Meet the Team_OLD2020-10-06T12:27:00+01:00

Meet the Pragma Team

It may sound like another company cliché but people really are at the heart of our business. We work hard on recruiting awesome people who care and really enjoy working with us, our customers and with the latest technology. We all work hard to make sure Pragma is an excellent place to work where people feel part of a team and know that their voice counts.

We also work hard on making sure feedback and really listening is embedded in our culture. By listening to our customers and to each other within the team we work hard to constantly improve the business and all of our processes.

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Management

Tim Brooks
Tim BrooksManaging Director
Tim worked for Crane from 1991 to 2007 in a number of technical, sales and marketing roles. Tim went on to become UK general manager of Westcon Convergence from 2007 to 2012 building a £60M T/O business and the UKs leading Avaya distributor.
Will Morey
Will MoreySales and Marketing Director
Will has 12 years experience working with Crane and Westcon in web, marketing and general management, previously responsible for LG and Mitel business units. Will has strong experience of delivering marketing and strategy consultancy to a range of clients including Channel 4, First Group and UK Government.
Grace Lawless
Grace LawlessOperations Director
Grace joined Pragma in May 2019. Grace’s background involves over 20 years of making change happen and has recently spent 4 years as an operational efficiency consultant across a wide range of industries with a focus on customers, strategy, people, and process excellence.

Commercial

Ed Savory
Ed SavorySenior Business Development Manager
Ed has worked as a Business Development Manager in the Ericsson-LG reseller channel since leaving university 8 years ago. Substantial product knowledge coupled with great support ensures Ed has all the tools needed to obtain mutual growth.
Helen Ranaghan
Helen RanaghanSenior Business Development Manager
Helen brings significant experience of business development in the UK communications market. Helen has worked for Crane Telecommunications as both an Account Manager and Sales Manager and after leaving Crane Helen has worked for Mitel providing account management and development for their leading partners in the UK.
Mark Snow
Mark SnowBusiness Development Executive
Mark Snow who originally joined Pragma on the Orders and Provisioning team is now a Business Development Executive for our partners in the South East.
Tom Chedham
Tom ChedhamBusiness Development Executive
Tom has joined the Pragma team with 7 years of experience in telecommunications. The majority of Tom’s LG experience comes from working direct with end users. He will be looking to use this experience to support our partners in the south west moving forward.
Tom Wiles
Tom WilesAccounts Support Executive
Tom joined the Pragma team in 2016 and has spent 3 years within the Orders and Provisioning team. In this time he has gained substantial product knowledge to take forward into his role as an Accounts Support Executive within the Sales team.

Technical

Rob Smith
Rob SmithHead of Technical Operations
Rob has worked in the technology industry for over 15 years and has previously led a technical team at a Managed Service Provider. Rob’s role is dedicated to improving technical operations.
Mark Jones
Mark JonesSenior Technical Support Specialist
Mark brings many years experience of the Ericsson-LG product and has been involved with the introduction of all Ericsson-LG products into the UK market from the GDK and LDK to the latest iPECS platform.
Simon Smith
Simon SmithSenior Technical and Product Specialist
Simon joined Pragma in June 2017 and has 19 years experience in senior technical support roles, including product management. Simon is a great addition to the team and will enable us to offer an increased level of service and response times to our Customers, along with speed of bringing products to the channel.
Josh Aldridge
Josh AldridgeTechnical Support Specialist
Josh joined Pragma in early 2015 and works within the technical support team as a Technical Specialist.
Anita Robson
Anita RobsonTechnical Support Specialist
Anita has been working with Ericsson-LG products and providing support to the UK reseller channel for over 16 years working with Crane and Westcon. Anita brings a passion for customer service and combining a technical background with an excellent understanding of distribution and the reseller channel.
Jess Portugal
Jess PortugalTechnical Support Specialist
Jess joined Pragma in 2018 as a Technical Trainee. As a telecommunication engineer Jess worked in a telecoms support role and brings over 2 years of customer service experience to the Technical Support team.
Andy Aston
Andy AstonField Based Technical Specialist
Andy has been a self employed installation engineer for 8.5 years and brings 15 years’ experience of working with LG products. He has a wealth of experience in working on iPECS systems and will be an excellent addition to the team, helping increase our ability to provide a faster service to our partners

Operations

Jolene Larter
Jolene LarterOrders & Provisioning Team Manager
Jolene has worked in the telecommunication industry for many years at both Crane and Westcon. From a customer service background Jolene is now head of Sales Operations and dedicated to putting processes in place to ensure smooth running of your orders.
Rob Watson
Rob WatsonOrders & Provisioning Team
Rob joined Pragma in September 2020, and has over 10 years of experience working in telecoms provisioning for Updata and Global 4. He prides himself on his attention to detail and making sure that things are right first time.
Sarah Vaile
Sarah VaileOrders & Provisioning Team
Sarah has worked in the telecoms industry for over 3 years and she prides herself on providing excellent customer service.
Eve Radford
Eve RadfordOrders & Provisioning Team
Eve joined the team in March 2018 and brings over two years experience in customer service and administration. She prides herself in providing efficient customer service to the highest standard.
Lillie Eaton
Lillie EatonOrders & Provisioning Team
Lillie joined the team in February 2018 bringing over 6 years experience in customer service and 4 years experience in administration. She prides herself on providing excellent customer service.
Len Hunt
Len HuntWarehouse Manager
Len has over 25 years experience in warehousing, distribution and logistics and is responsible for all of Pragma’s logistics and delivery services.
Toby Cadman
Toby CadmanWarehouse Operative
Toby joined the Warehouse team in February 2020 where he brings extensive warehousing experience, a forklift licence and has even got experience working on a twin-turbo V8 Mclaren engine!

Finance

Faye Thomas
Faye ThomasFinance Manager
Faye has worked with resellers for many years at both Crane and Westcon. She makes sure the bills are paid and the invoices are always right first time, every time.

Marketing

Andy Herring
Andy HerringProduct Marketing Manager
Andy has just under 20 years’ experience in the communications industry having previously worked for Crane and Westcon. Andy has worked in Sales and Technical Product Management roles prior to spending the last 14 years in Product Marketing. During his time with Crane and Westcon Andy has built up significant experience across a number of vendors and technologies including; LG, Avaya, Ciena, Viavi and Yamaha UC.
Alex Green
Alex GreenMarketing Executive
I’m Alex, I form part of the marketing team here at Pragma, working in a diverse role involving various creative and digital duties. My experience includes multiple marketing and design roles within the automotive and print industry. In my spare time, I am a keen Apple fanatic and enjoy keeping fit.
Karen Sharpington
Karen SharpingtonSales & Marketing Executive
Karen has worked in telecoms for many years at both Crane and resellers which gives her a good understanding of what’s needed to foster good relationships with resellers . Her background in customer service and account management provide her with the skills to help grow the new and exciting web listings platform and recruit new resellers.