PR – GGP Systems has appointed Dr Frank Rhodes to the position of Business Development Manager. Previously Business Development Manager for the leading international defence and security company, QinetiQ, Rhodes has more than 25 years experience of delivering Business, ICT Consultancy and Project Management solutions to government clients. An expert in e-Business Solutions including e-commerce, content management systems, online database applications and websites, Rhodes will be responsible for developing GGP ’s range of e-Government solutions. Tim Maxwell, Managing Director and Founder of the Croydon based Company commented on the appointment, “Frank will make a valuable contribution to our existing Local Government team. He has a proven track record in sales, experience of the UK Local Authority market and an extensive technical knowledge base.” At QinetiQ Rhodes specialised in the development of e-Business and Education markets.
He also worked for two years as an independent consultant selling online business strategies and solutions to SME and corporate clients. Rhodes initially trained as a Mechanical Engineering Draughtsman and holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Teesside and a PhD in Mathematical Modelling from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. GGP Systems is the leading supplier of geographical information and address management solutions to Local Authorities in the UK. The company designs software solutions specifically for local authorities. It provides Councils with easy to use solutions for the creation and management of corporate property databases, the ability to add and use a spatial element to all location based information and a range of solutions to meet e-Government directives.