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Our Team

Harry Atkinson
Managing Director

Harry has worked in the software professional services sector since 1986 undertaking various roles as director, programme director and project manager. Bringing over 40 years of experience to the ERP sector, specialising in advising, guiding, mentoring companies through the process of change. In particular, leading or recovering high value, high profile or high risk multi-international projects.  Harry’s experiences allow him the ability to understand and deliver the business needs from the boardroom down to the shop floor, building the necessary confidence with all levels of the organisation to achieve goals and objectives.  He has the ability and confidence to deliver solutions that meet the requirements of both the customer and vendor through his strong communication skills aligned with a disciplined approach, working with a strong ethos of passion, integrity and honesty.

Harry has undertaken numerous assignments working in many different countries and  built up a wealth of international industry knowledge in many vertical markets that include ERP, manufacturing, engineering and making to order, oil and gas, electronics,  automotive, defence, aerospace, pharmaceutical, retail and distribution along with financial services and not for profit. The major part of the last 30 years of his working career has been at a senior decision making level where his exposure to a wide range of circumstances has given him a unique skill in providing and attaining successful solutions.

Harry is able to turn ideas into reality by listening to both the business and end-user problems and involving them in all stages of the solution whilst ensuring the solution remains in line with business needs.

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Andy Wilson
Operations Director

Andy undertook an Engineering apprenticeship upon leaving school achieving a HND in mechanical engineering. He spent 28 years working in the engineering sector, mainly in aerospace, defence, automotive and medical.

Andy has gained experience at all levels, from the coal face up to senior management, working across many sectors; purchasing, quality, production engineering and manufacturing.

Having a well-rounded background in manufacturing, Andy has gained a better insight into understanding the customers’ requirements for an ERP implementation or upgrade.

Andy’s creative thinking and excellent problem solving skills paired with his teambuilding and interpersonal skills are instrumental in his approach to customer satisfaction.

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Gary Gedney
Technical Director

Gary is a highly motivated and customer service focused individual who believes in keeping things simple and using technology to drive efficiency. Gary believes in utilising innovative technologies to aid accuracy and productivity.

Gary has experience from numerous industries, having started work in administration, then quickly leaning towards IT support and then furthering on to management. Gary has accumulated over 15 years of experience in IT, ranging from support through to consultancy.

Gary has over 10 years of experience using Epicor, always thinking outside of the box to deliver solutions to customers requirements.

Taking the customer on the journey of what ERP can do for them, and resolving the issues on the way is what drives Gary to succeed.

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Phil Manning
System Solutions Manager

Phil has over 12 years’ experience in designing, implementing and troubleshooting IT infrastructure and line-of-business applications both on-premise and in the cloud.

He is a highly motivated, passionate and resourceful consultant, delivering a broad portfolio of successful projects and a wide range of solutions working with start-ups to enterprise level organisations across quasi-public, public and commercial business sectors.

With exceptional people and communication skills, he has excelled leading technical and implementation teams when supporting complex infrastructure and software projects.

Phil enjoys working with customers and dedicated to delivering the right solutions to fit the business requirements, with attention to detail and a commitment to high standards.

Peter Roden
Development Manager

Starting in 1993, Peter has been working on development projects ranging from modelling chemical reactions to school registration systems, throughout that time he has kept his skills current using various tools and development languages.

Working in various software systems in the manufacturing and warehousing arena since 2002 and specifically with Epicor ERP from 2007, Peter has extensive experience of developing both within Epicor using the toolkit and creating complementary external add-ons.

As Epicor ERP as a product has developed and grown, Peter has recognised the opportunities Epicor ERP gives him to enhance the user experience for business through configuration, automation and its ability to connect using its comprehensive API, allowing him to provide solutions that meet customer business needs.

As advocate of the Six Sigma and lean manufacturing, he is keen to see this approach being adopted by business to achieve the most effective developments. Peter recognises computer systems are tools to assist businesses achieve effective operational efficiencies and not obstruct or hinder in the execution of day to day processing.

He believes the business needs and user needs should be aligned and always works to bring the two together.

Zak Jowett
Support Technician

Zak has recently joined GHA, coming from a customer service environment where he progressed from the support desk to management role.

His ambition is to use his client facing skills to help develop and enhance GHA’s customer support into a more effective and efficient team.

Finley West
Support Technician

On leaving school, Finley immediately found work.

His customer facing role allowed him to get an insight into all the aspects of running a successful small business, he now looks forward to using that experience in his role as a support technician with GHA Solutions.

Ryan Stevenson
Support Technician

Ryan’s ambition is to run his own company in IT services and since leaving school and joining GHA had taken the opportunity to work in a customer facing role gaining “on the ground” knowledge of how small businesses operate.