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The Dashboard team

We ❤️ data

We are proud of our incredible team. Expert industrial engineers, developers and data scientists make up the operations crew. The support staff who facilitate their work keep things running. We are united by our belief in the transformative power of data - that data-driven solutions will make industry safer, cleaner and more efficient.

The Industrial Internet of Things isn't only driven by data, but by the people and systems behind the data. We work hard in designing systems that boost insight delivery and solution generation to its height. Our team focus is on maximising the value our customers get from the data our platform gathers.

At Dashboard, we want to help people make better decisions faster. We will assist you in receiving the best possible insights and outcomes through data. Make more informed business decisions, and help make industry safer and cleaner.

Scientific expertise

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electronic engineering
  • Ultrasonics
  • Electronic and data security
  • Data science, artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Open-source programming
  • Data visualisation

Industry expertise

  • Heavy oils
  • Chemical engineering
  • Predictive maintenance
  • Enterprise mobility

Board of Directors

Andrew Garner is an acknowledged leader in executive search, mentoring and career guidance in the UK, USA, Middle East and Asia Pacific. He has worked with leaders to navigate themselves through their careers and has helped shape the boardrooms of many leading companies and start-ups

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Piers Corfield is the Founder and CEO/CTO of Dashboard. A technology startup veteran (twice as CTO) in addition to a consultancy career spanning 25+ years, Piers’ has extensive open source, cloud, mobility and electronic security technology experience, in addition to wider commercial, business process and strategic roles. Piers has a strong track record in interpreting and anticipating technology trends which continuously influence the strategic vision for Dashboard.

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Tom Dimitroff is a strategy advisor, negotiator, licensed lawyer and senior leader with wide-ranging experience in commercial structuring, project de-risking, M&A and finance. Tom has spent 23 years working in energy and infrastructure participating on and leading negotiating teams that have structured and delivered globally significant pipeline projects.

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Gordon has a wide range of international business experience. His primary focus today is business and organisational development with a strong grounding in engineering, product management, marketing and sales, strategic planning and finance – in particular early-stage and venture capital finance.

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Svetlana has over 22 years of extensive experience in various business sectors covering major international projects in oil and gas, shipping companies as well as smaller retail and civil infrastructure businesses. She holds an economics degree majoring in accounting.

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Kevin holds both a Master of Science (Chemical Engineering) and Master Business Administration and has over 22 years of professional career as senior executive in major oil and gas oil companies. He has extensive experience with global operations in Americas, Europe, Africa, Middle East and Asia.

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A professional engineer, Mark is highly skilled at building and sustaining collaborative high-impact teams who work across industry and sector – and international – boundaries. He has extensive international experience, working with global companies, governments, and regulators.

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Nabeel Albinhassan has more than 27 years’ of experience in the Oil & Gas industry in both logistics management, and shipping divisions, with broad-based exposure of the application of innovative technologies to facilitate commercial improvement.

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Executive Management Team

Piers Corfield is the Founder and CEO/CTO of Dashboard. A technology startup veteran (twice as CTO) in addition to a consultancy career spanning 25+ years, Piers’ has extensive open source, cloud, mobility and electronic security technology experience, in addition to wider commercial, business process and strategic roles. Piers has a strong track record in interpreting and anticipating technology trends which continuously influence the strategic vision for Dashboard.

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Rob has spent a career in strategy, start up, growth and transformation businesses. A theme of utilising digital/technology runs through all these since he founded the UK's first mobile ticketing business (listed on the NYSE as Eventbrite). He has a passion for 'making things happen', building teams and delivering success.

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Tom Dimitroff is a strategy advisor, negotiator, licensed lawyer and senior leader with wide-ranging experience in commercial structuring, project de-risking, M&A and finance. Tom has spent 23 years working in energy and infrastructure participating on and leading negotiating teams that have structured and delivered globally significant pipeline projects.

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Dave joined Dashboard as COO following 25 years as a Royal Marines Commando Officer.  He commanded an operational Commando unit in 3 Commando Brigade and led specialist teams delivering complex operational outputs and transformational organisational change in austere locations globally.

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Technical & Engineering

Alex is a Junior Software Engineer for Dashboard. He has a passion in developing backend and mobile application systems; helping to provide user insights into raw data. From his previous career as a hotel manager, he brings a people-centric nature and has a wealth of passion for teamwork.

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Ben Cleary is the Head of Technology for Dashboard. His work focuses on building, designing and deploying solutions using the best technology available. He brings over 10 years of experience in various technologies and roles. He draws on this experience to help solve problems and challenges in new and exciting ways.

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Bryon is the Programme Manager for Dashboard. A customer-focused senior technology professional, he has over 25 years’ experience across the IT and telecoms industry. With outstanding leadership skills, Bryon ensures any programme factors business value and risk into the decision-making process.

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Bryony is a Software Engineer Intern at Dashboard. She is a full-stack developer, with a focus on back-end development using the latest frameworks and technologies.

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Cheng joins Dashboard as the Supply Chain Manager. With over 40 years’ experience in the electronics industry, he brings with him a wealth of knowledge and is very excited to be part of Dashboard’s future plans. Cheng lives in London and is an avid sports fan and a keen tennis player. He has recently been appointed as a Governor of a school in Kew.

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Founder and owner of Convert Solutions Ltd, Christophe thrives on creative problem solving in helping Dashboard achieve their dreams. He is passionate about what he does and committed to helping companies through the design lifecycle from concept to reality. www.convertsolutions.co.uk

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David has spent over 20 years developing tech and consulting businesses in the energy and asset intensive industries. David has led growth, strategy and product for successful industry 4.0 startups and scaleups. He loves growing businesses with a focus on solving business problems, building value and selling transformational deals.

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Jamie is Dashboard's Senior Frontend Developer. His work focuses on the user interface and data visualisation in software applications. His education in Art and Design later blended with a love of code. As a result, Jamie has a diverse set of skills experience he draws upon for Dashboard’s digital projects.

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Kerenza is a Junior Software Engineer at Dashboard. 6 years of customer services/support experience in both the Telecoms and Water sectors have resulted in strong problem-solving skills. She was a key figure in the delivery of the new company website and now assists with the front-end development of Dashboards web applications.

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Kurt is a Hardware Engineer at Dashboard. He brings over 5 years of experience in electronic hardware design, and building products from concept stage through to production.

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Liam is a physical scientist holding a PhD in experimental nano-photonics with a keen interest in virtually every branch of technology. At Dashboard his role is a mixture of circuit design, embedded software, acoustics, data analysis, 3D printing, and generally assisting with complex technical queries.

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Mark Strawson joined Dashboard in October 2019 as Project Manager. His main focus is to deliver projects on time and within budget. Key to this is his previous experience in managing projects of all sizes in industries such as Cable TV and Telecommunications.

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Mike is the Dashboard Engineering Manager. He has approaching 40 years' experience in the IoT world, leading teams to define, design, implement and apply technology solutions for advanced industrial applications. He is a Chartered Engineer and member of the IET and ACM.

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Robin's role at Dashboard is Junior Data Scientist. With his two degrees in anthropology and ethnology, and fieldwork experience in over 10 countries, he brings out-of-the-box thinking, with a strong focus on insight and understanding. He brings to Dashboard the range that connects machine learning with user experience.

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Support Staff

Becky is the PA to the CEO & COO of Dashboard. Becky has served in the Royal Navy and it was during this time that she discovered her passion as a PA. Becky's aim is to support the CEO & COO to enable them to focus on the core operations of the business.

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Dana is a qualified Counsellor and Psychotherapist specialising in mental health in the workplace and company culture. This is in addition to running her private counselling and coaching practice. Her vision is for Dashboard to be at the forefront of progressive workplace culture embracing inclusivity whilst supporting all team members to reach their personal aims, goals, and potential.

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Danielle comes from a background in editorial and social media, having helped both recognised brands and start-ups build their online presence. She has developed her expertise in digital and SEO over the last five years and oversees all of Dashboard's content, marketing and PR. 

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Dan is the Recruitment and Administration Manager for Dashboard. An energetic professional, comfortable engaging at all levels across the business, which helps to quickly forge close working relationships. He spent 10 years within the Royal Marines specialising a Royal Marines Police Office.

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Matt comes from a background in academic administration and ESL teaching within Spanish language academies. His role at Dashboard is of facilitating needs across the organisation, and to provide the team with a values-driven approach to HR. He is passionate about providing administrative iteration within the business and enabling others to grow and succeed in their roles.

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Robyn is a Commercial Executive for Dashboard. She joined the company after graduating from university. Her degree nurtured her strong communication skills and willingness to face challenges head-on. She is passionate about supporting Dashboard's commercial success.

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Key advisors

Alastair recently retired from BP as their Senior Pipelines Consultant, with over 30 years working in the oil and gas sector, 18 of which were with BP. He has a strong background in the engineering design, operation and integrity management of onshore and offshore pipelines.

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