Behind the Movement
Meet the team
Jackie has over 25 years experience in Apprenticeships and Employability Training across Private training and Further Education.
Jackie is also the Managing Director for Capital City College Training Division.
Brent is Co-Founder and Chairman of Founders Factory, firstminute capital and Founders Forum.
Fergal has worked across talent, skills and technologies. Helping to foster connections across each sector.
Fergal spent six years heading D&AD's New Blood Awards and three years as Head of Content for the world's largest EdTech show
Marcelo has led strategic initiatives and scaled global business operations for large and mid-sized organisations in the UK & the US. He holds an MBA from UC Berkeley.
Engineer, Mother, AWS Community Builder, Founder of the community Bridge the gap in tech, which empowers the underrepresented to break into tech.
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 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.
CIMA qualified accountant with over 15 years cross industry experience working in finance, specializing in financial reporting and analysis.
Lucy is a Teach First graduate who has worked on educational projects in Nepal, Kenya and London.
Salaheddine Sadj Said
Mother. Ex-software engineer and project manager. Founder of The Mira Space. Passionate about the future of education and work.
Meet our advisors
Built coding schools Ecole 42, Epitech, webAcademy, Epita with over 25,000
Developing the Tezos blockchain network (raised $232m at its ICO).
Lord Ed Vaizey
Former Minister of State for Culture and Digital, and Former Member of Parliament for Wantage, member of the House of Lords.
Lord Knight of Weymouth
Former Minister of State for Employment and Welfare Reform, and Minister for
Schools and Learning.
Amali de Alwis MBE
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.
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.