Co-founder of Redrock, Dean has day-to-day responsibility for the overall financial and operational performance of one of the fastest growing companies in the UK. Established in 2005, he has led Redrock to a turnover in excess of £30m and a working contractor base of more than 300 through consistently high levels of service delivery. Before establishing Redrock, Dean was Managing Director of Sapphire Technologies Australasia where he also held an executive board position with the industry body, ITCRA. Prior to this, he was a Managing Director at MVM Recruitment and part of the management team that negotiated the successful sale of the business to the Randstad Group (formerly Vedior).
Director, and co-founder of Redrock Consulting, Darren provides expert consultancy and managed professional services to support clients in delivering excellence in business, operational, technical and service change. With over 19 years’ experience in the IT and telecoms sector, he possesses an intricate knowledge of this market along with the key people within it. Prior to this, Darren worked across public and private sectors holding positions within UK Government and at MVM Recruiting.
Director, and co-founder of Redrock Consulting, Ben is focused on ensuring that the company is a market leader in the provision of optimal support for digital transformation services. He was also instrumental in creating Redrock Central, a unique resource portal. Prior to this, Ben was UK Manager at Sapphire Technologies. With a proven track record of developing successful organisations Ben has been instrumental in developing new business opportunities and service lead initiatives throughout his career.
John is Technical Director for managed professional services with responsibility for the creation and delivery of transformation projects. A commercially-focused executive with 30 years’ experience in the IT services sector, he has an enviable record of leading successful software development and information security teams, and practical experience across all aspects of the software development lifecycle. Prior to this, John was Chief Operating Officer at IPL before working at the University of Bath Innovation Centre providing mentoring support to early stage start-ups.
A highly experienced director in our recruitment division, Gary oversees the placement of high calibre permanent and contract candidates in the IT and telecoms sectors for clients throughout the UK. With over 25 years’ experience in this field, he was previously a Managing Director for MVM Recruitment, responsible for a turnover in excess of £20m and a working contractor base of more than 350.
An inspiring, experienced leader within our business transformation team, Tony specialises in strategic and business planning for technology and IT sectors. With over 25 years of working at senior management level, he excels at defining and delivering transformational services, operational modelling, governance, vendor/supplier procurement, relationship management, troubleshooting and people management. Prior to this Tony performed multiple roles in multiple markets for telecoms giant Orange, including Group Director of Orange (Mobile group of companies), and Group Director of France Telecom (Consolidated group of companies).
Director, and co-founder of Redrock Consulting, Brendan has over 20 years’ experience of sourcing the very best IT skills across the South East and South West for both blue chip organisations and SMEs. As well as enjoying supporting these business partners, Brendan leads a large part of our recruitment division and takes great satisfaction from helping his team develop. Brendan is always keen to speak to anyone considering a career in recruitment.
A specialist senior recruitment professional with over 25 years’ experience Phred is responsible at Redrock. His extensive experience spans multiple levels and markets including financial, telecommunications and other commercial sectors. Prior to this, Phred worked in a senior capacity at MVM Recruitment and Alexander Chapel Associates.
As Technical Director, James oversees the technical delivery of our business transformation teams. Prior to this, James has worked with a broad range of clients across civil government, defence, transport and finance. These include NATS, Highways Agency, Audit Commission, NHS, Thales, Atkins, Mouchel, Ultra Electronics, Imperial Tobacco, Nationwide, Zurich, Endsleigh, St James’s Place, Teachers Assurance, Lockheed Martin and BP. He has also worked closely with strategic technology partners including Microsoft, IBM and Jaspersoft.