FarrPoint was founded in 2007 as an independent IT and telecoms consultancy focused on providing impartial advice to clients in their adoption of technology. Our management team have many years experience across multiple market sectors and take pride in managing the success of the wider FarrPoint team.
Director, Chief Executive
Initially from a research background, Andrew is a highly qualified and experienced principal consultant who is well regarded across industry. His skills and experience in telecoms and networking are sought by organisations across both the public and private sectors. His expertise covers strategic studies and business case preparation, through system design, procurement and negotiation.
Richard is a highly experienced Project Manager and Network Consultant. He has extensive experience of PRINCE procedures to successfully deliver ICT projects on behalf of clients, gained over the last 10 years. Richard’s experience covers the whole project lifecycle from business case, through specification and procurement, to implementation. Richard has successfully completed network and broadband studies for both public sector organisations and telecoms companies. Prior to consultancy, Richard worked with Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) for a number of years.
Calum is a network professional with over 20 years’ experience in public sector, enterprise and service provider industry sectors. He is widely recognised across the industry as a technical authority and has provided technical design and strategy advice to some of the world’s largest network operators. Calum leads the FarrPoint technical team and covers all aspects of networking technology.
Stuart Gibson is the former Global Head of Telecoms & Media at HBOS with 20 years’ experience in providing debt, equity and advisory services to companies operating in the cable, mobile, fixed line, broadband, telecoms infrastructure and media sectors in many parts of the world. Since 2009, Stuart has run his own telecoms, media & technology advisory business and is a well known contributor to the next generation broadband debate, as well as the broader Scottish digital agenda, having authored the Reform Scotland “Digital Power” report and assumed a number of related directorships and consultancy positions.