About us

Our Mission

Here at HiTeam, we have one clear mission: to help your business grow and succeed.  We aid businesses in their pursuit of success by delivering top quality services at affordable prices.

Our Services

Our complementary services include: planning and strategy advice, interim management,  advice on how to develop products and services for your clients, and independent talent acquisition.

We also offer comprehensive marketing services that clearly communicate your company’s strategy and products to your customers. As marketing is such an important aspect of business life, HiTeam have created a stand alone digital service designed to enable the company’s website and digital strategy to work well for the business.

Our Tech Side

Our team consists of members who have years of business and technology experience. Our business specialities include consulting, digital marketing, tactics in SEO and business growth, as well as web design and development. We were also a finalist in the SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards 2017.

Our team’s qualifications span across successful university courses and include:  BEng & BSci in Computer Science as well as an MBA in Business.

We design stunning websites and web applications that are tailored to your business needs. Our tech team are web and software monkeys who aim to develop high quality code.

Principles

HiTeam is a principle led business. We have 5 main principles:

  • we put existing customers first - always ensuring customer satisfaction before working on new projects.
  • we deliver high quality – high value services every time.
  • we believe in giving back to our community - 10% of HiTeam’s profits are dedicated to supporting charities.
  • we give opportunities to others - we have flexible packages suited for start-ups, small and growing businesses.
  • we are process driven – and use reflective practises to constantly improve our processes – giving our clients more value over time.

We may not be perfect all the time, but we strive for perfection.

About the HiTeam team

Mark Layzell is the founder of HiTeam. He has been involved in business since he was 18 and has worked in a number of industries, including technology, healthcare and international development. Mark is MBA educated and is currently completing his part time qualification with the Open University alongside running his HiTeam business. The effective business systems taught during the MBA qualification allow Mark to apply these techniques directly into small and medium sized business that HiTeam supports, ensuring that current best practise techniques are used throughout HiTeam's working methods

Mark Layzell

Mark Layzell

CEO

Mark has been in business since he was 18 years old, whilst helping business grow and succeed since 2011.

Mark has a Computer Science degree (BSc Hons) and is studying an MBA (Masters in Business Administration) with the Open University, allowing him to apply current tools and techniques to help grow your business.

Mark is HiTeam’s chief consultant, who helps to ensure that a company’s strategy is adequately reflected in the marketing strategy and web development projects.

Outside of work, Mark spends a lot of time with his family, friends and enjoying the outdoors.

Amanda Layzell

Amanda Layzell

Admin and Services Director

Amanda’s expert eye for detail helps to keep HiTeam, and our clients projects on track.

Amanda has experience working for both large and small organisations in London and Cambridge, and brings her administration, copy writing and proof reading skills to ensure that HiTeam delivers efficient, value adding services.

Outside of work, Amanda is dedicated to teaching and development of the Layzell children.

Stuart McCreery

Stuart McCreery

Head of Project Delivery

A qualified Chartered Accountant with Corporate and SME business experience as both a Finance Director and as Managing Director in the creative and media sectors.  Now an owner and Managing Director of a small portfolio of businesses serving the smaller end of the SME market with creative design, print management and business advisory services.  Recognition of the importance of clear communication and working to an agreed goal has always stood Stuart in good stead throughout his career.  The objectives of Hi Team / WebWorksWell fit well with Stuart and he is delighted to be involved in supporting business growth in the digital space.

Owner and Managing Director at Symbian.  Symbian Print is a 20 year + established print management business providing print solutions for customers across the UK using a trusted network of suppliers in the UK and across Europe.  Symbian Create is a Creative Agency providing graphic design services, digital marketing support and website design.  We often work as an outsourced or overflow marketing function to SME businesses looking to grow.  From branding and identity projects through Wesite build to Facebook and Adwords Symbian can help you deliver results.

Married for over 20 years and with a 13 year old daughter family is very important.  Sports interests include football, rugby and golf.

George Hammond

George Hammond

Head of CRM & Data

George has a degree in Mathematics and a Master’s degree in Management & Marketing from Durham University. He started his career as a data analyst for Ipsos MORI and Sky TV, and subsequently moved into insight management roles at Royal Mail and Aviva.

His expertise in using data and insight to drive business decision making exposed him to strategic and consultancy projects in marketing, sales and technology transformation environments. This experience allowed him to move into a career in consultancy and project management where he has been able to create, manage and deliver CRM programmes for companies such as LexisNexis and FutureLearn.

George’s 20+ years’ experience in data and CRM has given him a solid track record in delivering CRM systems (i.e. Salesforce, Zoho), contact strategies, automation and ROI. As a driven, committed and hardworking individual, he has strong leadership and organisation skills, and regularly uses his business acumen and understanding of technologies to deliver added value.

Lee Holmes

Lee Holmes

Digital Marketing and Sales

Lee is a fundamental part of the HiTeam digital marketing team working with the graphic design elements of online material and other marketing. He is an expert at web optimisation and key word research helping HiTeam sites rank well on Google.

Lee comes from a background in media specialising in video editing, filming and graphic design. He has built up his own Instagram profile taking part in promotions for clothing brands. He is passionate about creating the best content possible for the brands he works with.

Outside work, Lee spends time developing and growing his social media and plays video games.

Eilidh Clague

Eilidh Clague

Digital Marketing and Sales

Eilidh is an enthusiastic member of the team who enjoys identifying areas of development in website design and creatively managing social media accounts, whilst trying to maintain a consistent brand image.

In her free time, Eilidh enjoys spending time with her dogs, playing video games and listening to music.

Razvan-Ioan Dinita

Razvan-Ioan Dinita

Cloud Computing & Special Projects Consultant

Raz is currently a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science and Cloud Computing at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge where he teaches C#, Java, Scala, C/C++, OOP Principles, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5/CSS3, and MV* JavaScript/PHP based modules. Raz is also the Course Leader for the BEng Computer Science course.

In his spare time, Raz is actively pursuing personal consultancy and tech startup projects. Raz is always keen to develop his knowledge as well as apply himself to architect and develop small to large scale web/server/cloud applications.

Raz also has active collaborations with the industry through knowledge transfer partnerships. Raz has published several scientific papers and has been involved for a number of years with professional bodies of high reputation, in particular the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), where he is active in the Industrial Electronics Society (IES).

Raz has a PhD degree in Cloud Computing Optimisation, for which he has built a Scala autonomous distributed management system capable of interfacing with a VMWare run (or any other hypervisor technology, given appropriate programming skills and an API) datacentre infrastructure for carbon footprint reduction, security, and consolidation purposes.

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