Our team

Raspberry Pi Foundation

  • Alessandra Mello

    User Experience Researcher

    Ale is an advocate for user-centred experiences, trying to understand people’s needs to better help our team design solutions that will make a real impact. She loves cats, food, music, art and loves enjoying the sunshine outdoors.
  • Alex Mora

    Community Partnership Manager

    Alex leads community partnership initiatives with youth-serving organisations in North America, to deliver digital making curriculum to young minds. He’s a digital artist that loves video games and collecting trading cards.
  • Alex Parry

    Learning Manager, Secondary

    Alex is a Learning Manager at the Raspberry Pi Foundation and Computer Science teacher. When not coding, he enjoys table tennis, gaming and wandering in the woods.
  • Alex Williams

    Creative Lead

    Alex specialises in most things Adobe Suite. He loves minimalist design, bright colours, and Five Guys burgers and fries.
  • Allen Heard

    Senior Learning Manager, Secondary

    Allen looks after the Secondary Learning Team. He enjoys DIY and tinkering in his super-shed. He also likes taking cool photographs of insects.
  • Ami Benning

    Director of People and Culture

    Ami is our Director of People and Culture and looks after all things employee engagement and experience. When not at work, she can be found walking her dog through East Leicestershire or competing in various Peloton challenges.
  • Andrew Morton

    In House Legal Counsel

    Andrew deals with the legal aspects of the wonderful things that Raspberry Pi does. When not doing that he enjoys running, swimming and trying to play the piano.
  • Andy Bush

    Learning Manager, Primary

    Andy develops resources and online courses for Primary teachers. He's previously been a teacher, advisor and product developer. He loves walking, cycling and photography.
  • Anna Burton

    Head of Educational Partnerships

    Anna is responsible for extending the reach and impact of the Foundation's educational products portfolio with a focus on the UK and Ireland. Outside of work she can be found volunteering for her local community sponsorship group.
  • Anna Coe

    Senior Development Manager

    Anna builds fundraising partnerships for the Raspberry Pi Foundation North America. New to the San Francisco Bay Area, she spends her weekends exploring new places, being outside, and learning to garden.
  • Anna Kahn

    Product Manager

    Anna is a Product Manager in the Digital Products team. Outside work she's done poetry gigs everywhere from tiny pubs to festival main stages to the Royal Albert Hall. She roasts a mean potato
  • Ant Barnes

    Senior Software Engineer

    Ant has a pathological fear of writing bios. He is a serial dilettante and once co-ran a moderately successful novelty twitter account.
  • Ben Garside

    Learning Manager, Secondary

    Having been a classroom teacher for 14 years, Ben now creates cool learning materials for secondary educators. Outside of work he enjoys cycling, playing with his children and will happily engage with anyone wanting to talk about space.
  • Ben Hall

    Learning Manager, Primary

    Ben is a Primary Learning Manager, working on the NCCE project. In addition to creating fabulous learning resources, he enjoys looking for birds, clouds and stars - anything in the sky!
  • Beth Atkin

    Business Manager

    Beth supports our business planning and governance processes. In her spare time she enjoys making spreadsheets and has never missed an episode of Neighbours.
  • Bryony Aujla

    Grants Manager

    Bryony supports our current funders. In her spare time she loves almost anything creative, enjoying the countryside and exploring new coffee spots.
  • Carrie Anne Philbin MBE

    Director of Educator Support

    Carrie Anne leads our work on training and resources for education. She is an ex-teacher, an advocate for diversity in tech, and a YouTuber. She drinks a lot of tea.
  • Claire Given

    Programme Manager, Astro Pi

    Claire is responsible for our Astro Pi programme that allows young people to send their code to the International Space Station! Claire loves learning about the mysteries of the universe, dancing and making a great margarita!
  • Claire MacDonald

    Marketing Executive

    Day to day you will find Claire working on social media posts, interviewing interesting people for the Isaac blog and drinking too much coffee. Outside of work she loves to bake, take the dog on walks and paint.
  • Conor Riches

    Software Engineer

    Conor is a maker and hackerspace member, with a soft spot for rainbow LEDs. In his spare time, he loves to read a good book in a nice cafe.
  • Dan Elwick

    Learning Manager, Training

    Dan is Code Club's Regional Coordinator for London and the East of England. He loves running, cycling, and making nice food, especially ice cream.
  • Dan Fisher

    Marketing Manager

    Dan plys his trade in the Foundation’s marketing department and is very much alive. He remains unconvinced that a staff bio is a good vehicle for his sense of humour.
  • Dan Halson

    Senior Software Engineer

    Dan is a Software Engineer on the Digital Team. He's a father of two wonderful boys. He can been spotted doing improvised routes up mountainsides in North Wales and making weird bloopy noises with strange musical devices.
  • Daniel Brierton

    Software Engineering Manager

    Daniel has been coding since he was a kid, and now works on CoderDojo community tools to help empower today's kids to learn with tech.
  • Darren Bayliss

    Programme Coordinator, Code Club and CoderDojo Ireland

    Darren is Code Club and CoderDojo Regional Coordinator for Ireland. He loves rugby and everything digital making, and a slice of seriously good lemon cake goes a long way with him.
  • David Warren

    Interim Chief Finance Officer

    David helps to look after the finances of the Foundation. A sports tragic, vinyl junkie and coffee snob, he can be found hacking around local mountain bike trails at the weekend.
  • Diana Kirby

    Programme Coordinator

    Diana helps coordinate Raspberry Pi's research work. In her spare time she helps run a choir and volunteers at a museum. She can often be found attempting to befriend random cats.
  • Diane Dowling

    Learning Manager, Post 16

    Diane previously taught A Level Computer Science, now she works on the Isaac Computer Science project. She loves coding, robots and alpacas. In her spare time Diane is a trustee of a national charity that runs robotics events for sixth formers.
  • Divya Joseph

    Programme Manager, India

    Divya is responsible for managing the CoderDojo and Code Club programmes in India. She likes big dogs and she cannot lie. She makes the best daal and chicken curry, and she loves Bollywood dancing.
  • Duncan Maidens

    Director of Computer Science

    Passionate about the value of computing knowledge no matter where life takes you, Duncan oversees the content for our Isaac and GCSE Computer Science courses. Duncan enjoys caravaning with his family in his spare time.
  • Eirini Kolaiti

    Learning Manager, Post 16

    Eirini creates learning materials and projects for post-16 education. An ex-teacher and marketing person, she cares about getting more girls into Computing. She loves the outdoors; dancing, swimming and walking in nature.
  • Emma Linney

    Business Process Manager

    Emma leads on process improvements to maintain an environment that best supports our growing team. In her spare time she reads, runs and plans cake interventions.
  • Ethel Tshukudu

    Research Assistant

    Ethel conducts collaborative computing education research projects. Ethel is part of a PhD support group, creating a space where PhD students can speak and express themselves, without judgement. In her extra time she enjoys baking.
  • Faye Magellan

    Director of Communications and Marketing

    Faye is responsible for promoting the Foundation. She loves to roam the coastline in her campervan as often as possible.
  • Fergus Kirkpatrick

    Project Manager

    Fergus programmes events for the Isaac CS platform, and builds relationships with university partners. He’s very noisy! Plays piano, makes beats, bashes drums. Sometimes he goes running, cycling or swimming.
  • Gemma Coleman

    Hello World Editor

    Gemma is the Editor of Hello World, our magazine for computing educators. Gemma enjoys being outside as much as possible - climbing, hiking, kayaking and exploring the world.
  • Giustina Mizzoni

    Director of Strategic Partnerships

    Giustina joined CoderDojo in January 2013 as the first employee. She is now responsible for strategic partnerships at Raspberry Pi.​ ​In her spare time she can be found cooking or spending time with family.
  • Glen Pike

    Senior Software Engineer

    Glen's secret goal is to automate himself out of building websites. If the robots haven't crashed, you may find him making things or dancing badly to music whilst cooking spicy food.
  • Greg Annandale

    Head of Software Engineering

    Alongside leading engineering within the Digital Products team, Greg is also a photographer and expedition guide. His photos feature as the desktop wallpaper for Raspberry Pi OS.
  • Hammad Kazi

    Impact Analyst

    Hammad is an economist who helps analyse the impact of programmes at the Foundation. He enjoys cooking and writing, often daydreams about physics, and stays fit by attempting to feed his two year old.
  • Hannah Muncey

    Finance Business Partner

    Hannah helps support the Foundation in the Finance team during the week and at the weekends she'll be found running around a hockey pitch.
  • Hayley Leonard

    Research Scientist

    Hayley manages research investigating different strategies to improve young people’s learning and engagement with computing. Outside of work, you will probably find her watching (not doing) sport, or walking her dog.
  • Helen Drury

    Senior Events Manager

    Helen finds creative ways to engage more people in the mission of the Foundation. She is also a make-up artist and keeps reptiles.
  • Helen Vallence

    CoderDojo Community Coordinator, Support and Communications

    Helen is the CoderDojo Community Coordinator and looks after Garda Vetting for CoderDojo Ireland. A lover of all things tech and true crime documentaries. Always looking to learn!
  • Isabel Ronaldson

    Global Community Coordinator

    Izzy supports the organisations working globally with clubs and volunteers. In her free time, she likes reading, gardening and yelling about K-dramas. She also likes making terrible puns.
  • Isabelle Smillie

    Software Engineer

    A software engineer on the Digital Products team. Isabelle's weekends are often spent reading, drawing, playing games or trying to skate!
  • James Fudge

    Senior Software Engineer

    James is a software engineer who has been coding since he was sat in front of a Commodore PET. He is a father of two boys and a hoarder of all kinds of computers and electronics.
  • James Robinson

    Senior Learning Manager, Pedagogy and Training

    James is an ex-teacher, and now manages our training programmes for educators. He still plays with Lego and drinks a lot of tea.
  • Jana Paul

    Development Manager

    Jana helps fundraise for the foundation and is passionate about connecting donors with our mission. She enjoys long runs, reading, and hanging with her husband and dogs in their campervan.
  • Jane Waite

    Research Scientist

    Jane is responsible for computing education research projects in the new Pi research group. Her loves are Grace (her gorgeous grown-up daughter), Goat (her crazy cat) and her garden (full of veggies).
  • Janina Ander

    Communications Manager

    Manages communications at the Foundation. Has a background in biology, a passion for tech ethics, and a deep love of cinnamon rolls.
  • Jenni Fletcher-McGrady

    Copy Editor

    Jenni is a Copy Editor. In her spare time, she can usually be found reading, baking, or (very slowly) learning to play the piano.
  • Jenny Laidlaw

    Programme Manager

    Jenny is the Foundation’s Programme Manager for the National Centre for Computing Education. New(ish) to Cambridge, Jenny is enjoying exploring the city while searching for somewhere serving Batata Harra.
  • Joanne Vincent

    Senior Marketing Manager

    Joanne is part of the Communications & Marketing Team, supporting the development of our marketing strategy and campaigns. She volunteers at a Girls’ Football Club & enjoys browsing at car boot sales.
  • Joe Edwards

    Partnerships Manager

    Joe establishes corporate fundraising partnerships at the Foundation. He loves playing bass guitar, old-school video games and is a proud dad of three!
  • John McAtominey

    Head of CoderDojo

    John leads the CoderDojo team, ensuring we support the community and continue to thrive. He has an interest in authentic leadership, is a trustee of two Scout charities, and studies Computing at the Open University.
  • Josh Crossman

    Programme Coordinator

    Josh assists the Educator Support team as a programme coordinator. He enjoys visiting European cities and sampling baked goods. You’ll usually find him near the coffee machine.
  • Josie Damen-Lane

    Management Accountant

    Josie used to be a maths teacher and now crunches numbers in the finance team. She loves music and her claim to fame is playing at Glastonbury festival
  • Kamila Hughes

    Senior Manager, IT and Facilities

    Looks after everything IT for us. Loves Taekwondo, a good brew, and hiking with her family and dog.
  • Katharine Childs

    Programme Coordinator

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  • Katherine Leadbetter

    Code Club Community Manager, England

    Kat manages the running and development of Code Clubs in England, answering their questions and sharing their stories online. She is learning Japanese, and enjoys playing softball and talking about space.
  • Katie Gouskos

    Marketing Manager

    Katie encourages more people to start Code Clubs and CoderDojos and supports with overall marketing for the foundation. She loves books, theatre, films and cuddling (a lot).
  • Katie Sparks

    Programme Coordinator

    Katie is a programme coordinator for Isaac Computer Science. Previously a spacecraft engineer and outreach enthusiast, she spends her time drinking tea and playing piano with her daughter.
  • Kevin Johnson

    Club Program Coordinator

    Kevin is all about engagement in the USA for both Code Club and CoderDojo. You might also recognize him from his GIF work on Twitter. He’s passionate about writing and is an avid air guitarist on the weekends.
  • Laura Holborow

    Learning Manager

    Laura creates learning materials for secondary educators. Laura is passionate about improving uptake and engagement amongst girls in Computing. In her spare time, she enjoys packing the family up into the campervan for fun trips away.
  • Laura Sach

    Senior Learning Manager, Post 16

    Laura leads the A-Level team. She somehow also manages to make cakes, hug cats and referee roller derby matches.
  • Lauren McNamara

    Executive Assistant

    Lauren works with Philip supporting scheduling and putting projects into practice. She loves cooking and watching live music.
  • Laurie Smith

    Director of Operations

    Laurie helps to look after the Foundation's people, operations and finances. In his spare time, he runs a youth group, occasionally picks up a guitar, and generally enjoys life with his young family in Cambridge.
  • Lily Tellier

    Senior Accounts Assistant

    Lily provides accounting support across the Foundation. She enjoys volunteering, exploring new places, plays the piano and loves baking delicious sweet treats.
  • Liz Smart

    Learning Coordinator, Informal Learning

    Liz supports the Informal Learning as a Learning Coordinator. In her spare time she travels, watches football, and sings really badly, but loudly.
  • Lizzie Jackson

    Events Coordinator

    Lizzie supports the Isaac events programme at the Foundation. She loves all things creative, cheese-based, and golden retriever related (not necessarily all at once). Ask her about jousting.
  • Lois Wells

    Software Engineer

    Lois is a software engineer in the Digital Products team. Away from the keyboard she may be found crocheting a cuddly toy or with her nose in a good book.
  • Lydia Bolton

    Prospect Development Manager

    Lydia helps the Foundation to find new fundraising partnerships and to connect our supporters to our mission. She enjoys spending time with her young family and spending time outdoors.
  • Mac Bowley

    Learning Manager, Secondary KS4

    Mac is our Learning Manager. A teacher in his spare time, he enjoys showing people of all ages how computing works! When away from screens, he is an avid baker.
  • Maddy Joe

    Product Manager

    Part of the Digital Products team, Maddy is a Southerner by birth but Northerner at heart. Her passions are good coffee and terrible karaoke. She is also the world’s most mediocre bartender.
  • Magdalena Jadach

    Software Engineer

    Software Engineer at Raspberry Pi Foundation. Electronic enthusiast, Kazik's mum and foodie. An advocate for diversity in tech.
  • Maja Manojlovic

    Translation Assistant

    Maja volunteered as our translator and now helps manage our translation community. Her hobbies include drawing, sleeping and binge-watching Grey's Anatomy.
  • Marc Scott

    Senior Learning Manager, Informal

    Marc is an ex-teacher who's responsible for creating and managing the Raspberry Pi educational resources. He's passionate about Open Education Resources and teaching martial arts.
  • Mark Calleja

    Youth Programmes Manager

    MrC is a teacher, surfer, maker, hacker, writer, gamer, quixotic ambassador of geekdom, and Raspberry Pi's resident trickster-imp.
  • Martin O'Hanlon

    Senior Learning Manager

    Martin loves technology and creates projects and learning resources for Raspberry Pi. As a child, he wanted to be either a computer scientist, an astronaut, or a snowboard instructor.
  • Matt Hogan

    Learning Manager, Secondary KS4

    Matt is an ex-teacher with over 20 years experience, he develops content for everyone who wants to inspire young people to learn Computer Science. He is an occasional: surfer, skier, drone pilot, footballer, cyclist, runner, kite surfer.
  • Matt Richardson

    RPFNA Executive Director

    Matt is responsible for our work within North America. He's a maker of things and thinks of computers as a material. He's a co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi.
  • Matthew Sisk

    Videographer

    Matthew is one of the foundation’s filmmakers and animators. He likes to be kept busy being a keen session drummer, mountain biker, and equestrian.
  • Matthew Trew

    Software Engineer

    Matthew develops technology for virtual learning and assessment on the Isaac platform. Outside of work, he enjoys game development and music, as well as hiking and photography if coaxed outdoors.
  • Mel Farrington

    Product Manager

    Mel is a Product Manager in the Digital Products team, focusing on our clubs and youth programmes. Her weekends almost always contain coffee with a great book, an art exhibition or a new place to explore (perhaps all three if she’s lucky!).
  • Michael Conterio

    Online Course Production Manager

    Michael is a physicist turned educator who's excited about helping people discover their creativity through coding. In his spare time he enjoys performing stand-up comedy.
  • Neena Patel

    Social Media Manager

    Neena manages & provides strategic direction to the Raspberry Pi Foundation social media channels. In her spare time, she likes drawing, crafting, painting, yoga & jogging. She will be completely distracted if there is a dog!
  • Neil McKnight

    Salesforce Administrator

    Neil is part of the IT team that helps and supports all things IT. Away from trying to fix things, Neil enjoys sports, craft beer and food!
  • Nic Shackle

    Senior Software Engineer

    Nic is a senior software engineer in the foundation's core team. He enjoys designing hardware, learning how things work, and drinking tea.
  • Nina Szymor

    Translation Manager

    Fueled by coffee and sugar, Nina manages our translation community to make our resources available in many languages. She spends her free time volunteering, reading, and running.
  • Nuala McHale

    Global Engagement Manager

    Nuala manages communications and engagement for CoderDojo. She's a Dojo mentor and enjoys seeing kids make hilarious projects. She also loves animals, farming, making things, theatre, the arts, and food!
  • Nyasha Maphosa

    Software Engineer

    Nyasha is a Software Engineer who works on digital products team within the Foundation. An experienced rugby union player and strength and conditioning coach in his spare time.
  • Olympia Brown

    Head of Youth Partnerships

    In her career so far, Oly has excited more people about science than there are people in Canada. She’s a bit obsessed with maps, fonts, and tea.
  • Patrick Cherry

    Software Engineering Manager

    Patrick works with the Digital Foundation team, helping them deliver their best work. When not corralling engineers, he enjoys being outside — in the garden, up hills, on the water, or on his bike.
  • Penny Seeger

    Office Coordinator

    Penny is Office Coordinator in the Foundation. Outside of work, Penny is a keen runner and cyclist and has a passion for baking.
  • Pete Bell

    Learning Manager

    A teacher for 23 years, Pete now creates learning materials for secondary educators. Outside of work he enjoys running, playing with his children and brewing delicious craft beers.
  • Phil Howell

    Director of Digital Products

    Phil is responsible for delivering the Digital Products which support The Foundation's programmes and mission. In his spare time Phil can be found breaking cars in order to fix them again. He has been known to run, climb and cycle on occasion.
  • Philip Colligan

    Chief Executive Raspberry Pi Foundation

    Philip is responsible for developing our strategy, hiring awesome people, and helping them do great work. He’s also a craft cider maker, school governor, and dad to two young digital makers.
  • Rebecca Franks

    Learning Manager, Secondary

    Rebecca creates learning materials for secondary educators. She has 15+ years teaching experience and left the classroom to join the foundation on the NCCE project. She loves walking her dog in the countryside.
  • Richard Hayler

    Senior Programme Manager, Community and Development

    Richard runs our Citizen Science programme, including the Weather Station project. He’s an engineer who’s easily distracted by comics, music, rugby, and LEGO. His quest to combine them into a single activity is ongoing.
  • Rik Cross

    Director of Informal Learning

    Rik is responsible for developing Code Club curriculum and training materials. Formerly a secondary school teacher, Rik enjoys learning new skills and is currently learning to brew beer.
  • Rob Jervis

    Graphic Designer

    Rob is a designer, published author & illustrator who gets around on a bike. He has an outlandish obsession with documentaries, Mediterranean food and a few obscure genres of music.
  • Rosa Brown

    Copy Editor

    Rosa helps dot the i’s and cross the t’s at the Foundation. As a newcomer to East Anglia, she spends her time exploring her new surroundings and sampling as many baked goods as possible.
  • Ross Exton

    Online Course Production Manager

    Ross is the Production Manager of the video content for our online courses. His spare time is divided between kickboxing, listening to audio books, and playing board games.
  • Sam Duffy

    Programme Manager, Astro Pi

    Sam helps young people to run computer programs and experiments in space. She plays shiny saxophones and loves walking up big hills - not necessarily at the same time.
  • Saman Rizvi

    Research Scientist

    Saman is responsible for managing a number of computing education research projects. She is an Educational Data Scientist and a mum of two amazing toddlers. In her spare time, she can be found in front of the tv.
  • Sarah Roberts

    Code Club Community Coordinator, Wales

    Sarah is our regional coordinator for Wales. She worked in Astronomy education for years before joining the Raspberry Pi Foundation, and still gets excited about space. Talk to her about circus, cycling, crafts or any type of game to make a friend for life!
  • Scott Adams

    Senior Software Engineer

    Scott is a software engineer and spends his days coding as much as possible. He loves his 3 boys, noughties indie, coffee, comic books, running, gaming, lego and is partial to a lamb rogan josh.
  • Sean Callow

    Programme Coordinator

    Sean is a Programme Coordinator. In his spare time he enjoys listening to music, scaring himself with true crime and watching bad reality television
  • Seth Duffett

    IT Support Apprentice

    Seth, an apprentice on the IT team, helps with all things IT. Away from turning it on and off again, he enjoys producing music, long boarding and playing sleeping lions solo.
  • Sian Harris

    Managing Director of Education Products

    Sian leads the development of The Foundation's education products and partnerships globally. A former teacher, Sian also spends a lot of time refereeing - and often embarrassing - her children.
  • Sonja Bienert

    Senior Community Manager

    Sonja has a passion for creating international and educational communities with volunteers. She also loves exploring new and sometimes unconventional hobbies — some that have stuck are baking and baseball.
  • Steve Gilroy

    Senior Software Engineer

    Once a University Lecturer, Steve builds cool things as part of the Digital Products team. When not at his PC coding, he can be found at his PC gaming. Owns 5 guitars, but none are a Les Paul (yet).
  • Sue Sentance

    Chief Learning Officer

    Sue advises the Foundation on all aspects of teaching and learning, and is also responsible for growing our research profile in the area of computing education.
  • Sway Grantham

    Senior Learning Manager, Primary

    Sway leads the primary team to develop amazing computing resources for teachers. She enjoys reading books, playing board games and growing things in her garden. She can often be found in Disneyland Paris.
  • Teresa Hicks

    Director of Strategic Partnerships

    Teresa works with her team to find passionate partners to continue to support the foundations mission. She enjoys running and eating cheese (not at the same time).
  • Tim Regan

    Senior Software Engineer

    Tim writes software, a task he’s enjoyed for many years, supporting our clubs and projects. Outside work he plays the violin, sings, bakes, cycles, does crochet, yoga...in fact he has too many hobbies!
  • Tom Hadfield

    Community Partnerships Manager

    Tom leads on the development of programmes delivered in partnership with youth and community organisations in the UK. In his spare time, you’ll find him in cinema bars persuading people to watch Inland Empire.
  • Tracy Gardner

    Content and Curriculum Manager

    Tracy writes programming and digital making projects with a focus on beginners. She has a Computer Science PhD and worked in industry before deciding to focus on the next generation. She loves escape rooms and interactive fiction.
  • Vasu Srivastava

    Club Programme Coordinator, India

    Vasu engages with the community in India for both Code Club and CoderDojo. She enjoys the drama that entails politics and is an activist by heart. She also loves sports and stationery!
  • Victoria Read

    Partnerships Manager

    Victoria works on developing new partnerships. She has always worked in the charity sector and is passionate about equality, social justice and philanthropy. She enjoys volunteering for a local mental health charity.
  • Wendy Balls

    Financial Controller

    Wendy helps to look after the numbers at Raspberry Pi. She loves yoga, sugar in any form, laughing with her two small children and all things French.
  • Zoe Davidson

    Programme Coordinator, Community Engagement

    Zoe supports the Code Club community, she has recently taken up pottery and now owns a lovely collection of wonky pots.
  • Zoë Kinstone

    Director of Clubs

    Zoë leads the Code Club and CoderDojo programmes, supporting young digital makers globally. She also cycles with her wife and two children, speaks at Leaders Plus events and does sporadic origami.