Our Team

We have a great team of professionals
Ben Roberts
Managing Director

Working for MTT since January 2015, Ben's background is in technology, the past ten of which have been automotive industry specific. Graduating from Plymouth University in 2001 with a Degree in Computer Science, he has over sixteen years’ experience in IT, working on scalable and resilient computer systems. His web services experience includes .NET, PostgreSQL and project management. In his spare time Ben enjoys surfing, windsurfing, travelling and spending time with his young family.

Richard Christie
Software Development Manager

A recent addition to the MTT team, Richard comes from a development background of over fifteen years and is responsible for managing the development team and their projects. Richard has a strong background within Agile development and acts as the Scrum Master or Product Owner depending on the project. His experience, team leading qualities and attention to detail has made a big difference to the speed of delivery and quality of the products we've been producing since he joined the team. In his spare time Richard enjoys walks along the beach and spending time with his family.

Abigail Frost
Accounts Manager

After studying Business and Admin at College, Abigail began working at MTT in 2002. She began working in reception and progressed to running the accounts for the Group. She says “Starting on reception helped her get to know customers and build a good rapport with them”. Her main role today is the everyday running of the financial side of the business; managing both the sales and purchase ledger as well as some of the administration within the company. She has extensive knowledge of accountancy software and is our go to person on anything financially related. In her spare time she enjoys live music, travel, cooking, keeping fit and spending time with her family, friends and dog Toby.

Ross Gudge
Sales & Marketing Manager

Ross arrived at MTT in November of 2016 bringing with him extensive experience in Business and People Management, Customer Care and Coaching. Until 2020, he was primarily responsible for ensuring our Customers, old and new, experience a smooth transition to our latest software versions, including setup, on-site training and efficiency coaching. Ross was promoted to Deputy Support Manager in 2019 assisting Craig with the day to day running of the Support Desk to ensure a high level of customer service is provided. In 2020, Ross began managing our Marketing Department and Web Development services and in 2021 has taken responsibility for overseeing all Sales & Marketing activity. Ross has a dog named Coco and outside of the workplace, enjoys Football, Coaches a local Women's Football Team, Pool and Music.

Craig Reynolds
Software Support Manager

Working for MTT since September 2014, Craig has over twenty years’ experience in IT, ten of them in the automotive industry. Craig works on the project management of our larger software product upgrades and installations, he has a strong background in networking and communications and was promoted to Software Support Manager in 2019 ensuring we provide the best possible customer service. Craig enjoys spending time with his family and has a keen interest in aviation.

Derran Rogers
IT Manager

Derran has worked for MTT for over twenty five years, starting with the company as a field engineer visiting customers who required on-site support/repairs. He has since worked his way up to up to the role of IT Manager. His main duties now involve updating AutoInTouch Classic in Visual Basic, building and specifying new computers systems for customers, as well as maintaining and developing our own equipment and infrastructure. He worked previously for an electrical company building industrial combination units and BS4343 power connectors. Derran has always enjoyed working with computers, building and repairing them in his spare time. He's seen a lot of changes within the company and the industry over the years and is one of the few original employees of the business.

Tony Cade
Senior Software Developer

Tony has worked for the Group since 1993 and has been involved in developing and supporting all areas of our software. His development expertise includes AutoInTouch and All In One accounts and payroll software using VB6, VB.NET, C#.NET, C, C++, NodeJS and PostgreSQL database. Tony is also rapidly becoming an expert in Cloud hosted solutions and our go to man for SQL and Database related queries (excuse the pun). His interests include watching Motorsport, both cars and motorbikes, photography and listening to music.

Robert Cahoon
Senior Software Developer

Robert is a recent addition to the MTT team bringing 15+ years of Software Development experience across a wide variety of technical environments. Prior to joining MTT Robert spent 7 years as Primary Developer for a market leading Fleet Management solution and 5 years as NTL Area Service Manager for the North and Midlands field engineering teams. Robert has been married for 25 years and in his spare time enjoys painting, singing and spending time with his grandchildren.

Paul Caple
Senior Software Support Technician

Paul has been working in a software support role for MTT for since 2010. Prior to this he worked for a market leading Fleet Management solution for seven years. Previous roles also involved the use of in-house produced software, most notably at a major shoe manufacturer. He has used Access, Fox-Pro and Postgres databases. Outside of work he enjoys reading, listening to music, meeting up with friends and taking part in the local weekly pub quiz, producing and hosting the quiz on a regular basis.

Nicola Christie
Software Tester

Nicola is a recent addition to MTT. She joins us with over 15 years’ experience in working with financial and business packages, most of those spent at Her Majesty's Treasury. She has a number of years' experience as a software tester. Nicola has done some work proof-reading and writing user manuals. She has an excellent eye for detail, which makes her an excellent asset to the team. When she finds herself with any spare time, Nicola enjoys craft, DIY projects and watching Coronation Street.

Robert Donnelly
Software Developer

Robert is an experienced Windows developer with seven years as an Analyst/Programmer, twenty years as a programmer and he joins us with 1st Class Degree in Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh. He has recently join the company bringing with him a wealth of .NET and programming know how and will bolster our team on all of our core products. In his spare time Robert likes to keeps active with tennis, swimming, walking and cycling and to give his brain a work out with scrabble, bridge, chess and reading.

Luke Fittall
Senior Software Developer

Starting out on the software help desk before moving into the software development team, Luke has worked at MTT since mid 2004. During his career Luke's skills have advanced to include computer hardware, server systems, networks, Visual Basic .Net, PostgreSQL, JavaScript, CSS, Angular, AngularJS, NodeJS and HTML. Luke has recently spent a lot of time working on our web based products and his knowledge and experience in the area has grown at a phenomenal pace. Over the years Luke has worked in many departments at MTT, so there are few people who know our products and services better. In his spare time Luke enjoys playing the guitar, motorbikes, carp fishing and camping.

Jack Fowler
Software Support Technician

Jack joined MTT in April 2019 with a 1st Class degree in Applied Computing, bringing with him strong IT skills and a passion for IT. Jack will be developing his IT skills here at MTT and working closely with the support team to provide a high level of customer service. Jack is a keen sportsman playing Cricket in his spare time and he enjoys keeping fit by running and swimming.

John Gilbert
Sales & Marketing Executive
John joined the MTT family in Feb 2021. With a long standing background and extensive experience in graphic design, web design and print marketing, John will be working closely with Ross, being responsible for all Sales and Marketing activities and is the lead designer for the TwistedWeb brand. John interests are playing pool at a county level and has 3 dogs and 5 chickens.
Mario Lanes
Junior Software Developer

Mario joined MTT Ltd in January 2021. Before joining the team, he worked as a Systems Analyst in an IT Consultancy providing services to one of the largest insurance companies in Brazil. In his career, he has learned to handle some
languages, frameworks, and CMS including PHP, Laravel, WordPress, SQL (MySQL), Phonegap, HTML, CSS, Javascript, AngularJS, Angular, and integrations with RESTful APIs. Now, with new things to learn, he is working on the company's web-based products and hope to develop his skills at the highest level of development. In his spare time, he enjoys playing online games, football, and being with his family.

Swathi Rallapalli
Senior Software Developer

Swathi has many years experience in Windows and web development and has worked all over the world. This experience is helping us to produce stable and reliable products for both the Cloud and Desktop environments. When it comes to producing scalable and resilient products she brings a wealth of knowledge.

John Rogers
Junior Support Technician
John joined MTT in March 2020 with a FDSC in Applied computing. Within the role John will be working with the support team to expand his IT skill set and provide customer service at a high level. John is a gamer and like to spend his free time playing online games.
Richard Smith
Support Technician

Performing systems checks on pension fund software led to a career in all things IT for Richard after leaving full time education. He has now accumulated twenty eight years of IT knowledge, working at MTT since October 2014. Richard has extensive experience of Microsoft products, including the office suite of programs. In his spare time Richard enjoys spending time with his family and his main hobbies are film and music.

Wai Ying Hung
Accounts & Training Administrator

Wai joined the company in 2018 to work in our accounts department where she helps manage our customer accounts, payments & invoicing. She helps extensively with our sister company The MOT Club, in particular with enrolment on our training courses. She completed Level 3 IT Practitioners in Weston College with D*D*D and has worked in administration for a couple of years, thoroughly enjoying the role. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, dining, computer games and spending time with her chihuahua, Pippin.

Toby
Team Mascot

Toby is a regular fixture in the MTT office and can often be found assisting his mum in the accounts department. He particularly loves visiting the office as he gets to hang out with his best friend Pippin, together they keep the office in check! In his spare time Toby enjoys short walks (he's quite lazy), shmackos and lying in the sunny patch of the bedroom

Pippin
Team Mascot

Pippin joined MTT in 2018 with his mum and he’s become a regular fixture of the Accounts & Admin office. You’ll find Pippin in the office at least once or twice a week, and often with his best friend Toby. He’s very hard working and aims to greet every person coming in and out of the office, he especially loves greeting guests by grabbing his favourite toy (edamame bean pictured above). In his spare time he enjoys sleeping, long walks in the country side and dental sticks.

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