Meet the Team
Chris Benson, Technical Director
Chris has been working with data security in some challenging environments since the early 1980s. He handled some big contracts for mobile phone operators, but his background is mainly in military data security. Chris feels Xcina’s military and large corporate experience puts it in a unique position to help small businesses in the current climate.
Allie Davies, Administrator
With a degree in French from the University of Manchester, Allie has previously worked as a Modern Languages teacher, and subsequently in various administrative capacities at Oxford University, the Institute of Management Consultancy and Lord's Cricket Ground. She now oversees the day-to-day office admin for Xcina IS.
Ian Crates, Business Development Manager
Julian Preece, Technical Lead
Julian started out as a software developer and has spent years perfecting the skill. During his career, he moved into DevOps, and is now the technical lead for Xcina IS
Ishfaque Ali, 2nd Line Support Engineer
Kevin Jones, IT Engineer
A Computing Studies graduate of the University of Wales and PGCE graduate of University of Wales, Newport, Kevin joined the IS team in November as a helpdesk Engineer after 10 years teaching IT, followed by IT helpdesk support. Combining Teaching skills and a variety of IT knowledge and experience makes sure our customers get the best support and customer experience possible.