Paul is is Managing Director and co-founder of Solwise. His background is as an electronic design engineer with experience in fields as diverse as Power Audio and Lab. Instrumentation. Paul gained his BSc at Hull University and worked for a couple of years as a research assistant in the electronic engineering department. He is the proud father of two children. Paul has recently taken an interest in Gites.co.uk - book your holidays here.
Steve is the Company Secretary and co-founder of the company. His background is in chemistry but moved into IT under the misguided idea it was a way to make more money! Steve gained his BSc at York University and his PhD at Hull University researching Catalytic Chemistry. His principal job function at Solwise is in the evaluation of new products and, for his sins, he is our networks guru. Steve is also quite handy at fixing roller doors!
Louise is responsible for building awareness of new products and services that Solwise has to offer as well as building on the relationships with existing customers. Her background has always been in sales & marketing. She is also responsible for keeping the website up-to-date. Louise has recently become a governor at Beverley Grammar School. Louise's main interests include wine & chocolate.
John is in our technical support team. His somewhat diverse career ranges from operating theatre technician to cabinet maker via driving buses in Leeds, before succumbing to an addiction to computers in the 1990's. When not dealing with the demands of a large dysfunctional family John enjoys having spare time. He can usually be found mumbling and singing to himself in the corner of the office.
Mark is the head systems developer responsible for the development, management and administration of all our information systems: from the website and shopping trolley; to accounts, stock inventory control, and B2B integration with 3rd party systems.
Mark's interests include Jazz, music production, and moaning about Microsoft products.
Mike is responsible for despatch and warehousing, cable making & stock control. Mike is an entertaining character teaching us all some new language skills - pro noblem! Mike is also a keen member of the local Pirate Society!
Despatch is getting more dangerous these days!!!
Steve is the most laid back of the technical support team, almost horizontal some would say!
Despatch & warehouse assistant - brought in on an Aprenticeship scheme Dave works in despatch and in the warehouse. Starting off as a quiet young man, he has certainly found his voice now :)
Dave is in the technical support / systems development team. Another musical member of the team that we expect great things from at the annual Solwise bbq/jamming session!
Kat is our Sales & Accounts Administrator, she loves all things health and fitness and used to work as a Gym Instructor. Kat enjoys baking, especially exprimenting with unusual recipes: black bean brownies anyone? The two things Kat is most proud of: graduating this summer with a BSc Open degree, and representing GB at age group level triathlon.