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BCL Staff Departments

All the Departments and Members of Staff of BCL

Peter Oakley, President & Co Founder Peter (NZ)

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Peter is  a New Zealand National Level bridge player with over 50 years experience and is author of "The Diamond Major" now in its 3rd publication.

Peter is on line at various times depending what country he is in at the time!

Nick Justice, Managing Director & Co Founder NickJ (UK)

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Nick is an experienced Electronics Engineer, originally from the Aerospace industry where he was Chief Engineer at Hawker Siddeley Dynamics in England in the 70's. He is a trained pilot and amateur jazz musician amongst other interests, usually related to food! He comes from a bridge playing family though rarely has time to play! He has 3 children who are now out in the big wide world.

Malcolm Burch , Tournament Manager Malcolm

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Malcolm joined the Team in 2017 and takes responsibility for all day to day tournaments, schedules and results. A full program is provided and will be updated as required, following on the original developments made by Tony Philpott who retired in 2016.

Phil Allen,  Software Manager PhilAllen

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Phil is a key member who took over the software design soon after the company was operational. He is a bridge player, mathematician and database programmer - and also does all our WEB based Bridge results design.

Phil is responsible for all client and server developments and you will find him on line very late at night.   He also plays a mean guitar.....

Joke Allen, Member Support Joke *NL*

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Joke is our Member support manager who lives in Holland. She is a true bridge addict - and admits it and loves communicating with all our members on and off the screen!

Barrie Partridge, Chief Tournament Director Senior Kibitzer

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Barrie provides general advice on Laws and Regulations and deals with all the day-to-day requests for rulings. Barrie is one of about forty EBU TDs, so directs at National events as well as being CTD for Sheffield Bridge Club. He is also the main architect for both our PPI scheme and the EBU National Grading Scheme.

Ed Scerri, Senior Ethics Consultant Whoopsie

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Ed is a top rated player in the club, and has won several National events in the UK. Any serious ethics issue is passed to him as our internal consultant for review.

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