About Us

We have a wealth of experience in designing, planning and installing broadcast systems from small post facilities to complete broadcast centres.  Our team blend in-depth technical knowledge with expertise, keeping at the forefront of technological developments. 

The Key Members of Our Team

Martyn Hales – Managing Director

After completing a degree in Electronics Engineering Martyn started his career in the Broadcast Industry with the BBC in 1981. He founded VSC Design in 1989 and as Managing Director, he continues to take a hands on role within the business. Martyn has over 30 years’ experience in the broadcast industry.

John Hartz – Projects Director

John is responsible for all aspects of Project Management and Delivery at VSC.  He is a PRINCE2® practitioner and VSC’s co-ordinator of Health & Safety, Quality Management ISO9001:2015 and Information Security ISO27001:2013.  His experience within Broadcast Engineering spans over 30 years, starting out as a broadcast engineer at the BBC and he has a thorough understanding of how to meet modern broadcaster’s needs.

Alex Shrank – Systems Architect

Alex joined VSC Design as a Project Engineer in 1997 before becoming VSC’s Systems Architect.  In this role Alex is VSC Design’s technical authority and is responsible for ensuring the technical integrity of all systems from initial specification to final acceptance. Alex embraces all of the latest IP workflows used in broadcast. Before joining VSC, Alex began his career at Reuters Television as a Project Engineer designing and installing TV systems.