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Who We Are2018-09-04T07:51:59+00:00


Creating a Smarter Media Experience

At Support Partners, we’re all about innovative, efficient end-to-end production solutions. Our staff are experts in the production processes, workflows and technology that enable content creators to excel. As a company, we specialise in designing, establishing, supporting and innovating production facilities and workflows. As individuals, we pride ourselves on building a close partnership with the production teams relying on us.

The Right Tools. The Right Solution.

We’ve got years of real world experience, an extensive knowledge of hardware, software and workflows, and more than a few creative masterminds at our disposal; we’ll find the right solution for you.

Strong Partners

Together we will achieve your goals and keep you and your team moving forward.

Partnership

Our teams are experts in the production processes, workflows and technology they support, you can rely on us to evolve and secure your environment.

Targeted Solutions

Not affiliated to any one platform or provider. Our solutions are all about you.

One-of-a-Kind

We focus on your start and end points, devising the best, most cost effective solutions to get you from A to B, whatever your requirements.

Complete Honesty

We're trusted by companies all over the world because we tell you the truth.

Total Transparency

We believe that working together is about trust, if there’s a problem, you should know about.

Executive Team

Harry Grinling
Harry GrinlingChief Executive Officer
A creative technologist since the early days of digital video. After an exciting career leading EuroDisney’s security team at its launch, Harry held senior positions with a number of digital video manufacturers before serving as an MD in Soho for 3 years. Harry launched SP in 2004, when he saw the opportunity to help big media brands create disruptive low cost in-house video production facilities. Since then, he has captained our ship, creating a company with a unique vision and global reach. Harry and his wife Christine have three children who are growing up fast.
Pete Willis
Pete WillisChief Operating Officer
With over 15 years experience in the advertising and production industry, Pete is a qualified PMI Project Management Professional. He brings with him a wealth of industry experience, having held positions with D’Arcy and the Publicis Groupe, as well as eight years serving at McCann Erickson and Global Technology Director for Craft Worldwide World Group. Pete joined SP in 2014, heading up the day-to-day operational management as well as coordination of projects, solution and support services for our international media and publishing clients. He lives in London with his partner and two fabulous children.
Joe Newcombe
Joe NewcombeHead of Sales and Marketing
A passionate, problem solving technology enthusiast who has led successful sales teams in the broadcast industry at both start-up and enterprise level. Leading an international sales team, Joe was responsible for making the Vidchecker product the defacto Auto-QC solution in the UK as well as significantly raising it’s profile worldwide, leading to a successful acquisition by Telestream. At Support Partners, Joe is heading up the Sales and Marketing team as well as managing key accounts worldwide. Joe lives in Bristol with his wife and puppy.
Dan Bourne
Dan BourneTechnology Operations Manager
A Systems Architect with more than 20 years’ experience in Post Production and associated technology. With a hand in the design, implementation and support of a numerous facilities around the world, he has worked with global agencies such as Saatchi & Saatchi, JWT, Grey & Omnicom.
In 2012 Dan moved to New York, working with Hogarth Worldwide and its Post Production arm GPS as Production Systems Director and Technology Manager. Dan and Harry first met in New York, and soon after he joined the Support Partners North American team. In 2016, Dan returned to London where he lives with wife and daughter.

What Drives Us? Innovation, Dedication and Creativity

Innovation

We’re not afraid of taking on new challenges. We have enough experience under our belts to know that’s when the magic happens.

Dedication

We’re here to make sure your environment ticks every box you need it to. We know almost good enough is not good enough.

Creativity

Out-of-the-box is boring. We’re all about tailor-made solutions and innovations you’ll wonder how you ever managed without.

For Creative Ideas, Innovation & Sheer Determination

For Creative Ideas, Innovation & Sheer Determination