Meet the Team

A group of self storage and software product development experts creating an industry redefining platform.

  • Gavin Shields


    Gavin Shields is the CEO at Stora (and self storage automation geek) as well as the MD & Owner of StoreStuff, a self storage chain in the UK.

  • Steven Hylands

    CSO & COO

    Steven is Stora’s Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Operating Officer. He’s using his vast experience in software development to revamp the self storage industry.

  • Phil McClure

    Principal Software Engineer

    Phil is a software developer with more than 15 years experience across the full stack. He's worked closely with startups like Bitnet, PiggyPot, Yomo and Rotor Videos.

  • Will McNeilly

    Principal Software Engineer

    Will is a software developer with a design eye. A specialist in UI/UX development, he previously worked at Rumble Labs, Bitnet, PiggyPot, Yomo and Rotor Videos.

  • Warren McCabe

    Lead Account Executive

    Warren is a lead Account Executive at Stora, helping self storage operators work out if Stora is a good fit for their business, and if so, how to use it to maximise growth.

  • David Hughes

    Head of Product

    David is an experienced product leader joining us after time at Rotor and Monotype. He's focused on determining and delivering high-value features to our customers.

  • Jeff Knox

    Senior Software Engineer

    Jeff joins the team after 2.5 years at FreeAgent and before that at Primate. He's a Ruby and Ruby on Rails specialist with a passion for web performance.

  • Cristina Rotaru

    Senior Software Engineer

    Cristina is a seasoned Ruby engineer with a wealth of experience, who leads priority feature development and delivery.

  • Jon Triggs

    Head of Customer Success

    Jon has extensive experience in business leadership roles, and a huge passion for helping customers achieve success.

  • Izaak Crook

    Growth Marketing Lead

    Izaak is an experienced growth marketer. He's responsible for raising awareness of Stora and creating valuable content for the industry.

  • Laura Carlisle

    Account Executive

    Laura is an important part of our sales team, helping us keep our systems up-to-date and speaking with potential customers.

  • Brian Young

    Customer Success Manager

    Brian helps our customers get onboarded onto the Stora platform, ensuring a seamless transistion and an all-round great experience.

  • Bradley Easton

    Customer Support Specialist

    Bradley is an experienced support specialist who is always at the other end of a chat message to answer your questions.

  • Mark Leetch

    Senior Software Engineer

    Mark is an experienced software developer. Previously he worked with Rumble Labs and Elucidate.

  • Eli Petkus

    Senior Software Engineer

    Eli brings vast experience to the Stora team having worked for large tech companies such as Slice and Seedrs.

  • Eamonn Lavelle

    Senior Product Designer

    Eamonn hails from a remote island in the wild West of Ireland. When he's not designing you'll usually find him on his surf board or in his camper van.

  • Aled Bidder

    Software Engineer

    Aled recently discovered his passion for engineering and made a career switch, quickly becoming a vital part of our engineering team.

  • Jack Riminton

    Junior Software Engineer

    Jack also switched career to software development and has been helping the Stora team build out our product since January 2022.

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