Ching loves to watch and is always looking for an excuse to play cricket, he also enjoys practising his cooking skills – he hates following instructions and likes to experiment all the time! After moving from BSkyB, Ching has been with adam for 16 months as our Operations Director priding himself in people, change and complex process management – he’s also very proud of his numbers and their interpretations.
Laura is an avid baker, a Manchester United Fan, and a married mother to three adventurous young boys. Having previously worked in the in-house legal team for PlayStation (much to the delight of her boys), Laura has since moved to adam as our Compliance and Contracts Manager. She enjoys bringing life to data protection compliance for staff which is vitally important for any tech business in the information age!
Although more commonly you will find him watching, or even playing rugby, whilst age and injury allow (basically he’s sport mad). When not watching sport he will be in his workshop making things out of wood.
Chris Duck is the Managing Director of Social Care at adam htt. Having joined adam as an Account Manager, Chris has been with adam for 10 years and has worked with over 50 public sector organisations. This time spent understanding and building relationships with customers has allowed Chris to help grow the adam business and to assist Councils deliver the best possible services to their citizens.
Grimsby born Mike is an avid footballer, regularly tearing up the pitch against the adam IT 5-a-side team! He has a love of fish and chips (naturally), isn’t afraid of trying new things (art classes, anyone?) and always tries to bring his sense of humour to the table… tries. Mike joined adam in 2016 and has contributed to our support team, account management and sales, and now leads our supply chain team. With his extensive knowledge of our customer’s needs, Mike aims to ensure that we create supply chains that really work for the public sector.
Gaby is a strong-willed character who is infectiously enthusiastic. She is open-minded and endlessly imaginative. The source of this creativity can be traced back to her university days when she was a Theatre Studies student. Gaby never shies away from a challenge and loves netball but does her best to save her competitive nature for the court!
As a father of three children much of Lee’s time is taken up trying to produce well rounded and happy individuals! Part of this role entails a fair degree of cooking, which he enjoys immensely, although you’d have to ask his children if he’s any good at it! Lee loves live music and like nothing more to be knee deep in mud at one of the summer festivals. He’s also a keen guitar player, practising avidly in case the call comes to fill in for Slash!
Lee has held several directorships in commercial roles spanning more than 20 years in the technology sector. During that time, Lee has gained experience right across the public sector, from Central and local government, Health and education markets. Throughout his career, Lee has aimed to use technology to deliver better outcomes for his clients.
Harriet loves running! Particularly when running also involves getting muddy and climbing over obstacles. If she comes home clean then she has not had enough fun! She has 2 identical black cats and she loves them both but can’t tell them apart. She adores green chillies and if breakfast, lunch and dinner isn’t accompanied with a few fresh green chilli’s then it’s not worth having.
Chris Humphreys is our resident golfer, he plays every weekend, with 1 hole in one and a
personal best score of 4 under par. Having been with us for over 8 years, Chris is an expert Senior Software Engineer who is always looking to develop our technology so it can be the best it can be.
Having joined adam in 2018 Phil is our Head of Projects, managing the team and implementing the adam solution for our customers. Phil likes to think of himself as a food connoisseur, but in fact he just likes eating! He will happily travel many miles to try a new restaurant or a recommended dish. Phil also loves travelling around the world – his favourite places so far are Shanghai and Mauritius, but there are many more he wants to explore on the horizon.
Sam is music mad and is a real Super Trouper having written the odd tune and sang in a number of bands. A keen rambler, passionate foodie, cook and qualified Reiki practitioner, Sam has a thirst for life and new experiences and is currently writing an anthology of poems based on her observations of life so far!
Kade practiced streedance and hip-hop for 10 years, competing in a World Championship in Las Vegas at 12 years old! He plays football and basketball in his spare time, he’s even an FA qualified referee! When he’s not playing sports, he’s trying to catch up on politics or he’ll be watching some weird documentary on Netflix. Kade joined us as a Support Consultant days after graduating in 2017 and is now working as an Account Manager.
When Chris manages to escape the responsibility of being a dad (and general dogsbody) to his young kids, he’s trying to find the time to expand his cooking skills and watch the rugby on telly (wishing he was still young enough to play!). Chris is our Managing Director of the Healthcare division here at adam – but we all know he’s mainly just a data nerd at heart!
Chris Wilson is the Managing Director of the Healthcare division at adam, he’s been a part of the core management group since adam’s inception in 2014. Chris has a degree in economics, with a strong financial and commercial background. Chris has led the development of adam’s NHS product and increased market penetration over recent years, with impressive year on year growth delivered.
Ben recently found out that he is a ‘Blue’ on the SDI personality chart, which means that he is a real peoples person. Quite befitting to his style with clients. He loves being around people, which explains his love of hustle and bustle of New York. Blue also matches the colour of his favourite team – often found chanting Chelsea FC songs in the office… which isn’t distracting at all! Listen carefully and you’ll notice Ben sounds remarkably like Bear Grylls. You’ll never hear him the same again.
Vicki is an avid Irish Dancer. Having competed for 22 years at World level she is now a qualified Irish Dancing teacher with up to 50 students in a school she jointly runs with her cousin. Vicki has been our Office Manager since 2017.
Tom puts milk in before taking the tea bag out. Despite this obvious character flaw, this social butterfly loves to chew anyone’s ear off over a cuppa and will happily tell you about his latest foray into a good book or adventure abroad. Among his greatest achievements are performing aerobatics in a stunt plane, cave exploration in an abandoned mine, and beating a kangaroo in a boxing match… Okay so that last one isn’t true, but there’s always something new and exciting on the horizon.
As a father of two young children Gary savours the rare moments when he can sit down and watch The Godfather, or even better, watch Manchester United on the telly. Gary’s been with us since 2008, adam clearly made him an offer he couldn’t refuse!
Gary Brigden became Technical Director at adam HTT in 2018 bringing a broad base of technical skills and knowledge. After graduating with a degree in law, he joined adam HTT in 2008.
Dani is the type of person that makes shoe contact before eye contact.
A keen believer in retail therapy after a day of getting lost in designs *cough* scrolling through Pinterest *cough*. A self confessed expert in relaxation, speak to Dani for the perfect Bubble bath concoction or how to maximise Chihuahua cuddles.
Dani has already used up her annual leave for 2022 in an attempt to tick off her bucket list.
Kay-Leigh is passionate about food and loves to dine out where she will always save space for pudding. When she is not enjoying food she will often be in the gym – deadlifts, burpees and many spin classes are no challenge for our Kay-leigh.
Intent on developing a user-base of system experts, Vicky takes care of all things Training.
Vicky is a huge music lover; she is always on the hunt for new music of all varieties and genres, enjoys going to live gigs, and is part of a music pub quiz team. Her favourite place to be is by the sea, although she couldn’t live further from the coast if she tried! Vicky has a fascination for anything Psychology-related and is driven to help people both in and out of work. For Vicky, a successful day is one teaching others, making a difference, and always with a smile!
Before joining adam in 2012, Paul spent ten years working for Sony Music and then Codemasters independent video game developer. His hobbies include a mix of cycling, skiing and going to concerts, but most of his spare time is taken up being a father of teenage twins (mostly trying to understand their homework).
Shweta is passionate about food, music and travel. She enjoys cooking with her friends, long walks with her family and catching up over a morning coffee. Shweta joined adam in 2016 as a Financial Controller, she has over 20 years’ experience in finance having worked with large companies in various sectors including NHS, local government, banking, manufacturing and technology.
Julian is a would be around the world sailor, mountain climber and Olympic skier. Although currently he has become a tad creaky and drinks way too much coffee! However, in his heyday he was a runner, triathlete and tennis player.
He is passionate about buying services for individuals that are unique to the individual! Julian is the founder and CEO of adam.