Meet the Team

 

 

 

By engineers, for engineers

STRUMIS provides the leading industry global expertise with personal service guaranteed to effectively maximise your business potential, be it local, regional, or global.

Our developers, support, technical, training and sales teams all have direct experience in the structural steelwork industry and draw upon well in excess of two decades of dedicated software experience for the sector.

Meet some of our STRUMIS Divisional managers:

STRUMIS Team

Simon Inman - Managing Director

Simon brings over 20 years of experience of the steel fabrication industry. A key member of the STRUMIS team from the earliest days, Simon has a fully comprehensive understanding of the software and the benefits that it can provide to fabricators; Simon's depth of expertise and commitment to working in partnership with clients ensures STRUMIS is consistently the best software solution available for the evolving Steel Fabrication Industry.

Steve Watson - Sales Manager

Steve has over 37 years of experience of the daily challenges that face steel fabricators and first-hand knowledge of applying technology to address those challenges.

After implementing STRUMIS into his previous company, TubeMasters Ltd, York, UK, Steve was so convinced about the dramatic multi-faceted benefits STRUMIS delivered, that he joined the STRUMIS team 15 years ago, personally servicing over 250 steel fabricators from small to medium enterprises to the largest Blue Chip fabricators across the world and consults daily with industry professionals, showing them what software automation can do for their own Steel Fabrication organisations.

Steve is responsible for STRUMIS Sales Teams across Europe; successfully combining work with his family life including time with his young grandson & new granddaughter.

Chris Eaton - Product Manager

Chris has over a decade of experience within the steel fabrication industry in the form of various job roles using STRUMIS to benefit the company. Being an avid user of STRUMIS he saw the true benefit of the software and decided to join our team.

This has given him knowledge and insight into steel fabrication and STRUMIS, both as a user of the software and as an employee of STRUMIS. Due to this he soon moved up the ranks by time and time again showing his commitment to the company and the extent of his knowledge base.

Now with STRUMIS and the best interests of the clients in mind he strives to further develop STRUMIS as a product by using his wealth of knowledge, close connections with clients by listening to their needs and also by ensuring that we adapt to the ever changing steel fabrication industry.

Stuart Riddell - Support Manager

Stuart worked for GoData, the forerunner to STRUMIS and has extensive technical knowledge of the steel industry and the STRUMIS system.

Stuart is responsible for all the local support teams throughout the STRUMIS LTD offices and Distributor network.

Jack Hardy - Marketing Manager

Jack is our global marketing manager covering the entirety of STRUMIS LTD with assistance from the company as a whole whether it's technical information or local insight. He has built up his creative skills and knowledge base by starting off with a BA (hons) in graphic design.

This led him to working with prolific companies such as Ferrari, Jaguar, Citroën, Peugeot, Sky TV, Sainsbury’s and more. Covering graphic design, marketing, social media, events, PR, photography, videography and even dressing up as a mascot.

It even allowed him to work as an Expat in Dubai as the marketing manager for Hamilton Aquatics, once his contract was completed he had made the decision to move back to the UK in order to spend more time with his family. Not before taking advantage of Dubai and what it has to offer, including being an extra in movies and also competing in Strong Man competitions.

While back in the UK he took some time off to decide on his next step in his career, which STRUMIS provided. A world leading product, used worldwide but with family values at its core.

Adam Henshall - STRUMIS Technical Support

Adam brings twenty years of experience to STRUMIS, spanning virtually all aspects of the steel fabrication industry.

During this time, he was an enthusiastic STRUMIS user at several steelwork fabricators, hence he decided to join our team.

With his winning combination of client user experience and trainer knowledge, Adam travels extensively; working with our offices in the US and Dubai, to share his expert knowledge of STRUMIS.

When not on the road, Adam offers desk based technical support, working with our clients via web-based training.

Alex Bussey - Technical Software Consultant

An enthusiastic and multi skilled individual, Alex is one of the newest members of the STRUMIS technical software team.

Utilising years of experience as a consultant developing and deploying bespoke software solutions globally for large multinational corporations, Alex is no stranger to understanding client’s requirements and delivering tailored training solutions to fit even the most unusual of circumstances.

As well as having a unique perspective on software, Alex has spent a number of years within his family’s architectural steelwork company where he has been exposed to all aspects of the business from the shop floor to the board room. This has led to a passion for the industry, which shows through his delivery of STRUMIS.

Alan Bachman - Sales Manager - USA

Alan is focused on developing business throughout the North American territory. With over 20 years of experience in business, BIM and construction management solutions, Alan has a proven record in technology sales and expertise.

With the best interest of our clients in mind, Alan quickly gains a trusted advisor status through clear communication with clients and understanding of business process and areas of improvement. Using strategic business planning and a consultative approach, Alan will focus on practical solutions for your business.

Samantha Dillon - Business Development Consultant - USA

Samantha is the US STRUMIS team's Business Development Consultant and has worked in the steel industry for a number of years.

As a regional saleswoman, Samantha strives to deliver a personalised, one-on-one business experience for potential and current steel fabrication customers.

Providing a holistic approach to review our client's needs, and in conjunction with the robust offerings of the STRUMIS software suite, Samantha is best able to connect clients with a software solution that not only enhances their current business processes, but will also carry them into the future of the steel industry.

Carl Turner - Technical Consultant - USA

Carl is a professional mechanical/production engineer. He started off as a welder/fabricator then progressed through the following roles, design detailer, project manager, general manager and then gaining a degrees in Mechanical Design Engineering and Project Management. In doing this he has developed a diverse grasp of fabrication, construction and project management that spans over 30 years.

Carl has a proven record of success in estimating, design and project management of full turnkey contracts including bespoke machinery design, HVAC, quarry and mineral storage equipment, automation, aerospace and civil construction.

He has trained and implemented STRUMIS all over the world, using his unique perspective of the industry and the client’s requirements along with a good sense of humour, which has made each trip a success as well as making good friends along the way.

In his spare time Carl enjoys spending time with his Wife and two dogs by hiking and site seeing, he's also an enthusiastic biker and loves to sketch and paint.

Courtney Barngrover - STRUMIS Technical Specialist - USA

Courtney is part of our technical support and training team in the US, providing web training, on-site training, and web demos to our North American customers.

Prior to joining STRUMIS, Courtney worked as an Estimator for a large steel fabricator for many years. Capitalizing on her experience within the steel industry, Courtney focuses on exceeding the expectations of clients while offering a hands-on, solution based approach to training.

Courtney holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Auburn University.

Scott Aston – STRUMIS Technical Software Consultant - USA

With BS in Civil Engineering from Penn State and a BS in Education from Kansas State, Scott Aston brings over 25 years’ experience in Client Training, Consulting and Software Project Implementations worldwide for software companies in various industries. A dynamic, solutions-focused, and hands-on professional, with broad-based experience and expertise in all facets of software training, managing project implementations, and software life cycle development.

Scott is the client’s advocate throughout the project lifecycle, focused on delivering software and process solutions that will enable the clients to meet & exceed their current business goals while positioning them towards increased future growth within the steel industry.

Joe Poulin – Senior Business Development Manager - USA

Joe joins the STRUMIS team with over 15 years’ worth of experience in the fabrication and construction world as well as being a mechanical engineer.

Having worked in a variety of roles including; shop supervisor, project engineer and operations manager he has been exposed to various forms of management software. Therefore bringing the perspective of a software user to the STRUMIS team.

Joe’s focus is to keep STRUMIS clients’ happy and their best interests in mind.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife, Darcey, and son, Campion, at home in Maine enjoying the way life should be. Also involved in the Boy Scouts of America at both the local and district levels teaching the “Trades” (welding, plumbing, painting, home repairs and electricity) to the next generation and coordinating the training for all volunteers in the program.

Errol Barr - Business Development Manager - Canada

Errol has over twenty years experience in CNC equipment sales, metalworking fluid sales and the last five years as Western Canada Manager and the Canadian Country Manager for a Global organisation in the machining industry.

Errol’s focus will be developing new business in Canada for Strumis as well as developing and strengthening relationships with our industry partners.

Mohsin Ali Khan - Business Development Manager - Middle East

With a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mohsin has over 9 years of industry experience, with 4 years served in Sales in the heavy fabrication industry.

Mohsin has hands-on experience in CNC machines for Steel Fabrication and was responsible for Project Sales and Customer Relationship Management for key accounts. Mohsin also has firsthand experience working on the oil rigs for 2 years.

With his wealth of industry knowledge and his enthusiasm to sell, Mohsin will be responsible for local sales and business development for STRUMIS across the Middle East.

Ramy Gierges - Technical Manager - Middle East

Ramy is a Professional Engineer who has been working in the Steel Fabrication business for over 10 years of which 6 years were spent working directly for steel fabrication companies in the Middle East; including BEMCO Steel Industries where he successfully implemented STRUMIS.

His expertise in material optimisation and improvement of tendering and production processes lead him join the STRUMIS team, based in Dubai, as Technical Manager.

Ramy now travels world-wide to conduct technical demonstrations, he is also an active contributor to software development of STRUMIS and a firm advocate of Management Software solutions.

Chris Roos - Regional Manager - Australasia and Africa

Chris leads the STRUMIS team in two continents - Australasia and Africa.

With a great deal of travel involved, Chris is best suited to this position having lived in both regions. Chris saw firsthand the value of STRUMIS products in the steel fabrication business when entering the industry over 20 years ago in South Africa. Recognising his potential immediately, STRUMIS LTD offered Chris the chance to run business operations in Australia, and in doing so, has successfully secured STRUMIS in the market showing companies how management information systems can help steel fabrication businesses.

Chris is multilingual and has an extensive background in the steel industry and is able to converse with Engineers alike in a language they understand.

Peter Shi - Regional Manager - China

Peter leads the China STRUMIS team, and is responsible for developing business throughout the Far East territory.

Peter has two decades of expertise in the IT industry, and has been a regional manager for different fortune 500 companies in China.

Since joining the STRUMIS team in 2012, Peter has successfully establish STRUMIS as the most recognised MIS solution in China, and has made strategic partnerships with key clients in China's steel fabrication industry.