People

Peter Birkett, CEO

Peter is an experienced business development professional with more than 25 years experience in the IT industry; he is also a founder of adept4.

Over the last 18 years Peter has been involved in the development and marketing of leading edge managed IT services, helping businesses to drive down their total cost of ownership whilst increasing the range and reliability of services available to their users. Prior to founding adept4, Peter held the role of Sales and Marketing Director at Keytech Managed Services.

Paul Talbot, CTO Infrastructure

Paul Talbot is an Service Delivery Specialist, ITIL and Prince2 practitioner with more than 25 years of practical and strategic IT experience, spanning across B2B and B2C markets.

Paul has held senior positions in several Managed Services organisations, where he was responsible for the technical and strategic development of the Managed Services portfolio.

As a founder and the Chief Technology Officer - Infrastructure at adept4, Paul bridges the gap between technology and business need. Working with technology partners and the adept4 client base, Paul ensures that adept4’s managed services are continuously adding value to our clients business through continual development.

Steve Cosgrove, CTO Software

Steve joined adept4 from Focus DIY, where he spent 4 years as Business Systems Director and prior to that Director of Systems Integration & Planning.

During his time at Focus DIY Steve oversaw the successful systems integration of 3 businesses to support Focus’ expansion plans. Steve brings 30 years of fast-paced retail sector experience to the dynamic culture of adept4.

As CTO Software, Steve is responsible for the strategic development of the adept4 software business, products and services.

Martin Perry, Managing Director

Martin Perry has more than 25 years’ experience in the software and technology delivery business and will play a key role in positioning the company to pursue long-term expansion.

Martin's role involves implementing process reviews and operational restructures; ensuring that adept4 continues to operate at optimum capacity as it experiences sustained growth. 

Steven Oxley, Finance Director

Steven brings more than 20 years experience as a financial director in varied sectors to adept4.

He is a specialist in raising finance, overseeing sales and acquisitions and implementing financial systems to increase efficiency within organisations.