iThink 365 was started with the vision of building great solutions that solve business problems and tackle the productivity crisis.
We feel that Microsoft’s technology gives businesses the edge and specialise using Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Cloud Platform, Azure
We are proud and passionate about what we do and how we do it. We are always looking for new ways of working and to innovate to make our customers better at what they do.
We are diligent in how we plan and deliver. We ensure high quality levels and customer service so that you get the best experience working with us.
Meet the team...
Introducing Simon, a family man, the passionate founder of iThink 365, and a trailblazer since 2006 in the world of SharePoint. With a strong background in Microsoft 365 and Azure from 2011, Simon has crafted solutions for top names like Barclays Capital, Barclays Wealth, Old Mutual, The Financial Ombudsman, and Portakabin.
Simon’s achievements don’t end there. As a great business owner, he has fostered a work environment that values teamwork, creativity, and innovation. His employees regard him as an exceptional employer, with his dedication to their growth and well-being evident in every aspect of iThink 365.
Moreover, Simon’s genuine care for customers shines through in his business practices. Customer satisfaction is always at the forefront of his mission, and he goes above and beyond to understand their unique needs and deliver tailored solutions. Clients have come to trust Simon and iThink365 for their reliability, expertise, and unwavering commitment to exceptional service.
Driven by community spirit, Simon co-founded the Leeds Microsoft 365 and Power Platform User Group in 2014, alongside Simon Hudson and Dylan Hayes. This further demonstrates his desire to foster collaboration and knowledge sharing within the tech community.
Recently honoured as a Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP), Simon’s dedication to his craft and commitment is recognised and celebrated by peers and experts alike. He is also a key member of the Microsoft 365 Maturity Model Team, playing a vital role in the Sharing is Caring initiative, which underlines his altruistic approach to technology and its potential for making a positive impact.
Simon’s journey has been nothing short of inspiring. With his experience, dedication to the community, and involvement in groundbreaking initiatives, he continues to shape the future of Microsoft technologies, leaving a lasting impact on businesses and individuals alike.
Introducing Yvonne Cookson, our dynamic Head of Operations and Growth, the glue that binds us together. Previously an Accountant with a wealth of experience spanning over two decades and formerly our Operations Manager, Yvonne has seamlessly transitioned into her new role, where she not only oversees the operational facets of the company but also spearheads growth initiatives.
In her multifaceted capacity as Head of Operations and Growth, Yvonne wears multiple hats. Beyond overseeing company finances, HR responsibilities, and Health and Safety duties, she actively engages with customers to ensure their satisfaction. However, her role extends beyond this, and she has become the driving force behind connecting with potential new customers and building relationships with prospective partners, enriching our network, and fostering collaborative growth opportunities.
Yvonne’s journey took a meaningful turn with an ADHD diagnosis in 2022. Embracing this revelation with determination, she actively educates herself on neurodiversity, contributing to her personal mission of creating an inclusive workplace where every individual thrives.
Yvonne’s dedication to both personal and professional growth sets an exemplary standard for continuous improvement. Her unique perspective and invaluable experiences make her an invaluable asset. In her role, Yvonne not only orchestrates seamless coordination across departments but also spearheads initiatives to foster company-wide communication, collaboration, and overall efficiency at iThink365.
Presenting David Davies, our esteemed Head of Consultancy, a truly exceptional individual whose passion for music and technology defines his multifaceted identity. Not only is David an integral part of a talented band, but he has also immersed himself in the intricate world of SharePoint for an impressive 23 years. Since the inception of Microsoft 365, David recognised its potential and has been harnessing its capabilities ever since.
David’s professional journey has taken him across the country, collaborating with esteemed clients such as The Wellcome Trust, City of Edinburgh Council, and various NHS Trusts. His expertise in Microsoft 365 and SharePoint is unparalleled, marked by a wealth of successful collaborations that have left a positive impact on diverse industries.
What sets David apart is not just his technical acumen but also his infectious enthusiasm for the transformative power of Microsoft 365. He ardently believes in its capacity to redefine the future of work, fostering collaboration and catapulting productivity to unprecedented heights. As a natural leader, David assumes the helm of our Consulting Team, guiding them to deliver exceptional solutions to clients and leaving an enduring mark on their business journey.
With David by your side, you can expect not only technical expertise but also unwavering dedication and a commitment to ensuring your success. His leadership style exemplifies a perfect blend of passion, proficiency, and a profound understanding of how technology can shape and elevate the consulting landscape.
Abdul Al Hariri
We are thrilled to introduce you to Abdul, the newest and most junior member of our exceptional team. Despite his junior status, Abdul’s passion for IT is truly remarkable. Currently, he is in his second year, pursuing a degree in Computer Science at the University of Teesside, where he is diligently laying the foundations for a bright future in the tech world.
Abdul’s journey to our team is both inspiring and heartwarming. Hailing from Syria, he has overcome significant challenges and is now a valued member of our workforce.
Abdul has assumed the role of a part-time junior Microsoft 365 Application Developer, and from day one, he has displayed not only his talent but also his unwavering passion for the field. His dedication to learning and growing in this dynamic industry is a source of inspiration to us all.
Even in his junior role, Abdul is making a significant impact, and we are excited to see how his talent and passion will continue to evolve at iThink365. His journey is a testament to resilience, and we are honoured to have him as a part of our team.
Introducing Stuart, a music lover and exceptional individual with over 20 years of rich experience in the tech industry, covering systems development, web development, IT training, and research. Stuart joined iThink365 as a Power Platform developer and brings a genuine passion for putting customers first and delivering exceptional solutions.
He has a deep understanding of the Power Platform, and he is driven by the desire to create solutions that truly align with the needs and aspirations of our valued customers.
His commitment to doing the right thing is evident in every project he undertakes. Stuart’s dedication goes beyond just delivering solutions; he strives to ensure that each outcome is nothing short of excellent, leaving a lasting impact on our customers’ businesses.
With Stuart as part of our team, you can rest assured that you are in capable hands, working with someone who not only possesses technical expertise but also genuinely cares about the success and satisfaction of every customer.
Meet David Harvey, an enthusiastic Sunderland football club fan, runner and talented Power Platform Developer with a profound connection to the world of Microsoft 365, especially Microsoft Teams and SharePoint. David’s journey into the realm of technology has been fuelled by a genuine interest and curiosity, leading him to deliver exceptional solutions using Power Apps, Power Automate, and the entire Power Platform.
His enthusiasm for delivering outstanding results shines through everything he undertakes. David’s passion for creating solutions that truly empower our customers is the driving force behind his work. With an innate ability to understand our client’s unique needs, he strives to bring their visions to life and make a tangible impact on their businesses.
Working with David means being in the hands of a dedicated professional who invests his heart and soul into every endeavour. His personalised approach ensures that our customers receive solutions tailor-made to suit their specific requirements, ensuring unparalleled success and satisfaction.
Introducing Dan, our forward-thinking Head of Development—a seasoned full-stack web developer with a remarkable journey in the industry that began in August 2000. Beyond his professional prowess, Dan is a devoted father of two, an ardent supporter of Leeds United Football Club, and a multifaceted individual who finds joy in kickboxing, gadgets, gaming, and all things geeky!
In his expansive career, Dan has played a pivotal role in shaping digital solutions for multiple NHS trusts and Public Health England. His contributions include spearheading projects such as Covid tracking apps, ambulance turnaround improvements, electronic staff record solutions, and patient reporting solutions. Specialising in the Microsoft stack, Dan’s expertise revolves around Azure and Microsoft 365, where he has excelled in roles ranging from Senior Developer to Team Leader and Development Mentor.
Dan’s commitment to excellence goes beyond traditional development roles. He is a Microsoft-certified professional in Azure and 365 technologies, having built and released Microsoft-certified PowerBi visualisations. His passion extends to Microsoft Low code technologies, where he champions the use of PowerApps, Power Automate, and Power BI to streamline processes and enhance efficiency.
A problem-solving enthusiast, Dan thrives on challenges and is dedicated to helping the team succeed. His role as a mentor reflects in his commitment to sharing knowledge, as well as fostering an environment of continuous learning within the team. As our Head of Development, Dan brings not only technical expertise but also a passion for collaborative problem-solving, team empowerment, and a deep commitment to driving innovation at the heart of iThink365. Whether it is in the realm of technology or his personal pursuits, Dan’s enthusiasm, and dedication shine through in everything he does.