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The Atlas Team

Management team

Each of our managers brings their individual experience, qualifications and knowledge to the team to meet Atlas’ aim of delivering true customer value and satisfaction.

Simon Swords
Managing Director

Ever since he had a Commodore Plus 4 Simon knew he would be involved in technology. He gets a kick out of building and growing technology driven businesses. Simon has also served on various boards including the Federation of Small Businesses and Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network. In his spare time he flies planes and skydives.

Jonathan Ferrara

Jonathan has enjoyed a 35 year career with market leading financial services organisations in the premier locations of London, Switzerland and the Channel Islands. Jonathan brings his clarity, drive and years of experience to the board of directors to provide strategic guidance on the running of Atlas.

Dave Downs
Senior Developer

Dave has a degree in Computer Science and over 10 years development experience. This makes him the perfect CTO alongside Dean to ensure Atlas’ solutions are robust, scalable and of the quality our customers expect. Outside Atlas Dave helps run a local games club, organising events for players in Essex and the surrounding area.

James Hull
Development Manager

James is responsible for the day to day software development at Atlas. James has worked in software development for over 15 years in a variety of roles and holds a masters in Artificial Intelligence.

Dean North
Technical Consultant

Atlas’ technical wizard and language polyglot – Dean enjoys meeting with customers to understand their complex business problems and using his skills and knowledge to effect simple yet powerful software solutions. In his spare times he builds 3D online multiplayer games and researches new technologies.



Steve Day

Steve joined Atlas in 2007 and was our very first apprentice. Since that time Steve has developed his coding skills and is now a full-time software developer running his own client projects. Outside of Atlas Steve enjoys watching his team Liverpool play.

Daniel Cirket

Dan has been coding professionally for 5 years. He likes to collaborate on open source projects and keep up with the latest technologies.

Andrew Areoff
Design and UX Consultant

Andrew brings 25 years experience in graphic, web and UX design to a wide range of corporate clients. When not designing Andrew enjoys listening to music and spending time with the family.

Ben Holland
Front-End Developer

Ben is Atlas’s front end development specialist. Before joining us he provided design, development and content services for all things web, managing accounts for clients of all shapes and sizes. He loves playing and listening to music and has a passion for languages – both the spoken and computer kind.

Siobhan Forsdick
Software Tester

Siobhan is our Lead Software Tester and also deals with our compliance and system administration, so she is our go to for hardware and software issues. Away from the office Siobhan enjoys writing, crochet and video games.

Luke Mason
Junior Software Tester

Luke joined Atlas in 2016 as an apprentice software tester. After completing his apprenticeship Luke became a valued member of the software testing team. Luke enjoys solving issues with new software and ensuring the product functions as per the spec before releasing to clients. In his spare time Luke enjoys getting creative and digital art and animation.

George Chapman
Apprentice Software Tester

George is in the first year of his apprenticeship with Atlas, working towards becoming a fully-fledged software tester. Outside of Atlas George enjoys spending time with family and friends. He also enjoys playing football midweek and occasionally goes to support professional football team West Ham United. He has interests in gaming, films, music and basketball.

Tony Justice
Senior Developer

Tony is a veteran developer with three decades of experience. He started out as COBOL programmer in the late 80’s, constantly evolving himself to keep pace with new technologies and development practises. Tony loves road cycling, sportive and charity events. He also enjoys collecting retro computer paraphernalia.

Phil Camfield
Senior Developer

Phil has a degree in computer science and has been a web developer for 7 years. Outside of Atlas Phil enjoys researching new technologies, listening to music and riding his motorbike.

Mike Dean
Senior developer

Mike is a full-stack Web Application and Software Developer who works with individuals, companies and organisations to build bespoke solutions and to improve the user experience. With over a decade of experience, Mike has worked with a variety of companies and organisations.

Matt Hope
Junior Developer

Matt joined Atlas in 2014 as an apprentice software developer. Once he had completed his apprenticeship Atlas made contact with the University of Essex and Matt will be starting the last year of a Graduate Degree at the University this September. Away from Atlas and his studies, Matt enjoys online gaming and socialising with his friends.

Harrison Cutler
Junior Software Tester

Harrison joined the software testing team after completing his A levels in computer science, IT and business. Away from Atlas Harrison enjoys watching football.


Customer Support

Sherree Tibbs
Project Manager

Sherree joined Atlas in 2015 as part of the customer care team. Over the last year Sherree has been transitioning into the role of Project Manager. Sherree enjoys gaining new qualifications, and in her spare time enjoys sport and socialising.

Sue Crow
Office Manager

Sue is responsible for the day-to-day running of the office, along with HR and payroll. Sue has had many years of experience working for a large legal company in London and brings her office administration and organisational skills to the role.
Clarisse Levitan

Clarisse Levitan
Customer Service Agent

Clarisse works on our Customer Care Team to provide all of our customers with the very best care and guidance for Atlas clients and Staff Squared. Outside of the office Clarisse enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading and listening to music and everything Harry Potter.

Drew Braunton
Junior Sales Development Representative

Drew joined Atlas as part of the sales team, having come from a background in retail sales. Away from the office Drew enjoys socialising with friends and online gaming.
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