Flint International

Meet the Team

Neil Burbidge: Group CEO

Neil Burbidge: Group CEO

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Neil has been with Flint since 2002 and has 30 years of experience in the telecoms industry. Neil has an engineering background with experience in network rollout, integration, test and verification as well as extensive international experience having undertaken long-term assignments in Denmark, Sweden, the Netherlands, USA and South Africa. He places a strong focus on the importance of putting our customers first and has launched new ventures and entities specifically to support the growth and success of Flint’s customers.

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Scott Moore: Company Director

Scott Moore: Company Director

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Scott is a Director of Flint and has 30 years’ experience in the telecoms industry. Scott has a background in the design, integration and verification fields of data services and IP networking for mobile and fixed networks. During his career, he has worked for and on behalf of a number of major vendors and operators including GPT, T-Mobile, Ericsson and Starent Networks.

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Keith Barker: Company Director

Keith Barker: Company Director

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Keith is a co-founder and a Director of Flint and has over 30 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, having worked for companies including Lucent, Bell Labs and Ericsson. Keith is a specialist in the design, integration and verification of SS7, wireless data and IP networking on mobile networks. He has worked for, and on behalf of, a number of major vendors and operators including BT, Ericsson, Inmarsat and O2.

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Alan Bryant: Managing Director UKI

Alan Bryant: Managing Director UKI

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Alan is a co-founder and a Director of Flint and has worked in the telecoms industry since leaving University in 1994 and has recently taken on the role of UKI Managing Director. He specialises in value added service platforms, particularly within the messaging domain for areas such as Unified Messaging, SMS and MMS and has extensive experience in design, integration, verification and acceptance testing having worked for and on behalf of various major vendors and operators.

Alan runs Flint’s Centre of Excellence for Strategic Resourcing and is driving enhanced customer experience through his increased focus on customers in the UKI and across EMEAR.

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Richard Carter: Chairman

Richard Carter: Chairman

Richard has worked widely across the telecoms and technology sectors in UK, Europe and the Middle East. He has 20+ years’ experience in international sales, commercial management and procurement. Richard led multinational teams delivering major programme rollouts to the world’s leading blue-chip telecom operators.
Richard now practices as a non-exec Director and Chairman specialising in Telecoms. Additionally, he is engaged in business development assignments in the space, satellite and optical instrument field.

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Peter Henderson: Director of Strategy

Peter Henderson: Director of Strategy

Peter brings an extensive knowledge of international service delivery excellence from leadership positions in companies such as Cisco and HP. Peter has created and led global delivery teams focused on achieving and maintaining the highest levels of customer experience and has worked with a number of leading Service Providers across EMEAR.

Peter has been at the heart of Flint’s recent acquisitions and supports our regional leadership team to optimize their local business whilst leveraging the significant skills and capability across the Flint Group.

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Ian Ashford: Director of Sales & Marketing

Ian Ashford: Director of Sales & Marketing

With over 25 years of sales and strategy experience in well-known global IT companies such as Cabletron, Bay Networks, Nortel, Cisco, NEC, PGi and Mavenir, Ian leads the Global Flint Sales and Marketing team.

Ian maintains a strong customer focus ensuring that the Flint service portfolio is focused around driving business outcomes, value and differentiation for our customers.

Experience of working closely with a number of global Service Providers has enabled Ian to understand the different geographical challenges associated with supporting such global customers and bonding together the best attributes of a diverse and global team.

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Ian Sandman: UK Sales Director

Ian Sandman: UK Sales Director

Ian Sandman: Director of UK Sales
Ian brings over 25-years of experience working within the global telecommunications and satellite industry across Europe and the Middle East.
Ian joined Flint in 2005 to help develop and create opportunities in both new and existing customers within the UK.
Ian is responsible for building relationships across three key verticals, Service Provider, Specialist Operators and Software/Equipment Manufacturers.

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Salahuddin Khaja: Managing Director Middle East & India

Salahuddin Khaja: Managing Director Middle East & India

Salah brings over fifteen years of experience in the field of Sales and Marketing, Management, Operations and Strategy to lead Flint Consulting Middle East and India.

He is a computer science engineering graduate with entrepreneur experience and played a vital role in establishing and launching of Flint Consulting Middle East in 2015. He has subsequently worked as Managing Director for the region and, more recently, Flint India which he launched in 2019.

Prior to Flint he was founder and CEO of S3 Netsystems.

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Nina Hudnik: Director, Operations and Learning Services Slovenia

Nina Hudnik: Director, Operations and Learning Services Slovenia

Nina is a co-founder and Director of Flint Slovenia and has been working in the telecommunications industry for over 14 years.

She specializes in learning and development, a field where she has steadily moved forward from initially being a Project Manager to now being Director.

Under Nina’s management the team has grown and provided solid ongoing business results. Nina pays special attention to honing management skills and building strong relationships with clients that enable her team to quickly become trusted advisors to our Customers.

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Martin Camp: Managing Director South Africa

Martin Camp: Managing Director South Africa

Martin has been an engineer within the Telecoms sector for the past 32 years.

Martin is South African by birth but spent over 20 years working abroad in designing and delivering telecom fibre and switching projects in the UK, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Bahrain.

Martin then decided to return to South Africa where he has been for the past 11 years and has a strong passion to see local engineering talent grow and serve the local Enterprise and Service Provider markets. His international experience combined with local knowledge delivers a unique experience for all Flint clients whether it be in resourcing, project delivery or any form of a managed service.

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Natalia Markelova: Managing Director Russia

Natalia Markelova: Managing Director Russia

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Natalia is a co-founder and a Managing Director of Flint Russia and Flint Kazakhstan with 8 years of experience in the telecommunications managing large teams delivering IT solutions to their Customers.

Working both for and on behalf of vendors, mobile operators and banks Natalia established Flint Russia in 2015 and in 2019 she launched Flint Kazakhstan to support the geographic growth of our key customers in the region whilst also ensuring local compliance.

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Daniel Lupinski: Director Poland

Daniel Lupinski: Director Poland

Daniel is a Director of Flint Poland and is an Experienced Executive with a strong history of working in the staffing and recruiting industry.
Daniel graduated from Lazarski University and is skilled in HR, Negotiation, Business Planning, HR Consulting, Sales Management, and Technical Recruiting.
Daniel has a proven track record of successful cooperation with large international corporations such as: Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, UEFA, The Royal Bank of Scotland, ING Group, Linklaters, Cisco, DELL, McKinsey, HSBC, RR Donnelley and many more.

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Justyna Szymczak-Goździerska: Director: Poland

Justyna Szymczak-Goździerska: Director: Poland

Justyna is a Director of Flint Poland with over 10 years’ experience in staffing and the outsourcing industry gained from leading international corporations and boutique Executive Search companies.

Justyna is responsible for business growth and operational excellence of our Polish entity by building and maintaining business relations with Clients and the development of specialist services across Europe.

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Nadia di Marco: Country Manager Italy

Nadia di Marco: Country Manager Italy

Nadia brings more than 20 years of experience of international roles in the telecoms industry, spanning Engineering, Finance, Operations, Business Development, Alliances and Sales.

More recently, Nadia headed the IoT and Digital Transformation team at Cisco EMEA, a team that, in collaboration with other top technology partners, defined new solutions and supported customers’ digitization journey.

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