About Me

I have spent many years working within IT for businesses of varying sizes including working as a Cloud Infrastructure Lead at risual, a ‘pure play’ Microsoft Partner where I helped many businesses with their cloud strategy and management. I am currently working as a “Cloud Solutions Specialist”  at the Co-operative group based in Manchester where I am performing a client facing, and strategic role within the team to deliver their complex transformational programme of work to move to the cloud and drive their data center exit strategy.

Although my main skillset it focused around Microsoft technologies and services (especially Microsoft’s public cloud offering – Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and their Modern Management toolset including InTune, Windows 10, the OMS Suite and System Center.



  • MCSE – Cloud Platform and Infrastructure
  • MCSA – Windows Server 2012
  • Various MCP certifications in Windows server infrastructure and client


CV / Resume:

Please find my CV available here.


Contact Details:

Please feel free to contact me on any of the following:

Mobile: +44(0) 7480 794 800

e-Mail – joe.hodkinson (at) live.co.uk

LinkedIn – www.linkedin.com/in/joehodkinson

Twitter – https://twitter.com/JoeHodkinson



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