January 23rd, 2017
Mark co-founded Broadcast RF in 1998. Since then he has been at the forefront of the day to day running of the company on both an engineering level and administration level. Mark has developed an expert knowledge of all the equipment in Broadcast RF’s arsenal and has been at the centre of which technologies to invest in next for the company. In 2017 Mark took over the role of Managing Director and is enthusiastic about driving Broadcast RF forward.
Chris Brandrick BEng (Hons)
In 2003, Chris was employed on a full time contract in the role of Sales Manager after graduating from Southbank University with an engineering degree with honours. Chris’s key skill is his ability to understand the detailed needs of our customers in order to specify the exact equipment they need for their particular project. Chris has project managed all of Broadcast RF’s major projects since 2003 and has vast experience in dealing with the complexities these projects bring and the special planning these jobs need. After joining the board of directors in 2009, Chris has also taken on the operational role in the general running of the company from negotiating key contracts to the logistical management of some large scale projects.
Martin Brosthaus Dipl.-Ing.
Martin finished his studies at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences with an engineering degree in Audio Visual Media Engineering in 2007. Martin joined Broadcast RF in May 2010 and during his tenure at the company he has managed many large RF projects such as the London 2012 Olympics where he co-ordinated all of NBC’s RF requirements, the Asian Winter Games, the Papal visits to the UK and Spain and the Dublin Marathon. He is crucial to the development of the 3D RF systems at Broadcast RF and is a pivotal member of the Broadcast RF technical and development team.
Technical Project Manager
Nick has over 30 years’ experience of providing RF and communications facilities for live TV outside broadcast events, first with BBC OBs and then with SiS Live before joining Broadcast RF early in 2012. Nick has successfully delivered projects such as the London Marathon and most recently worked with the Host RF provider on a live stage of the Word Rally Championships which required a fixed wing aircraft RF Relay solution. Since joining Broadcast RF Nick has been responsible for the planning and delivery of the Diamond Jubilee, Great Ireland Run and all RF requirements for the Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the host broadcaster.
John Hayhurst BEng (Hons)
John has had nearly 20 years of RF and outside broadcast experience. John started his career working for BHT Comms who supplied point to point outgoing RF links to the broadcast and related industries. He specialised in football and news coverage and predominantly supplied the main outgoing links for ITV Sport and Central TV. After BHT, he worked as Sound/Comms guarantee engineer before joining Broadcast RF in 2003, quickly becoming one of the senior RF engineers with his vast experience. Since 2003, John has been the lead RF engineer on events such as the Athens Summer/Torino Winter/Vancouver Winter Olympics, West Asian Games and the Dubai World Cup. Since 2009, John has made the bench engineer role his own at Broadcast RF and now every job leaving the Broadcast RF premises goes through him. He is pivotal to the operational aspects and engineering of every project at Broadcast RF.
Kristi has worked for the Broadcast RF since 2008, after a number of years working in the Accounts Department and studying she is now responsible for managing the Company’s finances, general forecasting, reporting and assisting with decision making. She also dabbles in a little light HR from time to time, developing policies and producing contracts.