THE MINDS BEHIND OUR COURSES

Our Team

We are a passionate and fiercely intelligent team of change-makers with world-class backgrounds in cognitive science, teaching, academia, strategy and tech. We are united by our shared mission – to transform education.

We exist so that anyone who wants to learn anything, can do so as efficiently as possible.  We envision a future where success is never in doubt, and the only thing you have to think about is where to invest your time.  

Leadership

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Guy Riese

CEO & Founder
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Kristopher Boulton

Director of Education & Product
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Isia Storey

Head of Customer Experience
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Zahir Koradia

Head of Engineering
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Katy Davidson

Director of Finance
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Tom Stevenson

Head of Business Development & Schools
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Christopher Pavlou

Head of Marketing
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Learning Executives

Our Learning Executives design and script Up Learn video lessons. They apply cognitive science and instructional theory to create the most effective learning experience in the world, and bring decades of experience in education.

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Jack Reeves

Head of Content
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Sky Kang

Learning Executive
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Sonja Thiel

Learning Executive
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Tom Lenton

Learning Executive
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Rebecca Tate

Learning Executive
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John Ashton

Learning Executive
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Eloise Raven

Learning Executive
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James Moore

Learning Executive
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Samantha Beer

Learning Executive
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Peter Shatwell

Learning Executive
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Francesca Germer

Learning Executive
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Product, Data & Engineering

Our Product, Data & Engineering teams research, design and build features to help Up Learn deliver exactly what students need to learn effectively, including the AI that allows our courses to adapt personally to the specific learning needs of each student.

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Georgia Lotter

Product Manager
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Sefali Shetty

Data Analyst
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Rohit Singhal

Software Engineer
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Wladimir Gramacho

Software Engineer
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Natanael Sirqueira

Software Engineer
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Daisy Watson

Product Designer
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Customer Experience

Our Customer Experience staff are committed to ensuring all students have the best possible experience studying with Up Learn. Our tutors are experts in their subject areas and trained in the same cognitive science that underpins our courses, enabling them to provide the best 1-1 support to Up Learn students.

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Emma Cook

Customer Experience Representative
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Louis Rumbold-Koch

Customer Experience Representative
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Amy Smallman

Customer Experience Representative
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Gideon Barker

Customer Experience Representative
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James Laurie

Customer Experience Representative
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Lauren Coldrick

Customer Experience Representative
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Anna Horwitz

Customer Experience Representative
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Content Developers

Our Content Developers bring Up Learn lessons to life. They take academic concepts and, working alongside Learning Executives, animate them in a clear and engaging way. The result? Detailed and dynamic video lessons that our students love! 

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Kunval Qureshi

Content Developer
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Kate Huber

Content Developer
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Levi Crawford

Content Developer
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Giovanna Bilbio

Content Developer
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Amber Reeves Pigott

Content Developer
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Read about the research-backed cognitive science we apply to our courses to deliver optimal learning outcomes