Mark Lewis
CEO - FDN Group
Mark injects a very strong account management ethos in to the company. With focus on business development and customer retention and is responsible for developing key relationships on both a project and commercial basis.   Having experience across Europe in a diverse range of industries such as metering, finance, software, telecoms and including a 5 year period in a Senior Account Management role with Siemens UK, Mark is helping FDNs customers and partners realise the true potential of Power Line Communications.    Connect with Mark's LinkedIn account  ...
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Mark Murphy
Managing Director
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Glen Forbes
Head of Marine Development
Glen has over 30 years involvement in operating, planning, training and evaluating communications capabilities in the Royal Navy and many other major joint operations. With a wealth of experience in the maritime communications field, including heading up the communications infrastructure planning for the EU's first ever maritime mission for Somalian humanitarian aid and counter piracy, and as a senior planner for maritime communications in the Gulf region in 2003. Whilst also managing the marine information sharing service, OCEANUSLive, Glen is positioned perfectly to promote the use of Power Line Communication (PLC) solutions to deal with the communication infrastructure challenges that the marine industry has historically faced.  As Head of Marine Development for ...
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Mark Ward
Operations Director
Mark is an indepth Electrical Engineering background with 24 years experience. Starting with Vodafone Limited as senior commissioning engineer in 1996 and spend 12 years with them rolling out 2G and 3G networks throughout the UK. In 2007 he created the succesful Power 1 group, to deliver network installations and solutions to all the UK's major mobile telephony operators and to carry out electrical installation work worldwide in the Oil and Gas sector both on-shore and off-shore. As Operations Director for FDN, Mark brings a great technical understanding to all our projects and is ideally positioned to help educate the Oil and Gas sector in the fantastic opportunites that Power Line Communciation (PLC) solutions can now provide them.   ...
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Bill Young
Technical Director
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Jonathan Simpson
Finance Director
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Tony Lawrence
Senior Engineer - CCTV/Security
Tony has over twenty years experience working  in the electronic security,  home automation and home entertainment industry. In that time he has worked for several of the leading security and home automation companies in the UK before recently bringing his experience to FDN. Tony specialises in the design, installation, programming and commissioning of CCTV, access control, intruder alarms and fire and safety systems. He also has a wealth of experience in installing and programming building management systems and home cinemas in prestige properties across Europe. As well as gaining several qualifications and awards from the Custom Electronic Design and  Installation Association (CEDIA). Tony is also a fully certified PRINCE 2 project manager. ...
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Fiona Richmond
UK Office Manager
Fiona is a  key member of our UK  team. Providing fantastic account management skills within the national and key accounts and handling the marketing and customer communication. With additional responsibility as the main buyer for the company along with knowledge accounting and Sage support. ...
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Andy McMinigle
Technical Engineer
Andy is based at our R&D facility in Scotland and has extensive knowledge in the creation of all types of networking solutions. Experience of network installation & commissioning for Vodafone. Installing BTS, Node B, Microwave links and associated transmission equipment, network racks, power rectifiers, UPS systems and their integration into mobile networks. Deployment of the Vodafone Mobile temporary site Fleet and the upgrading of internal equipment to suit future requirements. Electrical installations and testing on new and existing Telecoms sites including UPS installations and DC power cable installations. Now with an indepth understanding of Power Line Communication (PLC) techniques, he can now help FDN deliver digital solutions to...
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Cameron Main
Senior Technical Engineer
Based in our Scotland office, Cameron brings a fantastic array of land and marine based technical skills to the team. A qualified electrical technician to BS 7671-2011 with 13 years telecom experience with GPT on PABX and data networking applications. Extensive LAN and WAN experience from structured cabling to fibre optic WAN using WDM technology to gigabit Ethernet LAN applications. As a key member of the Operations team, Cameron combines his traditional experience with FDNs Power Line Communication knowledge to deliver complex hybrid solutions to our clients, both on-shore and within a marine environment.  ...
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Steve Reed
Senior Engineer - Marine Installations
Steve is a fully qualified J I B Approved Electrician and has over twenty years experience in the Electrical Industry. Having worked in many different Electrical environments including the London Underground, Channel Tunnel, and the Canary Wharf to name a few. Over the last ten years Steve has spent most of his career in the Marine Industry, travelling worldwide on some of the largest Cruise Ships including the Maiden Voyage on the Oasis of the Seas Royal Caribbean as the Project Manager in Data Installations for CCTV. Steve has completed many varied projects on numerous vessels including Radar systems, CCTV, Stabiliser installations, Bridge Navigational systems, making Steve a key member of our Marine Installation Team. ...
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Michael Thomas
Operations Manager
Having completed his Military Apprenticeship as Control Equipment Technician in 1978, Michael has over 30 years experience in the Electronics & CCTV industry working for companies including HMF, SSVC and Serco. Michael has been with Freedom Digital Networks since April 2007 and is responsible for the project management, implementation, testing and monitoring of FDN installations.  Other qualifications include; ONC in Electronic Engineering, Registered Prince 2 Practitioner and a Certificate in Professional Management with the OU. ...
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Hayley Williams-Barrett
Office Manager
Initially brought in to cover maternity leave, Hayley has become a key member of the back office team. With fantastic organisational skills and professional attitude, she continues to use her resourcefulness to seamlessly support the sales and installation teams. Based in the Spanish office but with responsibilty across the group.  ...
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Matthew Freeman
Business Development (Spain)
Matthew joins the Spanish sales team with a focus on using his language skills to develop the local market. With FDNs experience in providing cost effective retrofit solutions for such institutions as Hotels, Schools, Camp Sites, Apartment Buildings and Marinas, Matthew has responsibility for growing Freedom Digital Networks Spanish footprint. ...
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Karen Slater
UK Office Administration
With experience in sales and marketing admin, Karen brings this experience to FDN and provides seamless support to other members of the team. With responsibility for local accounts and internal management reports which are essential to keep the company and all staff members up to date.  Karens organisation and resourcefulness are exactly the kind of qualities we strive for in our employees here at FDN. ...
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Paul Jolley
Head of Sales
For 13 years Paul served as a Navigator and Hydrographic Surveyor. Since coming ashore he has focussed his commercial career on the Maritime and Oil & Gas sectors building businesses and selling ITC based products, software and services. With a Post Graduate qualification in networks and communication technologies allied to extensive experience, Paul can advise and provide any form of wired, wireless or combined solution. Paul is currently using his vast experience to deliver our exciting solutions to the Marine and Oil & Gas sectors   ...
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Emanuil Zlatarev
Business Development (Bulgaria & the Balkans)
Emanuil has extensive experience delivering IT and communications systems into large corporations and government sectors across Europe. Now based in Sofia, Bulgaria, he has responsibility for developing the awareness of Power Line Communication (PLC) technology across the Balkan region including:- Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Kosovo, Georgia and Ukraine. ...
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Damien Joyce
Business Development (Ireland)
Damien has a strong background in technical sales, account management and project management. A former BDM for LifeSys Ltd, whom in partnership with FDN, delivered advanced monitoring systems into the care home sector. As a former FDN customer, he has a clear understanding of how PLC technology can add tremendous value to any business. Now based in County Galway, Ireland, Damien has responsibility for our Irish operation and is currently raising the awareness of PLC with businesses throughout Ireland. ...
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Steve Garland
Business Development (Heritage)
Steve has over 25 years experience in managment roles within the museums and heritage sector. This includes experience in projects to develop interpretation, collection management, environmental management, visitor management and marketing using a range of ICT hardware and software. He has joined the team to use his experience and numerous post-grad qualifications in Musuem and Business studies, to address the special challenges that the heritage sector faces in integrating new technology into historic buildings, galleries, gardens, wildlife reserves, visitor centres and historic sites.   ...
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Clare Drohan
Marketing and HR Manager
Clare brings tremendous organisation skills to the company, with experience as marketing and executive assistance to board members of leading multi nationals such as Boots and Mitie. With FDN having a diverse range of projects based around the world, she is key in supporting our staff in the field and ensuring all logistical aspects are handled accurately to ensure we continue to deliver to our high standards.  ...
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Daniel Abugo
Implementation Engineer
Daniel has been with Freedom Digital Networks since September 2009 and as part of the Operations Team is responsible for the Implementation, testing and maintaining of FDN networks throughout the Marine and Commercial Market.   Daniel is a certified Cisco Engineer with over 9 years of experience of in the IP Networks industry and has extensive knowledge of an array of systems including V-Sat technology and Power Line Communications. ...
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Thomas Fleetham
Customer Support Engineer
Thomas has been involved in IT Support since finishing his Apprenticeship as IT Technician in 2006 and his qualifications include Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Building Cisco Scalable Internetworks (BSCI) and MCP (Managing and maintaining a Windows Server 2003 Environment) (70-290).   Tom’s prime responsibility is to provide an essential first point of contact for Post-sales support, as well as 1st, 2nd and 3rd Line Technical support to customers throughout the UK. This includes monitoring, maintaining, repairing and upgrading FDN networks. ...
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