Neil Cawley

As the Head of IT, Neil is responsible for all IT functions across the Birtwistles group.

On joining Birtwistles, Neil brought with him a wealth of experience from a multi-industry background with a focus on digital innovation which is aligned to the business requirements.

He has managed various teams in IT spanning over 20 years whilst also maintaining a role as a fully qualified chef working at Manchester United Football Club. This comes in very handy in our fully equipped culinary training kitchen especially when we make hot sandwiches for all the staff on Feel Good Fridays!

Neil coordinates all IT related activities in the organisation whether this is for customers, suppliers or internal customers. He builds and maintains healthy relationships with all our customers whilst reviewing processes, systems and service levels to ensure that people get the best from the IT department.

Neil feels it is essential to explore all new emerging technologies that can drive improvement to our systems giving Neil the ability to offer support to the business. Neil’s passion is cyber security and keeping all data safe and secure and this is pivotal in ensuring sustainability for the future.

“Delivering technology to a level that reflects the high standards we all aim to achieve.”