About Claro Communications Ltd

Claro Communications is a Harrogate-based company, providing superior telecom installation services to businesses across Harrogate, Yorkshire and beyond. We established Claro Communications in 2001 to provide network communications support to local businesses. Since then, the company has built on its success to gain a reputation for excellence in the field of business telecoms.


Meet the team

Andy Clark
Business Development Manager

Andy has 25 years experience within the industry and brings with him a wealth of telephone system and network knowledge in business to business direct sales.

Andy has a consultative approach to account management and looks to provide a solution that suits the client’s needs first, being independent of any one manufacturer at Claro this fits in very well with his approach.

In his spare time Andy is a keen motorcyclist.

Amanda Skillen
Head of Operations

With 23 years experience Amanda has held various roles within the industry. Starting as an Installation Co-ordinator then moving up through Account Management and Channel Management before spending a very rewarding 10 years at Rocom as Dealer Sales Divisional Manager.

After taking some time off to spend with her two young boys Amanda joined Claro, keen to work with the company given their reputation for good business practices and excellent customer service.

Lynsey Benson
Accounts Director

Administration and accounts are handled by Lynsey, who splits her time between her company duties and caring for her two daughters.

Lynsey’s qualifications include a BA Hons in Business Administration and time spent working with companies such as Harrogate College and Polo Public Relations.

As a husband and wife team, Paul and Lynsey have given Claro a friendly, family feel that sets it apart from its competitors.

Paul Benson
Managing Director

Company Director Paul Benson has over 20 years experience designing and implementing business telecoms solutions. After leaving school Paul began his career as a trainee engineer in the Harrogate telecoms company Talking Point, and after a few short years he became a partner. The business expanded and was eventually acquired by the Rocom Group, forming the basis of their installations arm.

Over the years Paul’s technical skills have taken him to Moscow, Nice, Tashkent, and Samarkand installing and consulting for corporate clients such as Mars Foods, Coca Cola, British American Tobacco, Morgan Stanley, Pendragon Motor Group, Pets At Home, Norwest Holst Vinci, Yorkshire Water, Norfolk Courts, and Formula One Management to name a few.

Paul is an avid Formula One fan and enjoys spending his free time with his wife and daughters.

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