About Us

The team behind Assura are dedicated to your business needs.  With over 25 years experience, we’ve taken the knowledge gained from designing world-class applications and applying them to create the most intuitive software available.  We’ve got a clear-cut, straight forward approach and keen to talk about how we can help.

Hamish Howard – Managing Director

With experience in the IT and agricultural industries Hamish built a successful IT infrastructure and consulting business for seven years before a trade sale of that business.  Along with typical MD functions, Hamish is focussed on ensuring we make it easy  – easy for customers to deal with us and easy for staff to enjoy their work, be challenged and succeed.

Mike Dugdale – Principal Consultant

Having worked extensively as a Project Manager on large implementation projects for a number of Banks and Finance houses around the globe, he now manages the implemented projects from small scale through to large corporate clients.  Mike ensures our team are focussed on the best in custom delivery at all stages of the project.

Steve Simatos – Development Manager

Has worked in the global IT industry for more than 25 years. His wealth of experience covers all facets of product design and development in the commercial and government sectors. Steve is responsible for managing Assura’s development team.  He brings to Assura a strong background in system architecture and development methodologies, and a track record of delivery success.

Mike Oliver – Sales & Business Improvement Manager

With over 14 years of business development and sales experience, Mike works with the sales team to grow the business, takes responsibility for marketing & product development, and works across the business to ensure we continue to build and implement what the market wants.