Meet The Team

James Meek
Managing Director

After working for over twelve years as an IT reseller, from 2013, James devoted a substantial amount of time to building Gridserve from the ground up. Working from a shed in his garden for the first three years and thriving from recommendation alone, Gridserve blossomed into a trusted and transparent business establishing the headquarters in the centre of Calne, where we are currently based.

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Permjeet Singh
Chief Operating Officer

Perm has over fifteen years experience in the IT industry including four years in leadership positions. Perm is responsible for all day-to-day customer management alongside working on the long and short term Gridserve goals.

Having Joined the business in 2015, Perm is the youngest member of the exec team. He works across the business, being involved in sales through to project delivery giving him a well balanced understanding of the company, customers and its partners. Focused on customer experience and delivering value from IT has led Perm to develop many stakeholder relationships. Perm continues to be involved in the strategic development of Gridserve, while ensuring the business remains focused on the delivering IT for the customer. Perm has a young family which keeps him busy outside of work and when ever he gets the chance, being a Foodie he can be found in the kitchen cooking and trying new recipes.. a self-certified Chef!
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Andrew Moule
Network Engineer

Andy is an experienced technical support leader with over 12 years of exposure to various systems. Throughout his career, he has delivered and supported multiple technical solutions for various businesses to aid their growth and increase their efficiency. Andy prides himself on being able to provide comprehensive and reliable outcomes that fulfils the need of the task in hand.

In his spare time, you will usually find Andy planning a trip to his next new city to explore or discovering new music to enjoy.
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John Slater
Service Desk Manager

Joining the Gridserve team in July 2019, John brings with him over 25 years of experience in IT across both support and project activities.

John leads our Service Desk and is keen to ensure that the high levels of service and friendly customer relationships that Gridserve is known for are continued and built upon. When not in the office John enjoys weekends away with his wife, playing golf (poorly) with his friends and the company of a good book.
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Jack Conover
Network Engineer

During a Computer Games Design course in college late 2012, Jack discovered his passion for computer hardware & learning about how the hardware works and interacts with the world around us.

Since then, it has pushed him to build his own computer and further modify it. Creating issues and fixing it all over again, which makes IT Support feel almost like a natural role for him to fall into. Outside of work it’s rare to find Jack not staring into the abyss of a screen, deeply indulged in a video game, as a self proclaimed pro. "If I’m not gaming, I’m either; sleeping, in the pub or at the cinema, letting my hair down more so than it already is!"
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Mary-Kate Stalker
Office Administrator

Mary-Kate joined the administration and office team in September 2020 and is involved in all aspects of business support. Mary-Kate has gained diverse and extensive knowledge and experience in a variety of roles since going straight into full time employment from leaving school. She has continued to learn new skills whilst working with Gridserve. Mary-Kate also deals with company financials and is always on hand to not only deal with our clients, but also, Team Gridserve. Mary-Kate has lived in Calne all her life and enjoys being part of a team who are a big part of the community.

In her spare time, you will usually find her in the middle of a field somewhere walking her two golden retrievers or, if the weather is nice, out exploring the south on her motorbike.
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Nima Nikpour
Network Engineer
Nima started working in IT on and off from the age of 16, while pursuing a passion in motorsports, gaming, content creation, music and psychology. "I Spend a lot of my time learning about the mind and how it relates to the technology around us in terms of networking and communication".
Joe McCutcheon
Network Engineer

Having Left College with an Extended IT Diploma Joe has worked within service desks supporting Retail and Corporate organisations.  As of more recently Joe has worked within the education sector honing his skills on Google Education platforms (Gsuite) and fixing hardware and software faults that arise. 

Outside of work Joe can often be found playing football and enjoys long bike rides around the UK.
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Paul Buck
Service Desk Analyst

After having a keen interest in IT from a young age, Paul attended college completing an IT diploma, he then went on to spend 12 years within the IT industry. In his time, he has also gone on to complete the Comptia A+ certification. Paul enjoys approaching issues logically and finds this can be applied in many areas of life.

In his spare time, Paul’s main interests are online gaming, building custom PCs, taking his dogs out for adventures, and relaxing with friends and family. Paul also enjoys motorbike rides and going to music festivals in his spare time.
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Phil Vickery
Network Engineer

No not the ruby player and no, not the celebrity chef, but our very own Phil Vickery (seen here below in the picture) has been within the IT industry for 25 years and has worked with a number of blue chip companies, banking institutes and households names in a variety of disciplines from Service Desk to Project Management to Consultancy. The past 10 years have been dedicated to the Education sector focussing on a wide range of technologies designed to bring ICT integration to the entire school establishment.

An avid footballer, Phil still plies his footballing trade every week as a masterful defensive midfielder (so he says) and is an avid Francophile, although most think he just likes cheese and wine.
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Millie Corp
Social Media & Marketing

Millie is Gridserve's newest member of staff and very keen to get stuck in.

Focused on Social Media and marketing aspects of Gridserve, you should expect to hear from Millie is some form or another, in the coming months!

Outside of work Millie, is a sociable person who spends most of her time with friends and family.
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Chris Austin

Chris moved to Calne from Surrey in 2004 and originally worked with as a self employed contractor offering sales and marketing services to specifically within the tech sector. Having worked in sales since 1989 (Yes, we know he doesn’t look old enough!), he has bags of experience having sold IT hardware, software, support and security solutions. Over the past four years, Chris has used his consultative and friendly approach to help charities and schools improve the way technology works for them. If you want straight talking advice and for someone to go out of their way to get the best possible price, Chris is your go to man.

In his spare time he can be seen running around the streets of Calne or at the boxing gym. He is well known in the community as is a former captain and Chairman of Calne Rugby Club.
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