Who we are - Bob Ladell


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Bob is a Programme and Project Manager with a background in System Design. He has over 35 years international experience specialising in advanced software and hardware technologies as engineer, consultant and manager. His career includes extensive experience in design and test for high volume manufacturing, and the development and delivery of complex communications networks including specialised LANS, WANs and satellite links. Bob has undertaken a number of advanced projects involving the development and implementation of embedded software and firmware, and including systems able to execute software in native or source mode. He is a member of the IoD.


Working with people from the factory floor to the board room, Bob is an effective communicator across all levels of the organisation. He has enjoyed great success in managing international projects, and has consistently delivered difficult leading edge solutions on time and to budget. He is at home in different cultures both socially and at work.


He brings to his projects a wide experience, whose value is enhanced by his strong common sense and his adaptability. Bob's experience has been gained in a diverse range of business sectors including: domestic product design, advanced military applications, transport, finance, energy, satellite TV, military satcomms, and telecommunications and computer networks. He has managed programmes employing over 100 people globally dispersed, and with budgets exceeding $US 30 million.


Bob has worked for Thorn Consumer Electronics (10 years), Logica (10 years) and British Satellite Broadcasting (2 years). He has spent the last thirteen years working as Consultant and Director for his own companies: AsCoTech Ltd and First Option Networks Ltd. Bob is a Founding Associate of Adsensus International.