Our Team

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 16 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. 

 

Craig Reynolds, Software Support Manager

Working for MTT since September 2014, Craig has over 20 years’ experience in IT, 10 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. 

 

Richard Christie, Software Development Manager

A recent addition to the MTT team, Richard comes from a development background of over 15 years and is responsible for managing the development team and their projects. Richard has a strong background with in 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 volunteering for BARB, a hovercraft rescue service based in Burnham-on-Sea, and spending time with his family. 

 

Alistair Walker, National Sales Executive

With over 15 years experience in account management & technology sales, Ali joined MTT in the summer of 2016. Running his own hardware and software business for many years has also given him a great blend of business and technology knowledge. Since joining the company he's had a dramatic impact on our customer relationship management! Ali takes the lead on keeping our existing customers up-to-date with new features and products and reaching out to new business.

In his spare time Ali enjoys holidaying abroad and spending time with his family, he is also a keen petrol head. 

 

Abigail Frost, Accounts Manager

After studying Business and Admin at college, Abigail began working at MTT in 2002. She started 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. 

 

Derran Rogers, IT Manager

Derran has worked for MTT for over 25 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. Prior to starting at MTT he used to work 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. 

 

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 extensively helps out with the our sister company The MOT Club 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 and thoroughly enjoys the role. In her spare time she enjoys shopping, dining, computer games and spending time with her chihuahua, Pippin.

  

Ross Gudge, Deputy Software Support Manager & Trainer

Ross arrived at MTT in November of 2016 bringing with him extensive experience in Business & People Management, Customer Care and Coaching. He is primarily responsible for ensuring our Customers, old & new, experience a smooth transition to our latest software versions, including setup, on-site training & efficiency coaching, Ross was promoted to Deputy Support Manager in 2019 and assists Craig with the day to day running of the Support Desk to ensure a high level of customer service is provided. Ross is Married, has a dog named Coco and outside of the workplace, enjoys Football, Pool & Music.

 

Richard Smith, Software Support Engineer

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 28 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. 

 

 

Paul Caple, Software Support Engineer

Paul has been working in a software support role for the past 12 years, employed by MTT for the last 5 and prior to this worked for a market leading Fleet Management solution for 7 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. 

 

Jack Fowler, Junior Software Support Engineer

Jack joined MTT in April 2019 and is our newest member of the team, he recently obtained a 1st Class degree in Applied Computing and brings 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.

 

Simon Luce, Senior Software Developer

Since studying HND Computer Studies at Oxford Polytechnic in 1989, Simon has worked for the MTT Group. From the days of MS DOS all the way through to the version we have today, Simon has been the main developer of this software. Simon's experience includes programming, mobile technologies, PostgreSQL databases and Website production. Simon has a very pragmatic approach and regardless of how overwhelming a project or problem might seem he always remains calm and maintains clear and logical thought process no matter what. Outside of work, he spends time with his family, DIY, car maintenance and keeping abreast with new computer technologies. 

 

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. 

 

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 include 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.

 

Alistair Willis, Junior Developer

Alistair recently joined our growing web team, bringing with him excellent web front end and agile development skills and a 1st Class Degree from Leeds University. He has experience in a multitude of JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS, Angular, jQuery, NodeJS, Express just to name a few.  Alistair works on some of our latest web based products and with a keen eye for design he his helping our products remain user friendly, response and aesthetically pleasing to use.  In his spare time he enjoys keeping fit, playing the guitar and spending time with friends and family.

 

Robert Donnelly, Software Developer

Robert is an experienced Windows developer with 7 years as an Analyst/Programmer, 20 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.

 

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 up us to produce stable and reliable products for both the Cloud and Desktop environment. She bring a wealth of knowledge when it comes to producing scalable and resilient products.

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