Meet our Team

Dan Shone MD of Apex Computing

Daniel Shone

Managing Director

Daniel started Apex Computing Services in 2003 and manages the day-to-day running of the business.

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Chris Gorman


Chris joined Apex Computing in 2008, after gaining a degree in BSc (Hons) E-Commerce Systems. Chris is one of the Directors at Apex Computing and spends most of his time on the Operational side of the business.

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Laura Yates

Service Desk Manager

Laura joined the company in 2014 and manages our team of engineers ensuring work is completed to a high standard. Laura monitors and progresses all active jobs and is the key point of contact regarding Helpdesk Support for all our customers.

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Peter Barnfield

Licensing Expert

Peter started out his IT career back in 1996 and he has over 15 years of experience in the Software Licensing space, specialising in solutions for businesses and educational organisations.

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Jennifer Eden

Accounts & HR Manager

Jennifer has been with Apex Computing Services since 2003; she is the company secretary and manages HR and Office Management.

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Anna Shone

Marketing Manager

Anna has a BSc in Management & MSc in Business Finance, she has had several start-up businesses and is skilled in various aspects of Marketing. Her role is to ensure the strategic objective of Apex meets all facets of digital and in-house marketing.

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Ashley Proctor

Technical Project Manager

Ashley started his IT career back in 2005 in the Educational and IT sector, he is the lead technician at Apex. Since joining Apex in 2014 he has gained the Implementing Microsoft Azure Infrastructure Solutions qualification. His role at Apex is to manage technical projects from inception right through to execution.

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Joshua Oates

Technical Lead
Joshua is a senior desktop and server technician. He has been with Apex since 2011, and has continually sought to improve his technical skills, having gained numerous Microsoft certifications including Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, Microsoft Certified Azure Administrator Associate, Microsoft Certified Professional, Microsoft Certified IT Professional and Microsoft Specialist.
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John Guilfoyle

IT Engineer

John has IT experience spanning across the Oil and Gas industry.  He holds a BSc in Computer Science and been with Apex since 2005. He is a senior server engineer and is responsible for running software development projects.

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Stuart Smith

IT Engineer

Stuart holds a BSc in Business Studies and started out his IT career in the Construction and IT industry.  He joined Apex in 2012 and is one of our more seasoned field engineers.

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Philip Halliwell

IT Engineer

Phil joined Apex in 2017, his IT career started back in 1987, having been in numerous industries: Education, Retail, Local Government, Nuclear, Manufacturing and Oil. His experience in the private and public sector brings a wealth of skills to the Apex team.

Apex team member IT Support Engineer

Nathaniel Gill

IT Engineer & Head of Security

Nathaniel has been in IT since 2012 working in an array of capacities including working for government, a hosting company, police and commerce. He previously implemented IT solutions in the Falkland Islands before joining Apex in 2016. His cybercrime experience in the private and public sector brings a new facet to the Apex team.

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Scott White

IT Engineer

Scott joined Apex in 2017, he started his I.T. career in back in 1991 spanning the Education, Transport & IT sectors. He holds a Diploma in Software Engineering, his skills cover Software Development and Network & Infrastructure Management. He is also a Microsoft Certified Engineer.

Tom Williams Apex team member IT Support Engineer

Thomas Williams

IT Engineer

Thomas has a BTec in Information Technology, he joined as an apprentice engineer in 2014 and became part of the engineering team in December 2015. Since joining Apex, he has since gained his qualifications in MTA Networking and MAT Security, his role is managing off site repairs and IT support.

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Charlotte Martin

Accounts & Licensing Manager

Charlotte holds a BA (Hons) degree in Television and Radio, she joined the Apex team in 2017 as an Admin Assistant, handling customer enquiries and dealing with office administration. She is currently being trained up to handle licensing enquiries.

Apex team member IT Support Engineer

Rowan Lees

IT Engineer

Rowan joined Apex in 2016 as an Apprentice. Apex has a long-standing tradition of bringing apprentices into the company and training them to high standards to become part of the engineering team. After graduating with BSc Computer Science in 2018, Rowan was offered a full time engineering role.

Apex team member IT Support Engineer

Craig Anthony

IT Engineer

Craig has been in IT since 2011 he served his previous role as an infrastructure engineer. He has achieved various IT qualifications including his Microsoft MCP status and Comptia A+ 1 + 2.

Apex team member IT Support Engineer

David Russ

IT Engineer

David graduated with a BSc in Business Computing with IT and has experience working in the IT environment having previously worked for the NHS in both an IT support role and as an EPR Analyst developing the electronic patient care record for Salford Royal Hospital.

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Kate Bereti

Purchasing and Ticket Dispatcher

Kate joined Apex Computing in 2018 as a member of our administration team. Kate assists customers with billing and account queries.

Anthony Cavanagh

Anthony Cavanagh

IT Engineer

Anthony joined Apex in 2019 as a Support Engineer. In his previous role, he provided internal IT Support. Anthony has various qualifications including a BTEC in IT and an MSC in Networking, Security and Server Administration.


Jack Kendal

IT Engineer

Jack has over 10 years’ experience working in IT. He joined Apex in March 2020 and has spent the last 5 years working as a Technical Support Manager for a non-profit organisation. Jack has also spent time working with Server and Enterprise solutions specializing in Virtual Machines and Networking.