Our Team

  • Tim Smith

    Tim has a long career working within the tech industry. Tim is a tenured software development instructor, with a number of students taught through his time working with Tech Educators from employee number one. Tim manages our Next.js course content and is our Next.js lead.

    Tim Smith

    Course Director - Next.js Lead

  • Oluwatosin Ogunyebi

    As a capable and experienced Unity instructor, “OT” joins us to front the development and delivery of our Unity coding bootcamp. OT brings his years of experience alongside a calm, patient and focused teaching style.

    Oluwatosin Ogunyebi

    Unity Instructor

  • Rich Saunders

    Rich joins us after many years in a technical position, where he has been learning to develop software, before completing the Tech Educators evening coding bootcamp. Rich supports our course directors in delivering courses, as well as leading our admissions department.

    Rich Saunders

    Teaching Assistant

  • Jenna Buxton

    As a fully trained teacher, Jenna brings a wealth of experience to support students of Tech Educators achieve positive outcomes through our courses. From onboarding to outcomes, Jenna is focused on making the Tech Educators experience the best it can be for our students.

    Jenna Buxton

    Student Success Executive

  • Jeremy Johns

    As a fully trained teacher, and teaching instructor, Jeremy heads up our continuing professional development and leads our approach to delivering our courses with maximum impact for all learners.

    Jeremy Johns

    Education Lead

  • Sam Louloudis

    Sam joins us as a previous graduate from the Tech Educators course, where Sam demonstrated a clear aptitude for software development and a passion for teaching. Sam supports our delivery team in ensuring all students have support and guidance in completing our course.

    Sam Louloudis

    Teaching Assistant

  • Davina Singh

    Welcome Davina, a seasoned educator & self-taught coding maestro! Fueled by a passion for software development, she's on a mission to ignite that same spark in others. As a vital part of our delivery team, Davina ensures every student receives the support & guidance needed to ace our coding courses.

    Davina Singh

    Teaching Assistant

  • Shaun Church

    Shaun joins us with an incredible history within the tech community. Shaun is incredibly passionate about educating the future of tech talent and has a great overview of tech and the tech landscape, which will be invaluable for the team.

    Shaun Church

    Head of Content

  • Kate Yarbo

    Kate started her career as a registered mental health nurse before becoming Managing Director and exiting a group of schools for children with learning and behavioural difficulties. Kate brings years of experience of ultimate responsibility within an OFSTED registered education setting.

    Kate Yarbo

    Managing Director

  • Alex Scotton

    Alex is the driving force behind our local developer community NorDev. Alex believes in creating an environment where our students can achieve their full potential. Supporting TechEd to make it a reality.

    Alex Scotton


  • James Adams

    James started his career within American multinational ITW, receiving his MBA before starting Akcela. James founded Tech Educators as a response to the ever increasing demand for developers and becoming frustrated with the quality, engagement and outcomes of sub-par, self-paced courses.

    James Adams

    Founder and CEO