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.

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.

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.

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.

Alan Bachman - US Sales Manager

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.

Richard Mercier - Business Development Consultant Canada

Richard Mercier has over 15 years of experience in the steel fabrication industry and also with CNC equipment.  He first started working as Business development manager for Metal Perreault Inc gaining his experience in the steel fabrication industry. A few years later, Richard then moved on to be a Regional Manager for central USA & Eastern Canada for Peddinghaus Corporation. In 2006, he founded a company called Globec Machinery and imported the first Voortman Steel Machinery CNC equipment in to Canada.  Over the years, with more than 150 installation in North America, Richard has helped fabricators to grow their businesses and be more profitable.  


Offering his wealth of experience, Richard will help your Engineer-to-Order fabrication business transition into the new information flow of BIM and 3D models. With the Client top-of-mind, Richard can show all steel fabricators in the region the most advanced tools available on the market to improve workflow processes.

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.

Geraint 'Gaz' Fletcher - STRUMIS Technical Software Consultant

Geraint is our global STRUMIS Onsite Trainer; with his insightful understanding of client's needs, Geraint has successfully trained STRUMIS clients on each of the planet's inhabited continents.

Having studied Civil Engineering and with a Steel Detailing background, he joined the STRUMIS Technical Support team over a decade ago; since then he has travelled the globe to train some of STRUMIS' largest clients including CANAM, Merrill Iron and CTIW.

Outside of Work, Geraint (or Gaz as he is more commonly known) enjoys making the most of his time at home by spending it with his Wife and their two Daughters.

Ian Struthers - STRUMIS Product and Training Manager

Ian is our lead Technical specialist; Ian has been training and implementing STRUMIS for a decade, so you can be confident he knows everything there is to know about STRUMIS when you ask him for help.

Ian has trained clients and implemented STRUMIS in over 20 countries across 4 continents from small shops to the largest fabricators. Consequently, Ian has acquired a vast knowledge of global fabrication and best business practises.

Ian was key influence during the re-write of STRUMIS from the previous "Visual" version to today's industry leading STRUMIS evolution. Passionately championing the evolving needs of our clients Ian is now our lead Senior Product and Training Manager, constantly steering the STRUMIS offering forward.

Highly sociable, with contagious enthusiasm, Ian is part of social committee for STRUMIS LTD and has the ability to effectively communicate with all: from Software Developers to Production Managers…and has made many friends along the way.

Loving to travel, and a keen world wildlife enthusiast, Ian took a year's sabbatical in 2009 to travel the world; and has clocked up over 50 countries between business and leisure. Not surprisingly his favourite mantra is "Regret the things you don't do, not the things you do do!"

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.

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.