Specialist IT support. We at Charles Square know that your trust is paramount. You must find a partner who is not just there to spend your money, rather one who treats your resources and vision as their own.
Craig Harris Co-founder

Craig Harris and Gareth Broekmann founded Charles Square in 2014 as a CTO consultancy helping financial services companies with specialist IT support pertaining but not limited to security, compliance, governance and IT budgets. We are extremely proud that Charles Square has expanded into a global company offering Cloud, Support and Distribution, delivering solutions that set a high bar on reliability, security and customer service. All under the CSq solutions brand umbrella.

We are an independent IT consultancy focused on serving the comprehensive needs of businesses, in the full range of your business cycle. This is achieved by aligning IT and business goals, so that technology no longer just serves the business but helps it grow to its full potential.

Charles square’s dedicated Distribution team enable us to offer end to end services from procurement to installation of IT hardware, software licenses and warranty, with pre-sale and post-sale support from our experienced internal teams and partner vendors.

The Charles Square team is made up of IT consultants specialising in disciplines including, but not exclusively to: IT Business Strategy, IT Business Finance and Governance, Hardware and Software Procurement, IT Support, Networking, IT Management, IT Operations, IT Security and Business Continuity Planning.

  • Award winning Outsourced CTO Services
  • Fully Managed Private Cloud and the ability to leverage Public or Hybrid Cloud
  • Dedicated, professional support staff available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year
  • Highly experienced Distribution team with decades of experience
  • Exclusive distributor of Bromium to the financial industry in London

Company Values

Transparency

Our success is underpinned by our transparency, authenticity and accountability.

Simplicity

We’ll spare you the technical jargon and deliver solutions that are easy to understand.

Professionalism

Our honest and professional approach drives our customer satisfaction.

The Story of Charles Square

2014

CHARLES SQUARE WAS FOUNDED

Craig Harris and Gareth Broekmann founded Charles Square in 2014 in order to help financial services companies get the very most from their IT budgets. Craig and Gareth initially specialised in providing outsourced CTO services and curating appropriate vendors to successfully implement solutions for financial organisations.
2015

SUPPORT LAUNCHED

Charles Square doubles it’s supported clients from and demand for fully managed support from Charles Square leads to Charles Square launching a new Support department, with Mike Brown heading up Operations.
2015

CLOUD DEPLOYED

Charles Square’s highly resilient and highly available cloud environment is deployed, fully supporting two clients.
2016

STAFF & CLIENTS GROW

A Surge in clients increases Charles Square to over 15 staff managing over 30 clients largely partnered through word of mouth.
2017

DISTRIBUTION TEAM

Barry Cohen and his colleagues join Charles Square to form an experienced Distribution team enabling Charles Square to in-source hardware, software and licensing to our clients.
2017

FIRST RECOGNITION

Hedge Fund Magazine award Charles Square with Best Outsourced CTO service for 2017.
Today

NEW OFFICES

Having outgrown our original offices, we’ve moved to our new offices near Oxford Circus. We now have ample room to grow and we're looking forward to building on our successes.