Who we are
We’re Axon and we’ve been working hard to make IT happen since 2001. We’re a Microsoft Gold Partner and we believe in technology. In fact, we love it.
By embracing the latest, state-of-the-art technologies we can create flexible, resilient and future-proof solutions that really work for our customers.
We work with you, not for you, becoming a part of the team to really get to know how your business works and providing a supportive, scalable solution that you can rely on.
And we’re a friendly bunch, so if you want to get to know us a little better you can always pop in for a brew – we’ll get the kettle on…
Tim Mears - Managing Director
Axon co-owner. Working hard to keep us all in check. Non-technical. Non-cucumber eating. Hater of brown bread, lover of gadgets. Has been known to use the kettle.
Anna Nicholls - Marketing Manager
PR pundit responsible for building the Axon brand. Pretends to be techy and gets away with it. Addicted to Twitter and tea.
Mike Agutter - Financial Director
Co-owner of Axon. In charge of the purse strings. Best kept on skis, in France, up a mountain.
Graham Fern - Technical Director
The other co-owner of Axon and technical mastermind. Certified micro light pilot and avid skier. Hates tomatoes.
Andrea Sumner - Business Development Manager
Fitness freak who thinks she’s Private Benjamin. Roller skater extraordinaire. Working to fulfil our customer’s every needs.
Pete Walklate - Business Development Manager
Helps customers to understand complex technologies….when he’s not horse riding, shooting, scuba diving, mountain biking or snowboarding.
Claire Grainger - Finance
The organisation behind the organisation. Keen walker and lover of dogs. Will thrash you at darts. And pool.
Andy Nicholls - Technical Team Leader
IT geek and proud. Loves Xbox LIVE (Call of Duty for the win!) and Wigan Warriors. Doesn’t like Beetroot.
Richard Bradney - Operations Team Leader
Returned expat and Kiwi (New Zealander, not fruit). Keen sports fan and operational organiser.
Richard McLean - Senior Engineer
Scuba diving IT expert and our “3rd Party Man”. Determined DIY-er.
Rus Northwood - Technical Engineer
Your friendly neighbourhood IT engineer. Musician, songwriter and model railway enthusiast. Generous brew-maker.
Peter Griffiths - Technical Engineer
Energetic Xbox-ing geek who likes to canoe and rock climb. Fits half marathons into his spare time. Like you do.
Tim Massey - Helpdesk Supervisor
Member of Macclesfield Quiz League winning team. Sometimes found drinking Bovril on the terraces of Macc Town on Saturday afternoons.
Mark Jones - Helpdesk Analyst
Likes playing guitar and writing and recording bad music. Good at dodgy DIY (Destroy It Yourself). Can be found standing on top of a molehill in his back garden swearing profusely.
John Hollinshead - Helpdesk Analyst
Techy whiz and lover of the Xbox. May be found hiding in his workshop. The only member of the team to refuse brews.
Samuel Watkins - Helpdesk Analyst
Lover of cars, gadgets and Manchester City. Frequent escapee to the Lake District.
Axon provides a fast, reliable service that we can depend on. All staff are highly trained in their field and we have every confidence in them. They have given us sound advice and recommendations for our systems and equipment and knowing we have the support of Axon takes the pressure off the day to day running of the office.Elaine Brown, Office Administrator, Caterforce