ICT Team

Cern Diston

IT Technician

Cern joined BDMAT as an IT Technician in November 2022. Before starting at BDMAT he worked for Romero MAC as a level 3 into level 4 network apprentice. After completing his apprenticeship, he worked as an IT Technician before moving up to become Senior IT Technician, where he supported the schools with working effectively in the cloud. Outside of work he spends much of his time writing stories, socializing with friends and gaming.

Ihsaan Hussain

IT Technician

Ihsaan joined BDMAT in November 2022, having worked in IT for over 5 years, three of which were spent as an IT Technician at a managed service provider for schools across Sandwell and Birmingham. He started his IT career as an IT apprentice in a SEMH School. Outside of work he spends his time gaming, keeping active in the gym, playing a variety of sports and tinkering on his car.

Jonny Waterworth

IT Technician

Jonny joined BDMAT as an IT Technician in July 2021, having worked in IT for over five years, four of which were spent supporting primary schools across Birmingham under the WHMAT. He also has IT experience within the logistics industry. Prior to working in IT, Jonny undertook seasonal work in Söll, Austria as a snowboard instructor and assisted in the setting up and management of an après ski bar.

Justin Leslie

IT Technician

Justin joined BDMAT as an IT Technician in February 2022.
Before joining BDMAT he worked for Kennet Equipment Leasing as an IT Administrator for 2 years, where he supported the sales teams with their IT enquires. He then moved to Trident Housing as IT Support Assistant/Engineer where he supported the housing staff & charity staff with their IT issues.  Outside of work, he spends time catching up on the latest released technologies & is into Gaming.

David Benbow

IT Assistant

David joined BDMAT as a part-time IT assistant in August 2020 and since February 2021, is now a full time member of the BDMAT IT team. Before joining BDMAT he attended Hull University where he combined his twin passions for music and IT, graduating with a degree in music technology. David is now enjoying the challenge of learning on the job and problem solving, and is keen for the chance to improve his IT knowledge and skills during his training. Outside of work, he spends much of his time writing and performing music; he also enjoys running, playing badminton and walking.