Behind the Movement

Europe's leading entrepreneur community and a family of organisations that sit at the heart of UK tech, supporting entrepreneurs along
their journey.

Peer-to-peer learning platform
focused on widening high quality digital education to all, to address the shortage of software developers worldwide.

London’s largest further education college group, providing exceptional education and training for students, business clients and other stakeholders.

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.

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.

Tom Bohills

General Counsel

Founder and Principal of Chronos Law - a multi award winning boutique law firm with a focus on advising European scale-ups. Tom specialises in and leads the Firm's Fintech practice.

James Croyston

General Counsel

James is a City trained commercial/IT lawyer who has worked in regulated industries in the UK, as GC of a global insuretech company and founded an international legal outsourcing company.  

Lucy Eversfield

Operations Associate

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

Aisha Prince

Marketing Associate

Aisha holds experience in retail and EdTech marketing.

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.

Anne Teh

Impact Evaluation Officer
Anne is a recent PPE graduate from Kings with experience in market and educational policy research.

Meet our advisors

Nicolas Sadirac

Co-Founder of 01 Edu

Built coding schools Ecole 42, Epitech, webAcademy, Epita with over 25,000
alumni globally.

June Angelides MBE

Investor at Samos Investments and founder of Mums in Tech

Named by the FT as the 6th Most Influential BAME Tech Leader and the 15th most influential women in tech by
Computer Weekly.

Lord Ed Vaizey

Rt Hon Lord Vaizey of Didcot

Former Minister of State for Culture and Digital, and Former Member of Parliament for Wantage, member of the House of Lords.

Kathleen Breitman

CEO & Co-Founder Of Dynamic Ledger Solutions

Developing the Tezos blockchain network (raised $232m at its ICO).

Lord Knight of Weymouth

Rt Hon Lord Knight of Weymouth

Former Minister of State for Employment and Welfare Reform, and Minister for
Schools and Learning.

Amali de Alwis MBE

Founder of Code First Girls

Computer Weekly's Most influential Women in UK IT and BIMA Top 10 Most influential people in UK IT.

Board member at Raspberry Pi Foundation. Ada. National College of Digital Skills, Festival UK 2022.

Jason Stockwood

Founder 53 Degrees Capital; Founder of Simply Business

Simply Business UK’s leading B2B insurance broker, acquired by US insurance group Travelers in 2017 for $490m.

Dr Karen Edge

Reader, UCL Institute of Education & former Pro Vice Provost (International) at University College London

Reader, UCL Institute of Education & former Pro Vice Provost (International) at University College London.