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.

Ross Gudge

Digital Marketing Executive & Web Developer

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. As of 2020, he has taken over the responsibility of Managing our Marketing Department and Web Development services. Ross has a dog named Coco and outside of the workplace, enjoys Football, 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.

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.

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 volunteering for BARB, a hovercraft rescue service based in Burnham-on-Sea, and spending time with his family.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jack Fowler

Software Support Technician

Our newest member of the team, 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.

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.

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.

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.

Alistair Walker

National Sales Executive

Ali joined MTT in the summer of 2016, with over 15 years experience in account management and technology sales. 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 made 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.

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, and Express, 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, responsive and aesthetically pleasing to use. In his spare time he enjoys keeping fit, playing the guitar and spending time with friends and family.

Toby

Assistance Dog

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

Assistance Dog

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 favorite 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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