Meet the Team

The people who make Ten10

Discover our leadership team

With decades of combined industry experience, these are the people best placed to work with you to provide right-fit tech talent, right now. Each member is equipped with all the latest skills and knowledge needed to intelligently deliver the best solution for you.

Chris Shaw
Chris has over 20 years’ experience of managing and growing technology services businesses. He has a passion for delivering services which benefit our clients, our people and our business in equal measure.
Chris Shaw

CEO

Matt Pickford
Matt joined Ten10 as CFO in February 2018. He has 21 years’ experience across a wide range of finance roles all within the IT industry. Matt is responsible for finance, commercial and compliance functions.
Matt Pickford

CFO

Richard Frodin
Richard is responsible for growth at Ten10, focused on our mission to solve the digital skills crisis. With 20 years' experience at the intersection of people and tech, he specialises in creating disruptive, innovative solutions for clients’ problems.
Richard Frodin

Chief Growth Officer

Ash Gawthorp
Ash has been responsible for the Ten10 Tech Academy since its inception in 2013. Ash is passionate about giving people the opportunity to start and develop a career in technology, irrespective of their background.
Ash Gawthorp

Academy Services Director

Chris Thompson
Chris is responsible for Ten10's consultancy solutions and services. With over 20 years' experience in technology consultancy and delivery, Chris has defined and implemented automation strategies in some of the UK's largest organisations.
Chris Thompson

Consultancy Services Director

Jon Thompson
Jon has over 20 years’ experience in central and field operations. Jon is responsible for the Project Management Office, Business Support Department, IT Department and Human Resources.
Jon Thompson

Operations Director

Kate King
Kate is Financial Controller for Ten10. She has 21 years’ experience, working in practice for 11 years followed by a variety of Financial Controller roles.
Kate King

Financial Controller

Emma Headshot
Emma has worked in IT for 20 years and in test and quality services for 15 years. Emma specialises in quality and test strategies and supports our teams to deliver test services to our Northern-based clients.
Emma Hargreaves

Managing Principal Consultant

Ryan Hannigan
Ryan leads a team focused on Ten10’s clients in the financial services sector.
Ryan Hannigan

Business Development Director

Juliet Smith
Juliet has over 20 years’ commercial experience within the technology industry, having worked for a number of small to medium sized companies and as Commercial Director of a large outsourcing organisation.
Juliet Smith

Head of Commercial and Compliance

David Blyth
David is an accomplished Project Manager with over 15 years’ experience managing and leading projects and teams across a variety of industries. David is the Head of the Project Management Office and Business Support Department.
David Blyth

Head of PMO & Business Support

Neil Fisk
Neil has worked in IT for more than 15 years. He ensures Ten10's technology infrastructure securely supports a rapidly growing business.
Neil Fisk

Head of IT

Deborah Biscomb
Deborah has over 20 years’ experience of leading marketing and sales-based initiatives across Europe and the US within the technology sector and has wide-ranging experience of markets such as retail, manufacturing, financial services, public sector, telecommunications, energy and utilities.
Deborah Biscomb

Head of Marketing

Jenny Briant
Jenny is responsible for the end-to-end recruitment of our award-winning Academy and providing wellbeing support.
Jenny Briant

Head of Graduate Talent

Hannah Byrne
Hannah heads up the HR department which partners with the business to build out and support all things people related, from driving policy and the BAU to rolling out HR initiatives to keep our people engaged, developed, and our culture strong.
Hannah Byrne

Head of Human Resources

Peter Russell
Peter leads the technical courses for the Ten10 Academy, where he can draw on and share his experience with programming, the Web, databases and networking.
Peter Russell

Head of Technical Training

Sarita Thumma
Sarita has rich international teaching experience for multinational companies in varied advanced technologies. Brings in National Technical Learning and Development managerial skills with strong administration background.
Sarita Rani Thumma

Technical Trainer

Craig Booth
Craig comes from a rich history of providing Test management to struggling large scale projects and transformations to ensure the successful turnaround and delivery through Agile transformation, team development, test strategy definition, delivery management and governance.
Craig Booth

Head of Solutions & Academy

Chris Ash
Chris leads a team focused on Ten10's clients in the Legal and Professional Services sectors.
Chris Ash

Business Development Director

Ash Ohri
Ash leads a Ten10 team focused on developing existing clients and managed service engagements.
Ash Ohri

Sales Manager Account Development

Alys Winter
Alys supports, encourages and gives guidance to every member of our Graduate Academy.
Alys Winter

Academy Wellbeing Manager

Jon Woch
Jon oversees the technical quality engineering projects that Ten10 manage for our clients, ranging from Test Automation, Performance Engineering through to DevOps engagements.
Jon Woch

Managing Principal Consultant

Miriam Allcott
Miriam has 10 years experience in Test and Project Management. She is currently managing a team of test professionals for one of our largest customers.
Miriam Allcott

Principal Consultant

Nick Whewell
Nick has over 21 years experience in both functional and non-functional testing, including programme test management of Enterprise level high-availability and high performance systems, across sectors including Healthcare, Utilities, e-Commerce, Life & Pensions, Telecoms, and Data Warehousing.
Nick Whewell

Principal Consultant

Charlotte Hayes
Charlotte heads up the Digital Testing Lab which offers a range of testing services around mobile device, and operating systems, including Compatibility and Accessibility Testing.
Charlotte Hayes

Principal Consultant

Steve Osman
Steven is a Principal Consultant at Ten10 and leads the test delivery of our legal sector customers. Stevens skills are focussed on test maturity assessments, test strategy definition and delivery management and governance of large scale transformation projects.
Steven Osman

Managing Principal Consultant

Gary Shepherd
Gary is a Principal Consultant. He has worked in IT for over 25 years in development, testing, team leadership and management.
Gary Shepherd

Principal Consultant

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