become better. So I've decided to dedicate my career to applying technology to education. I'm a Computer Scientist and programmer so I see technology as a natural way to innovate in education. I'm half Spanish, half South African and I was born in England.
I'm an education technology entrepreneur based in Nottingham (UK) and Palo Alto (USA). I love learning and I have high hopes for the improvement and development of education systems around the world. If you can make it easier for people to become educated, knowledgeable and passionate about education then the world can only
certificate and see all of the work that contributed to the course on the certificate itself, then anyone could see for themselves exactly what you learned and the quality of your learning. We were delighted to be accepted into the Imagine K12 winter 2013 cohort.
I am co-founder of Accredible. We solve the areaccreditation problem in online learning: employers are reluctant to accept online course completion certificates because 1) they don't know how hard you worked and 2) they can't be sure it was you that did the work. We solve this by reimagining the idea of a certificate. If instead of being simply a name, grade and institution, you could 'open a window' into a
It has now had five presidencies and continues to thrive under a volunteer student team, running many wonderful events each year.
Whilst at Durham University I co-founded Entrepreneurs Durham, a large student enterprise society working to encourage and support enterprise amongst students. We were given semi-departmental status within the university in our first year, secured sponsorship from Microsoft, Santander and others. We also represented the entrepreneurial student voice in the British houses of parliament and lords.