Our founder - Mark Hodgkinson.

Hello from the top of Kilimanjaro!

Mark has been working in the IT industry since the days of 8-bit computing. Over the years, he has gained experience in various roles, including the largest rollout of Windows at the time and spearheading virtualization take-up in government departments. He has also learned about the higher levels of compliance and implementation required in such arenas. Mark specializes in security work for various clients, both large and small.

Strategic thinking and internal communication along with the personal refinement of technical expertise - has kept Mark at the top of his game over these years. During which, he has achieved many accolades including Security Plus - EC Council Certified Ethical Hacker - the rare commodity at that time of Novell CNE and Microsoft MCSE along with VMWare Certified Professional and Certified F5 BIG IP engineer.

A keen hill walker and runner – he's been lucky enough to participate in the Paris / Berlin / New York and even Great Wall of China Marathons and has taken in the sights from the top of Gran Paradiso, Kilimanjaro, Fuji and even Galdh0piggen in Norway with Guatemala and the Ring of Fire next on the list. 

He has been married for over 20 years and has one son and two dogs.