About Us

The Comtecs Timeline.

  • Tom Blackden
    Managing Director

    December 2000

    Tom manages the recruitment division and provides recruitment services in all areas covered by the company on both a contract and permanent basis. His expertise in the IT recruitment sector spans 15+ years where he has worked across the Insurance, Financial Services, Market Research & Analysis, Digital, Public Sector and Professional Services. Additional responsibilities include operational management of both the recruitment team and the Web Development department with additional involvement in IT projects for a selection of accounts.

  • Chris Elwood
    Technical Director

    September 2003

    Chris leads all projects within the IT division from inception through to delivery and brings technical knowledge along with the ability to communicate and rationalise the important issues. You can rely on Chris to provide an honest and practical approach to a wide range of problems backed up with the creativity to deliver beyond expectations across Web Design, Web Development, CMS, Ecommerce and Responsive (Mobile) design. His technical background enables him to provide network infrastructure design and delivery, leading teams implementing and supporting technologies across the full web and IT spectrum.

  • Jon Webberley
    Recruitment Consultant


    Jon brings with him a wealth of Recruitment experience in both contract and permanent IT markets and recruits across all disciplines for a number of well-known financial services companies, global solution & service providers and also a few of the smaller, local companies operating within the IT industry. Operating as a consultant, Jon brings a specific skill set and knowledge to bear on a number of key accounts.

  • James Harland
    Head of Technical

    March 2005

    James leads our teams across all areas of technology from PCs, laptops and mobile devices through to infrastructure, data network and VPNs into the complex design and architecture or websites and web applications. James’ experience across the full life cycle of website and web application development encompasses PHP, CSS, HTML5 and all related systems administration tasks for out hosted infrastructure. He is always ready to assist as well as suggest the best solutions for your web projects and how to integrate your technologies to get the most value from your investment.

  • Heidi Baker
    Office Manager

    September 2008

    With over 20 years’ experience in Customer Service and Administration Heidi is an integral part of the team and is the point of contact for contractor’s queries, sales/purchase ledger and regulatory compliance. Doubling as PA for the senior members of the team Heidi provides high quality sales support and customer liaison across the business.

  • Patrick Woodings
    Web Developer

    October 2009

    Patrick's web and software programming skills have developed through a keen interest in technology and the development of 6 years of commercial experience within the full life cycle of website and web application development. Patrick’s strengths lie within the development of web applications across the full life cycle incorporating PHP, CSS, HTML5 and delivery of complex bespoke web applications, CMS systems, software applications and integration and ecommerce. Patrick is always the first to promote emerging technologies and has been instrumental in delivering some of the cutting-edge solutions now relied upon by our clients across the UK.

  • Caroline Goodey
    Business Development Manager

    July 2012

    Caroline joined the company as a consultant in July 2012. With over 20 years’ experience of business development and marketing, Caroline focuses on new business and marketing for the web development and design division of Comtecs. She also looks after all new business account management, from inception through to the delivery of multiple projects. Caroline has a particularly tenacious attitude when it comes to new sales aiming for client satisfaction from day one.

  • Scott Stamp
    Web Developer

    November 2013

    Scott’s 4 years commercial experience in Web Development and Design led him to join the team at Comtecs as a Web Developer. Scott is able to work across numerous platforms and programs with languages such as PHP, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and JQuery. Scott is patient with clients’ issues and works across ecommerce, CMS and web application projects. His experience has been deployed across our own custom CMS platform, Wordpress sites and ecommerce platforms such as Woocommerce and Magento. As well as being technical, he has the ability to interact with clients on a face-to-face basis. Scott also assists with IT Support where required.

  • Tim Nott
    Recruitment Consultant

    September 2014

    With 5 years’ experience in Recruitment, within Permanent, Interim and Contract markets, Tim brings a wealth of experience to our recruitment team, focusing on high level Programme Management through to Technical Support, Infrastructure and Development. He continues to develop business in these areas for the Recruitment Team in the Insurance, Market Research and Digital arenas.