Meet the team

Meet the DI team

The DI Team

Peter Cripps

Design and Technology Director

Pete has over 40 years of experience in the computing industry, including 30 years working at IBM UK. At Digital Innovators, Pete is responsible for the design and delivery of the technical aspects of our training curriculum. He also provides overall guidance on technology for the business.

Harry Paige

Engagement and Delivery Manager

Harry is responsible for overseeing the delivery of our skills programmes. This includes the technical skills training and managing projects worked on by our students.

Mick Westman

Founder and CEO

After an illustrious career at BT as Director of Digital Transformation and Change, Mick went on to found Digital Innovators with the mission of bridging the gap between education and employment.

David Hull

Business Development and Operations Director

David heads up the commercial side of Digital Innovators, presiding over the business development, operations and strategy of the organisation.

Kim Casey

Curriculum Consultant and Coach

Kim combines business expertise with personal experience of how to make an impact on the football field – giving him the perfect credentials to coach young people as they embark on their career.

Chris Kennedy

Junior Project Manager

As a graduate of the Digital Innovators Skills Programme, Chris understands the value of our work and assists the team in delivery and project management.

Bronia Hennessy

Communications Manager

As Communications Manager, Bronia develops our approach to expanding Digital Innovators. By crafting our story, Bronia’s aim is to spread the word about all things Digital Innovators far and wide.

Hannah Wright

Business Administrator and Project Manager Apprentice

As our Business Development Administrator (and organisational guru), Hannah liaises with employers and organisations about the work we do at Digital Innovators. Hannah is also currently undertaking a degree apprenticeship in Project Management.

Catherine Martin

Communications Director – Consultant

With over 25 years of experience, Catherine aims to help us to build the profile of Digital Innovators, strengthen relationships with our students, partners and influences, and celebrate our successes..

David Hardman

Chair and Director of Digital Innovators West Midlands CIC

David brings a wealth of experience to the role of Chair and Director that will truly benefit the local community and enable us to take the next step in our mission to provide alternative pathways to employment.

Tom Clayton

IT Systems Administrator

Tom supports the DI team with the installation and maintenance of their technology platforms as well as the coaching and mentoring of learners in technical aspects of the programme.

David Clarkson

Project Mentor

David has over 40 years IT experience, from start-ups through to multinational IT corporations. David looks to share this experience as he mentors Digital Innovators students with their projects.

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