Our team’s expertise is built through many years of working at the forefront of defence security and communications. The combined knowledge and experiences of the KS team enables us to identify and adopt best in class technologies and solutions for our customers challenges.

KS are proud to be a veteran owned and operated business. With over 50 years’ combined experience working around the world and across the international defence community.

KS Rob Jones

Rob Jones - Managing Director

Rob co-founded KS in 2016 following a successful career in Sales within the defence industry and 12 years military service with the British Army.

Rob lives in Devon with his wife Megan and his children Holly and Fergus. Taking advantage of living near the coast and Exmoor, Rob enjoys outdoor adventures.

KS Rich Waldrom

Rich Waldrom - Business Development & Programmes Director

Rich joined the KS Executive team in Sept 2020 after spending a number of years in senior Sales and Programme Management roles. Rich served 12 years in the British Army.

Rich lives in the Gloucestershire countryside with his wife Lucy and his three children Harry, Georgia and Noah. When not working, he enjoys the outdoors and endurance cycling. Rich also has a passion for history, cooking and reading.

KS Luke Spalding

Luke Spalding - Chief Technology Officer

Luke co-founded KS in 2016 and draws upon years of knowledge and experience working inside defence communications across EMEA. He uses his operational experiences as a former Royal Signals SFC combined with defence industry and academia understanding to bring innovative solutions and real world capability gains into reality.

Luke lives in the New Forest with his wife Lindsay and two children Allanah and Violet. Outside of work his passions include his family, England rugby and running.

KS Jodie Goodger

Jodie Goodger - Operations Director

Jodie joined KS at the start of 2020 having spent most of her career as an Executive Assistant including 11 years working in London. Jodie’s experience has been gained from the finance and construction industry and in more recent times Defence.

Jodie has lived in Devon since 2017 with her husband Rob and 3 boys Tommy, Teddy, and Robbie who all keep her incredibly busy.

KS Jodie Goodger

Kev Almond - Applications Engineer

Kev Joined KS in July 2021, after serving 24 years in the Parachute Regiment, his last 4 years of service were running trials and development for the Army’s infantry. Kev’s understanding of the military’s vision and aspiration for the future force, combined with real world operational experience helps KS fit best of class solutions where they are needed to best serve the next generation of soldiers.

Kev Lives in Liverpool with his Daughter Lily and enjoys outdoor activities including camping, kayaking and shooting.

KS Jodie Goodger

Alex Budge - Capture Manager

Alex joined KS in January 2022. This follows an 11 year career as an Infantry Officer that included two deployments to Afghanistan, Company Command at ITC Catterick and culminated as a Staff Officer at the British Army’s Infantry Trials and Development Unit with a focus on modern, soldier-worn technologies and networks.

Alex lives in Oxfordshire with his wife Georgiana and 2 children Bertie and Henry. His passions are shooting and long walks.