Meet the Team
ASK4 is led by Managing Director, Jonathan Burrows, supported by the Operational Board including Mark Collins, Oliver Riddle, Jonathan Thornhill and Janet Rothery.
Chairman - As Chairman of Ask4, David's role is to lead the Board and to support the management in their execution of the company's strategy. Having commenced his career with Vodafone, David went on to be Chief Executive of successful fast-growing businesses such as TalkTalk, Opal Telecom and Martin Dawes. For a number of years David was also a Board member at The Carphone Warehouse Group plc
Managing Director – As founder and MD of the ASK4 Group, Jonathan oversees the company’s strategic management and development. Having identified an opportunity to use business-class telecommunications infrastructure to deliver industry leading broadband to residential users in multi-tenant buildings, Jonathan launched ASK4 back in 2000. Today the company’s services include super-fast broadband, managed WiFi, IPTV, VoIP telephony and value-added services to over 100,000 users across the UK. In May 2014 Jonathan completed a management buyout backed by Darwin Private Equity in order to accelerate ASK4’s growth and development as an industry leader and global player.
Chief Financial Officer
Director - Having worked within IT and telecoms for over 15 years, Jon has considerable technical expertise alongside clear commercial, legal and operational understanding. Jon joined ASK4 in 2009 and now sits on the ASK4 Board of Directors. With extensive experience in the ISP sector, Jon’s role largely focuses on the company’s expansion in Europe, adapting and delivering the ASK4 experience in different cultures and contexts.
Jon also founded 4Challenge as part of ASK4 in 2015 to raise money for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity in Sheffield. The inaugural challenge involved cycling 380 miles around the UK and raised over £26,000.
Sales Director - With over 18 years' experience within the IT and telecoms sector in sales and commercial roles, Oliver was appointed ASK4 Sales Director in 2013. Oliver manages the sales and commercial team, ensuring growth across the core business and within newer areas, such as the Private Rented Sector. Oliver also maintains key relationships with ASK4's fund backed clients.