Our People

We are proud of our team - because we believe they are the best. Here's what you should know about us.

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With our committed, enthusiastic and dedicated team of experts, Node4 has grown to support hundreds of successful businesses over the years. Armed with almost a dozen CCIE's - the most prestigious networking certifications in the industry, we’re unwaveringly confident in our expertise, technology and service delivery, but we’re pretty proud of our culture too.

‘Exceptional Service as a Standard’ is the beating heart of everything that we do. We believe you’ll notice the clear difference working with Node4 and will feel this dedication to strive for excellence at any touchpoint of the business, from our administrators, to engineers, through to our senior leadership team. This comes from strength and self-belief, owed to our core values of passion, innovation and trust.

We are the people

Across the UK, businesses rely on us to deliver mission-critical IT around the clock. We enable healthcare providers to deliver critical care faster, insurers to provide secure digital services, and housing associations to bring self-service applications to their tenants’ fingertips.

We are the people who love what we do. Fuelled by our passion for technology and what it can do to make your business grow.

Our Leadership Team

Andrew Gilbert

Chief Executive Officer

Andrew started his career as a developer, working on big projects for PC World and Freeserve. Since then, he has held a number of positions within IT-related firms, including Dixons Stores Group (DSG). Prior to setting up Node4, he was Technical Director of another IT solutions provider, focussing on wireless internet access to rural areas along with hosted solutions.

Paul Bryce

Chief Commercial Officer

Paul has been with Node4 since it started back in 2004, and has been instrumental in its growth and success. After graduating, Paul started his career in technology sales by joining an IT reseller. With progression and a couple of business moves later, he met Andrew Gilbert who, impressed with his work, invited him to come and build the Sales & Marketing strategy for Node4.

Ian Thomas

Chief Operating Officer

Ian is a successful IT professional with over 20 years' experience of delivering complex solutions and services for a diverse range of clients, across multiple industry sectors. Ian is particularly effective in leading large service organisations to deliver tangible outcomes. Ian has a broad range of experience of implementing and working with multiple service models whilst engaging, interacting and influencing stakeholders at all levels in a multi-layered delivery environment. Ian is passionate about implementing change and working with people to help deliver great client experience and service excellence.

Leon Keller

Chief Financial Officer

Leon has extensive strategic finance and transactional experience, having spent over 10 years at PwC where he was a Director in their Midlands Corporate Finance team, specialising in technology transactions from £20-200m. Prior to joining Node4, Leon was Managing Director at Ormerod Rutter Corporate Finance, a boutique strategic and corporate finance advisory firm. Today, Leon is helping Node4 to fulfil its ambitious growth and acquisition plans over the next three years, which is supported by £40million of committed follow-on funds from Bowmark Capital.

Sir Bill Thomas


Bill has more than 30 years’ experience in the IT services sector, having spent over two decades working for with EDS and Hewlett Packard, both in the US and in Europe. Prior to his appointment as Chairman at Node4, Bill Thomas has also held a number of high profile non-executive director roles at several companies, including the Co-Op Bank plc, Balfour Beatty plc, GFI Software, Xchanging plc, Spirent Communications and VFS.

“Node4 are so clearly specialists in what they do. It fills me with confidence that they can talk knowledgeably about our challenges and their solutions. They always have someone on hand to answer my in-depth technical questions and they are so honest about everything. We couldn’t be happier with the partnership.”

Nick Danson
IT Systems Manager, Forest Holidays

Further Insights

NPS Score Reaches a New High

In June, as with every month, we circulated a survey to a cross-section of our customers, receiving an NPS score of +45

Come and work with us

At Node4, just as we want our business to grow and develop, we want our people to progress, learn and evolve too.

Awards & Accreditations

Take a look at some of the awards and accreditations we’ve recently won.

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