Richard Lee Managing Director
Mike Harbon Operations Director
Robert Gardiner Non Executive Director
Professor of Mobile and Wireless Systems
Rob is one of the founder partners of Ubi-Tech alongside Richard Lee and Mike Harbon and has been appointed a Professor at the University of Suffolk where he is now working independently as a Professor of Mobile and Wireless Systems within the STEM Faculty. Rob was appointed by the Appointments and Promotions Board and undertakes a number of roles within his specialism. He is delighted to remain closely associated with Ubi-Tech and to continue to provide invaluable insight and knowledge on future technologies in the telecoms industry on a consultative basis and to act as our liaison into academia. He gives Ubi-Tech advice and guidance on industry training requirements and he is also our university moderator and reviews and marks all student papers before final submission to the university assessment boards.
Tim Smith Head of Training
Adrian Davies Instructor
John Carter Instructor
John joined Ubi-Tech in April 2019 after 8 years’ service in the British Army. He was a Communication Specialist in the Royal Logistic Corps, gaining a breadth of experience across multiple environments. John was also a qualified Unit Communications Instructor teaching a variety of Defence signalling courses to multiple audiences. John attended the PgC in Wireless Communications in August 2017 whilst still in service and interviewed for the position of instructor in November 2018.
Maria Hall Operations Manager
Maria is the Ubi-Tech Office Manager and is often the first point of contact within the Ubi-Tech team. She works with the candidates enquiring about our courses to ensure they have all the relevant information and understand the process to apply for ELCAS. When they are on the course Maria is on hand for any enquiries the students have.
On a day to day basis she completes the main office tasks to ensure our courses run smoothly and efficiently. Her role includes generating and following up sales leads, representing Ubi-Tech at industry training and employment fairs, providing customer care, invoicing and finance and managing relationships with corporate customers.
Christine Dedman Head of Marketing
Christine is an experienced Marketing and Communications professional with sixteen years cross sector experience spanning B2B, consumer, public and third sector markets, both in-house and agency. Christine has a relevant background in Defence communications having been marketing manager for Defence Communications Agency Western Europe and Communications Officer for SSAFA Forces Help Western Europe. Christine currently consults for the University of Wolverhampton in developing their Armed Forces Education portfolio and business programme engagement. Former roles held include; senior key account manager for the Britvic Trade PR programme (major brands such as Pepsi, J2O) and Communications Manager for the BII. Christine is an experienced major bids writer with notable success in researching and writing a bid to the Department of Health and MoD Covenant funding. Christine is spouse to a serving Army Officer and understands first hand the challenges of military life, she also founded and directs the Forces Enterprise Network in support of service families in business.
Richard Bourne Business Manager and Board Advisor
Richard is an experienced Change and Transformation expert. He specialises in Advanced Strategy, and Executive Coaching that unlocks growth potential for business and individuals alike. Richard qualified from Aston University in 2015 with an MBA (with distinction) and is currently working towards a professional level within coaching through CTI training. Richard has worked with Cisco where he was a critical issues manager and a transformation leader driving customer success, AT&T as an operations global transformation leader, and Light Source, a fibre installation business which has seen its growth place it 18th on the Sunday Times Tech Track 100 listing in 2019. Richard is also working with Aston University as a small business mentor through their Goldman Sachs programme.