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Our team have backgrounds in major operations, giving us a unique blend of knowledge and practical experience.

Approachable, Reliable, Knowledgeable

Nova Incepta was founded in 2006, and quickly established a reputation for the highest level of customer satisfaction within telecoms consultancy services based on its policy of delivering innovative, flexible and tangible results to the service provider, operator, vendor and regulatory communities.

We have a strong Global customer base and portfolio of services. Our experienced people are from major operators such as BT, and leading technology vendors such as Ericsson, Marconi and Alcatel. This gives the company a unique blend of deep technical knowledge and practical experience of deploying systems and running networks.

Chris Joel

Managing Director / Owner

Chris has worked in telecoms all his career across many different roles which has given him a great understanding of the industry both from the operator, vendor and service provider perspective.

Chris is passionate about travelling and cooking and sharing good food and drinks with friends and family.

Mitch Reynolds

Operations and Finance Director / Owner

Mitch spent 21 years at GEC, GPT, Marconi, Ericsson in a variety of roles including production, project, business & account management across all services areas. After his escape, he joined Nova Incepta in 2009, to grow the repairs business. Mitch is married with 3 children and an old house which leaves him little time for hobbies, except the occasional real ale.

Steve Rouse

Associate Managed Service Delivery Specialist

Steve is an expert in all things service, support and delivery and after spending much of his career in telecoms, he has also worked in utilities and IT.  Steve is a keen Rugby fan, traveller and occasional golfer.

Paul Prior

NMS and Virtualisation Senior Engineer

Paul (PIP) is our resident techie guru, who is the go to person for anything IT and virtualisation and has had many years’ experience in telecoms specialising in Network Management Systems. Paul is an avid chef, and enjoys a cocktail and some heavy metal.

Jo Chisam

Broker Sales and Accounts Administrator

Jo started with Nova Incepta providing book keeping services and has developed into broker sales and operational management. Outside of work Jo is a keen rider, gardener and cook and enjoys spending time with her family.

Gina Pryor

UK Warehouse Operations

Gina spent many years with a successful career in the Ambulance Service and now enjoys her part time role with Nova which allows her to spend as much time as possible either with her 8 grandchildren, or off gallivanting with her wide social network.

Ricky Blake

UK Warehouse Operations

Richard has about 18 years’ experience in warehouse distribution and logistics including almost 8 years managerial experience. Richard also has the knowledge and experience of Health & Safety, First Aid and Fire Marshall and fire extinguishing training. In Richard’s spare time he enjoys going to the gym and spending time with his two boys.

Sergio Lavezzaro

Business Development Southern Europe

Sergio has a wealth of experience that combine a solid technical background and business understanding built through key positions in Operations, Sales, International Business Development and Export Management.

Sergio likes travelling around Italy having good food and wine possibly with family and friends, and is passionate on skiing.

Andrew Brown

Business Development Sub-Saharan Africa

Andrew has worked internationally across several different organisations and is skilled in management, people, leadership, Six Sigma, project management and has good rounded technical knowledge. Andrew is focussed on results in everything he does and strives to deliver change, growth and financial targets.

Outside of work Andrew enjoys travelling and especially skiing.

Bernard Smart

Business Development Associate

Bernard provides professional services and technology solutions to telecom operators, private network clients, utilities and transport companies. His extensive commercial experience is underpinned by his engineering background; he is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of the IET.

Bernard likes gadgets, guitars, golf; he enjoys spending time with his family and walking his dog.

Kully Sahota

From InXpress – Our Shipping Partner

Kully is part of the extended team as he runs InXpress Peterborough who provides an excellent shipping service to Nova Incepta.

For anyone looking for shipping services we would recommend you drop Kully a line –