Meet the SSP Team

Meet the staff that work at SSP



Rob Ansell

Sales Director


Rob is the founder of SSP, starting the company in 2000. He has been in the industry for 32 years so has an impressive technical knowledge on all the products that we sell. He is the brains of the business and is always striving to find new products in the Access Control environment.

In his spare time he enjoys to watch and play most sports, along with spending time with his family.





Duncan Easley

Financial Director


Duncan first started with SSP full time in 2003, but has been involved since incorporation in 2000. He looks after the financial side of the business but gets involved with the sales side too. Previous roles include working as an accountant for Barrow & Co, where he first met Rob (our Sales director) over 20 years ago.

Married with 3 boys, Duncan is a keen sportsman. He is a board member of Royston Town FC and an avid Arsenal fan. He currently plays badminton for Bishops Stortford in the Herts County League.





Sam Abbey

Operations and Finance Manager


Sam first joined SSP in 2012 as our Finance and Operations Manager. She brings her previous finance and management experience to SSP and keeps the company in tip top form solving any issues that arise.

Married with 3 children, Sam’s spare time is taken up with normal family commitments and helping with her husbands business. She enjoys sewing and is also chair of governors at her youngest child's school.





Shannon Megennis

Finance Administrator



Shannon first joined the SSP team in 2017 as a temp in the warehouse. In July 2018 Shannon was taken on part time and started a new challenge as a Finance Administrator. Previous to this she has worked in other administrative roles as well as a barmaid in her local pub.

In Shannon's spare time she enjoys to spend time with family and friends. Her hobbies include running, reading and shopping.





Tanya Walker-Brown

Sales Account Manager


Tanya has been with the SSP team since 2009 as a Sales Account Manager. Previous to this she had a long career in recruitment and even managed her own payroll company.

Tanya loves to spend most of her spare time outdoors, where she particularly enjoys bird watching. This has developed a passion for wildlife photography, which now takes up most of her spare time.





Peter Wood

Business Development/Technical Sales Manager


Peter first joined SSP in 2012 as a Business Development/ Technical Sales Manager. Previous to this he worked as a pre-sales design engineer for a materials handling company after studying Mechanical Engineering at Hatfield Polytechnic in the 80’s. Just before joining SSP he was a sales manager for a small software company, which sold computer-based labelling systems.

In his spare time he enjoys DIY, listening to music, photography and cycling. Peter is also keen to travel the world some more.





Katie Seymour

Customer Sales Advisor


We welcomed Katie to the SSP team in September 2018 as Customer Sales Advisor. Previous to this, she worked in customer service at a building society before moving on to being a co-ordinator where she dealt with CCTV, Intruder and Access control.

In Katie's spare time she enjoys playing football for Royston Town Ladies and helps with the girls youth side.





Danielle Walton

Marketing and Admin Co-ordinator


Danielle first started with SSP in 2008 after studying at Long Road Sixth form college in Cambridge. She started as a temp in a part time role as an Office Junior, whilst also working at Tesco’s as a checkout assistant, before being taken on full time in 2009. She has since worked her way up to become an Office Administrator and Marketing Assistant. Danielle has a friendly and helpful approach with customers.

Her hobbies include spending time with family and friends, whilst also enjoying running and baking on a weekly basis.





Sharon Nicholson

Sales Administrator


Sharon first joined the SSP team back in July 2016 when she returned to the workplace after being a stay at home Mum for 18 years. In her time she has worked in many varied secretarial/admin positions throughout different industries, but is thoroughly enjoying being back at work and getting to grips with modern technology.

Outside of work Sharon loves to cook and is a keen gardener with an allotment which she takes great pride in. She loves the outdoors and walking.





Tammy Phillips

Head of Gate Automation


Tammy has joined the SSP team in Ferbruary 2018 to head up the Gate Automation equipment that we have started to sell. She has been dealing with Gate Automation for the past 15 years so has outstanding knowledge regarding the equipment.

 When she is not at work, she enjoys cooking and spending time with family and friends.





Neil Cattley

Warehouse Manager


Neil first joined SSP in 2002 as the Warehouse Manager. He has been in warehouse work for 35 years and previous to SSP he worked in the Sainsbury's Warehouse depot.

In his spare time he enjoys watching most sports and regularly goes horse racing. He is an avid Arsenal supporter and big football fan, having played the sport for 16 years.





Dave Megennis

Warehouse Assistant


David first joined the SSP team in October 2015 as a Warehouse Assistant helping to send out the daily parcels for orders that come in. He has been in the warehouse industry for 15 years. He is also an ex greenkeeper at a British Open golf course.

Dave enjoys watching football and supports Tottenham. In his spare time he also likes to go fishing for carp and catfish, both abroad and in the UK.





Tony Lawrance

Warehouse Assistant


Tony first joined the company 15 years ago. He has a wide knowledge of all aspects, but specialises in mechanical and electrical assembly which he thoroughly enjoys.

In his spare time he likes to play golf, and also enjoys dancing and sub aqua. At home in the summer months he loves to be king of the BBQ and enjoys gardening.





William Oram

Warehouse Assistant


Will joined SSP in August 2018 as a Warehouse Assistant. Before joining SSP he was a Greenkeeper at Knebworth Golf Club.

Will is a football fanatic and supports Manchester United. He plays football every Saturday for Knebworth FC as a defender for the team which he thoroughly enjoys. His other hobbies include spending time with family and friends as well as watching football.