Meet our Team

Get to know the faces behind Apex Computing


Daniel Shone - SLT
Daniel Shone
Managing Director
Daniel is the company founder. He started Apex Computing in 2003 and manages the day-to-day running of the business.
Chris Gorman - SLT
Chris Gorman
Chris is a co-owner of the business and in his current role, Chris leads on strategic direction alongside overseeing operational and business activities.

Senior Leadership

Laura Yates - SLT
Laura Yates
Service Desk Manager
Laura joined the company in 2014 and manages our team of engineers. Laura monitors and progresses all active jobs and is the key point of contact regarding Service Desk Support for all our customers.
Jennifer Eden - SLT
Jennifer Eden
Accounts and HR Manager
Jennifer has been with Apex Computing since 2003. She is the company secretary and manages HR and Office Management.
Ashley Proctor - SLT
Ashley Proctor
Technical Operations Manager
Ashley has been delivering excellence in IT since 2005. He joined Apex Computing in 2014 and is our Technical Operations Manager. Ashley is responsible for overseeing our Projects and Cyber Security Teams as well as our Technical Lead. Ashley is also Azure Certified and ILM Level 4 qualified. 

Customer Relationship Team

Kate Bereti - Senior Customer Relationship Manager-1
Kate Bereti
Senior Customer Relationship Manager
Kate joined Apex Computing in 2018 where she developed great relationships with our customers and an excellent technical understanding of our product sets and customer requirements. Kate helps our customers get the most from our services.
Stephen Hobson - Senior Customer Relationship Manager
Stephen Hobson
Senior Customer Relationship Manager
Stephen joined Apex in 2022 and has a dedicated history of working in the Information Technology & Services industry. Stephen is an experienced account manager and sales professional in the IT Sector.
Thomas Williams - Customer Relationship Manager
Thomas Williams
Customer Relationship Manager
Thomas started with Apex in 2014 with our engineering team. Thomas transferred to our Customer Service Team in 2022 bringing his 8 years of Service Desk experience to our account managment team.
Laura Milius
Customer Relationship Manager

The latest member to the Customer Relationship Team, Laura has worked across the IT channel in both the UK and Ireland, and has certifications from multiple IT vendors, including Microsoft. With a keen eye for detail and a commitment to personalised service, she is dedicated to cultivating long-lasting relationships and ensuring customers' satisfaction through excellent support.


Business Operations Team

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Nicola Aldred
Finance Manager
Nicola has over 20 years of dedicated experience in finance. Nicola brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise gained from working with SMEs in the service sector. Her financial acumen has been instrumental in helping businesses implement strategies for cost reduction and growth. 
Charlotte Martin
Accounts and Licensing Manager
Charlotte joined the Apex Computing team in 2017. She has progressed to be our Licensing Specialist and helps customers with complex licensing requirements. She also handles account administration and customer contracts.
Simon Mills
Service Desk Coordinator
Simon works closely with our Service Desk Manager.  Simon comes from a long background of customer service and administration. Simon has excellent communication skills and attention to detail.


Hasan Iqbal
Apprentice Business Administrator
Hasan started with Apex in 2023. Hasan is currently working towards a level 3 business administration diploma while supporting the Business Operations Team.

Technical Team

Joshua Oates
Technical Lead
Joshua joined Apex in 2011 and is a Microsoft Certified Professional. His extensive knowledge and experience allows him to resolve technical issues quickly with his methodical and systematic approach.
Nathaniel Gill
Head of Cyber Security
Nathaniel joined Apex Computing in 2016 and is a Cyber Security Professional. He is responsible for keeping Apex and our clients safe and secure from Cyber Threats. He is a SonicWall qualified professional.
Joanne Hughes
Cyber Security Engineer
Joanne first started in IT in 2004, joining Apex in 2021. She is a Cyber Security Professional and has extensive certifications including SonicWall SNSA, various Microsoft Certifications and is a Sophos Certified Engineer.
Daryl Kelly
Projects Manager
Daryl started in IT in 2006, joining Apex in 2021. He has various Microsoft qualifications specialising in Azure technologies. He completes projects for our customers helping drive forward innovation and technological improvements. 
Ben Brierley
Programme Manager
Ben started in IT in 2011 and joined Apex in 2021. Ben is responsible for designing and scoping projects for our customers including technical pre-sales.


Luke Collins
IT Engineer
Luke joined Apex Computing in 2020. He is a Microsoft Certified Expert and Microsoft Associate. His drive and passion for IT are evident in everything he does.



Faizan Saqib
IT Engineer
Faizan first started in IT in 2018, joining Apex in 2021. He has a passion for excellent customer service and problem resolution. He has a degree in Computer Network and ITIL 4 Foundation. 
Scott White
IT Engineer
Scott started in IT in 1991 and has a passion for IT. He is Microsoft Certified and has a HND Communications Engineering and a Diploma in Software Engineering. He joined Apex Computing in 2018.
David Russ
Projects Engineer
David joined Apex Computing in 2018. He 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.
Craig Anthony
Projects 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.
Matthew Buckley
IT Engineer
Matthew joined Apex in 2022. He has gained numerous qualifications during his time working in IT including MTA's in both Networking & Cloud. He has been passionate about computers and electronics since he was just 6 and is keen to keep learning. Matthew has a long history of work in Customer Services based roles which means he really enjoys building a good rapport with the clients he liaises with.
Philip Halliwell
IT Engineer
Philip joined Apex Computing 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 Computing team.



Tom Carr
Senior IT Engineer
Tom joined Apex Computing in 2021 with 13 years experience in the IT industry having previously worked in Education and the Managed Support services sector. He has experience with server administration and network management across a wide variety of industries.
Daniel Kilroy
IT Engineer
Daniel joined Apex Computing in 2022 with 8 years’ experience working in IT. Daniel first started his journey in IT with an apprenticeship and has since supported various companies and has knowledge and experience to provide any assistance that may be needed. 
Shaed Hussain
IT Engineer
Shaed began working in IT in 2014. He then carried on studying and graduated in Computing in Business (Bsc). With a wealth of technical expertise, he provides technical support across various core systems.
Stuart Smith
IT Field Engineer
Stuart started with Apex in 2013, having been in IT since 2003. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional and completes the majority of our onsite support and customer visits. 
Michael Markides
Senior IT Engineer
Michael start with Apex in 2023. His IT Career started in 2014 and he holds multiple accreditations including certifications from Microsoft, Datto, Cisco and SonicWall. He is excellent at solving complex problems, coming up with new solutions and continuously having to learn and adapt to the changing technology landscape.
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Ross Ansell
IT Engineer
Ross embarked on his journey in the IT industry in 2010, bringing with him a fervent passion for IT Support and a commitment to delivering exceptional customer service. Known for his problem-solving prowess, Ross is keen on embracing innovative technologies to enhance operational efficiencies and client satisfaction. His dedication to the field is evident in his continual pursuit of knowledge and excellence, making him a valuable asset to any team.
Christy Roy
IT Engineer
Christy Roy is a dynamic and proactive member of the Apex Computing IT Support Team. With a solid foundation that began in 2018, Christy's passion for technology led her to pursue and complete a bachelor's degree in Computer Networks and Security, focusing on Cisco technology. Known for her exceptional problem-solving skills, Christy excels in troubleshooting and anticipates challenges, ensuring smooth and secure IT operations. Her commitment to excellence and her forward-thinking approach make her an invaluable addition to our team.

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