Meet the team

Clarke Telecom has strong and experienced leaders who foster an organisational culture that engages all and creates the potential for sustained organisational performance and growth.

Nigel Newton
Nigel Newton
Managing Director
Nigel trained as a Quantity Surveyor in general construction and worked his way up to be Managing Director. In 1996, he moved into the telecoms network rollout sector and in 2001 set up his own business which later merged in to Clarke Telecom.
Tony Byrnes
Tony Byrnes
Commercial Director
Tony is a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, having been a professional member since 1984. A Quantity Surveyor by profession, he has worked across a local government development corporations, utilities, general construction and, since 1999, mobile telecoms infrastructure.
Dave Dorking
Dave Dorking
Operations Director
Dave became Operations Director in 2010 having being with Clarke Telecom since 2005. Dave has worked in the mobile telecommunications industry at all levels in both a civil and military capacity for over 25 years specialising in microwave and PCN antenna rigging.
Ken Stott
Ken Stott
Business Development Director
Originally Ken trained as a Mechanical Engineer and subsequently worked in both South Africa and the Middle East. He left his role with BP to join Scottish and Southern Energy. Ken returned to university and studied law in Liverpool. He has been with Clarke Telecom since its formation in 2000.
Mark McKenna
Mark McKenna
Programme Director
As a qualified chartered surveyor, Mark has over 15 years’ experience in general property, specialist telecommunications site acquisition and project management. Mark joined Clarke Telecom in 2004 and has undertaken project management and regional management roles. He has successfully completed his MBA.
Shaun Lang
Shaun Lang
HR Director
In 2016 Shaun was promoted to HR Director in recognition of his considerable contribution to the company’s people strategies. He joined Clarke Telecom in 2013 following senior HR roles with HSBC and NAB. Shaun’s qualifications include BA (hons); MA (Econ) & PGCE. He is a Fellow of both the IFS and the CIPD.
Garry Hart
Garry Hart
Project Director
A qualified Prince 2 Practitioner, Garry is an experienced project manager in telecommunications with over 13 years’ experience covering full ADC services. In 2016 Garry Hart was promoted to Project Director in recognition of his significant contribution to the success of the CTIL project over many years.
Toby Walford
Toby Walford
QUENSH Manager
Toby has over 26 Years in the Telecommunications sector across UK and Europe as an Engineer, Team Leader, and Senior Manager on large projects for all major fixed line and wireless operators. Toby’s qualifications include NEBOSH level 3, PRINCE2 Practitioner and extensive health and safety, quality and environmental training.