Jerry Parker

Executive Chairman

Jerry is Executive Chairman of SCS Technology Solutions and co-founder. Jerry established SCS in 1995 with a vision of providing the best IT support in Lincolnshire and has been doing so ever since.

Jerry is a keen weather enthusiast – his predictions are often more accurate than the Met Office!

Mat Stead

Managing Director

Mat joined SCS in 2005 with a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science. He is also a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert and Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate plus holds a WatchGuard Technical certificate in Threat Detection & Response.

With two young children to contend with, unfortunately Mat has no spare time for hobbies – they keep him busy enough!

Simon Hickson

Technical Manager

Simon has been with SCS since the business was established in 1995. Simon leads our Technical Team and is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert and Associate, plus holds a WatchGuard Technical Certificate in Fireware Wireless.

Simon has quite a few pets, too many to mention. He also likes a good beer and horse riding (not at the same time!)

Ed Lyon

Senior Field Support Engineer

Ed joined SCS in 2006 as a trainee and quickly assumed the role of Field Support Engineer. Ed is a Symantec and Cisco Specialist plus holds certifications including Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, Windows and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert and Watchguard Fireware Essential.

Ed has a keen interest in all things MINI related.

Phil Harrison

Senior Field Support Engineer

Phil joined SCS in 2001 following a career in the Royal Air Force.

Phil is a senior member of the team looking after our customers’ more complex IT systems and is a Microsoft Exchange and Messaging specialist. Phil is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert.

Want to get on Phils good side? Cheese is the answer.

Sam Padgett

Senior Field Support Engineer

Sam started with SCS in July 2019 and is responsible for visiting client sites, installation of equipment, fault finding and also providing remote support when in the office.

He has a first class degree in Electronic engineering and is a Microsoft Certified Professional.

Sam is an avid walker often frequenting the Peak District. He also plays drums in a couple of local bands.

Matt Gay

Senior Field Support Engineer

Matt joined us in November 2021 as a Senior IT Engineer, with 12 years experience in IT, having worked within both public and private sectors.

Matt has a little boy so when he’s not working he’s busy taking care of him – although Matt is a keen gamer and likes to play online with his mates.

Jamie Cross

Technical Support Officer

Jamie has been with SCS since April 2018 and is in charge of ordering stock and managing the workshop side of repairs.

Jamie has recently passed a level 3 course in IT Infrastructure.

Jamie is a keen motorbike enthusiast, he has his own bike and loves watching British Superbikes.

Alex McLaughlan

Field Support Engineer

Alex started with SCS in April 2010 as a Field Support Engineer, however Alex provides both onsite and remote support for customers and is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate.

Alex is the Scottish voice you’ll hear down the phone, who loves DIY and coffee!

Seb Hook

IT Support Technician

Seb has been with SCS since January 2021 and provides remote support to our customers. Seb has a masters degree in Games Computing and has worked in IT for 5 years.

Seb has a passion for retro technology – he still uses a full Windows 98 PC complete with CRT screen, and owns around 15 games consoles including the Atari 2600 which is credited as the first mainstream games console!


Max Butterworth

Workshop Technician

Max joined the SCS team in November 2018 as an Apprentice IT Technician.

Alongside his daily work tasks, Max has recently completed a level 3 course in IT Infrastructure.

In Max’s spare time, he gives back to his community as a volunteer police officer.

Dan Foster

Junior IT Technician

Dan began working for SCS in September 2021 having recently gained a Diploma of Higher Education in Computer Science.

Currently Dan is assisting Jamie in the workshop but he will be learning all aspects of Life at SCS!

Dan enjoys hosting board game nights and adventuring in the world of Dungeons and Dragons.

Laura Rothwell

Office Administrator

Laura joined the SCS team in February 2018 as an Office Administrator with 10 years experience in Administration and Marketing.

As well as working on all the general office/admin duties, Laura also sends renewal quotes for WatchGuard services, anti-virus renewals etc.

Laura has 2 young daughters, so spends most of her free time ferrying them to their various clubs, play dates etc!

Licelle Parker

Office Administrator

Licelle joined the SCS team in April 2021 as an Office Administrator, assisting Laura with renewals and general admin duties.

Licelle is a keen gardener and completed a horticulture course at Riseholme College. She has also recently developed an interest in golf!

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