New Non-Executive Director Appointed at Cranford Group to head up Cloud Practice

4th October, 2018

Cranford group are delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Blunn as a Non-Executive Director to the business, heading up our Cloud practice.

Martin is a hugely experienced Technical Architect/Principal Consultant who is currently Head of Technology for a Gas Utility with over 30 years background in IT and a practical and impressive knowledge of Enterprise Management, IT Service Management and emerging Technologies. 

He excels at understanding the complexities of business needs and the technology associated with finalising and delivering strategic goals within the business. 

With a grounded practical background his consulting skills are now focused on helping deliver Cloud solutions and expertise whilst supporting organisations and their people through this change management through both infrastructure and technology. 

Martin prides himself in updating his skills and learning through various mediums to ensure that his knowledge keeps pace with the fast evolving sector that he operates in.  

Over the last 6 months Cranford has been continuing its sizeable growth in the cloud space, from our historical long-standing foundation in IT Service Management and ITIL.  

We have seen significant increases in business levels and demand across both the public and private sector and are delivering quality people with experience in AWS, Azure and many other Cloud Architecture roles . 

The focus is to support our clients and ensure we are offering them exactly what they need in the changing IT landscape to operate successfully. 

This has seen the introduction of dedicated services including CloudBase our approved pool of Cloud Architect resource alongside two new Non Executive Director positions.

David Bentley Managing Director at Cranford Group commented

“Martin has an impressive range of skills and experiences through his lengthy career and has had a long standing working relationship with both myself and the Cranford group for many years. 

When we were looking to appoint an expert within the cloud sector he was for me a natural choice due to his ability, impressive record as a leader and his exemplary attitude to achieving the best results. His ambitions and work ethic are very much aligned with our team.  

He brings his considerable knowledge to our organisation at a pivotal time as we launch our largest ever Cloud Leadership white paper and are available for public sector engagement through G cloud and Dos 3 the Government Digital Market place for procurement as well as private sector contracts.”

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