Meet the Team

The faces behind the names

Our team of experts at BVM offer our clients knowledge and experience while working around the clock to deliver industry leading products and services.


Rod Clarke

Managing Director

Rod has worked with computers since graduating from University. Initially specialising in large mainframe systems before moving to embedded systems in 1982. He led the formation of BVM in 1989 and has been the MD since.


David Smith

Technical Director

David’s degree is in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. He has a background in software with a broad knowledge of embedded operating systems, hardware design and system architecture.

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Chris Brierley

Sales Director

Chris joined BVM in 2014 and brings with him 20 years experience of the embedded market. His experience covers both embedded boards, systems and LCD/touch screens.


Colin Coote

Thermal Printer Product Manager

Colin has many years experience with thermal printers from both a technical and commercial perspective. He is responsible for the Seiko Instruments product franchise including printer mechanisms, portable printers and POS printers.


Matthew Watkins-Glass

Field Sales Engineer

Matthew has been in sales for over 10 years selling computer solutions. He joined BVM in 2012 and is now responsible for all sales in the south and west of the UK. He has a broad knowledge of systems and how they are used in customer applications.

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Chris Ough

Field Sales Engineer

Chris has been in sales for over 10 years. He joined BVM in 2019. He has a broad knowledge of embedded systems and how they are used in customer applications.


Julia Maynard

Financial Controller

Julia has been with BVM for over 20 years. She oversees all things financial including bought ledger, sales ledger and currency.


Dan Powell

Website Development and Marketing

Dan joined BVM at the start of 2019. He oversees all things marketing and looks after the website.

Quite often, we’re the manufacturer behind the solutions you know

Whether we’re utilising our own manufacturing & production facilities here in Southampton – or our ecosystem of partners in Asia, BVM can cope with any size or complexity of batch manufacturing. Our production team are highly motivated with a flexible “can do” attitude ensuring consistent quality and on-time delivery.