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Meet the Team

Get to know the people who make Konnetix stand out

Meet our Team

The team at Konnetix boast an extensive knowledge of designing, implementing and maintaining complex IT solutions. 

Click on a member of the team to find out more.

Darren Billinghurst

Managing Director


BDM / Account Management




Helpdesk Manager


Field Engineer


Head Technician


Infrastructure Services

Darren Billinghurst

Bio: Prior to launching Konnetix in 1999, Darren worked as an electrical and data engineer, involved in a number of high-profile technology projects for the government, the Ministry of Defence and within the private sector. With over 25 years’ industry experience, Darren maintains a hands-on approach to all aspects of the business; from the outstanding project delivery to the ongoing customer support that has resulted in Konnetix’s continued growth over the years.
Hobbies: Outside of work, Darren enjoys spending time with his family and friends, something he doesn’t always do when following one of his other big loves, Arsenal FC


John Bell

Bio: John joined Konnetix in October 2016 as Business Development Manager. Boasting a wealth of experience of the IT industry, John has worked with all major vendors during his career, assisting his clients with a range of products and services, including Managed Services, Procurement and Consultancy. With knowledge of dealing with an array of different businesses and technologies, John’s ability to understand a customer’s requirements and quickly provide a solution has made him a crucial member of the Konnetix team in a short space of time.
Hobbies: When not spending time at home with his young family or John can be found fulfilling the roles as “Dad’s Taxi” and as a long-suffering Luton Town Football Club fan. 


Rachel Middows

Bio: Our Queen of Accounts and Admin, Rachel is instrumental in keeping Konnetix running smoothly. As well as running the finance department, Rachel’s roles also include project planning and cash flow projections, and she has been a very important part of a number of projects with some prestigious clients; Toys R Us and Grant Thornton UK & Northern Ireland, to name but two.
Hobbies: When she’s not ensuring everything is ship shape at Konnetix HQ, Rachel’s time away from work is spent with her partner and family. 


Nyckie Denning

Bio: With over six years’ service desk experience in a range of industries such as recruitment, construction, retail and charities, Nyckie joined Konnetix in April of 2016. Having initially been recruited as a Service Desk Technician, Nyckie quickly proved herself to be a valuable member of the team, earning herself a promotion to Helpdesk Manager – a role she is flourishing in.
Hobbies: Nyckie’s spare time is currently being taken up redecorating her new home. Besides knocking down walls and driving to and from Ikea, Nyckie also enjoys spending time with her two cats and playing PC or board games.  


Jason Busby

Bio: With a background in the public sector and over 15 years’ experience within the IT industry, Jason joined Konnetix in September of 2016 as a Field Engineer. In his time with Konnetix, Jason has relished every aspect on this new challenge, taking a hands-on approach to his role at the company and establishing himself as a popular member of the team.
Hobbies: Despite his fresh-faced and youthful appearance, Jason is a proud dad to four young children, a position that takes up much of his spare time. When he can, though, Jason does enjoy visiting the cinema and watching his favourite football team, Arsenal. 


Kris Warner

Bio: With over 18 years’ experience in the industry, Kris heads up our IT Support and Project Team, responsible for all the internal IT operations infrastructure for Konnetix. During his time with the business, Kris has overseen a number of key technological developments that have been crucial to Konnetix’s success; from Disaster Recovery to Azure storage, Monitoring Solutions to better Managed Service procedures.

Hobbies: Outside of work, Kris is well on his way to becoming the next Elon Musk, focusing on his life’s other passion: electronics and battery powered technology. 


Gavin Strutt

Bio: Having begun his working life as an engineer, Gavin quickly climbed the industry ladder, working in a number of different roles; from supervisory to sales, management to directorship. With a comprehensive understanding of data cabling, infrastructure systems, design, implementation, trends, technologies, IP Networks, IP-based technologies and network hardware, Gavin will add to our already-knowledgeable team of experts.

Hobbies: Gavin’s time away from work is split between the gym where he trains in boxing and kickboxing, and spending time with his Siberian Husky, ‘Bear’.