THRIVE TRIBE

We’re a tribe of forward thinkers, innovators and storytellers.

Meet the heroes making it happen.

Mark Ward

Co-Founder

I've been pushing learn tech for the last decade, helping the likes of Sky, P&G, & Boots to engage learners & create a culture of learning.

Rachel King

Customer Success Manager

Worked for 2 years as a CSM at Looop, previously in Product Development at Costa, Disney & Ferrero. Fitness, food & travel influencer.

Cassie Gasson

Chief Marketing Officer

8 years in B2B marketing, catching eyes of brands like John Lewis, Superdrug, VOXI & Apple. Obsessed with spinning, sun & sushi.

Tim Shelton

Senior Designer

Senior Designer with 9+ years experience at the likes of Mind Click and Learning Pool. Worked with 100+ companies including Google & Virgin.

Josh Devanny

Head of Sales

For over 7 years Josh has worked with organisations to help them transform their workplace learning and communications through technology.

Harry Ghazni

UI Developer

An experienced UI developer. Who loves teaching code online via his YouTube channel, fictional writing, and playing Dungeons and Dragons.

Donna Taylor

Finance Manager

7+ years experience in the elearning industry. I love keeping fit, Superheroes and adventures with my 2 little people!

Georgina Newton

Business Development Manager

Worked on multi-million pound bids at Capita for the likes of M&S, Unilever, SkyBet. Huge love for travelling & a secret adrenaline junkie.

James Atlas

Commercial Director

New to the learning industry. I bring with me 10+ years experience in banking & sales. I have a passion for Skiing, Arsenal & spreadsheets.

Georgia Avery

Implementation Specialist

Always smiling, computing grad with 3 years experience at Mind Click & Learning Pool. I am passionately curious about everything.

Sean Reddington

CEO

The first problem for all of us is not to learn, but to unlearn. Over 15 years in the elearning industry.

Jamie West

Front End Developer

Since graduating in 2015 I've worked as a full stack and front end developer. Out of hours I can be found watching my Pygmy hedgehog Jeremy.

Leanne Finn

Learning Insights Analyst

New to the elearning game but I have over 10+ years experience in tech & user support roles. I love exploring the outdoors & martial arts!

Will Towse

Senior Business Development Manager

I've got 5+ years' experience from Mind Click and Sponge. Towse - a 7th century Olde English name to describe someone as a vigorous warrior.

Richard Bailey

Marketing Executive

Been in the industry 2 years. Stafford gambit chess expert. Amateur Cricketer. Professional NFL fantasy football player. Completed Netflix.

Tim Nicholls

Technical Support Consultant

Supported IT for 17+ years, inc 5+ years with Mind Click and Learning Pool. Caught the travelling bug, bit of a film nerd and a drummer.

Matthew Cannings

Node Developer

Developer with over ten years' experience working with Moodle LMS in FE. I think I have more photos of my dog than I do me or my wife!

Peter Smith

Front End Developer

Passionate about creativity and love working to evolve this passion. Which is creativity via code. Thrive isn't just a name, it's a habit.

Ryan O'Connell

Head of Implementation and Customer Success

With more than a decade of working in Learning Technologies I'm here to help our clients transform their businesses and improve performance.

Ashley Meadows

Senior Systems Engineer

Experienced developer with 10+years experience. Passionate about quality and efficiency. I love new tech, Anime and Japan.

Tracy Mayer

Customer Experience Manager

6 years of designing, managing & delivering training for brands like LG, Huawei and Go Pro. Crave adventures and new experiences!

Liam Fitzpatrick

Cloud Infrastructure Engineer

Over 10 years experience in IT infrastructure design and implementation. Likes guitars, football, cooking. Dislikes mushrooms, reality TV.

Laura Broad

Senior Learning Designer

Engineer who tried her hand at learning design and never looked back. Big into CrossFit, board games and Arsenal WFC.

Dave Clissold

QA Tester

Gatekeeper for all functionality making its way to end users. Knows too much about whisky. Covered in sawdust at weekends. Rugby fan #GRFC

James Stewart

Scrum Master

10+ years experience in Scrum, Project Management, Business Analysis & UI development. NUFC fan, musician & dinosaur enthusiast.

Ryan Dickson

Business Development Manager

2 years in the learning industry and have enjoyed working with some great companies looking to revolutionise learning. Also, a Chelsea fan!

Ashley Parker

Senior Implementation Specialist

Been in the #EdTech game for a few years. I am passionate about partnering with customers to ensure they get the most out of the LXP.

Zandre Coetzer

Head of Product

7+ years in Product Design & Management, Tech Nation Alumni, dungeon crawler and night-time math nerd at UoL.

David Aguirre Molins

Front End Engineer

An experienced front-end developer. I love telling stories, whether it's writing fantasy, drawing comics or designing video games.

Alex Callighan

Technical Assistant

A recent graduate with a love of all things tech. Boxing, DIY, and music enthusiast outside of work.

Mathini Balapandian

Senior Motion Graphic Designer

I have 14+ years of experience in graphic design & motion graphics with 5 in UI / UX. I love to vlog with my family & explore new places.

Al Thompson

Head of Production

Experienced in L&D. Curious & passionate about learning & enjoy creating great learning experiences for all. Love family & all our animals.

Laura Naylor

Head of Support

7+ years in Learning tech. Dry humour, big heart, hopefully not medically. Fuelled by sweet coffee & people who tell me I can't do things.

Lucy Cartlidge

Content and Partner Relationship Director

15 years+ in learning & remaining optimistically curious about making content sexy! Passionately dedicated to family, nutrition & exercise.

Beth Short

Project Coordinator

New to the e-learning industry but I bring bags of experience delivering projects successfully. Love food, sun and fitness.

Ian Blackburn

Head of Analytics

4+ years in the learning industry working with analytics. Totally obsessed with data & love working with customers who share that passion.

Danny Braithwaite

Business Development Manager

6+ years in the learning industry working with organisations like Adidas, Ikea, & Fujitsu. Love food, football, F1 & walks with the dogs!

Matt Bristow

Digital Marketing Specialist

Passionate about using data to achieve strategic marketing goals. Usually found coding, running or watching the same 4 Netflix shows.

Adam Barnett

Automated Test Engineer

Experienced QA that’s been in the industry for 3 years spanning many different projects. In love with most sports and cooking great food.

Corrie Smith

Copywriter

2 years experience creating engaging learning content. Passionate about storytelling. Love the beach, quizzing and causing mayhem on Sims.

Glen Myers

Graphic Designer

4 years in the e-learning industry, developing and creating pretty things. Football player and a big Spurs and F1 fan!

Louise Wright

Front End Developer

Creative and curious, I'm a Front End Developer with a passion for inclusivity and accessibility. I love walking, drawing and playing games.

Megan Evans

Copywriter

Former teacher with 2 years experience as a copywriter and a passion for learning and storytelling. Usually found covered in dust doing DIY.

Laura Gavin

Copywriter

Experienced in SEO copywriting, I've worked in charity comms for the past 5 years. Love to read history & write fiction in my own time.

Cameron Reese

Graphic Designer

A graphic designer living in Massachusetts just beginning my career. I am usually running, attending a concert, or playing with my cats.

Connor MacPhee

Front End Developer

Passionate & curious about technology. Always keen to share ideas & keep learning. Big kid at heart with a love for gaming, music & comedy.

Eamon Pryme

Microservice Developer

Backend developer with 3 years experience, lover of all things tech (especially retro gaming), being outdoors & looking after animals!

Rob Wintle

Account Executive

Experience in start-ups, particularly in learning. I love to see wins & share wins. Living life with family and friends in Southern Utah.

Nicole L'ecuyer

US Head of Marketing

Over 8 years in B2B marketing at companies like Dell/EMC and Toast. I love planning events, any and all Peloton classes & my French Bulldog.

Stephen Rooke

Chief Technology Officer

Experienced IT leader skilled in delivering enterprise-grade software solutions for some of the world's largest clients at a global scale.

Jonathan Crawley

Senior Product Designer

Product Designer with experience ranging from OTT media, online banking & data security. Gaming enthusiast. Self-proclaimed Pokémon Master.

Nathan Atherton

Front End Developer

A front end developer always looking to innovate and learn. Otherwise, you'll find me either playing games or looking after my dog.

Chantal Rodriguez

Technical Support Consultant

4+ years in the consumer electronics industry, but new to e-learning. Avid traveller, Frenchie mom, bilinguist and tech enthusiast.

Helen Marshall

Head of Learning

Experienced L&Der with an interest in most things, people & places. Chat to me about all things learning and/or food.

Steph Hopwood

Customer Success Manager

3+ years in the learning industry & empowering organisations in loving learning! Passionate about yoga, dogs & The Real Housewives.

Steven Craig

Front End Developer

A self-taught latecomer to the tech world. I love problem solving and creating things. Obsessed with everything mountain biking.

Emily Mughal

Graphic Designer

7 years experience in e-learning as a digital creative. Designer, animator and elearning developer. Colours outside the lines.

Ben Wills

Squad Lead

15+ years programming in various languages, and 4+ years as a dad. A failed guitarist, enjoys the pub, and avoiding the sun.

Patrick Bontoft

Automation Engineer

I am a QA automation tester, been in the industry 6+ years. I enjoy spending time with my pets, watching football & having a nice cold beer.

Ben Cooper

Awards & PR Specialist

Always searching for words that wallop. Lover of all things music, fashion and art (to my wallet's detriment).

Danielle Fleury

Learning Designer

Hailing from Boston, MA with 5+ years of experience creating engaging learning opportunities in higher-ed. Love true crime, cats, & travel.

Shaun Rafferty

Graphic Designer

I have 10+ years in the learning industry. I possess a passion for illustration and all things creative. Love the 90's era, TMNT & football.

George Lee

Infrastructure Engineer

4 years building infrastructure and pestering teams to introduce new tech. PC and board game nerd, wannabe cocktail expert.

Kyle Potter

Automated Test Engineer

10 years working as a software QA Engineer and loving it everyday. Big tech nerd and on the weekend I'll be drinking whisky or playing golf.

Kai Tsang

Product Designer

Designer & illustrator who owns too many plants. Outside of work you'll catch me at a sushi bar, on a run or rewatching Friends.

Chris Wickham

Front End Developer

4+ years experience in web development. I spent my nights composing soundtracks for video games and watching Star Trek Voyager on repeat.

Joshua Flanagan

Front End Developer

Worked for nearly 5 years as a developer, both Front End and Back End. Loves to create games and music in his spare time!

Simon Tree

Business Analyst

Business Analyst with 20+ years experience, across multiple industry types. Guitar nerd outside of work.

Hayley Farrell

Learning Insights Analyst

10+ years experience in reporting, insights and analytics. Love holidays and I am kept busy with an inquisitive toddler.

We might be made in Nottingham but we’re a diverse bunch spread all over the UK, from Brighton to Leeds. 

Our average age is 33 but we’ve been in this industry for over 71 years. Between us, we’ve delivered nearly 500 elearning projects and implemented over 400 learning management systems. 

Change doesn’t come from staying within the lines. That's why we believe in being bold and brave in all that we do. Not only to drive modern learning experiences for teams to thrive across the globe but to pioneer true change in our industry.

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