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Staff Profiles

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Mark Ashford
Mark has over 23 years in the IT industry, the last 11 of which have been concentrated in the Oil & Gas sector. He previously worked with KMPG and Square Mile Marine, before forming MACOM Consulting. He has experience of working in Russia, Kazakhstan, Central America, and Africa.


  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Exchange 5.5 and 2000
  • VSAT Fundamentals (LTEQ)
  • VSAT Installation and Commissioning (LTEQ)
  • VSAT IP Integration (LTEQ)
  • Fieldbus Deployment (Emerson Process)
  • DeltaV System Management (Emerson Process)
  • SCADA implementation (IDC Technology)
  • Instrumentation and Control (IDC Technology)
  • OPC Level 1 & 2 (Matrikon)
  • Basic Drilling and Geology (Aberdeen Drill School)
  • H2S Safety (HSE Integrated)


    • Oil & Gas Satellite Communications – London 2008
    • SatCom Africa – Johannesburg 2008
    • Oil & Gas Connectivity – Aberdeen 2008
    • Oil & Gas Data Management – London 2009
    • OPC Day Europe – Germany 2011
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Steve Jones
Steve joined MACOM in August 2005 and has become a valuable member of the team. He specialises in designing, building and maintaining interconnecting IP networks, which include but is not limited to Windows server 2003/2008, Windows active directory, Exchange 2003/07/10, Cisco Routers and Firewalls, and Watchguard security appliances.


  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server & Networking MCP
  • Network+ (CompTIA)


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Stuart Parker
Stuart recently joined MACOM in June 2011. He has 7 years experience in the IT industry specialising in designing, building and maintaining interconnected IP networks across Western Europe, USA and Japan. His experiences includes utilising technologies such as VMware, Windows Server 2003/2008, Apple Macintosh, Linux, Windows Active Directory, Exchange 2003/07/10, Firewalls and Watchguard security appliances.


• Microsoft Windows 2003 Server & Networking MCP
• City and Guilds  Level 2 Diploma For IT Practitioners
• CompTIA A+

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Denise has worked in finance for 25 years and has been contracting with MACOM for the past 5 years.  She runs the day to day finance for MACOM and various other companies which include preparing the accounts to year-end level. Denise is qualified to AAT Level. 
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Kim joined MACOM in October 2010 is assist with the office administration. She is responsible for the monthly invoicing and general office management.