Help us on our mission

Meet the team

Joysy John

Chief Executive Officer

Joysy is passionate about education, entrepreneurship and women’s empowerment.

Previously, she was the Director of Education at Nesta and CIO of Ada, the National College for Digital Skills.

Brent Hoberman

Co-Founder & Advisor

Brent is Co-Founder and Chairman of Founders Factory, firstminute capital and Founders Forum.

Tech businesses Brent has co-founded have raised over $1bn and include Made.com, Lastminute.com (sold to Sabre for $1.1bn) and Karakuri.

Fergal Kilroy

Chief Commercial Officer

Fergal has worked across talent, skills and technologies. Helping to foster connections across each sector.

Catherine Capone

Head of Operations

Catherine's background is in business mentoring, startup loans and she most recently built a tech accelerator at the Royal Academy of Engineering.

Charlotte Sultan

Project Manager

Based in Paris, Charlotte works as a Project Manager at 01Edu, the education platform partner of 01 Founders. She focuses on the design and delivery of new 01 schools across the globe.

Josh Leigh

Project Manager

Josh works for Founders Forum in the Strategic Projects function, focusing on the support of new ventures launched out of the group.

Hana Abdi

Tech Lead

Engineer, Mother, AWS Community Builder, Founder of the community Bridge the gap in tech, which empowers the underrepresented to break into tech.

Lucy Eversfield

Operations Associate

Lucy is a Teach First graduate who has worked on educational projects in Nepal, Kenya and London.

Clément Malfroy

Tech Associate

Engineer with a business understanding who loves to share his passion for technology.

Aisha Prince

Marketing Associate

Aisha holds experience in retail and EdTech marketing.

Klementyna Bohdanowicz

Social Media

Klem co-founded a music-tech startup, LiveRoom Media, and a women empowerment platform, FemZquared. She's also a singer-songwriter.

Xianghua Jin

Coding Trainer

Mother. Ex-software engineer and project manager. Founder of The Mira Space. Passionate about the future of education and work.

Nishat Humaira

Coding Trainer

Recent Computer Science graduate pursuing a masters in Software Engineering at Kings.