THE SSP TEAM
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.
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Duncan Easley - Managing Director of SSP & Central Operations
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.
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Sam Abbey - Senior Manager of SSP & Central Operations UK
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, genealogy and is learning more about gardening.
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Tammy Phillips - Head of Gate Automation & Gate Technical Support
Tammy has worked in the Gate Automation industry for over 20 years. Heading up our Gate Automation team she brings vast experience to the role and on the technical side, is onhand to help with job specification and any general enquiries.
When she is not at work, she enjoys cooking and spending time with family and friends.
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Chris Stone- Gate Automation Sales Technical Account Manager
Chris in his previous role ran a team of service engineers. He is therefore well informed on what installers require and the likely assistance they need on a day-to-day basis. He is available to help with job specification and any general enquiries.
Chris spends most of his free time with his family and enjoys watching them play football for their local team.
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Mark Wetton- Roger Technology Technical Advisor
Mark is probably the leading expert on Roger Technology equipment in the UK. Having installed and sold Roger equipment fo over 10 years he knows the product inside out and has come across virtually every scenario and problem imaginable.
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Emma Benstead- Gate Automation Customer Service Advisor
Emma joined the SSP team in February 2023 as a Gate Automation Customer Serice Advisor. Emma has been in both retail and customer service industries for many years. She recently worked as an account manger for a logistics company, managing a portfolio of customers. Emma is excited to bring her experience and skills to the SSP team.
In Emma's spare time she likes walking and being outdoors as well as cooking and catching up with family and friends.
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.
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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.
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Katie Seymour - Key Account Manager
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 spending time with friends and family.
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Anne Sorrell- Sales Development Manager
Anne has recently joined the SSP Access Control Team. Before this she worked in the property industry for more than 20 years, mainly marketing, managing, and selling new build property for small developers and National house builders.
Outside of work Anne enjoys a variety of sports, cooking, and entertaining friends and family. She is a VP at Bishops Stortford Rugby Club.
Danielle Allsopp - 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.
Gemma Peel- Sales Administrator
Gemma joined the SSP team in March 2023 as a Sales Administrator. Before working at SSP Gemma spent years working in hospitality, events, weddings and catering. She also has previous admin experience at an engineering company.
Gemma's hobbies include going to the theatre, music gigs and festivals. She is also a big Disney fan and also likes to sing. In her spare time she likes to spend time with family and friends and enjoys exploring new places.
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.
Graham Horsley- Warehouse Assistant
Graham joined the SSP team in August 2021 as a Warehouse Assistant. Graham has been in the warehouse/logistic industry for many years and brings his useful knowledge to the SSP team.
In his spare time Graham likes gardening, DIY, Brisca F1 stock cars and watching his daughter play football. He also enjoys supporting his local football team Stevenage F.C. and Arsenal.
Sam Matthews- Warehouse Assistant
Sam joined the SSP team in March 2023 as a Warehouse Assistant. Before working at SSP Sam was a Warehouse Assistant for Co-Op Distribution Center.
In his spare time, Sam likes to exercise by going out for runs and walks whilst listening to music. Sam enjoys watching football and supports Arsenal FC who he also goes to watch most weekends.