About us

Meet the team

Martin Jonik

Founder
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Martin co-founded Techmodal in 2005 with a view to becoming the go-to experts in Defence data. He now has over 20 years’ experience in cost consulting for the likes of the MOD, which ensures his capabilities within software and systems engineering are regularly in demand. A people person at heart, Martin heads up our sales strategy and can often be found walking the halls at Army HQ or working alongside our teams in the Royal Navy down in Portsmouth.

Dave Evans

Founder
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Having co-founded Techmodal alongside Martin, Dave oversees our cost modelling, analytics and software development teams. His 20+ years of cost modelling and software development experience has earned him a reputation as an expert in his field. Dave regularly works with the MOD to consult on a variety of high-profile projects, and is often seen overseeing our senior teams at Army and MOD HQ.

Neil Firth

Chairman
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Neil is a Defence specialist who has delivered extensive transformational change in MOD and knows how to the navigate Defence and Government communities. Previously CEO of the Defence Storage and Distribution Agency, Director of Logistics and Commodity procurement in the MOD and a Director in UPS, he was the architect of the DE&S logistics and commodities outsourcing.

Gareth Vaughan

Director
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Gareth joined Techmodal in 2018 and brings more than 20 years’ experience in the Defence and Transport markets working in both large scale and SME sized organisations. Gareth began his career as a software engineer and is now an experienced leader of businesses and business units that deliver technology and information system development services, research and consultancy to the UK and international defence markets. With Andy Lloyd, Gareth is responsible for Directing all Techmodal business activities.

Andrew Lloyd

Director
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Andy started with Techmodal in 2018, bringing with him his career experience across operational and financial leadership. Andy has worked across a number of industries including consulting, retail, logistics and services and has operated within differing  scales of organisation including international SME’s and large UK plc’s. As a Chartered Account Andy has 20 years’ experience controlling company performance and direction. Together with Gareth Vaughan, Andy is responsible for directing all Techmodal business activities.