Meet Our Directors


Welcome to CNi

The team at CNi Solutions have a proven track record of success in supporting small and medium-sized businesses across the United Kingdom, specialising in acting as a client’s outsourced IT department or supplementing an existing IT function. Our team understands that your business’ technology needs to be tailored to suit your requirements, whether you are a start-up business, looking to make your first IT purchase, or a large corporate looking for daily support and guidance on your growing technology demands.

At CNi Solutions we can help you to create and maintain a highly efficient, integrated IT environment, that will help you manage complexity, but at a cost-effective level, coupled with improved performance and protection of your existing assets.”

Our Directors are Neil Haydock and Martin Keelagher; their profiles can be seen below:

Neil Haydock- Director

Neil is the founding director of CNi Solutions. With over 25 years’ experience in the IT industry as a support engineer, 15 years running businesses and a passion for starting and building companies with strong client relationships and customer service – in 2013 CNi Solutions Ltd was born.

A keen sportsman who likes to push himself to the limits, being involved still in Amateur football, badminton and tennis, and staying in shape by running or cycling.

A father of two daughters and married to Mel, Neil enjoys spending time with his young family, either at the cinema, bowling alley or trips out to places of interest, as well as continuing to try and get all three girls in the house into and/or playing football! Certainly a challenge.

A Manchester City fan at heart, hence the sky blue company colours, Neil never misses a chance, like City do sometimes, to get a new client on board by inviting potential customers to the numerous events that CNi Solutions get involved in.

“It’s a great way to win people over and show them the level of service they will receive as a client” “We like to show our customers what they mean to us and think it is the most important thing you can do, backed up by the excellent technical support of course.” “You’ve got to actually be able to do the job! Whilst making people feel special and looked after.” Neil Haydock

 

Martin Keelagher- Director

Martin is a senior executive, assisting a many select clients on a broad range of strategic and financial matters across several international markets and sectors. He is a Non-Executive Director, Director and Trustee of several organisations.

Martin’s passion for all things IT was born out of his desire to look at ways of streamlining the way that businesses operate. Utilising the latest technology to ensure that client’s businesses are at the forefront of what is possible and that clients can operate a fully supported IT infrastructure, in a cost efficient manner, ensuring the minimal of down time for any client.

“When we sat down and designed the business model for CNi Solutions, we wanted to put the customer needs at the very heart of our offering; reverse engineering our proposition to solve the issues that a modern day business faces in today’s fast-moving technology-based world. We understand the needs, wants and aspirations of our clients in their IT requirements, because we are business professionals ourselves.” Martin Keelagher

In previous positions Martin has worked in several international financial institutions, working within any number of areas and in some International locations. As well as in Venture Capital, through Walford Cunningham & Hayes, in which he holds the position of Director, advising on their Portfolio investments.

In his downtime, Martin enjoys working with several charities, please see our CSR section, as Trustee and Board member as well as enjoying field sports, socialising with friends, sailing, sitting on the beach and reading.

Martin has gained a BA (Hons) Degree in Business Studies; Entrepreneurship and Business Strategy, from the Nottingham Trent Business School, and is an experienced and accomplished facilitator, Mentor and Investor.