Technology Leader | People Person


Here are some of the companies/sites/web applications I’ve worked with either personally or professionally. Some of them will have changed or evolved since I worked there of course.

YSC Consulting, now part of Accenture, is a leadership strategy consultancy. They partner with corporate, not-for-profit and private equity firms to have transformational impact at the top of house, with bespoke solutions in C-Suite assessment, team dynamics and effectiveness, diversity, equity and inclusion strategy, CEO succession planning, board effectiveness and talent analytics. I was their Global Head of Technology/CTO.

Firefly learning is an EdTech company who have developed a suite of solutions to help bring school leaders, teachers, students and families into one seamless ecosystem. Trusted by hundreds of schools around the world, Firefly gives time back to teachers, students and parents so that schools can build a thriving school community. I was their Head of Engineering/CTO.

Netnames was the leading European domain name reseller for corporates until they were acquired by CSC Digital Brand Services. I was promoted 5 times while at Netnames and ended up as their Head of Software Engineering.

Speednames and Easily we also part of the Netnames family covering their B2C offering. I helped to build them both as green fields projects.

First Property is a co-investing, award-winning commercial property fund manager. I was Lead Developer and IT manager for their (now retired) commercial property search platform. It’s changed quite a bit since I was there. is funded by the Arts Council, the John Lewis Partnership and the Dept of Health. It was launched by the Poet Laureate, Andrew Motion in April 2008. I designed and built the site using WordPress and custom PHP. is the charity which created the Poems for… project. They promote ideas and initiatives which help promote community. I designed and built the site using WordPress and custom PHP. was a pioneering site offering a directory of local mental health services. It was funded by NHS Westminster and involved close partnership work with local professionals and service users. I designed and built the original site using Java Server Pages.