Position: Managing Director Cara Network Solutions Ltd.
Bertie Notley’s career has spanned 25 years in IT. He joined the Northern Bank in 1980 where he worked for 15 years primarily in the IT department.
Following a two year period working as a freelance consultant in the petroleum retail industry, he then moved to Bull Information systems as a technical consultant working in secure systems for 2 years. In 1999, Bertie took on a new role in the Cara Group (a Bull Information Systems subsidiary) leading network and security sales and ultimately in 2003 was appointed to manage the Cara Northern Ireland operation following a management buy out.
During this period Bertie became an accredited CESG CLAS consultant enabling him to provide security advice to government departments.
In June 2006 Cara Group was acquired by BT Ireland and Bertie moved into a role as Account Director for Criminal Justice where he was the lead interface with the justice sector offering communications and IT solutions to the various departments and agencies.
After a successful 3 year stay ay BT has accepted a post a Business Development Lead for Eircom NI where he progressed to Head of Sales for Northern Ireland in 2013.
In November 2013 he stepped away from large corporate business to set up his own specialist networking company, Cara Network Solutions Limited, which is growing fast and securing major clients across Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Bertie is from Bangor County Down and is married to Cheryl and has one daughter Ellie.