Directors

Tim Sedgwick
Tim Sedgwick

 

Tim is joint-owner and Financial Director of Talk Straight Group.

Born in Leeds, Tim spent his childhood in Armley and attended West Leeds High School. On leaving, he trained as a chartered accountant at KPMG’s forerunner and then went on to run his own accountancy practice. He has held numerous company directorships during his career.

A keen rugby fan, Tim can often be found at Headingley cheering on the Rhinos. He lives in Ilkley with his wife and has two daughters.

 

David Tindall
David Tindall

 

David is joint-owner and Managing Director of Talk Straight Group.

Hailing from Otley, David attended Prince Henry’s Grammar School and went on to study a business degree at Teesside University.

David has worked for many IT and telecoms companies over the years and now looks after Talk Straight’s innovation and product and service development.

David loves Hockey and spends most Saturday mornings playing for Ben Rhydding. He is married with one daughter and lives in Menston.

 

Bob Yorke
Bob Yorke

 

Bob joined the company in 2012 as Talk Straight’s Sales Director.

Originally from Kent, Bob studied Business Operations and Control at Salford University before moving on to work for Siemens Communications and MCI Worldcom. His most recent role was as Vice President at Verizon.

Bob lives with his wife in Ilkley and has two teenage daughters. At weekends he enjoys cycling across the Yorkshire Moors or taking part in a round of golf.

 

Mat Hattersley
Matthew Hattersley

 

Mat joined Talk Straight in early 2014 as our new Technical Director.

Originally from Penistone in Yorkshire, but now living in the North West, Mat is also Chairman of the IX Manchester Steering Committee. He has previously worked for Business Serve and Legend Communications and most recently, held the position of Technical Director at Vaioni Group.