Our people 2017-12-01T16:47:17+00:00


People are at the centre of everything we do: your people and ours, working together to deliver the outcomes your organisation needs. We have over 550 highly skilled employees located in our network of UK offices, as well as regionally, providing support nationwide.

Executive Committee

IDE Group’s executive committee is led by Andy Ross and Julian Phipps

Andy Ross, Chief Executive Officer

Andy has over 35 years of experience in the IT industry and has previously held Chief Executive Officer roles at Northgate Managed Services and Valldata, as well as senior director roles at Atos, EDS, Sema Group and KPMG.

Julian Phipps, Chief Financial Officer

Julian is an experienced Chief Financial Officer, having spent over 20 years working in the technology sector. He has worked for a number of large IT and Telecommunications businesses including Updata, Northgate Managed Services, Sungard Availability Services and Parity.


Everyone at IDE Group is committed to our company values, which are represented by the CRESTA acronym. Our values infuse everything we do, creating a culture that’s focussed on working with customers in the ‘right way’, as well as making IDE Group a great place to develop a career.


Working with customers as one team is imperative. By building strong open relationships and working closely together, we’re better able to deliver the outcomes they need.


We treat everyone with professional courtesy. We listen carefully and value all contributions.


Our staff are experts in their fields and focussed on delivering the very best outcomes possible to consistently exceed customer expectations.


We think ahead to anticipate customer needs. After considering the options, we are decisive and apply ourselves to delivery with all of our energy


We have the integrity required to work to the highest professional standards. When we commit to action, customers can be confident we will deliver.


We take ownership of our commitments. Staff are empowered to apply their expertise and take responsibility for seeing work through to completion.


We feel a duty to help ensure that technology delivers community benefit and can be used safely. IDE Group supports charities in the locations in which we’re based, whether that’s by providing equipment and connectivity for local events or helping to improve technology education.