Simone Casadio joined Genesa (then known as Sirti Limited) in 1999 as Telecommunications Engineer and Cable Television Designer, after maturing valuable experience as IT contractor at Hewlett-Packard in Milan.
Simone quickly proved himself and became Technical Manager. As such he has played a key role in enabling the Company to diversify its business. Over the years he has project managed several telecommunication installation projects for carriers such as Telecom Italia and Bulldog Broadband, as well as provided design, technical support and consultancy services for CCTV and Access Control projects in the UK and overseas.
Tapping on his vast professional experience matured over the years, Simone has successfully trained many engineers on product installation, setup and maintenance and continues to provide pre- and post-sales support services for the Company’s security distribution business, ‘Team Genesa’.
Internally he has headed several IT projects and is now managing the Software Development business of the Company.
His qualifications include a Degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Bologna (Italy), Cisco certifications (CCNA and CCNA Wireless) and numerous training accreditations from Security Product manufacturers such as Pelco, ACTi, MAXXESS, Remsdaq and Samsung Techwin.
Clive Clarke started his career working in the Professional Services Department of Royal Mail South East, where he quickly moved up the ladder from Buyer to Purchasing Manager and finally to Project Manager.
In 2003 he joined Genesa as Purchasing Supervisor. In such position Clive was in charge for all company procurements and price negotiation, but soon extended his responsibility to hire equipment, hired-in plant, buildings, facilities and company vehicles.
Subsequently Clive moved to a Project Management position and was put in charge of small to medium size CCTV projects in the UK. In such role he was responsible for the installation of poles, CCTV cameras, access control and wireless equipment, and dealt with every aspect of each project from quoting to logistics, from resource management to purchasing required materials, from supervising to reporting and dealing with customers.
More recently Clive is heavily involved in the development and management of new business streams of the company, namely ID badging (www.idbadging.co.uk) and security products distribution and support (www.teamgenesa.com). The positive logical thinking and problem solving attitude of Clive are crucial for the development of these e-commerce based business streams and to make sure that the best possible level of service is offered to the customers.
Educated to a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Amit Pawaskar is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS). He has matured several years of experience in .NET technologies and is an avid follower of Microsoft Technology Trends.
After spending the early part of his career as Software programmer at Vibes Software in India, Amit joined Genesa in 2001 as Analyst/Software Engineer. Since then he is responsible for the entire life cycle of software design and development for Windows-based and web-based solutions and their applications (including e-commerce), with a particular eye for process automation and optimisation.
Using his vast IT skills, Amit has contributed to several projects for in-house use which have greatly streamlined some of the main business processes of the company. In particular he is fully responsible for the Web-based workflow order management application software of Genesa, its backend database and its e-business module, a highly effective solution that allows the company to manage its major contract efficiently.
With equal skills and professionalism Amit has been in charge of ad-hoc software development projects commissioned by external clients and fully managed the design, development and implementation of the project for The Airports Authority of Trinidad and Tobago.
Stephen Gibbons holds a BSc Hon degree in Computer Science and several relevant Microsoft and Cisco professional qualifications such as MCSA/MCSE/MCITP and CCNA. He is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers as well as of the British Computer Society.
After spending the early part of his career in a managerial position developing and refining his customer service skills, Stephen Gibbons moved into the technical world.
He joined Genesa in 2005 and since then he is in charge for the network implementation and support functions of the company. In particular Stephen is involved in the technical support for internal users at each company site and takes care of the systems management & data security of Genesa.
David Corrigan has strengthened and refined his knowledge and skills as Contract Manager during over 20 years in the telecommunications industry. Before joining Genesa he worked for companies of different size and geographical spread covering managerial roles that dealt with different aspects of contract management.
Today he oversees the day to day running of the company’s contracts from order receipt through to planning and liaising with customers, to work monitoring and completion. He is directly involved in the running of the installation crews throughout the UK, making sure that the requirements of the customers are met within deadline and budget.
Leveraging on David’s skills, each contract needs to meet the company KPIs and SLAs, all targets have to be met and that the quality of the delivery has to meet – if not exceed – customers’ expectations.
Richard Fuller has joined Genesa Ltd in June 2012 as SHEQ Manager to be in charge for the Health and Safety training and performance of all the Genesa cable and containment installation teams and of the company as a whole. As the offering of the company includes a complete bespoke cabling service that can install cabling anywhere – at high level, ground level or in confined spaces – and at any time of the day and of the night, the delivery of our qualified engineers needs to be regularly supported, scrutinised and quality checked to ensure customer satisfaction whilst meeting the most stringent health and safety guidelines.
Prior to June Richard covered a variety of roles in the operations departments of companies within the Materials Handling and Energy sectors, gaining a wide experience of all health and safety related matters.
Richard is currently a Technical Member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health and holds many qualifications including IOSH Managing safely, NEBOSH General Certificates and NEBOSH Construction Certificates. He is currently undergoing his PTTLS level 3 training to expand the variety of accredited training courses that he can deliver to the Genesa teams and hence ensure that the excellent safety reputation that the Genesa organisation has already attained is maintained.
Luisa Pollini-Kommu joined the company at the beginning of 2012 with the task to develop, strengthen, support and communicate all the brands and business divisions in the Cygnus portfolio.
After gaining an Italian degree in Business and Management, Luisa furthered her studies and moved to the United Kingdom to obtain an MSc in Tourism Management and a professional CIM diploma in Marketing.
After spending the first few years of her career in the touristic sector, Luisa moved on to the software industry where she worked on the re-development and re-launch of a powerful software for creative agencies and on the global expansion of the business.
She then further enriched her professional experience as a strategic marketer working for leading international companies in the communication software arena and often dealing with the security sector.
Luisa is a Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.