All of our staff have extensive experience and are dedicated to providing a professional service.
Meet our friendly team
Simon Bateman - Director
“A problem solver, Simon has been employed by other IT professionals and IT companies to close a complex ‘unsolvable’ problem.”
Simon has been in the IT industry for 20 years. Originally trained in Microsoft Windows NT4 Server technologies, Simon is now fully conversant with up to the minute ‘Cloud’ and ‘Big Data’ technologies and has been a big driver for the Cloud movement within the business.
Experience sectors include accountants, solicitors, property letting, property sales and manufacturing businesses.
A clear and logical thinker putting the client’s business first.
Simon has taken in a very cute black Cockapoo dog called Poppy. We all suspect this particular lady will stay in his life for some time.
A keen, prize winning, brass player (Flugel Horn and Trumpet), loves films, music (Don’t ask him about Joni Mitchell as it could be a long conversation) and cars.
On sunny weekends, you may find him at a National Trust property, complete with the dog, leads and poo bags! We would all have never had thought it!
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Philip Base - Director
“The enthusiasm and passion he has for the business comes across when advising customers and clients.”
Philip has been in the IT industry for 20+ years. Philip started his career in a small IT company whilst living in Blandford Forum in Dorset. Trained in Microsoft NT 3.51 server technologies, Philip is experienced in all things IT.
Experience sectors include manufacturing, distribution, export and import businesses. He is the in-house hardware and cloud specialist.
Philip is an innovator with a great tenacious personality. You will find Philip at the cutting edge of all things connected with IT. The enthusiasm and passion he has for the business comes across when advising customers and clients. You will quite often find Philip, iPad in hand, researching new products, services and solutions to show his customers.
A follower of sport, hiking and a keen biker. Philip also enjoys socialising and plenty of family time with his two children. Philip also when time allows plays 6 a side football and is an avid player of squash.
Also, a volunteer on the Severn Valley Railway where he helps with all the other volunteers of the railway keeps alive the love of Steam locomotives.
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Claire Taylor - Office Manager
“Known in the office as ‘Miss Procedure’ for her eye to detail and her very high standards.”
Claire makes sure it all happens in the office from chasing an invoice to making sure the staff and directors are in the right place at the right time, to making sure procedures and policies are followed. Claire monitors the quality of the business internally and externally. Running a business is a way of life for Claire having been at the cutting edge all her working life. A hard working individual who gets things done. Known in the office as ‘Miss Procedure’ for her eye to detail and her very high standards. Claire enjoys travelling across the globe and family time.
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Bradley Jones - Project Manager
“Bradley has amazing IT skills and enjoys his work.”
Bradley joined the Offsite Server team in 2013. Firstly as an apprentice and in 2014 became a permanent member of staff. Bradley finished as one of the top performing apprentices in 2013 / 2014. Bradley has amazing IT skills and enjoys his work. Bradley out of work enjoys, like most men of his age, cars, nightclubs and beer.
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Chris Hodgkiss - Support Desk Engineer
“In his spare time Chris likes to spend time with his family.”
Chris is our latest edition to the team. Chris is a very competant IT engineer with a broad knowlege of local and hosted IT solutions.
In his spare time Chris likes to spend time with his family.
Rose McNickle - Accounts
“Rose joined the Offsite Servers team in August 2015.”
Rose joined the Offsite Servers team in August 2015 looking after the books and accounts of the business.
We have known Rose for many years and called her out of retirement to keep the accounts in order.
Rose has traditional values that sit well with a modern technology business. Rose can reconcile the bank at record speed. In her spare time Rose can be found looking after her grandchildren and spending time reading.
Dean Davenport - Cabling and CCTV
“Dean has a can do attitude and gets the job done!”
Dean has joined the IT team to install the CAT5, CAT6 and CCTV installations for sister company Preventa – Dean has high standards of working, whenever a job is complete you will find no mess which is rare for cablers! Dean has a can-do attitude and gets the job done!
Neil Taylor - Printer Maintenance
“Neil is an expert when it comes to printing technology.”
The original Noddy Holder look alike, Neil is our go-to guy when it comes to supplying, installing and maintaining printers and their related peripherals.
Originally trained to look after typewriters, so if you have a vintage daisy wheel type writer that needs fixing Neil could probably fix it.
We have known Neil for many years. Often producing unlisted, unavailable printer parts from the boot of his car. This amazing Tardis like skill never stops amazing us.