John Hutton

John Hutton

Managing Director

With a wealth of experience in manufacturing and production, John Hutton heads up the LapSafe® Team. His background in IT ensures that LapSafe®’s products remain at the forefront of technology and as a perfectionist his standards for high quality reflect in our product range.

John loves a cup of tea and is a bit of a biscuit snob, preferring well-known brands!

Mark Exley

Mark Exley

Business Development Director

Mark has worked here at LapSafe® since 2003 and brought with him a vast amount of experience in product design and sales within the IT Security Industry. Now Business Development Director, Mark heads up the Product Development Team and works closely with both sales and marketing developing new markets.

Mark is a family man, lives in Sussex, enjoys village life and can often be found supping a real ale in his local pub.

Denise Crouch

Denise Crouch

Head of Sales & Marketing

Responsible for creating and marketing the LapSafe® brand from the outset, Denise is a creative marketing professional with a passion for the company and its products.

Voted Colchester’s Business Woman of Year in 2007 she continues to strive to take the company forward and achieve that competitive edge. Denise enjoys swimming, shopping and a G&T!

Jamie Crathern

Jamie Crathern

Senior Account Manager

Jamie previously worked for LapSafe® back in 2006 and returned in 2013 after travelling. His passion for sales and customer service make him an excellent Account Manager.

He is often seen up and down the country providing product demos and partner visits! Jamie is interested in rugby and football and is a lover of Jamaican jerk chicken soup!

Robert Tanner

Robert Tanner

Senior Account Manager

Rob loves to demo the LapSafe® product range to clients and end users and he works hard to recommend the perfect solution to his customers.

He will always be a bit of a sports fanatic due to him being an ex-footballer, keen runner and regular darts player.

Jade Binden

Jade Binden

Account Manager

Jade is the most recent member of the Sales Team, but it feels like she has been here for years! She often has the office in fits of laughter with her Essex humour.

Jade is hard-working, enthusiastic and was voted ‘Employee of the Year 2016’. Jade goes out of her way to ensure that her customers and partners receive the very best attention.

Outside of work you will often find Jade out on the town, horse riding or at home with her many ‘show cats’.

James Cole

James Cole

Customer Support

James, our dedicated Customer Support Manager, will answer your calls and resolve your queries promptly. From managing technical problems to organising on-site engineer visits, handling product upgrades and occasionally making on-site visits, James also makes sure that laptops and similar products are fully tested before being deployed in our products.

His friendly and out-going demeanour compliments his role. James is full of fun and you often find him lunging on the dance floor!

Matthew Saunders

Customer Support

Matthew has worked for LapSafe® in various different roles over the years but has found his vocation in providing first line support to our Diplomat™ customers. Taking ownership of problems through to resolution and keeping Diplomat™ software up-to-date. Matthew also handles licence renewals and assists with site visits and installations.

In his spare time, he is a family man with two young boys. Matthew is a keen gamer and geek at heart.

Dexter Harrison

Dexter Harrison

Web Developer & Graphic Designer

Dexter is the youngest member of staff with a mature head on his shoulders. He joined LapSafe as an IT apprentice and his hard-working ethic won him the ‘Apprentice of the Year’ Award and then in 2016 he won LapSafe®’s ‘Colleague of the Year’ Award.

Dexter’s talent for graphics and web design keeps him busy and his enthusiasm for technology ensures our website is creative and kept up-to-date.

Debbie Exley

Debbie Exley

Marketing Executive

Debbie is the voice of LapSafe®‘s social and digital media, specialising in PR and writing content for LapSafe®‘s blog and many case studies. Debbie has a genuine passion for people and her job, which shines through when you meet her.

Based in Sussex and working part-time she is a very busy lady and crams a lot into her day. Debs also a fully trained hairdresser and A1 NVQ assessor.

Natalie Edwards

Accounts Manager

Natalie has worked for LapSafe® since the early days and manages the day-to-day financial operations for the company. Natalie is a qualified Management Accountant but is very willing to turn her hand to other tasks about the office when the going gets busy.

Recently, a new mum, Natalie enjoys cooking and makes a delicious Malteser cake, which she’s a very popular person in the office!

Currently on Maternity Leave

Steve Willett

Steve Willett

Product Development Manager

Steve is a talented design engineer, qualified in mechanical engineering and a specialist in product design. Steve enjoys taking an idea off the page and into the workshop, and his vast experience helps LapSafe® achieve its mission to provide innovative and quality products.

In his spare time, Steve likes to travel with his wife and enjoys spending time with his grandchildren. Steve is the joker in the office and loves nothing more than to bring a smile to everyone’s face.

Tony Cox

Tony Cox

IT Manager

Tony is our techno geek, responsible for the Company’s IT, and back-up systems. Tony keeps us safe, secure and compliant as well as assisting with software installations.

A family man, Tony keeps himself fit, although he loves eating cake and biscuits!

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