Team Member Profiles

Simon Bennetts

Simon is SmartCitizen's Managing Director, and has been involved in smartcard schemes since 2000 when he was the technical lead for the highly reputed Cornish Key and National Smart Card Projects. Simon is responsible for all works carried out by the company, including tender submissions, development works, support and maintenance contracts, and card fulfillment and production.

Owen McLaughlin

Owen is SmartCitizen's Commercial Director and has been involved in smartcards for over 10 years. He is responsible for writing many of the specifications currently in the public domain relating to the encoding of MiFare, JCOP and DESFire cards and has vast experience in both the configuration and security of smartcard e-purses as well as ITSO.

Sarah Bennetts

Sarah works as the Technical Director for the company and handles the majority of new customer smartcard projects. Sarah acts as Project Manager and Trainer for customers implementing the SmartConnect Card Management System, and as an experienced analyst provides guidance on how integration with 3rd party systems and databases can be achieved.

Jon Rail

Jon is a developer with the company with an outstanding background in virus control and security, with over 10 years' experience working in security related roles across both the public and private sector and with local authorities in particular.

Joanne Sambrook

Joanne is an experienced client facing Project Manager with a background in delivering high quality translation projects to the Financial and Technical sectors.

Joanne works as SmartCitizen's Customer Relationships Manager, focussing on developing strong relationships with customers and becoming the first point of contact, handling customer enquiries and providing first line support.

Dave Murray

Dave works developing and enchancing SmartCitizen's established, and emerging, software products. Having worked as a developer in a number of industries, including Tertiary Education, he brings considerable experience of the whole systems lifecycle, with particular involvement in data management and data-centric applications.

Matt Shaw (Consultant)

Matt joined SmartCitizen in 2005 and since that time has been responsible for the continued development of the SmartConnect Card Management System as well as the creation of many other smartcard software solutions developed by SmartCitizen Ltd. Matt works for SmartCitizen providing technical consultancy and undertaking development as required.

Roy Cosway (Consultant)

Roy has over 35 years experience working in IT within Local Government and was the driving force behind the Cornish Key smart card project initiated in 2000. Roy was Corporate Services Director for Cornwall Council's IT department until May 2009 when he signed on to SmartCitizen's books to provide consultancy on a vast range of topics, including CIP, ITIL v3, EFQM (qualified assessor) and IIP.

Peter Dooman (Consultant)

Peter has worked on a number of high profile smartcard projects since 2000. His on-card expertise lies in the areas of ITSO, EMV and card security mechanisms. He has also been involved in the development and integration of various high availability payment systems for UK Banks and retailers. Peter undertakes a variety of design and development projects for SmartCitizen.

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