Our Management Team
Andrew Smith BSc, MSc, CEng MIET – Operations Director
After leaving the Army in 1996 as a qualified engineer, Andrew worked for a number of high profile companies including Marshall Specialist Vehicles and Penman Engineering Ltd, in a variety of roles with increasing responsibility for the development and management of MOD portfolios in addition to securing new business. Andrew joined TMS in 2014, bringing with him a wealth of leadership, innovation and risk management experience. His role is to ensure and improve the performance, productivity, efficiency and profitability of TMS by providing an effective ‘Operations’ strategy. Andrew is married with two children and is a keen sportsman and conservationist.
Tim Cannon BEng (Hons) MIEE OCP – Technical Director
Tim joined the company in 2002 bringing with him a wealth of technical expertise. During his career Tim has acquired specialist knowledge and skills in developing secure communication systems. An Oracle Certified Professional, Tim has worked on projects within high profile organisations such as IBM and the HM Government Communications Centre. At TMS Tim is responsible for providing board level input on software and IT related matters and managing a team of 6 to develop internal and external software development projects.
Theresa Cannon – Commercial Director
Theresa joined TMS in 2004 after over 10 years of a successful career in retail management. Theresa, who has strong project management skills, works closely with the TMS Project Managers assisting them in their roles with the financial management of their projects, ensuring that projects are resourced correctly and are running to schedule. Theresa manages the support office, oversees the HR department and she also assists Michelle with general accountancy tasks.
Michelle Allbones FCCA MSc – Financial Controller & Company Secretary
Michelle joined TMS in 2014 and is responsible for all accounting and company secretarial duties. Michelle qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1999 and has significant experience within accountancy and audit practice, as well as acting in the position of Financial Controller and Business Development Manager across a range of industry sectors.
Glyn Rushworth – Group Sales Manager
On leaving the RAF in 1995 Glyn began work with BAE systems as an Avionics Technical Instructor in Saudi Arabia. Glyn joined TMS in 2002 as a Technical Author/Trainer and has worked across the business; he now leads the Business Development Team. With his expert knowledge of ILS, Training and Technical Publications, Glyn develops comprehensive proposals and tenders tailored to meet each clients’ needs.