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Meet the Redland Board

ian hollis - managing director

Ian Hollis – Managing Director


  • Programme Management
  • Project Managment
  • Software Development Management
  • Change Management
  • Risk Management
  • Infastructure Programme Delivery
  • Subcontractor Management

Sector Expertise

  • Postal & Logistics
  • Healthcare
  • Aerospace


Ian, along with Fran Ambrose, is a co-founder and co-owner of Redland. He is an experienced Programme Manager with a proven track record of delivering high value business critical programmes and projects in Royal Mail, CSC and BT.

At Redland, Ian has delegated many of his operational and delivery responsibilities allowing him to focus solely on business development and strategy.

fran ambrose - technical director

Fran Ambrose – Technical Director


  • MicroStrategy Certified Developer
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008/2012/2014/2016 – including DTS, SSIS, SSAS & SSRS
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Microsoft SharePoint
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server (5-8)
  • Citrix XEN Centre
  • Sysphera Application Developer
  • Technical Project Management

Sector Expertise

  • Postal & Logistics
  • Telehealthcare
  • Asset Management & Tracking
  • Central & Local Government
  • Planning, Budgeting & Forecasting


Fran, along with Ian Hollis, is a co-founder and co-owner of Redland. Fran has overall responsibility for the technical elements of the company and is heavily involved in delivery solution architecture and technical pre sales activity.

Fran has broad software development and technical consulting skills but his passion and recent career focus has been business intelligence. Fran is a very experienced data warehouse developer with extensive Microsoft skills but in recent years, he has added

  • the Microstrategy BI toolset in which he is a Microstrategy Certified Developer
  • the Sysphera Corporate Performance Management application having secured UK reseller status for Redland

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