Daniel
Daniel Beedle – IT Manager

How long have you worked at Pinewood: 5 years

Best thing about working at Pinewood: being at school in the summer holidays – enjoying lunch on the terrace and wearing shorts to work for 8 weeks! 

Funniest (in retrospect) thing that has happened to you whilst working at Pinewood: when an external data cabling team drilled through a high level large hot water pipe and quickly flooded out a store room.  It was like being on the Titanic.  

Hobbies/interests: cooking, walking, singing, spending time with my baby son.

What was the first computer game you remember playing? Rocket Raid on my BBC Micro B Computer.

 

Josh Bean – IT Technician

How long have you worked at Pinewood: 9 years

Best thing about working at Pinewood: I live in the village, so only have a 10 minute walk commute.

Funniest thing that has happened to you whilst working at Pinewood: Ordering a Domino’s pizza for our lunch at the end of the Christmas Term, meanwhile an Old Pinewoodian reunion started. People were dressed up in the hall drinking champagne and the headmaster made us come and collect the Domino’s in front of the whole party!

Hobbies/interests: Video games, music, guitar and drums.

What was the first computer game you remember playing? Tony Hawk’s Skateboarding on the PS1.

Josh

Chris
Chris Busby – Database Manager

How long have you worked at Pinewood: 5 years

Funniest thing that has happened to you whilst working at Pinewood: During Summer 2020 a pigeon decided to wander into the school hall via the open front door then get itself trapped on the upstairs landing. It took me half an hour to catch it and set it free!

What was the first computer game you remember playing? Magicland Dizzy on the Amstrad

Hobbies/interests: Motorcycling, walking, reading and attempting to play the piano.