Meet the Opus management team

Michael O'Donnell

Michael O’Donnell – CEO

Michael heads up the Opus management team and founded the company in 1992, having come from an engineering background and worked in the office equipment industry since 1981.

His inspiration to create the company came from his own experience of difficulties finding a communications company that could deliver the service he required. His vision is to provide caring customer service whilst delivering technology with purpose.

Chris Terry – Group Operations Director

Chris is an experienced ICT Professional from a Communications and IT background spanning back to 1992. Chris has been Group Operation Director at Opus since 2014, having held positions within Installation, Support, Programming and Training at other Telco Resellers. Chris started off his career at Opus in 1998 within the Engineering team before heading up the Technical and Project teams.

This experience has provided an excellent grounding and he has been responsible for driving the operational development for the company strategy for well over a decade now.

Chris Terry

Craig Walden – Marketing Director

Craig joined Opus Telecoms in 2017 having supported Opus as a Marketing Consultant for 8 years prior to that.

Craig spent 16 years at BT in their R&D labs before studying with the Chartered Institute of Marketing and enjoying various marketing roles across the telecoms industry in manufacturing and distribution, before owning his own marketing agency for 8 years before joining Opus as the Marketing Director.

Michael O’Donnell – Sales Director

Having worked for Opus for more than 12 years, Michael has managed a national sales team at Opus and is currently Sales Director for our Reigate and City sales teams.

Michael is dedicated to supporting mid-market and enterprise organisations on their chosen path to digital transformation, from traditional telephone systems to IP and cloud based unified communication solutions.

Michael O'Donnell
Paul Allen

Paul Allen – Sales Director

Following a history of Sales and Managing Director roles in the telecommunications industry, Paul joined Opus in 2012 as Sales Director for our Hitchin office, serving London, Oxfordshire, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Essex counties and beyond.

Paul specialising in helping public sector organisations on their journey to digital transformation and unified communications, delivering collaboration and customer experience solutions.

Danny Spooner – Sales Director

Having joined Opus as an engineer in 1995, Danny has progressed to hold Group Service Manager and Director roles before taking responsibility for our managed print services division as Sales and Managing Director.

Danny leads his team in delivering consultative print solutions backed by personalised account management and customer service.

Danner Spooner
Stephen Harte

Stephen Harte – Sales Director

Stephen first joined Opus in 2009, as an honours graduate with a degree in Business and Computing. During a hiatus, Stephen worked as an IT consultant and team leader in the City of London, providing senior consultancy to a number of blue chip organisations.

Stephen returned in 2016, as a Microsoft cloud specialist, to launch the Opus IT Services division.

Stephen Brown – Head of Service Delivery

Stephen joined Opus as Head of Professional Services, heading up the Opus project management and technical support teams, bringing more than 12 years of project management experience to the group, having spent 11 years with global software and services company Big Hand.

Stephen has since progressed to Head of Service Delivery where he is responsible for customer services and technical support teams.

Stephen Brown
Bridget Dale

Bridget Dale – Head of Systems and HR

Bridget joined Opus Telecoms in 2007 and was responsible for the company accounts and finance before progressing to Head of Systems and HR. Bridget’s been instrumental in Opus gaining ISO9001 and 14001 accreditations, together with Cyber Security Essentials.

Bridget heads up the HR team and managing recruitment and development, whilst also managing purchasing frameworks, systems and contracts.