Meet the Team

We believe that the person developing the solution to your business problem is the person you should talk to. So, we don’t have a sales team. All our employees are part consultant, part engineer, part project manager. They’re great at listening, business-minded and focused on solving your unique challenge. They’re trouble-shooters and creators who pay attention to detail, testing again and again until everything is perfect. And they communicate well, ensuring that your project is delivered on time and on budget.

Joel Jeffery – Technical Director

Joel is an esteemed SharePoint Architect and Microsoft Certified Trainer, who specialises in the development and implementation of large scale Microsoft projects. With over 25 years’ IT experience, he’s trained thousands of people in SharePoint and is regarded by the global IT community as a SharePoint virtuoso.

Joel has held roles as Technical Director, Partner, Managing Consultant and Principal Consultant at consultancies large and small throughout the last two decades. Joel has over 25 years’ experience in IT, and over 20 in industry. Despite being a trained enterprise architect, Joel remains rebelliously hands-on, holding 23 certifications in Microsoft technologies.

Joel has a real knack for explaining complex technologies simply. He’s rebelliously hands-on and rarely off-duty. He thrives on the warm, fuzzy feeling he gets from solving client problems. Definitely the type of IT guy you want on your team!


Microsoft Certified Trainer
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) SharePoint 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) SharePoint 2013
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MSPD) SharePoint

Jon Silver – R&D Director

Jon has been designing and building systems on the Microsoft platform for more than 30 years. He’s an expert in trending technology; not only anticipating the next break-through but making sure that JFDI is there, leading from the front. As a thought-leader and former IT journalist, he acts as a trusted advisor to many of our clients.

Jon is one of those rare characters: jack of many trades, master of several. In addition to extreme levels of competency on the Microsoft technology stack for more than 20 years, Jon maintains many roles: inventor, businessman, IT journalist, technologist and photographer.
Jon is obsessed with automation and the Internet of Things.

He’s forever coding or tinkering with something new. An inspirational genius who applies his inventions to the world of business for everyone to benefit.


Microsoft Certified Trainer
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MSPD)
SharePoint Server 2010 & Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)

Ian Sanders – Principal IT Consultant

Ian is a Microsoft Certified educator with a solid track record of confidently presenting SharePoint concepts. He instils that same confidence in his trainees, making him the ideal person to develop your in-house team.

As a consultant at JFDI, Ian has years of real-world experience, solving all manner of architectural, operational and development-related SharePoint problems, improving both corporate and small business sites.

Ian is a Microsoft Certified Trainer with a solid track record of being able to confidently present any SharePoint concept and instill that same confidence into his trainees.

He’s also a Microsoft SharePoint Certified IT Professional and Microsoft SharePoint Certified Technical Specialist, and as a consultant at JFDI, has gained real-world, practical experience in solving architectural, operational, and development-related SharePoint problems in both corporate and small-business sites.


Microsoft Certified Trainer
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MSPD)
SharePoint Server 2010 & Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP)
Microsoft SharePoint Certified Technical Specialist (MCTS)

Dan Atkins – Technical Business Consultant

Dan is an accomplished analyst, strategist and negotiator. His broad technical expertise enables him to understand the unique relationship between technology and business. He excels in leadership roles, engaging with senior management and stakeholders to bring about positive change, challenging cultural perceptions of IT in the workplace. He delivers exceptional IT results, empowering end users.


Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint Server Subject Matter Expert (SME)

SharePoint Server 2013 & 2016 Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

Zell Jeffery – Project Manager

Zell is an agile project manager who works behind the scenes at JFDI, ensuring complex projects are kept on track. As a professional Scrum Master, she’s pivotal to making each client’s wish list become a reality.

Zell oversees every Sprint, like a dog with a bone, keeping the team focused. The JFDI project portal is updated daily, showing the progress we’ve made against milestones, budgets and timescales.


Scrum Master

JFDI was founded in 2001 by Jon Silver and Joel Jeffery. Their passion for innovation, unrivaled SharePoint expertise and desire to be the best in their field have created a company culture that attracts talent from far and wide. Interested in becoming part of our team?

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