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 circuit design. Jeremy is also involved in local community projects and enjoys hill-walking, cycling and running.

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 and reading a good book.

Kelly S

Kelly Simmons-Stow

Business Development Executive

A recent graduate of 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 volunteering with Jan at the Community Fridge.

Sam F

Sam Faull

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.

Ian J

Ian Johnston

Lead Engineer

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 World Championships.

Henry S

Henry Smith

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.

Andrew T

Andrew Templey

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.

Sam D

Sam Dudley

Engineer

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.

Shaun P

Shaun Price

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.

Andrew N

Andrew Norwood

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.