Management team

Nigel Wood, Chairman

Nigel holds a Masters Degree in Engineering from Cambridge University.

In 1984 Nigel founded Telequip Ltd - a business telecommunications service provider. Telequip was one of the first service providers to combine fixed line and mobile, voice and data equipment and airtime services into a single service proposition for mid sized business customers. Telequip was sold to The Carphone Warehouse PLC in 2004.

Nigel is now semi-retired and is managing a series of private investments.

Tim Lloyd, Managing Director

Tim Lloyd has over 15 years of practical and commercial experience in the IT sector, with a particular focus on Internet related technologies and IP based networks. In 2001 he founded a company focusing on Linux consultancy and bespoke development which is where the idea of CensorNet was first conceived.

Tim co-founded Planet Edge Ltd, a specialist Internet solution provider, in 1998 where he led a team of developers working on innovative Internet related systems up until it was acquired by NASDAQ listed Internet investment firm CI4NET.COM. Prior to CensorNet he was director at GlobalFreeway, Australia’s first national free Internet Service Provider, based in Sydney

Dan Searle, Technical Director

Dan Searle is a veteran Linux developer with over 15 years of experience in turning technical architecture concepts into successful software and was the original developer of CensorNet.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from Manchester University and his skills range from embedded systems to kernel hacking and in-depth knowledge of IP network protocols. He is an advocate of open source and regularly contributes bug fixes and code snippets to a variety of projects.

Michael Tait, Head of Customer Services

Mick Tait has worked in the Internet industry since 1995, starting his career in technical support with a national ISP, before moving on to development and system administration. A keen Linux enthusiast, he has a wealth of experience with Linux as well as Unix and Windows operating systems.

Mick has over 10 years of Java programming experience and has worked on projects including an award winning e-commerce product, one of the first e-procurement solutions, a secure payment gateway for the Bank of Ireland and various smaller bespoke developments. He has held development positions at PC World, National Air Traffic Services, Dickies Workwear and The Bank of Ireland.