The Team


James Pickance


  James started Upshot in 2006 following a number of years working on network rollouts for the mobile operators in the UK and overseas.  As well as running the business James is also responsible for business development, product development and rapid network rollout of Telcoms and Optic networks in the UK & overseas.

Mark Pickance

Director/ Owner

  Mark joined Upshot in 2010 to run the London office. Prior to joining Upshot Mark was Group Treasurer of Parkridge Holdings (part of Pro Logis). As well as running the business Mark is responsible for business development & overseeing operations. Upshot's operation managers’ report into Mark.

Dave Deans

Business Development Manager

After an illustrious career in the fire service both in the field and in Operations, Dave joined Upshot to bring his extensive knowledge in operations at scale to assist Upshot's rapid growth. Often as our clients first initial point of contact, Dave has the ability to understand our client's needs and translate those into the very best execution.

Ian Swann

Health & Safety

Ian joined Upshot as a consultant in 2010, Ian’s role is to make sure that Upshot complies with every aspect of today’s health and safety compliance. Ian has over 20years experience in this sector.

Sue Whittaker


Sue has been with Upshot right from the start and is a key member of the team with a lot of experience in her field  


Fay Broomfield

Marketing and Administration Coordinator