Our People

Our people are some of the most talented and knowledgeable in the industry, and they’re eager to support you long term. We have all types of IT skills including High Performance Computing, High-Throughput Storage, Hyper-converged and Software-Defined Infrastructure, NAS optimisation, Cloud Services, Virtualisation and all the networking, hardware, software and security components needed to bind all of these technologies together into an integrated IT solution. Here’s just a few of our team:

United Kingdom


Bernie Boyce, Managing Director.

Bernie is a veteran of the IT industry having come from a hardware engineering background, thanks to this he is at the forefront of technical innovation within Eurotech.

George Prior, Technical Sales Manager.

George manages some of Eurotech’s key customer relationships with a focus on storage and High Performance Computing.

Darren Biggs, Geoscience Services Manager.

Darren has been in the oil industry since 1996 after graduating in Geology. He now manages Eurotech’s Geoscience group, placing highly skilled E&P IT, Data Management and Information Management consultants into oil industry roles.

Franz Esser, Strategic Business Manager.

Franz has a wide range of technical and business experience, having started his career in software engineering in 1997 and from there progressing to technical sales, managed services delivery and business management.

Shpresa Gjini, Finance Manager.

Shpresa joined Eurotech in 2007 and has a great depth of knowledge in accounting, finance, credit control and taxation.

Norway


Egil Simones, Norway Manager.

Egil first joined Eurotech in 1996 after working on a tape transcription site in his home town of Notodden. Egil is a highly motivated individual, with extensive experience when it comes to the servicing of seismic related tape drives.

Adrian McClatchie, Services Manager.

Adrian has always worked within the depths of tape; his first job being in a tape component repair facility in the UK. Adrian started a company in Norway offering tape repair services which merged with Eurotech in the year 2000. Adrian is one of the most talented tape experts in the world, ensuring the Norway office is a global centre of excellence.

Vigleif Traaen, Project Manager.

Vigleif is an electrical genius, with a background of building high-end stereo amplifiers – Vigleif has even built amplifiers for Michael Jackson! In 2005, Vigleif was introduced to the tape industry which is where he found himself assembling rackmounts for seismic vessels. Vigleif is an extremely skilled technician, offering both in-house and field service repair.

South Africa


Rob Keith, Manager.

Rob has extensive experience in the industry and worked across regions including the United Kingdom, South East Asia, Kazakhstan and South Africa. He started his IT career as a technician and was involved in many Mainframe to Windows NT migration projects back in the day. Moved into projects and consultancy for enterprise accounts with a focus on remote branch applications and security and joined the Eurotech team in 2016.

Theo Steyn, Technical Services Manager.

Theo joined Eurotech just a few years after the founding of the SA office in 2004 and has since grown through the ranks from L1 support engineer to senior support engineer with a broad specialisation in Microsoft technologies and datacentre compute, networking and storage technologies. In recent years he has taken the lead as the senior engineer and subject matter expert at our SA offices for next-generation enterprise cloud solutions.

 

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