Chris Roberts, Business Manager
Chris began his career in telecoms in 1982 with BT and is one of the few of his generation that have physically worked on analogue switches and transmission equipment as well as today's digital systems. Chris moved to UK's first alternate operator Mercury in 1988 where he was responsible for the maintenance and support of the South Wales area. In 1990 Chris joined Newbridge Networks until 2001 when he joined Chronos. During this time Chris headed up the European, Middle East & African Network Management support team as well as being part of a small team who set up Newbridge's first Professional Services team. As well as developing many of the tools and processes that were used to deliver the technical professional services, Chris was also responsible for identifying and signing up partners to help Newbridge (and latterly Alcatel) deliver a complete service portfolio. Chris' first role when joining Chronos was to begin developing new trading activities in Scandinavia. These activities are now proving very successful for both Chronos and its clients. Chris is currently responsible for Chronos' SyncWatch system and the energy market.
Steve Newcombe, MSc. MIET, Account Manager UK
Steve joined Chronos as an Account Manager in April 2006, although his connection with Symmetricom and its constituents goes back to 1999. Steve's involvement in telecommunications began in 1984 as an antenna design engineer, progressing into engineering management and culminating in Director status of a leading UK antenna manufacturing and installation business. He moved into the Sales environment in 1999 selling Symmetricom (formerly Datum) time and timing synchronisation solutions for enterprises and telecomms carriers.
Steve holds a Master of Science Degree and is a Member of the IET.
Steve Wells, Account Manager
Steve joined from Chronos’ major supply partner Symmetricom Inc, a leading timing and synchronisation manufacturer based in the USA, where he worked for nine years firstly as a sales engineer responsible for pre-sales support and then as Regional Sales Manager responsible for sales and business development for the EMEA region. Prior to this Steve was a network design engineer for Cable & Wireless responsible for core network sites and leading new design projects. He started his career in the Royal Signals where he spent seven years installing, maintaining and operating all types of telecommunications equipment and information systems.
Gregg Watson, Account Manager - Scandinavia
Gregg joined Chronos in 2008 as Account Manager for our successful Scandinavian market. Formerly section manager with Tesco responsible for the online shopping department for Liverpool, he brings extensive customer relationship and managerial skills.
Gregg holds a BSc (Hons) in Applied Computer Technology from Liverpool John Moore’s University.
Ian Cotts, Account Manager
Ian Cotts is Account Manager for GNSS, Government & Enterprise products and solutions at Chronos Technology with over 20 years sales experience. Joining the company in 2011, Ian works in the UK, European and Scandinavian markets and has experience in the areas of transportation, air traffic, military, financial and civil infrastructure. Having a commercial background in the GNSS timing market, Ian was previously Sales Engineer at Time & Frequency Solutions for five years and comes from a background in the electronic component sales market.
Billy Marshall, Sales Engineer
Billy has been with Chronos since 2001, joining from Xerox where he had worked both in manufacturing configuration and test and later in a customer order fulfilment role. He joined Chronos as a lab technician working on SDH telecom sync and timing equipment. Billy has since been involved with many areas of the business including: configuration and test, installation, support, pre-sales, consultancy and training.
Billy currently delivers synchronisation and telecom networking expertise into the Chronos Sales team and pre-sales, consultancy and test services to our customers. Billy is the trainer for sync and telecom product lines and regularly delivers customer courses and workshops.
Richard Elsmore, Sales Support Engineer
Richard is part of the Chronos’ Sales Support Department. With over 10 years’ experience in dealing with IT related issues, Richard assists the business development of sync technology as we roll out projects involving PTP and our own SyncWatch.
Louise Davies, Marketing & Pre-Sales Manager
Louise is responsible for PR, marketing communications and pre-sales activities and joined Chronos in July 2001.
Beverley Coleman, Order Processing & Credit Manager
Beverley joined Chronos in 2001 as Credit Manager, taking on the additional area of Order Processing in 2004.
Formerly with Microlease as Credit Control Manager, she now has over 20 years experience in credit control.
Beverley is responsible for all order processing and associated credit management for the company.
Gean Jones, Internal Sales Co-ordinator
Gean joined Chronos in 2006 and works with the sales team. She is responsible for the preparation of customer quotations, suppliers’ pricing and leadtimes.
Amanda Cox, Internal Sales Co-Ordinator
Amanda joined Chronos in 2002 and works with the sales team. She is responsible for the preparation of customer quotations, suppliers’ pricing and leadtimes. Amanda is also an Internal Quality Auditor.