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Meet the Team

Meet the faces behind our thriving organisation

As an award-winning technology company, we are continuously working on ways to develop and apply technology that benefits our clients.

But it is not just our drive to succeed that has shaped our company, it is the experience, knowledge and expertise of our specialist team. We understand how important it is for you to know who you are working with, so take a look below to find out who makes up our leadership team.

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Our leadership team

Andy Heather

Andy has over 30 years’ experience in leading teams to efficiently develop highly effective large scale cloud based data analytics solutions.  He has substantial technology business management experience and a degree in Aeronautics from Southampton University.

Andy Dollin

Andy has over 25 years’ of experience in applying large scale cloud based data analytics solutions to solve real word challenges. He has held senior corporate roles to VP level and has extensive sales and marketing experience. He has a Degree in Aeronautical Systems Engineering.

Programmes Director
Mark Hibberd

Mark is a highly experienced technology programme manager.  He has a very successful track record in delivering high value multi-national programmes for public and private sector clients, with a focus on cloud, embedded software and data analytics content.

Head of Data Science
Rob Horabin

Rob is a founder of Tonic and brings huge expertise and experience to the Data Science team. He is skilled in key data analytics technologies, including the fast evolving world of AI.  Rob has a Masters Degree in Aerospace, Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering from Southampton University.

Head of Data Engineering
Jide Olaofe

Jide brings a wealth of experience to this role to ensure the integrity and availability of data for Tonic’s solutions and gains respect from all clients that he works with. Jide has a degree in Aerospace Engineering from Manchester University.

Head of Platform Technology
Dr Chris Catt

Chris started his career in mathematics and has a PhD in Applied Mathematical Modelling from the University of Southampton.  He has specific experience in the application of Digital Twin technology.

Head of Software
James Saunders

James has a Masters Degree in Artificial Intelligence with Engineering Applications from the University of Cardiff. He has extensive experience in the development of cloud based software applications for data analytics systems.

HR & Talent Consultant
Kate Underwood

Kate has extensive  experience in senior HR roles.  She has a passion for bringing new technology solutions to the HR sector.  Kate has been working with Tonic since its’ foundation, while also running her own consultancy, Kate Underwood HR.

Quality & Compliance Consultant
Peter Higgs

After many years in senior executive roles, Peter is now applying his experience to help growing organisations with their Quality & Compliance needs though his specialist consultancy, Peter Higgs Associates.


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