Our Senior Leadership Team

Mark Turner

Mark Turner

Managing Director

Mark joined Magdalene in 2002 and in 15 years has helped oversee the company’s growth from <£5M pa to the £45M pa level today. As Managing Director he is responsible for all facets of Magdalene’s business and enjoys working with both customers and Magdalene’s management team to deliver solutions that add value to our customers and their customers alike. Prior to Magdalene he held senior UK based roles in customer relationship management for Nokia and prior to that as Finance Director for Nokia Nederlands BV based in the Hague.

Sam Saunders

Sam Saunders

Operations Director

Sam joined Magdalene in February 2015 and has led many of the operational teams in that time. Appointed as Operations Director in 2018 he is now ultimately responsible for the day to day service delivery across all of our customer contracts through overall management of Magdalene’s Engineering, Operations, and Projects business units. He has worked for over 20 years in the telecommunications industry having held operational management positions at Alcatel-Lucent, Reliance Globalcom and Zayo.

Andy Hudson

Andy Hudson

Head of Sales

Experienced Network Director with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry. Skilled in building Fibre Networks, National Field Force Management, Service Delivery, Managed Services, Sales, and Sales Management. Strong information technology professional graduated from Nunthorpe Grammar & York College.

Kirsty Fuller

Kirsty Fuller

Financial Controller

Kirsty joined Magdalene in 2019 as Financial Controller.  n this lead-finance role, Kirsty is responsible for financial planning, modelling and reporting, financial control and risk management, and strategic planning. Kirsty is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, gaining her qualification in big 4 audit practice KPMG before spending 10 years working in finance posts for a FTSE-listed global manufacturing company where she directly supported both the Executive and Non-executive Boards.

Rachel Ansell

Rachel Ansell

Account Director Core & Mobile

Rachel is responsible for all of Magdalene’s core and mobile customer business. Rachel joined Magdalene from a resourcing background and since coming on board in 2011 has lead a number of wireless customer accounts and spent a two year period within the operations team as Managed Services Director. Her current role includes the management of customer relationships for the likes of Telefonica, Nokia, Zayo and Tait as well as new business development.

Keith Lamport

Keith Lamport

Account Director Utilities

Keith is an Engineering graduate of the University of Leeds and has been in the telecoms industry for over 22 years. He has responsibility within Magdalene for the whole utilities sector business and the management of the Critical Communications Product Portfolio. As part of this he is also responsible for the engagement of the other group companies to provide our customers with fully end-to-end infrastructure solutions. Before joining Magdalene, Keith worked at Nokia Networks and Yorkshire Electricity.

Ian Currey

Ian Currey

Commercial Director

Ian is responsible for the commercial and contractual management of Magdalene’s business and has previously held commercial positions at numerous telecommunication services businesses including senior posts at GPT, EXi Limited, Alan Dick and Traxe Global Services.

Mark Spells

Mark Spells

Managed Services Director

Mark joined Magdalene in April 2018 as Projects Director leading the companies project organisation. In his role Mark is responsible for project management, logistics and the Northern Ireland and Scotland offices. Mark has extensive telecommunications experience globally and most recently with Openreach in the UK where he ran the FTTH and FTTC rollouts across London and the South East. Mark is a full member of the Association of Project Managers (MAPM) and a MSP Practitioner.