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.

Richard R

Richard Rydon

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.

Rob P

Rob Parr

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.

Colin J

Colin Jackson

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.

Jeremy B

Jeremy Binley

Senior Engineer

Holding a Physics degree from Southampton, Jeremy enjoys problem-solving and has considerable expertise in high-frequency analogue design. Jeremy is also involved in local community projects and appreciates the occasional hill-walk.

Jan R

Jan Rydon

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, reading a good book and travelling.

Kelly S

Kelly Simmons-Stow

Business Development Executive

A recent Politics and International Relations graduate from Southampton, Kelly chose to kickstart her career at Partner to use her sales and marketing skills to transform the business. Outside of the office, you can find Kelly travelling and indulging in her love for property and interior design.

Henry S

Henry Smith


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.

Ian J

Ian Johnston


Graduating in Electronics and Computer Science from Edinburgh, Ian relishes solving the challenges presented by our clients. In his spare time, Ian is a renowned ping pong player who competed in the 2018 and 2019 World Championships.

Renas O

Renas Omar


A graduate of the University of Manchester, Renas enjoys a mix of hardware and software, with an interest in Embedded Systems. In his spare time, you can find Renas at the Gym or watching Liverpool FC.

Andrew T

Andrew Templey


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.

Sam D

Sam Dudley


Holding a degree from the University of Nottingham, Sam has an enthusiasm for programming. Outside of the office, Sam enjoys long distance running, gaming and volunteering with the Boys Brigade.

Sam F

Sam Faull


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.

Shaun P

Shaun Price


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.

Andrew N

Andrew Norwood


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.