuba dive in new locations.
Digital Marketing Manager
Joshua lives and breathes Digital Marketing – Whether working on SEO, Search and Display Advertising, Paid Media Management, or Content Creation. He strives to exceed expectations and looks forward to the next marketing challenge.
Joshua believes in investing time in developing himself and passing on his learnings to those around him, becoming a valuable asset to any marketing team.
In his spare time, Joshua enjoys connecting with nature. You can often find him on the beach, scaling a mountain, or hiking through a forest. He is also a keen environmentalist.
Hollie has a passion for marketing and is excited to start her first marketing role at Pro2col. She’s currently in her placement year at Bournemouth University where she is studying for a degree in Marketing Communications with a focus on PR.
For the year ahead, Hollie is determined to put all the marketing theory she’s learnt to the test. And is especially committed to learning all the practical sides of marketing too.
Technical Support Analyst
Georgia has discovered her passion for tech in recent years. She loves listening to all the latest tech podcasts and even started a degree in Cyber Security to further her knowledge.
Georgia also loves to support local businesses by shopping in independent grocers, and loves to cook healthy meals for her daughter with the local produce! There’s no stopping Georgia when it comes to fitness, taking a ladies class where they train intensely and throw punches!
Associate Technical Consultant
As an associate tech consultant Sean keeps up to date with trends and changes in the IT marketplace to give him a clear outlook on how technology evolves.
He’s not afraid to challenge his knowledge by learning new code languages and always looks for ways this could help his colleagues. Sean has many hobbies, including cold water swimming, raising and cultivating bonsai trees, upcycling old electrical equipment, and repairing laptops (up to 70 a year) for free!
Enterprise Account Manager
Sales and Accounts Administrator
As a Sales and Accounts Administrator, Jay is looking forward to assisting the team with hitting targets and is eager to further her knowledge in her role. She is continuously asking for training and has made a great edition to the operations team.
In her spare time, she is a keen ultra-walker, taking part in 50k races, soon to be 75k! Her healthy lifestyle doesn't stop there, she is also a committed vegan, and inspires others to go down the same route. Jay does what she can to save the world by also sticking to zero-waste, and recycling anything she can.