our employee owned team

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MEET THE PEOPLE WHO MAKE THE MAGIC HAPPEN

Philippa Bailey

Managing Director

Gabi Medeleanu

Financial 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.
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Gabi is Blizzard’s Group Financial Cntroller Manager with over 15 years experience. She loves a glass of red wine and a good book in the spare time she rarely has.

Our Executive Directors

Martin Turner

Co-Founder

Mark Jones

Co-Founder

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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.
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.

Our Partner Sales Team

Simon is Blizzard’s Channel 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.

Simon Rigg

Sales Director

Rob Gregory

Telecoms Business Development

Liam Crain

Telecoms Sales Support

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Rob is one of our Channel Account Managers. 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.
By day, Liam works on Blizzard’s sales team 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.
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 works in our Energy sales department, managing our partners customers. 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.

Casey Barrett

Energy Business Development

Dan Calton

Energy Sales Support

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 Reseller Customer Service Manager. 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.
A great team player within Blizzard’s customer care team, Terri is always laughing and keeps everyone in high spirits throughout the week, she also enjoys Kung Fu in her spare time!
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.

Scott Pentecost

Telecoms Operations Manager

Terri Hogan

Customer Services TL

Sam Robins

Customer Services

Rosie is one of our customer service coordinators. She is super organised and like to be kept on her toes. In her free time, she loves a spa session and a cheeky passion-fruit martini.
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A calm and collected member of Blizzard's customer care team, Hope is 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.

Rosie Cross

Customer Services

Hope Philips

Customer Services

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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 Warren

Customer Services

Denise Wong

Customer Services

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!

Our Energy Team

Matt is Blizzard’s Energy Service Manager. Matt and his team manage Blizzard's energy customers who are currently spending over £100m on gas and electricity. When Matt isn’t playing football, he enjoys a leisurely walk with his border collie, Ruby.
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Bekki is Blizzard's 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.

Matt Hiscock

Energy Operations Manager

Bekki Paul

Energy Support

Our Marketing Team

Kelly is Blizzard’s Marketing Manager, she is responsible for the Marketing team, 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.
Laura works on Blizzards Marketing Team, she is responsible for supporting with all things Marketing, on and offline. She also manages our social media channels. Laura enjoys regular shopping sprees, snuggling up to her tabby cat, and a cheeky chinese.

Kelly Nicks

Marketing Manager

Laura Cahill

Marketing Assistant

Our Accounts Team

Emma works with Blizzard's Accounts and Billing teams 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.

Emma Linsell

Billing & Finance

Nicky Sparks

Billing Manager

Nikki Burgess

Billing Administrator

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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.
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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.
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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.

Andrew Branscombe

Systems Analyst

Marley Flynn

Accounts Assistant

Ben Neill

Accounts Assistant

Our IT Team

Ross is one of Blizzard’s IT consultants, he gets excited by bits and bytes and embraces a good IT challenge. When he’s out of the office Ross loves a night out with his friends and voicing his talent as the self-voted best freestyle rapper in the UK.

Paul Honosutomo

IT Director

Ross Fermor

Technical Consultant

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.
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Matt works in Blizzard's IT team as a 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.
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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.

Matt Benbow

Technical Consultant

Louis Barrett

Technical Consultant