Big company website expertise - small company values
Clients with similar needs to yours, appreciate our responsiveness and their personal relationship with our web applications development team.
They also like getting big-company website expertise with the care and value normally associated with a smaller company. A policy of approachability, responsiveness, design integrity and value ensures that most of our website and database work comes from repeat business and recommendation.
ANDREW COPE, Managing Director
Andrew has over 30 years' programming and database development and 15 years' website design and development experience.
Highlights include working closely with internal customers to develop RAC's business-enhancing 'single view of the customer' database. Successful completion of the programme was a robust working solution that, working overnight, reliably moved millions of transaction data elements into the RAC reporting data warehouse. Andrew also worked with Hewlett-Packard on a European-wide data warehouse for reporting and analysis where Andrew's unique contribution involved driving the development solution and co-ordinating programming effort.
Andrew was also an IT Finance team leader with Vodafone NZ. His team provided IT solutions to Vodafone's Finance department. The role constantly challenged Andrew to generate business-enhancing ideas and solutions for billing, reporting and debt collection functions.
LUKE PEARCE, Technical Manager
As a highly enthusiastic and motivated graduate from a computer networking background, Luke has gained significant experience in software development and software engineering roles. His other major skills span the areas of computer science and electronics and he enjoys the challenges that each new technological development brings. Both the functionality and creativity he can bring to internet solutions drive his enthusiasm and ambition. He has been able to combine his technical skill and creativity beyond the workplace, developing a website for his own fitness programme as well as producing electronic music through software.
Luke always like to stretch himself to the limit and relishes a challenge! He is proficient in the mixed martial art of Muay Tai and when several half marathons were not gruelling enough, he took part in a 'Tough Mudder' endurance event, where individuals or teams compete in a 12 mile hardcore obstacle course designed by the Special Forces to test strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie!
LEWIS WHITE, Project Manager
Whilst Lewis is now in a full-time programming developer role, he has not relinquished his hobby and is currently developing a web-based multi-player game in Node.js and HTML5 as he recognises the importance of trying out new languages and relishes the challenge to create simple solutions for complicated tasks. Whilst programming and gaming take up a lot of his spare time, he also enjoys producing music and is the most environmentally friendly of us all, cycling to and from the Evergreen office every day!
CHRIS ROLLIN, Project Manager
Chris joined Evergreen with a background in computer and network security and IT problem solving, having obtained a First Class Honours Degree in Computer Security.
Chris' skills, experience and problem solving ability are a perfect fit for his role of Systems Developer within the close knit team. Chris enjoys a challenge and his varied role means that he gets involved in complex projects ranging from responsive web design to business management systems.
When he's not working Chris enjoys a range of activities from personal computing projects to gaming in his favourites genres; survival, horror and adventure. As well as making a commitment to lowering his personal environmental impact Chris also enjoys baking and his culinary skills are very much appreciated by his colleagues at Evergreen.
SIMON YOUNG, Project Manager
Project Manager Simon has a background in IT Sales and Marketing, searching for a new challenge has brought him to Evergreen and a different side of IT. Simon’s strengths include being an experienced manager and a genuine people person. A self-described “scientist”, Simon is a lifelong learner who has a passion for understanding how things work.
Outside of work Simon is a science fiction enthusiast and dabbles in photography - always looking for something new to learn he is currently searching for his next hobby!
ANDY PEGG, Project Manager
Andy is a senior developer and project manager at Evergreen. After being awarded a degree in computing from Plymouth University Andy gained a wealth of knowledge through first-hand experience in the IT sector.
Andy likes the atmosphere and friendliness at Evergreen, and welcomes the opportunity to show off his skills. Outside of work Andy is a keen cricketer.
JOSH SHOBBROOK, System Developer
Josh joined the Evergreen team as a Junior Web Developer after studying Applied Computing at UWE Bristol.
Josh specialises in PHP, HTML and CSS and intends to continue developing his skills at Evergreen.
Josh supports Manchester United and is a keen footballer. When he needs a break from football he enjoys playing squash.
MARTIN BAMPTON, System Developer
Martin has years of experience in his field. After studying Computer Science at Keele University and working in a few similar roles Martin decided Evergreen was “a step up”.
Martin’s biggest strength is his persistence – during his uni days Martin would often find himself working in the lab during the early hours of the morning. Martin’s reluctance to give up serves him well at Evergreen, where he doesn’t quit until he’s found a solution.
Outside of work Martin is a video game enthusiast and member of the Bristol Video Game Society. He also programs software for various community groups he’s involved with.
LIANE COPE, Administration Manager
Liane's admin experience covers accounts, payroll, HR, credit control, team leadership and marketing -gained mainly in high street banking and medical sales in the UK and New Zealand. Excellent customer-service skills, attention to detail and management flair are the keys to her successful behind-the-scenes work.
And when she isn't looking after customers and the team, Liane (an accomplished mountaineer with a Matterhorn ascent to her credit) enjoys spending time with the family, caving, running and playing tennis.