Meet the Team

Together we work as a professional and efficient team, but we are each individual.  We value our different characters and experiences, which we believe builds a stronger team.

Rob Parr

Rob

Engineering Manager

Having studied at Sussex University, Rob combines hardware and firmware roles in his position at Partner. Rob can often be found tending his garden and allotment, before utilising the fruits of his labour in the kitchen.

Richard Rydon

Richard

Managing Director

Holding degrees from both Newcastle and Essex; and with a passion for problem-solving, Richard is an engineer’s engineer, being extremely process orientated. Aside from work, Richard enjoys football, running and fishing.

Andrew Templey

Andrew

Lead Engineer

Holding an engineering degree from Durham, Andrew has become an accomplished member of the team with an interest in Microcontrollers. When not in the office, Andrew can be found playing squash, football or volunteering with the local scouts.

Henry Smith

Henry

Engineer

Completing a degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering from the University of Bath, Henry has a passion for the software side of the business. Out of the office he can be found playing cricket or volunteering.

Colin Jackson

Colin

Senior Engineer

A graduate of the University of Northampton, Colin has a strong interest in power electronics & system design. Outside of the office; Colin is a keen diver who assists with running the local Scuba club.

Jan Rydon

Jan

Office Manager

Having studied in Newcastle, Jan pursued a career in Teaching where she developed the skill repertoire to lead the office and manage clients at Partner. Away from the office, Jan can be found volunteering at the Community Fridge, fostering Guide Dogs and reading a good book.

Russell Poppe

Russell

Projects Manager

A Chartered Engineer with a degree from Durham, Russell has experienced various roles in the electronics industry and is a firm believer in robust project management and organisation. In his spare time, Russell enjoys keeping fit and getting involved in local community and charity projects, especially those involving dogs.

Sam Faull

Sam

Lead Engineer

A graduate of Southampton, Sam relishes the opportunity to oversee a project from conceptualisation to completion. In his spare time, Sam enjoys playing guitar, sailing and water skiing.

Jeremy Binley

Jeremy

Senior Engineer

Holding a Physics degree from Southampton, Jeremy enjoys problem-solving and has considerable expertise in high-frequency circuit design. Jeremy is also involved in local community projects and enjoys hill-walking, cycling and running.

Shaun Price

Shaun

Engineer

Having graduated from Imperial College London, Shaun enjoys circuit design from schematic to PCB and is keen to develop in the areas of wireless communication and microcontroller firmware. Shaun enjoys cycling on the weekends and is an avid Geocacher.

Isabel Parsons

Isabel

Engineer

Having recently graduated from Lancaster University, Isabel has a passion for embedded systems. In her spare time, Isabel enjoys singing in a choir and folk dancing.

Andrew Norwood

Andrew

Engineer

A recent graduate from Loughborough University, Andrew chose to start his career at Partner to pursue his interests in both hardware and firmware. Outside of the office you can find Andrew socialising and at automotive events.

Mubeen Ansar

Mubeen

Engineer

Holding both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from De Montfort University, Mubeen is passionate about engineering with an interest in both hardware and firmware. Away from the office, Mubeen can be found playing football, baseball or socialising.

Daniel Lee

Daniel

Engineer

Holding a degree from Imperial College London, Dan has an interest in integrated circuit and control system design and is keen to further develop software skills. Away from the office, Dan enjoys rowing, cycling and model building.

Lorraine Hinton

Lorraine

Office Admin Assistant

Lorraine joins us to help support admin and business running. Lorraine has a wealth of experience, having previously worked in a preschool and as a stock control clerk. Outside of the office, Lorraine enjoys rugby, gardening and baking.

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