Meet the team

Tom Snoddon, Chairman of Diamond Systems, Belfast

Tom Snoddon

CHAIRMAN

Tom founded the company in 1987 and remains involved in the Senior Management of the Company, overseeing major decisions at Board Level. Tom has over 40 years’ experience in the security and life safety industry, and is a former Chairman of industry bodies including the BSIA and FIA.

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Angela Bennett

Joint Managing Director

Angela joined the family business as the Company Accountant in 2008, having previously qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Grant Thornton UK. Angela became Financial Director in 2010, before taking on the role of Joint Managing Director in 2018. Angela is responsible for  Business Development, HR, Finance and Administration.

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Steve Snoddon

Joint Managing Director

Steve joined the family business over 25 years ago, starting out as an apprentice engineer before progressing to the roles of Installation Engineer, Senior Project Engineer, Technical Director, Managing Director then Joint Managing Director. Steve is responsible for all technical aspects of the business including Products, Partners, Research and Development, and Systems Design.

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Julieann Picking

Administration and Compliance Manager

Julieann joined Diamond in September 2001 and has been working in the security and life safety industry for over 25 years. At Diamond, Julieann manages the Administration and Compliance Department.

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Brian Robinson

Engineering Manager

Brian joined Diamond in September 2020 as Engineering Manager. Brian’s role is to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Engineering Department, in line with company policies & procedures, and NSI Gold requirements. Brian has over 25 years’ experience in the fire and security industry.

Emma Snoddon

Sales Administrator

Emma joined Diamond in September 2019 and is responsible for Office Administration. Emma has over fifteen years’ experience as an Office Administrator.

Stuart Bennett

Project Manager (CPD and Design Services)

Stuart joined Diamond in 2019 on a part time basis, and helps co-ordinate the company’s CPD and Design Support Service.

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John O'Connor

Senior Project Engineer

John joined Diamond in 2005 as an experienced Alarm Engineer. John works on the Projects team and is responsible for the delivery of complex security and life safety projects.

Robert Reid

Senior Project Engineer

Robert joined Diamond in 2021 as an experienced Security Engineer. Robert works on the Projects team and is responsible for the delivery of complex security and life safety projects.

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Paul Doherty

PPM Team Leader

Paul joined Diamond in 2016 as an experienced Security and Life Safety Systems Engineer. Paul was promoted to PPM Team Leader in 2018 and is involved in the delivery of routine maintenance contracts, leading a team of Alarm Inspectors.

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Kevin Gavin

Technical Sales Engineer

Kevin joined Diamond in 2021 with 30 years’ experience in the Fire Alarm Industry. Kevin works on the Projects team and is responsible for the delivery of complex security and life safety projects, as well as assisting the sales team, and mentoring the apprentices and junior engineers.

Adam Snoddon

Alarm Engineer

Having previously trained as an Apprentice Alarm Engineer with Diamond Systems, Adam returned to the family business in 2021. Adam’s role includes fault finding, installation, commissioning and maintenance.

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Ryan Wilkinson

Junior Engineer

Ryan joined Diamond in 2018 as an apprentice alarm engineer. He achieved NVQ Level 2 in Security and Emergency Systems in 2021, and is now working towards an NVQ Level 3 at Belfast Met. Ryan is involved in the delivery of installation and commissioning projects and was promoted to Junior Engineer in 2021.

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Connor White

Junior Engineer

Connor joined Diamond in 2018 as an apprentice alarm engineer. He achieved NVQ Level 2 in Security and Emergency Systems in 2021, and is now working towards an NVQ Level 3 at Belfast Met. Connor is involved in the delivery of planned preventative maintenance, and was promoted to Junior Engineer in 2021.

Aaron McMurray

Apprentice Engineer

Aaron joined Diamond in September 2019 and is an Apprentice Engineer. Aaron is working towards an NVQ L2 in Security and Emergency Systems at Belfast Met. Aaron’s role is to assist the engineers in the delivery of installation and commissioning projects.

Christopher Bradford

Apprentice Fire Alarm Engineer

Chris joined Diamond in September 2021 as an Apprentice Alarm Engineer. Chris in undertaking an NVQ in Fire and Security Alarm Systems with SERC.