Our team

Our dedicated and friendly team comprises:


Robin Bennett

Robin Bennett MA (Oxon) FIAP MIoD



Robin is Start Services' director and principal consultant.


After graduating, Robin worked within the Information Technology department of a major UK utility working in a variety of technical and software development positions before moving into IT management. 


Since 2000, Robin has worked for a number of organisations as a consultant IT manager and director, and formed the Start group of companies in 2002. 


Robin is a Fellow of the Institute of Analysts and Programmers.

Stuart Massey

Stuart Massey BSc (Hons) MBCS CITP CEng

IT Consultant

STuart brings a wealth of skills to the team, having previously worked for a number of blue chip organisations where he has undertaken a wide variety of roles, ranging from project management through to software development. He is a Chartered IT Professional and holds a place on the board of Telford United Supporters' Trust.

Kim Evison

Kim Evison MA (Cantab)

Quality Manager


Kim is our Quality Manager who joined us after many years in technical documentation and localisation. She keeps us on our toes and has worked with us to achieve ISO 9001:2000 as well as AccredIT, the new quality mark for top-performing software development companies.

Elaine Porter

Elaine Porter

Customer Contact Manager

Elaine is often your first point of contact in Start Services as she manages our client interactions, identifying opportunities and contacts and ensuring we match services to customer needs.