Our People

We are delighted to have such a talented team at CSI. It’s the diverse mix of people who give CSI its unique personality and culture. We are proud of the team that delivers our core values to best serve our clients.

Below is a cross-section into some of the roles and characters who make us who we are.

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Philip Young

Operations Director

I joined CSI in May 2018 as the Operations Director bringing over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry across both the private and public sector. For the last 10 years, I have held several senior technical and operational roles, enabling me to focus on my passions of service improvement and customer excellence.

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Donna Hall

Change Manager

I joined CSI in May 2015 as a Major Incident Manager in Operations. Incident Management has enabled me to build strong and confident relationships with both clients and the CSI family of technology teams. The relationships and skills obtained during my time as an Incident Manager have...

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Emma Owen

Head of Service Delivery

Joining CSI in 2016 as a Service Delivery Manager was an exciting new adventure for me. I have always had a passion for exceptional customer satisfaction and CSI seemed like the perfect company to demonstrate this.

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Brian Turner

IBM Power i Technical Consultant

I joined CSI in January 2017 following their acquisition of APSU, having been with APSU since Feb 2015. I have been involved with IBM mid-range systems in a technical capacity since 1988 and have over 30 years’ experience starting with the very first AS400 systems to the current model range.

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Sara Brayfield

Senior Project Manager

I joined Tectrade/CSI in May 2008 after moving to the UK from the US. Starting in Sales Support, I quickly transitioned into a Project Coordinator role and with the experience gained over the past 12 years have worked my way to Senior Project Manager.

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Malcolm Cocking

Transformation Director

I joined CSI in January 2015. As the Transformation Director, my role is wide-ranging with the ultimate goal of ensuring successful project delivery across our entire project portfolio and broader organisational transformation.

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Andrew Brearley

Technical Support Consultant

I joined CSI back in January 2006 and currently work in our close-knit Power i team. I enjoy working with our clients to understand their environments and needs, so I can deliver continued support and advice as their businesses develop.

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Leon Oatridge

Service Desk Analyst

I joined CSI in February 2020 as part of the acquisition. I started my data protection career with Tectrade Computers back in 2012, During this time I've learned and gained new skills supporting our reporting platform for all our customers.

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Katie Allport

Service Delivery Manager

I joined CSI part-time in February 2017 while I was completing my Degree in Business Management. During this time, I was proud to be awarded 'best supporting role' at the company kick-off in January 2018. I graduated shortly after and started within the service delivery team as a Service Delivery Co-ordinator.

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Michele Brooks

Commercial Finance Partner

I joined CSI in May 1993 and therefore I'm the longest-serving employee. I’ve seen a lot of change in that period with management buy-outs, acquisitions and changes in principal investors. It’s been both challenging and exciting, but I’ve enjoyed the journey and the experience greatly so I’m not ready to get off the bus just yet!

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Harbi Heer

Service Delivery Manager

I joined CSI in August 2017 as Service Delivery Manager. I have over 30 years’ experience within the IT industry across both private and public sectors, having held several senior roles specialising in Service Management, Service Transitions, and Project & Programme Management.

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Jeremy Mann

Network Engineer

I joined CSI in February 2018 as part of the NIU acquisition and now continue my 10 years+ of supporting CSI’s core network infrastructure. I have 25 years’ experience in networking in which time I have been responsible for the setup and support of several large scale projects.

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Sandip Channa

Group Technical Director

Sandip joined CSI in 2014 following the acquisition of SysMicro Ltd by the CSI Group. As part of the senior leadership team, Sandip manages the Presales Division and works closely with the solution architects on large deals and the company’s ongoing ISV strategy.

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Lelah Stevenson

Head of Marketing

I joined CSI in July 2018 having been in B2B marketing for approximately 10 years. Getting immediately involved in the rebranding of CSI was a fun challenge! We were moving into new offices, designing a new website, rewriting our collateral and repositioning our market proposition. I enjoy the fast-paced environment with lots to keep on top of...

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