People

We’re a team of strategic, creative and digital experts. We encourage and support each other to be the best that we can be, appreciating that NetXtra’s most valuable asset is our people.

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Simon Hardingham

Simon Hardingham

Managing Director

Founding NetXtra in 1995, Simon used his hands-on experience in software development and infrastructure to build the company’s reputation for finding solutions where others have failed.
Outside of the office, Simon is lucky enough to enjoy life on a farm with his wife and two daughters, with the occasional game of hockey thrown in.

Stephen Latter

Stephen Latter

Chief Technical Officer

Stephen has been with NetXtra since 2001.  Working across a multitude of clients and disciplines has given him a breadth of knowledge and experience to identify and develop ideal solutions. Outside of the office, Stephen is changing nappies, pretending to be his daughters pony, and has a fascination with orangutans.

Matt Fulford

Matt Fulford

Head of Operations

Matt joined NetXtra in 2017 with incredible energy and enthusiasm. With an impressive history of managing technical projects, Matt has fit right into the NetXtra family and has hit the ground running, even scoring for the NetXtra football team on his debut! Outside of the office Matt enjoys spending time with his young family, keeping fit and socialising with family & friends.

Melissa Wiggins

Melissa Wiggins

Head of Client Strategy

Having worked across various disciplines both agency and client side, Melissa has spent much of her career strategically positioning businesses for success. With a fantastic blend of technical, strategic, creative and commercial experience Melissa’s focus is on establishing and growing our collaborative partnerships with clients. Melissa joined NetXtra with the 2016 acquisition, having been part of the ‘mi’ team since 2014.

Liz Cook

Liz Cook

Office Manager

Joining NetXtra in 2008, Liz is the beating heart of the company, performing a wide range of vital functions such as HR and accounts in her capacity as office manager. Liz loves spending her free time with her family and dog, enjoys shopping and is a keen theatregoer. 

Hannah Anderson

Hannah Anderson

Project Manager

Hannah joined the NetXtra Project Management team in 2017. Having established her career working in digital teams and ultimately leading one, Hannah’s migration to Project Management benefits from a wealth of hands-on experience. Hannah is the ‘social butterfly’ of the family and frequently leaves the office on a Friday en route to far-flung places with friends!   

Fenella Andrews

Fenella Andrews

Project Manager

Fenella joined NetXtra in 2010. Enjoying the varied mix of clients her role at NetXtra offers, Fenella excels in identifying and meeting their requirements through the CMS and integration projects she manages . Fenella has a deep love of music which permeates most of her free time where she is involved in running a small choir and acts as publicity officer for the Ipswich Choral Society.

Ellie Bishop

Ellie Bishop

Marketing Manager

Ellie joined NetXtra in 2018 with more than 13 years’ experience across various marketing roles. As a results driven professional her focus is on delivering marketing strategy, brand development, campaign development & implementation . Outside of work Ellie and her husband are raising two young children, ensuring that they have a healthy appreciation of Disney and Pixar films. She also enjoys weekends away exploring new places, especially luxury spas.

Lewis Carter

Lewis Carter

Developer

Joining NetXtra in 2014, Lewis loves getting stuck into the logic behind a project to use his wealth of knowledge and  vast array of skills to develop the right system for each client. Outside of the office, Lewis is gainfully employed by his wife undertaking DIY tasks, enjoys keeping fit and eating out. 

Richard Frost

Richard Frost

Developer

Richard joined NetXtra with the ‘mi’ acquisition in 2016, having been part of the ‘mi’ team since 2005. Richard has more than 18 years’ experience in working with a variety of databases and programming languages applying his knowledge to innovate solutions, tackle and resolve issues. Richard used to enjoy exploring new places, but now loves spending time with young family, and can recite every word of the Pontipine rhyme by-heart!

Richard Grey

Richard Grey

Developer

Richard joined NetXtra towards the end of 2018 as our resident ecommerce expert, specialising in Magento 2 development and optimisation. Richard is passionate about his career and never stops learning, meaning he is a veritable font of knowledge, also coding in Laravel, PHP and Javascript. When he’s not expanding his mind with technology or learning Italian, keen cook Richard is usually found in the kitchen or taxiing his children around.

Phil Maurer

Phil Maurer

Developer

Phil has been with NetXtra since 2011. As a front-end developer Phil loves creating elegant solutions with intuitive user experience as a core value. Outside of the office, Phil loves cycling and enjoys the experience of travelling to exotic lands and soaking up the culture.

Steve McLoughlin

Steve McLoughlin

Web Support Developer

Steve’s NetXtra journey began in 2018. His area of expertise is in delivering technical support to our clients, enjoying a sense of satisfaction at creating elegant solutions to problems and leveraging the benefits of technology to make life easier for people. Away from the office Steve spends the majority of his time chasing or being chased by his 3 children! When he does get five minutes, he enjoys a good film, playing guitar and singing in various cover bands.

Mark McNally

Mark McNally

Developer

Joining NetXtra in 2007, Mark has worked on hundreds of websites and has extensive experience in every aspect of bespoke CMS development. Mark is really motivated by creating tools that clients find a pleasure to use. Outside of the office, Mark is a keen movie goer and Star Wars aficionado with a weakness for Cadbury’s mini eggs!

Mario Oliveira

Mario Oliveira

Developer

Mario joined our Java team in 2018 and specialises in mobile applications. His calm approach to problem solving may well be a by-product of his practicing of the African-Brazilian martial art Capoeira. Mario finds great satisfaction in delivering quality work that benefits people.  Outside the office Mario enjoys playing Futsal (indoor football) and is a mega car enthusiast who enjoys nothing more than long distance driving holidays across Europe.

Simon Phillips

Simon Phillips

Head of Business Development

Simon joined NetXtra in 2017 as Business Development Manager heading up growth for NetXtra. He has been immersed in digital strategy, web development and ecommerce for over a decade, working with brands such as; Tesco, The Cabinet Office, Harvey Nicols, New Covent Garden Food and 3M. Outside of work Simon can be found playing tennis (badly) and generally enjoying life in rural Suffolk with his family.

David Pooley

David Pooley

Client Delivery Manager

David has been part of the NetXtra team since 2013. As an experienced developer he has an appreciation of all aspects of the solutions we provide, and has specialised in providing the infrastructure solutions and support needed to propel NetXtra and our clients into the future. Outside of the office, David enjoys travel adventures and has questionable taste in 90’s pop music! 

Conner Reynolds

Conner Reynolds

Graduate Developer

Conner became interested in programming at a young age, creating programs and solving problems for fun. Having led seminars, labs and working in web development at UEA his September 2019 appointment at NetXtra is a natural progression of his talents. Outside of work Conner keeps himself active with park runs and games of chess.

Dan Sanderson

Dan Sanderson

Developer

Dan joined NetXtra in 2017 after graduating with a BSc (Hons) (1st class) in Applied Computing. Dan's skills as a full stack developer span multiple platforms, languages and technologies, his adaptable nature makes him a fantastic asset! Outside of work Dan enjoys spending time with his wife, tinkering with electronics, programming micro systems, and going on sunny beach holidays across Europe.

Jenny Turner

Jenny Turner

Solutions Consultant

Jenny joined the NetXtra Sales and Marketing team in February 2019. Her career has spanned more than 25 years with particular skill in the building a rapport with her audience and understanding their needs. Jenny brings a wealth of experience, encompassing a wide variety of sectors including education, hospitality and wine. When she is not working she likes to cook for family and friends, unless she’s immersed in a book that is. And once upon a time, she even took the dive and participated in a series of solo parachute jumps!

Aden Wood

Aden Wood

Junior QA Anaylst

Aden discovered his vocation during a period of freelance QA testing on video games, joining the NetXtra QA team in September 2019. Aden’s a true creative when it comes to problem solving and solutions, so breaking and correcting things has always been ‘his thing’. This creative flair extends to Aden’s downtime, where he enjoys art, particularly drawing and tattoo design.

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