About Our Digital Transformation Consulting Services | Xtravirt

We are an award winning cloud consultancy dedicated to empowering enterprises to innovate and thrive in an ever-changing digital world.

Technology sits at the heart of every modern enterprise, but as it has grown in scale and complexity, organisations find themselves without the required skills, experience or processes in place to leverage new digital technologies. Xtravirt are experts in digital transformation and cloud technologies. When you partner with Xtravirt, our experts and proven methodologies will ensure that you accelerate and de-risk your IT transformation and that your desired business objectives become a reality.

Founded in 2007 and headquartered in the UK, we work with upper and mid-tier enterprises across EMEA for the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Cloud sits at the heart of our business, with our service portfolio covering digital infrastructure, networking and security, digital workspace, automation, application transformation and managed services. Our services span the entire technology lifecycle from the initial assessment and advisory stage, through design and implementation to the provision of managed services.

Where are you on your journey?

We will take you further

Hybrid Cloud

You're in the cloud and want to avoid hitting a plateau

Private Cloud

You're delivering self-service and automation but want to increase efficiency and elasticity by connecting to a cloud provider


You've made the consolidation gains but want to reduce sprawl and manual tasking


You are still reliant on physical, but want to be more agile and optimised

Our leadership team

Xtravirt’s leadership is an experienced and tight-knit team of professionals who are passionate about enabling clients leverage technology to achieve the best return.

Gavin Jolliffe

CEO & Co-founder

Gavin is a technology entrepreneur with over 18 years executive and operational experience. He progressed to become one of 5 Enterprise Architects for Atkins, a 17,000 employee global design firm. Launching Xtravirt in 2007 he led its growth through software development, and achieved subsequent acquisition of its product portfolio in 2008. Gavin has since grown a leading consulting organisation which is recognised for its expertise in software-defined data center and cloud solutions.

Paul Davey

Sonar Architect & Co-founder

Paul is a technology professional with over 17 years IT solution architecture and software development experience. He spent 3 years as an Enterprise Architect at Atkins, a 17,000 employee design firm, and subsequently co-founded Xtravirt. With over 10 software products to his credit he is also a Fellow of the British Computer Society. Paul is responsible for Sonar, an analytics platform incubated within Xtravirt, and manages the development roadmap and software development team.

Stuart Durrett

Chief Operating Officer

Stuart is an experienced business-focused individual with strong people management skills. He has broad experience across many aspects of IT consultancy, including managing large scale IT transformation projects. Stuart's responsibilities include the oversight of all day to day operational activities within Xtravirt, including consulting, finance, legal, governance and human resources as well as providing executive sponsorship and commercial governance with Xtravirt's largest clients.

Matt Hoppe

Sales Director

Matt is an experienced, successful businessman and sales leader, running his own consulting organisation for over 11 years before exiting in 2013. He is responsible for developing and executing the corporate sales plan for Xtravirt's services, develops strategic relationships, and manages the field and in-house sales functions of the business.

Ted Bechman

Finance Director

Ted qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young approximately 30 years ago. He has been the CFO on a number of Corporate transactions including several IPOs on AIM in London and is an experienced Financial Director specialising in fast growth technology businesses. Having been involved with Xtravirt for 6 years, he provides both strategic and operational support to the Company.

Tim Shepherd

Consulting Practice Manager

Tim has 20 years experience within the technology industry in customer-facing roles managing people and disparate teams within large multi-national enterprises. Within Xtravirt he manages multiple stakeholder relationships, service delivery logistics, quality assurance, and professional development of the consulting team.

Craig Whelan

Operations Manager

Craig is an experienced IT professional with diverse enterprise expertise in process and procedural analysis, business transformation and project management across enterprises in finance, retail and engineering sectors. He is responsible for service delivery management for Xtravirt consulting projects, including facilitation, project governance, and IP management.

Emma Large

Marketing Manager

Emma is a B2B marketing professional with a career spanning over 20 years.  In her previous roles, she has worked with some of the world’s leading marketing and technology brands.  Emma is responsible for the planning and execution of Xtravirt’s marketing strategy and building the value of our brand.  She uses creativity and data driven insights to optimise marketing efforts, solve business challenges and support our partners and customers.

Our commitment to you

Xtravirt's ethos to our clients is simple but deep-rooted

Understanding you

Creating alignment and perspective is key. We'll ensure we are on the same page with where you are and where you need to get to. Painting the big picture then breaking it down into achievable parts through requirements and objectives that guide direction and the path forward.

Designing the right solution

Simplicity wherever possible, but recognising that one size does not fit all. We carefully consider change and integration, and deliver our combined experience to create robust long-term solutions which are right for you.

Rolling our sleeves up

Trusted partner is not a status easily gained. We start by having the expedition mindset, expecting the unexpected and always finding another way through. Taking ownership and getting the job done through leadership, tenacity and teamwork builds confidence. Always doing what is right, and keeping our promises builds trust.

Delivering outcomes

We aim to deliver your objectives beyond expectation and maximise the value of technology in your business. We're constantly watching the horizon for you, understanding situations, drivers and impacts, and avoiding pitfalls, smoothing the way ahead for your next journey.