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Rachel

Co-founder

Rachel has been growing happy, healthy, high-performing teams for around fifteen years. She believes that how we work is as important as what we do and this has kept her fascinated by workplace communication and collaboration.

Rachel's career started in management at ClearChannel Entertainment in London. With a growing passion for People Leadership, Rachel specialized in L&D, coaching, and facilitation. Amongst a wide range of People Experience programs, she taught over 1500 people to 'Yes, and...' during her 6-year tenure at Riot Games.

If you'd like to partner with someone who delights in asking "why", cares deeply about every individual's journey, and believes that learning should be an engaging experience, Rachel is excited to hear from you.

As a native of the UK, she brings an international perspective to her work and thoroughly enjoys a nice cup of tea ☕.

Most known for: the ability to create safety in the "room"

Certifications & Education:

  • Management - BA Hons
  • Coaching - Post-grad Diploma
  • CIPD Certified in HR & Training (equivalent to SHRM)
  • Agile Scrum Master (ASM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)
  • Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC)
  • Organizational Improvisation Practitioner
  • Design Thinking Facilitator

(Pronouns: She / Her / Hers)

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andre

Andre

Co-founder

A seasoned and dedicated coach who draws on over fifteen years of leadership in high-performance, product-oriented technology teams. He is never happier than when helping people unlock their capabilities. He believes deeply in the ability of healthy, close-knit teams to build things of value and to derive real joy from doing so.

Andre started out as a software engineer and progressed to CTO of a UK startup. Hopping the pond to California, he has held Director of Engineering positions at Riot Games, Facebook and LinkedIn.

He loves to geek-out about technology, psychology, philosophy and film music. He is also a published author.

Most known for: bringing a playful approach to structured thinking

Certifications & Education:

  • Adaptive Leadership
  • Technical Product Management
  • Agile & Scrum Methodologies
  • Distributed Systems Engineering
  • Physics - MSci Hons. (ARCS)
  • Nanomaterials - MRes (DIC)

(Pronouns: He / Him / His)

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Our team also includes a diverse, extended network of trusted facilitators and coaches.

Our Values

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Empathy

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Playfulness

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Transparency

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Curiosity