Meet the team:

Find out a bit more about the team at IRIS Connect, who we are and what each of us do behind the scenes.

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Aimee joined IRIS Connect in January 2015 as our designer. As a member of the marketing team, she is responsible for our visual output and brand. Aimee has spent 8 years designing within the… Read More ▶ 

Aimee Herbert-Smith

Aimee Herbert-Smith

Designer

Aimee joined IRIS Connect in 2015 part time whilst she obtained a degree in education. Now graduated she works alongside Alistair in the community management team to support our customers with… Read More ▶ 

Aimee Johnson

Aimee Johnson

Community Executive

Alfredo is an enthusiastic computer scientist who tries to find the most elegant solution for the problem at hand. He has worked in different environments, ranging from the defence field to the… Read More ▶ 

Alfredo Di Napoli

Alfredo Di Napoli

Lead Cloud Services Engineer

Alistair joined IRIS Connect in 2014. He is our Teaching is Learning programme specialist, supporting schools with adoption and getting the most from their IRIS Connect system. He is passionate… Read More ▶ 

Alistair Feest

Alistair Feest

Community Manager

Andy has an extensive background in educational technology and was involved in a University project which enabled the use of video playback and real time coaching to improve professional… Read More ▶ 

Andy Newell

Andy Newell

Managing Director

I'm a primary school teacher and have moved back to the UK after teaching abroad for 6 years. Outside of work I spend my time playing and exploring the outdoors with my little boy. I read too… Read More ▶ 

Anna Kosiacki

Anna Kosiacki

Consultant

Arun is one of the sales team, joining in August 2016. He is responsible for contacting schools to discuss their CPD plans, and organising on-site demonstrations of IRIS Connect. Outside of work… Read More ▶ 

Arun Mansfield

Arun Mansfield

Education Consultant

Charlotte joined IRIS Connect in the summer of 2011 and is responsible for on-going marketing and communications activities. From looking after strategy to developing campaigns, there are many… Read More ▶ 

Charlotte Curl

Charlotte Curl

Marketing Manager

Chris has worked in education and software engineering for over 25 years, specialising in web and video technologies for the last 6 years, whilst running his own consultancy. He coordinated the… Read More ▶ 

Chris Dornan

Chris Dornan

Chief Engineer

Christophe joined IRIS Connect in April 2015 as our Head of Education. He has 9 years teaching experience in both the private and state sector having taught French and English from Key Stage 1 to A… Read More ▶ 

Christophe Mullings

Christophe Mullings

Head of Education

Dexter joined IRIS Connect when he was just ten weeks old in January 2013. During the two days of the week he spends at the office, his main responsibilities include shredding of boxes and… Read More ▶ 

Dexter

Dexter

Director of Paper Shredding

Ed joined IRIS Connect in August 2015 as an Education Consultant, working with schools in the commuter belt area. It is his job to contact schools and discuss their CPD plans and make arrangements… Read More ▶ 

Edward Williams

Edward Williams

Education Consultant

Emma works as an Education Consultant, working with schools in the South East. She joined IRIS Connect in April 2015. Emma talks to schools about their CPD goals and helps to arrange demonstrations… Read More ▶ 

Emma Stevens

Emma Stevens

Consultant

Graham has worked in education for 30 years as a teacher, manager and senior officer in a number of Local Authorities. In recent years he has been involved in a number of exciting and well regarded… Read More ▶ 

Graham Newell

Graham Newell

Director of Education

Hannah joined the team in September 2016 and now works as a Community Executive managing and supporting our customers. Hannah completed her degree in English Literature at the University of… Read More ▶ 

Hannah Dodds

Hannah Dodds

Community Executive

Hayley joined IRIS Connect in September 2016 as a Community Executive, managing and supporting our customers. Hayley is a qualified primary teacher and taught for three years before joining… Read More ▶ 

Hayley Coldman

Hayley Coldman

Community Executive
Janine Leonard

Janine Leonard

Sales Assistant

Julian is IRIS Connects Education Consultant for the UKs South East regions including Guildford, Portsmouth, Luton and Medway. Talk to him about your teachers and schools professional development… Read More ▶ 

Julian Evans

Julian Evans

South East Education Consultant

Kate's background in publishing has left her with a great love of thoughtful descriptions and inspiring stories. When she's not writing compelling blogs and case studies for us, she… Read More ▶ 

Kate Herbert-Smith

Kate Herbert-Smith

Senior Content Marketing Executive

Katie joined IRIS Connect in September 2014 with 10 years experience in events management, marketing and communications. She has worked alongside some of the world's leading organisations in… Read More ▶ 

Katie Eldridge

Katie Eldridge

Senior Events Marketer
Kieron Etherington

Kieron Etherington

Support Technician

Kirstie joined IRIS Connect in September 2014 after graduating from the University of Sussex with an BSc Honours degree in Computing for Business Management. Her role includes remote installs… Read More ▶ 

Kirstie Hale

Kirstie Hale

Support Technician

Marek joined IRIS in January 2015 after working more than 6 years in hospitality sector as a Receptionist and Assistant Manager. Support Technician role is completely new field for him but… Read More ▶ 

Marek Tresek

Marek Tresek

Support Technician

Matthew joined the IRIS Connect support team as an apprentice, and has quickly proven he has a lot of skills and potential. As well as providing customer support he is our chief tester on the… Read More ▶ 

Matt Beckett

Matt Beckett

Support Technician

Matt has been with IRIS Connect since 2008, coming on board with a responsibility to set up our sales and marketing operations. Recently his main focus has been to evolve the systems technical… Read More ▶ 

Matthew Newell

Matthew Newell

Director

Nina joined IRIS Connect in October 2014. She is the 'Go To' person for anything office related from supplies, maintenance, procedures, company meetings and social events. When not at… Read More ▶ 

Nina Lomax

Nina Lomax

Office Manager

Oli joined the team in September 2016, tasked with developing and driving our digital marketing strategy. He is responsible for implementing integrated campaigns across SEO, online advertising and… Read More ▶ 

Oli Robertson

Oli Robertson

Senior Digital Marketing Executive

Olivia is responsible for the leadership of the consultants within the South East Region and facilitating the daily increase of schools adopting IRIS Connect as their main CPD tool, particularly… Read More ▶ 

Olivia Gates

Olivia Gates

Sales Manager

Pablo works in our Development team, specifically on improving the IRIS Connect application for our Discovery Kits. Pablo has been working in mobile technologies for 5 years, particularly on… Read More ▶ 

Pablo Martinez

Pablo Martinez

Lead Mobile Developer

Philip is part of the IRIS Connect development team, responsible for developing and improving the web platform. He joined the team shortly after completing his masters in Intelligent Systems at… Read More ▶ 

Philip Cunningham

Philip Cunningham

Web Application Technical Lead

Rosie joined IRIS Connect in June 2014 as a marketing summer intern and stayed on part-time as our chief blog writer whilst she finished her English Literature degree at the University of… Read More ▶ 

Rosie Neill

Rosie Neill

Marketing Executive

Sarah joined IRIS Connect in November 2015. Sarah talks to schools about their CPD goals and helps to arrange demonstrations for them with our regional partner Motivation4Life. Currently… Read More ▶ 

Sarah Osland

Sarah Osland

Consultant

As the most senior member of the support team, Simeon is responsible for helping schools to get up and running with the system and has the answers to customer's technical and support queries.… Read More ▶ 

Simeon Drage

Simeon Drage

Support Manager

Steve is a successful entrepreneur with a wealth of experience, joining the management team and investing in IRIS Connect in 2009. Steve has run his own business, invested in numerous UK… Read More ▶ 

Steve Clapp

Steve Clapp

Finance Director

Steven joined IRIS Connect in 2012 overseeing the company's sales function. Along side this, more recently he has turned his attention to working with Multi-Academy Trusts to utilise the… Read More ▶ 

Steven Denman

Steven Denman

Business Development Manager

Tom has a varied background in computer services and repairs and is passionate about making IT work for teachers! Outside of the office Tom can be found down at the gym or playing… Read More ▶ 

Tom Knight

Tom Knight

Web Application Developer

Vesna has been involved with IRIS Connect since the early days in 2008 in various capacities, including market research and development, community management and adoption consultancy. <p… Read More ▶ 

Vesna Belogaska

Vesna Belogaska

European Development Manager
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