Eric Carson, Director Rainbow Communications

Eric Carson


A former head of both Mercury Communications and Orange in Northern Ireland, Eric started as an apprentice telecoms engineer. He was the first engineer in a long established sales-orientated company to be appointed general manager. Since then he has established Rainbow as Northern Ireland’s largest independent telecoms provider having formed it 1999 with Martin Hamill

Martin Hamill, Director Rainbow Communications

Martin Hamill


Heavily involved in telecom since 1984 when the UK telecoms market was first liberalised and BT Plc was formed. Martin has worked at both small dealer level and within multi-nationals such as Cable & Wireless in N Ireland before co-founding Rainbow Communications in 1999.

Noreen Longley, Finance & Operations Director Rainbow Communications

Noreen Longley

Operations Director

Noreen has been working with Rainbow for over 10 years and is responsible for planning, directing and controlling all human resources and admin functions within Rainbow ensuring customers continue to receive an unrivalled level of service.

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Peter McConville

Finance Director

Having worked in Finance for 20 years, Peter brings a wealth of experience to his role within Rainbow Communications, since joining the Company in 2015, Peter has progressed from Divisional Finance Manager to Finance Director and now oversees all Financial and Commercial aspects of the Business. Peter is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Stuart Carson, Director of Sales & Marketing Rainbow Communications

Stuart Carson

Sales & Marketing Director

Stuart started his career as part of the Orange mobile sales team before joining Rainbow over 15 years ago. Stuart has worked his way up through the company in a number of customer facing roles, including business development and account management, where Stuart lead the team for over 4 years. Stuart is now the Director of Sales and Marketing, managing the sales, marketing and account management activities of the business.

Danny Harper, Customer Director Rainbow Communications

Danny Harper

Customer Director

Danny has extensive experience in the telecoms industry, having worked in the sector in Northern Ireland for over fifteen years. He joined Rainbow Communications in 2008 and worked his way up through the account management team. He was appointed Head of the Business Account Management Team in 2013 and more recently in 2015 Danny was appointed as our Customer Director.

David Beatty, Technical Sales Director Rainbow Communications

David Beatty

Director of Technical Sales

Having worked as Managing Director at NEC Business Solutions and Sales Director at Clarity Telecom, David brings over 27 years of experience to his current role as Director of Technical Sales. Recognised by CMI in Management and Leadership, David is also a “Miller Heiman Certified Professional” and is an elected Fellow Member of ISMM, awarded designatory letters “FinstSMM”.

Barry Paul, Head of Systems and Operations Rainbow Communications

Barry Paul

Head of Systems Operations

In 1985 Barry started his career in the telecoms industry as an apprentice. Throughout his career he has obtained a vast amount of experience in telecoms, gained from a variety of positions held within both the private and public sectors, including such multi-national companies as Cable & Wireless and Siemens. Barry joined Rainbow in 2007 to establish and head the then new telephone systems division within the business. He now manages the systems operations within Rainbow.