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.

Kempton Cannons

Chief Executive Officer
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With over 20 years’ experience as a Supply Chain subject matter expert and consultant across Government and Commercial sectors, Kempton’s expertise has seen him lead global teams to Supply Chain success. He also holds 15+ years’ experience working in the Defence sector alongside the likes of the MOD, Lockheed Martin, BAE, Rolls-Royce and Leonardo, making him perfectly placed to lead Techmodal as our CEO.

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.

Henry Monelle

Account Manager
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Henry joined us as a consultant in 2014 after studying mathematics at university and training with the Royal Navy as an aircrew officer. Having worked on a variety of major Defence programmes, Henry has progressed his career with us to become Account Manager and often leads on work within Joint Force Command.