At Rock-Tech we love to think of ourselves as a close family, all sharing the same desire to help organisations put on great events.

"The team they have built is one that works the extra mile, with a smile on their face. It is a pleasure to work with them!"

Mark Steele, !Audacious Executive Assistant

  • Phil Adlam

    Group Managing Director

  • Phil is the managing director and founding partner of Rock-Tech. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of audio and acoustic consultancy, lighting, video, event management and production. He brings his very real passion for quality and high standards to work with him every day. Extremely level headed and a fantastic problem solver, Phil is the main man at Rock-Tech in every sense. From event and product design, to top end sound engineer, production expert, musician, experience in R&D, sound solutions, video solutions, you have to wonder if there is much he hasn't turned his hand to in this field! 

Ben Suffolk
  • Ben Suffolk

    Head of Special Projects

  • Ben has many years experience helping local churches to make the most of their budgets, which is why he puts together our installation quotes. He is an absolute computer wizard, and built the whole back end to our business from scratch. A great installation expert from quoting through to actually installing the equipment,  he is a fantastic asset to any project. With a good few years event experience too, he is a well versed technician.

Ben Hammond
  • Ben Hammond

    Managing Director of Events

  • From clubs to stadiums, Ben has toured the world mixing artists including: AFI, At The Drive In, Don Broco, The Veronicas, Deaf Havana, Of Mice & Men, Ugly Kid Joe, You Me At Six, Skid Row, The Veronicas, Lawson, Saxon, and Duff McKagan (Guns N Roses) among many others.
    He's also been hired directly to mix artists such as: Florence & The Machine, Blink 182, 30 Seconds to Mars and Rob Trujjilo (Metallica).
    Alongside mixing audio, Ben also takes the reigns as Production Manager for many of his artists, giving him a great understanding of all aspects of the live events industry.
    - 2017 TPI Awards " Engineer of the Year" Finalist
    - 2013 ProSound Awards
    - 2012 Audio Pro International Awards

  • Luke Bell

    Director of Events

  • Production Manager Luke Bell has barely been home in 20 years racking up shows, and air miles with a client list of some of the worlds most high profile artists from Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Florence & The Machine, to The Pretty Reckless and Vinnie Paul. Lukes many years of managing worldwide logistics, budgeting, advancing, and accounting make him an invaluble member of the RTE team.

Jason Bikersteth
  • Jason Bickersteth

    Installation Team Manager

  • Jason manages our installation team, bringing a keen attention to detail and a can-do attitude to deliver excellent results for our customers. As well as a passion for creating great spaces, and has a huge repetoire of experience. Bring him a coffee and he will beam for hours.

  • Marc West

    Northern Events Manager

  • Marc is our Northern events manager. Highly experienced in events from quoting, through to event delivery, he keeps a high standard of professionalism with an eye for detail and customer satisfaction. If your event is around the north of England, you will likely get assigned to work alongside Marc. He brings a wealth of energy and enthusiasm to the tasks at hand.

  • Tim Isherwood

    Operations Manager

  • Tim is our HR, Health & Safety and Office manager.  He has a sharp eye for writing up legal documents needed on our events.  He is also one of the first points of contact in the office.

  • Rachel Hill

    Senior Project manager, Events

  • Joining us in 2019 as Senior Project manager is Rachel Hill. With over 10yrs of experience working as a project manager, promoter rep, production and tour manager, Rachel has gained an incredible knowlege  of the live events industry and an impressive client list. Working for acts such as Chic, Katy Perry, Little Mix, Geroge Ezra, Biffy Clyro... Rachel excels in managing advancing, budgets, staffing, and logistics, and is passionate in delivering the best.

  • Emma Gallantree

    Accounts Lead

  • Emma has 19 years experience working within finance and deals with all our accounting needs. She is AAT qualified and often the first point of contact here at Rock-tech.

Kieran Scotchbrook
  • Kieran Scotchbrook

    Sales Manager

  • Kieran works in the York Office, ensuring we deliver the best customer service possible. He oversees the sales team and puts sales and installation quotes together. The cheeriest chappie out there.

  • Joshua Astwood

    Sales Assistant

  • Josh covers our sales quoting, and you will often see him out and about on demo's with various other members of the team. You need some gear, Josh knows what that gear is, perfect match.

Tilly James Hoyle
  • Tilly James-Hoyle

    After-Sales and TECH-care Manager

  • Tilly is often the first point of contact at Rock-tech. She is the person that greets you to our services and assigns your request to the correct department or persons. She also keeps the team in check, making sure you get a timely response. Super bubbly and friendly, a pleasure to interract with.

  • Ronan Broderick

    Servicing and Repairs

  • Ronan handles all of our repairs and servicing to ensure you are up and running as soon as possible. He can fix things that appear to be beyond hope, highly knowledgable of the whole events technology field. He is also the head of tech at his local church, problem solving week in and week out. Highly experienced, well travelled and great at breaking tech jargon down into understandable words.

Steve Craven
  • Steve Craven

    Media & Marketing

  • Steve Craven is the man with a camera and not afraid to use it. Pushing our social media posts and getting Rock-tech out there is his game. He is also a sound wizard and does some wonders with the multitracks from our events.

  • David Heaton

    Technical Events Manager

  • David is an excellent all-rounder technician, responsible for making sure that all of our events are properly kitted out with the right gear. He keeps a level head and makes clients and crew feel relaxed. David is great at keeping things under control, and also manages our busy warehouse team. Just don't say anything funny to him, his laughter will break the legal dB limit for the event.

  • Russ Baldwin

    Production Engineer

  • Russ is a highly competent sound engineer and knows his craft well. I wish the same could be said about his sense of humour! You will never feel like his efforts are sub par, he is super helpful and will push into the 20th hour of an event day with a big grin on his face.

  • Peter Fox

    Production Engineer

  • Peter is one of our regular warehouse team and is an engineer in both sound and lighting. His knowledge of our systems always comes in handy, he knows our cloud based stock management like the back of his hand.

  • Joe Devonport

    Warehouse Technician

  • Joe is a valued member of the warehouse preparation team. You will see him around the warehouse if you come to collect equipment. A keen hobbyist technician at the Church he attends, Joe is keen to broaden his technical horizons with us here at Rock-Tech.

  • Ilyas Graham

    Installation Engineer

  • Ilyas joined us in 2017, has built up knowledge of the warehouse and is now a part of the installation team. You will see his cheery self if you have arranged any installation work. He is a hard working and to the point kind of guy, receives his task and gets right on with it. A bright member of the team.


  • Malcolm Hill

  • Malcolm is a pioneer of the industry. He has accomplished so much in his 50 year career, it is difficult to summarise. The video on Hill's homepage explains many of his accomplishments, from designing and manufacturing the worlds first compact mixing console to providing the sound rig for Live Aid at Wembley Stadium, supporting such acts as Queen, David Bowie, Paul McCartney and many more. Malcolm consults with us on some of our larger event specs and always lends fascinating insight to tech in the industry.

Ben Folarin
  • Ben Folarin

    Project Manager

  • Ben Folarin is an expert in sound, working with many churches across London. His live event experience is extensive, working with many high profile international artists.