Meet The Team

Anito Lauriello

Position: Managing Director
  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    My job is to help and develop this amazing team
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?
    Our culture is our strongest asset.   We work, grow and succeed as a team, the failures I take personally.  I’m a pain in the ass to work for but I’m never unreasonable.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote?
    I once woke in bed next to a premiership footballer.  I’ve also ridden some of the best race circuits in Europe on 2 wheels
Managing Director

What’s your role at Cirrus? My job is to help...

Charlotte Holland

Position: Finance Director
  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    To lead and develop our Finance and Procurement team. Produce and manage financial reports to provide information on how the business is performing. Advise, identify risks and plan ahead for future growth.
  • Why is Cirrus different and what make it a good place to work?
    I’ve been with Cirrus since 2016. It’s been a rewarding journey and I’m proud to be part of a brilliant team. A friendly and welcoming environment to work in with an open and refreshing approach to developing roles and ideas as the business grows.
    The office banter is always entertaining too!
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote.
    I love being outdoors and spend a lot of my spare time with my horses and mad labrador. I also enjoy setting myself fitness goals, never one to not except a challenge and always looking for the next one!
Finance Director

What’s your role at Cirrus? To lead and develop our...

CTO

Position: Chief Technology Officer
  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    Technology strategy, R&D, team development
Chief Technology Officer

What’s your role at Cirrus? Technology strategy, R&D, team development

Michaela Watson

Position: Operations Manager
  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    I ensure that our operations team are consistently delivering the highest level of customer service to both our clients and partners. Whether that be our projects team opening new client venues, or our helpdesk and field service technicians providing support to our wider client base. I support my team not only in an operational capacity, but also as a mentor to help every team member develop their skill set and knowledge.
  • Why is Cirrus different and what make it a good place to work?
    From day one you see that the team is no like no other. Everyone is striving to achieve the same goal and supports their colleagues. There is a strong ethos of “Us Together” that runs strong with each and every person.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote.
    You will either find me in the kitchen cooking up a storm, or on an adventure with my husband and four-legged son. Which is ideal really, I have to work off those cupcakes somehow.
Operations Manager

What’s your role at Cirrus? I ensure that our operations...

Rebecca Bradley

Position: Project Manager
  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    Oversee the delivery of projects at Cirrus. Working closely with clients and the technical team to build a project from start to handover.
  • Why is Cirrus different and what make it a good place to work?
    Lovely small company and everyone is lovely and full of great knowledge!
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote.
    Nil Satis Nisi Optimum and I’ve performed on the Royal Albert Hall.
Project Manager

What’s your role at Cirrus? Oversee the delivery of projects...

Sarah

Position: Finance & HR Assistant
  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    I work alongside the Finance Director to ensure the Sales & Purchase ledgers are accurate and up to date. I have a good relationship with our clients which is important when dealing with financial matters. From a HR perspective, I assist with keeping records organised and am a face-to-face contact for our team members.
  • Why is Cirrus different and what make it a good place to work?
    I have felt part of the team since day one and am proud to have progressed with the company as it continues to grow. The future is exciting!
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote.
    Kindness doesn’t cost a think, yet it’s the richest gift you can give.
Finance & HR Assistant

What’s your role at Cirrus? I work alongside the Finance...

Jason Tomlinson

Position: Procurement Lead
  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    Sourcing equipment for new projects as well as existing customers. Managing suppliers to deliver targeted cost savings, along with product catalogue management.
  • Why is Cirrus different and what make it a good place to work?
    A very friendly place to work with a good team, also plenty of tea and snacks.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote.
    I play and teach electric guitar and have played over 300 gigs over the years.
Procurement Lead

What’s your role at Cirrus? Sourcing equipment for new projects...

Michelle Lindsay

Position: Administration Assistant
  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    I work alongside the Procurement & Finance Team.
  • Why is Cirrus different and what make it a good place to work?
    Cirrus has a strong team culture and everybody is made to feel valued.
    It’s great to be part of a growing and vibrant business.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote.
    I have no sense of direction, I once set off travelling from Manchester to Nottingham and ended up almost in Wales (back in the dark days before sat-nav!)
Administration Assistant

What’s your role at Cirrus? I work alongside the Procurement...

Jake Poulter

Position: IT Technician
  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    Install engineer and 1st/2nd line help desk
  • Why is Cirrus different and what make it a good place to work?
    A good mix of challenge and accomplishment due to the varied work and a good team to support.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote.
    Ex-Forces Veteran
IT Technician

What’s your role at Cirrus? Install engineer and 1st/2nd line...

Tim Robson

Position: IT Technician
  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    I am an IT Technician – I help our clients with their technical issues.
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?
    I enjoy working with cirrus because everyone on the Team is very friendly and approachable; People are willing to go out of their way to help you with anything.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote?
    I’ve climbed to the top of Mount Vesuvius
IT Technician

What’s your role at Cirrus? I am an IT Technician...

Helen Peters

Position: Service Desk Technician
  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    Service Desk Technician
  • Why is Cirrus different and what make it a good place to work?
    The Cirrus Team is a Warm & Friendly bunch with a varied and wide experience, but we all have a strong sense of team.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote.
    Look for the positive in every situation – this will keep you smiling.
Service Desk Technician

What’s your role at Cirrus? Service Desk Technician Why is...

Rod Mutch

Position: 3rd Line Engineer
  • Why is Cirrus different and what make it a good place to work?
    Cirrus is a close-knit community, where everyone talks to each other.
    The team have personal knowledge of all their customers, which means a closer relationship with them.
    It’s a good place to work – it’s a friendly environment, and friendly staff, always willing to help.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote.
    I used to be in a band called SIX.
3rd Line Engineer

Why is Cirrus different and what make it a good...

Anito Lauriello

Managing Director

Charlotte Holland

Finance Director

Phil Lewis

Account Manager

Philip Madden

Account Manager

Tom Hobman

IT Technician

Carl Horabin

IT Technician

Tim Robson

IT Technician
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Phil Clowes

Operations Manager

Sarah Dawson

Finance Assistant

Kerina Perhat

Project Co-Ordinator

Lisa Greenaway

Procurement Lead

Krit Duffy

Technical Field Engineer

Anito Lauriello

Managing Director

Charlotte Holland

Finance Director
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Phil Clowes

Operations Manager

Lisa Greenaway

Procurement Lead

Sarah Dawson

Finance Assistant

Kerina Perhat

Project Co-Ordinator

Phil Lewis

Account Manager

Philip Madden

Account Manager

Tim Robson

IT Technician

Krit Duffy

Technical Field Engineer

Tom Hobman

IT Technician

Carl Horabin

IT Technician

Our team are always on hand for a chat, so get in touch with us today!

Anito Lauriello

Managing Director

  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    My job is to help and develop this amazing team
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?
    Our culture is our strongest asset.   We work, grow and succeed as a team, the failures I take personally.  I’m a pain in the ass to work for but I’m never unreasonable.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote?
    I once woke in bed next to a premiership footballer.  I’ve also ridden some of the best race circuits in Europe on 2 wheels

Charlotte Holland

Finance Director

  • What’s your role at Cirrus?

    To lead and develop our Finance and Procurement team. Produce and manage financial reports to provide information on how the business is performing. Advise, identify risks and plan ahead for future growth.

  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?

    I’ve been with Cirrus since 2016. It’s been a rewarding journey and I’m proud to be part of a brilliant team. A friendly and welcoming environment to work in with an open and refreshing approach to developing roles and ideas as the business grows.

    The office banter is always entertaining too!

  • A fun fact or a favourite quote?
    I love being outdoors and spend a lot of my spare time with my horses and mad labrador. I also enjoy setting myself fitness goals, never one to not except a challenge and always looking for the next one!

Phil Lewis

Account Manager

  • Why is Cirrus different?
    I’ve never worked anywhere quite like cirrus, from the moment I walked in there was a feeling of being part of a team. Also the snack table is top tier!
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote?
    During lockdown I build an outside kitchen out of pallets and scrap wood.

Philip Madden

Account Manager

  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    Coaching the Service Desk to ensure the management of client issues and requests are dealt with in an appropriate manner. Developing your service team to provide improved service by the day.
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?
    I have managed in a variety of companies big and small, but this team is something special. Cirrus has such a development culture to their business. The care this team have for one another and how this drives a passion to give our clients the best service is something one can only strive towards.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote?
    I’m a Part-1 qualified Architect
    I’m also a Sunday league footballer that loves to remind his friends he could have gone pro

Tom Hobman

IT Technician

  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    IT Technician I get to solve problems that our clients put forward. 
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?
    Each day is really different I can start the day doing one thing then end up doing something completely different.
  • A fun fact?
    I used to be one of the York university fire juggling performers.

Carl Horabin

IT Technician

  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    IT Technician
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?
    Cirrus is different from other places I’ve worked in that it has a dedication to quality in all areas of the business rather than focusing solely on revenue generation, ensuring both employees and customers have the best possible experience.  
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote?
    I can touch my elbow with my nose.

Tim Robson

IT Technician

  • What’s your role at Cirrus? I am an IT Technician – I help our clients with their technical issues.
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?

    I enjoy working with cirrus because everyone on the Team is very friendly and approachable; People are willing to go out of their way to help you with anything.

  • A fun fact or a favourite quote?

    I’ve climbed to the top of Mount Vesuvius

Phil Clowes

Operations Manager

  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    To work pro-actively with the team to make sure we deliver consistently awesome projects and services Cirrus offers new challenges every day, expanding my experience and knowledge. It keeps me on my toes!
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?
    Cirrus is full of good people, interesting clients and everyone can make an impact
  • A fun fact?
    Walking, swimming, cycling, anything outdoorsy really, road trips to mystery destinations, listening to music and overly ambitious house/garden projects. 

Sarah Dawson

Finance Assistant

  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    Finance Assistant
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?

    As a new starter, I have found Cirrus to be a Professional & friendly team.

  • A fun fact or a favourite quote?
    I have a love for Tractors (blue ones).

Kerina Perhat

Project Co-Ordinator

  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    Day to day my primary role at Cirrus is to manage customer projects from creation through specification & implication and into completion
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?
    As a member of the team, I genuinely feel valued by the company and enjoy the work environment.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote?
    In my spare time I enjoy reading about Japanese folklore and Green Mythology

Lisa Greenaway

Procurement Lead

  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    Sourcing equipment for new projects as well as exisiting customers. Managing suppliers to deliver target costs.
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?
    Having never worked for a technology company I was a little nervous at first. I have been working with Cirrus for a year now and I have loved every minute. My product knowledge has grown and I love working in a fast paced environment. I have had the pleasure of watching the company grow, it is great to be part of this team who works together to achieve our goals and a high standard of service
  • A fun fact?

    I lived in Qatar for over 3 years and visited all the world cup 22 stadiums. We rescued a fluffy little puppy called Toro and brought him back to the UK with us.

    When I’m not playing taxi to my two children for football and Netball – I enjoy netball and long walks with the dog.


     

Krit Duffy

Technical Field Engineer

  • What’s your role at Cirrus?
    Technical Field Engineer
  • Why is Cirrus different and what makes it a good place to work?Cirrus bridges the gap between people and technology, making their life stress free. I enjoy working at Cirrus as we are a close-knit team.
  • A fun fact or a favourite quote?
    Shrek 2 is my favourite film of all time.