MEET THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE THE MAGIC HAPPEN
Our Executive Directors
As Blizzard's Managing Director, Philippa leads the day to day running of Blizzard, working closely with all managers and staff to move the business forward under employee ownership. She loves a glass of wine and going on week-long hikes.
Gabi is Blizzard’s Group Financial Director with over 15 years experience. She loves a glass of red wine and a good book in the spare time she rarely has.
Martin is the co-founder of Blizzard and previously Symphony Telecom. Martin has an Engineering Degree and is a qualified Chartered Accountant, working for Arthur Andersen in London, and Price Waterhouse Coopers in the USA and Canada. He has acted as both finance director and CEO of several private start-ups and public companies listed on the London stock exchange. Martin has seen far too many Arsenal matches with Mark, and climbs the odd mountain from time to time.
Mark is the co-founder of Blizzard. Together with Martin Turner, he co-founded Symphony Telecom in 1996. With over 30 years’ experience in telecommunications Mark led the Symphony management team as Managing Director building Symphony from scratch to revenues of over £60m from 20,000 customers prior to its sale to Redstone Telecom in 2006. Mark is an avid Arsenal fan and very inconsistent golfer.
Our Partner Sales Team
Simon is Blizzard’s Sales Director with over 20 years senior telecoms experience with C&W, Anglia Telecom, Gamma and Redstone where he built a distribution channel with over 150 partners and is looking to repeat this success at Blizzard. By his own admission Simon is an average golfer, cricketer and triathlete but not an average swimmer – he is ranked in the top 30 in the world for his age group.
Rob is Blizzard's Senior Channel Account Manager. He supports our partners with everything sales related, providing extensive product and pricing knowledge. Rob loves a joke, and likes to think he has a very sharp wit and good banter. He enjoys playing and watching rugby, as well as football – the only unfortunate thing is he is a Manchester United Fan.
Senior Channel Account Manager
By day, Liam works on Blizzard’s sales team as our Channel Account Manager. supporting partners with all things telecoms, by night he mixes it up by stepping into the shoes of a renowned DJ! He is captain and play making midfielder for Watford Athletic FC and likes to think of himself as the Watford Iniesta.
Max works on our Sales team, as Telecoms Sales Support. He assists our partners with everything from broadband checks, to Horizon deals! He recently graduated from the University of Sheffield with a degree in Politics and International Relations. In his spare time, Max helps to run a Sunday league team called Ley Hill and Botley FC. Max is a keen cricketer, keeping wicket.
Channel Account Manager
Casey is Blizzard's Energy Business Development Manager, she works closely with our partners, supporting them with all things business energy including quotes and contracts for their customers. Casey enables our partners to maximise their base and build a recurring revenue stream. Come evening, she settles in and gets cosy with her little girl Riley. Weekends are spent with family and friends, enjoying good food and a few drinks.
Dan is our Energy Account Manager, he assists our partners' customers with their business energy. He is a keen problem solver who focuses on customers' needs to make sure that expectations are met. Dan enjoys skiing and walking, for his sins he follows Arsenal. He also has two cats, Rosie and Amelia.
Energy Business Development
Energy Account Manager
Our Telecoms Team
Scott is Blizzard’s Reseller Customer Service Manager. Scott and his team deliver and support the services to resellers’ end users. In the spare time he has, Scott plays bass guitar in a local band and hosts an internet based radio show.
Scott is Blizzard’s Telecom Operations Director. Scott and his team deliver and support the services to resellers’ end users. In the spare time he plays bass guitar in a local band and hosts an internet based radio show.
Terri is our Telecom Service Manager, a great team player within the team, Terri is always laughing and keeps everyone in high spirits throughout the week. She enjoys Kung Fu in her spare time!
Telecom Operations Director
Telecom Service Manager
Sam supports the day-to-day running of all enquiries and reports for Blizzard's customer service team. She loves to spend time with her family but also enjoys letting her hair down and wouldn’t say no to a glass or two.
A calm and collected individual, of Blizzard's customer care team, Hope is our Senior Telecoms Service Coordinator, she's great at handling any situation thrown at her. Hope has a corgi cross named Robin and spends her free time camping, kick boxing and reading.
Telecom Accounts Administrator
Senior Telecom Service Coordinator
Denise is a thoughtful and helpful member of the customer service team, who always aims to do her best. Denise enjoys cooking and baking in her spare time, luckily for us she shares some of her creations in the office, so we get to enjoy them too!
Matt is a member of our customer service team. He has a naturally positive and upbeat character, which our partners and customers love! He is also a long-suffering West Ham fan and has an extreme obsession with everything 80’s!
Craig is one of our Telecoms Service Coordinators, supporting both our partners and their customers. He is fan of Chelsea FC, hitting the gym and listening to 90’s hip hop, Oasis and Nirvana!
Telecom Service Coordinator
Telecom Service Coordinator
Telecom Service Coordinator
Our Energy Team
Matt is Blizzard’s Energy Operations Director. Matt manages the energy administration and sales team, which oversees the procurement and management of over £100 million pound of gas and electricity spend. When Matt isn’t playing football, he enjoys a leisurely walk with his border collie, Ruby.
Bekki is Blizzard's senior energy account manager, she is responsible for raising quotes, contracts and managing customer accounts for Blizzard's partners. Bekki is passionate about fashion and beauty and loves a colourful cocktail.
Energy Operations Director
Senior Energy Account Manager
Our Marketing Team
Laura is Blizzards Marketing Executive, she is responsible for campaign management, design on and offline for both Blizzard and our partners, our social media channels and much more. Laura enjoys regular shopping sprees, snuggling up to her tabby cat, and a cheeky chinese.
Kelly is Blizzard’s Marketing Director, she is responsible for the Marketing team, lead generation and brand management on and offline. When Kelly isn’t busy weaving her marketing magic, she enjoys adrenaline sports and letting her hair down on the weekends.
Our Accounts Team
Emma is our Billing Manager, crunching numbers on a daily basis. Her three little ones keep her very busy at the weekends but she still enjoys a good night out when she gets a chance!
Nicky is Blizzard’s Billing Manager with over 25 years experience in fixed and mobile telecoms support services within the independent and plc sectors. Nicky is a keen golfer and circuit trainer, but would trade both for a sun lounger and bottle of wine in the right location.
Nikki has over 13 years' experience in the telecoms industry and has an in-depth knowledge of both provisioning and billing. At home she is a busy Mum of two and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Marley supports both Blizzard’s corporate energy department and the accounts team with administration and analysis. He’s an animal lover with 4 dogs and enjoys spending quality time with family.
An avid numbers guy with a degree in Mathematics, Ben supports Blizzard’s Accounts team. In his spare time, he looks after Buddy, his border collie/ lab cross. He also enjoys video gaming and challenging his friends to a snooker match.
Andy is Blizzard's Systems Analyst. When he isn't finding ways to improve the efficiency of the business, you'll find Andy tearing up a dance floor.
Lauren is Blizzard's Credit Controller, working within the Accounts team. She loves musical theatre and indie films, wants to adopt a cat one day and learn a second language.
Our IT Team
Paul is Blizzard’s IT Director and has worked in IT for 20 years, he loves technology and using technology to make his life easier. Outside of the office Paul is an F1 enthusiast, loves good food and enjoys spending time with his family.
Matt is Blizzard's senior technical consultant, he is a football fanatic and when not at work he loves nothing more than taking a trip to White Hart Lane to watch the mighty Spurs play.
Senior Technical Consultant
Steven is one of Blizzard’s IT consultants, he's been in the IT game for over 25 years.
He works best under pressure and enjoys difficult problems.
Outside of work his hobbies are 3D printing, and arts and crafts.
Louis is passionate about all things IT, with a special interest in new tech studies! Outside of work he loves video gaming and enjoys spending time with his Bichon Frise, Charlie.