Meet the team.

Instructors

After a mixed career working in the tech and training industries for over 15 years, I joined CodeClan in 2016 as an Instructor when the Glasgow campus was opened.

Ally

I have got 20 years of experience coding. I have been in the PSD instructor team for 2 years now. Prior to CodeClan I was working in the NHS for 7 years helping staff learn how to roster and to implement, test and design an eRostering system.

Jennifer

I'm a Statistics graduate with over ten years of industry experience in Data Science and Actuarial functions in the public and private sector. In my spare time I enjoy making visualisations and predictive models with football data.

Jamie

Hi pals, I'm Ash. I work in the Glasgow CodeClan Campus. I like coding because it's like solving a bunch of little puzzles to make something bigger. Usually this is something practical but I like to make random generators.

Ash

Hi all, I'm a web developer who has been part of the CodeClan instructor team since 2015. My role involves helping to create and adapt the PSD curriculum so that it always meets industry requirements and optimises student learning.

Keith

Coming soon!

Neringa

Originally from South Africa. One year in Scotland, almost One year at CodeClan, always wanted to be a teacher hence me being at CodeClan. Twenty-three years of industry experience as a backend Java and Data Engineering developer with SQL, Apache Kafka, Spring and various flavours of SQL.

Stuart

Hi my name is David, I’m a CodeClan Data Analysis graduate. Since graduating I’ve undertaken my own Scottish Tech Army projects to help others and improve data literacy in the UK.

David

Coming soon!

John

Having an educational background in cultural studies and linguistics, and then thoroughly enjoying a good number of years of teaching English, I am truly excited to be able to carry over what I have been able to learn into my more recent passion - software development. A CodeClan graduate myself, I am delighted to now have the chance to give back some of what I received as a student.

Stan

Hi, I’m Sky. I’m from New Jersey, Lenapehoking and came to Edinburgh to study art. I now enjoy dancing and accompanying students on their journeys through programming.

Sky

Hello everyone, my name is John. I have a degree in ecology. I have carried out research in conservation biology analysing the effects of pesticides on British butterflies, and tourism on wild reindeer.

John

Before joining CodeClan I worked as photo lab technician (fancy name for developing photographs), a specialist pensions administrator and trainer. I've had a lifelong passion for coding, starting when I got my first computer at age 6 (an Amiga 500). In my spare time I like to paint miniature figures to use in various board games.

John

I used CodeClan to change my career and catapult myself into the world of data. I advocate for accessible learning and hope to provide the same opportunities I once received to individuals from all walks of life.

Chris

I’m a former radio DJ turned English/History teacher turned instructor, who’s passionate about teaching, tech, cooking, obstacle courses and painting tiny plastic toy soldiers!

Zsolt

Hi! I’m an Assistant Instructor here at CodeClan. Before CodeClan I taught Mathematics at a couple of universities and worked as a Software Developer and Digital Skills trainer. IF break from coding THEN play (mediocre) table tennis with the students!

Esgrid

Coming soon!

Jarrod

I’m Jon Z, a Former CodeClan student of E29. I’m an Edinburgh native. I play chess, and I buy books far faster than I can keep on top of my to-read pile.

Jon

Hi, my name is Kris Hillquist, and I am excited to have joined Code Clan, where I am currently working as a TA at the Edinburgh campus. I have a strong background in coding gained through undertaking a Masters's degree in Computational Art at Goldsmiths. I am passionate about the power of code to positively impact the world and the ability of lifelong learning to transform lives.

Kris

I'm Tony, one of the very few instructors that has been at CodeClan since we started back in 2015. I love seeing the transformation that students go through as they learn and discover their passion with code. I also do a lot of Community Outreach projects in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Tony

I worked as a high school teacher and a technical engineer before I joined Code Clan. I love to solve puzzles like Sudoku and that’s why I enjoy writing programs to solve the everyday problem and to make the world a little bit better.

Randolph

I have a background primarily in UI/UX and User Research. I’m currently a TA helping on the Professional Software Development course whilst also expanding my knowledge and skills in Data Science, specifically in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. I am also an avid enthusiast of Robotics and all things Python.

Aqib

Coming soon!

Alex

Coming soon!

Meera

Student Services team

Morag

Head of Student Services

Alexandra

Learning Support & Wellbeing Officer

A portrait of Karla, CodeClan's Career Coach, smiling in a home setting with shelves behind her

Karla

Career Coach

Ellie

Student Services Assistant

Office Staff

Melinda

CEO

Linda

CMO

Ceri

CDO

Mary

Director of Finance & HR

Nikki

Head of Business Operations

Emily

Head of Commercial Relationships

Abby

PA

Killian

Marketing Manager

Susan

Head of Admissions

Aileen

Initiatives Manager

A portrait of Marni, a member of CodeClan's staff

Marni

Admissions Officer

Tony

Curriculum Coordinator

Sean

Business & Finance Ops Administrator

Nicole

Events Manager

Ken

In-House Designer

Erin

Finance & Ops Administrator

Aimee, Marketing Intern at CodeClan

Aimee

Events & Marketing Intern

Elena

Content and Social Media Specialist

Bruno

Junior Business Development Manager

Stephanie

Delivery and Student Services Assistant

John

Data Advocate

Meet our board.

Composed of Scottish tech leaders, our board of directors brings vision and experience to CodeClan’s mission.

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